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Mosser Early Origins



The surname Mosser was first found in Swabia, where the name became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied and enrolled by the princes of the region. Chronicles first mention Rudolph in dem mose of Wuerttemberg in 1269, and Hainrich in dem Mos of Tyrol in 1379. In their later history the family became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as their influence grew.

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Mosser Spelling Variations


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Mosser Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Moser, Mosier, Moeser, Moesier, Mosser, Mozer and others.

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Mosser Early History


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Mosser Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mosser research. Another 361 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1482, 1534, 1558, 1573, 1574, 1606, 1701, 1715, 1759, 1764, 1765, 1785, and 1818 are included under the topic Early Mosser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mosser Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mosser Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables with the surname Mosser during this period were Johann Jakob Moser (1701-1785), a German jurist and professor at Tuebingen who was imprisoned from 1759 to 1764 for speaking...

Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mosser Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mosser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anna Marea Mosser, aged 10, landed in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Anna Margre atte Mosser, aged 8, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Basion Mosser, aged 6, landed in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Even Mosser, aged 40, landed in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Even Barber Mosser, aged 56, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mosser (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mosser (post 1700)



  • Jake Mosser, American actor, best known for playing the role of Andy Wilson in Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild! in 2008
  • Thomas R. Mosser, American founder of the Mosser Glass company, making handmade glass, in Cambridge, Ohio, in 1970
  • Thomas Mid Mosser, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Montana State Senate 32nd District, 2010
  • Thomas Mosser, American politician, Representative from Texas 1st District, 1994
  • Oliver E. Mosser, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 1st District, 1924
  • Harry Mosser, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944, 1948
  • Charles M. Mosser, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1944

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    5. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    6. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    11. ...

    The Mosser Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mosser Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 11 January 2016 at 12:01.

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