Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Henry Mosser[1, 2, 3]

Male 1814 - 1903  (88 years)


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  • Name Henry Mosser 
    Born 31 Jan 1814  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Name Henry Musser 
    Occupation 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonist 
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Retired 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number 00082-4886 
    Died 27 Jan 1903  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 11, 12
    Buried St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I3929  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Peter Mosser,   b. 6 Apr 1785, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth M. Wanner,   b. 25 Jul 1781, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1858  (Age 77 years) 
    Family ID F1254  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria Reist,   b. 17 Dec 1812, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1894, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 13 Sep 1836  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 13
    Children 
     1. Susannah Mosser,   b. 23 May 1837, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1908  (Age 71 years)
     2. Veronica Mosser,   b. 18 Jan 1839, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1927  (Age 88 years)
     3. Anna Mosser,   b. 6 Oct 1840, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1881, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     4. Maria Mosser,   b. 6 Sep 1842, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Samuel Mosser,   b. 15 Mar 1845, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Barbara Mosser,   b. 16 May 1847, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1928  (Age 81 years)
     7. Magdalena Mosser,   b. 26 Feb 1849, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Henry R. Musser,   b. 9 Aug 1851, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1928  (Age 76 years)
     9. Peter R. Mosser,   b. 20 Dec 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1925  (Age 70 years)
     10. John Mosser,   b. 25 Jun 1857, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1872  (Age 14 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1262  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jan 1814 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Sep 1836 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Jan 1903 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Henry Mosser, "was born January 31st, 1814. On September 13th, 1836, he was married to Maria, daughter of John and Susannah (Huber) Reist. She was born December 17th, 1812, and died May 3rd, 1894. In 1838 they moved to Woolwich Township, a little south-west of Elmira, on lot No. 108, German Company's Tract, where he is still residing. To them were born ten children"


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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      An Old Settler Dead. There died at his home, on Monday evening, about two miles south of Elmira, in his 89th year, Mr Henry Musser, one of the earliest settlers in this township...He was married to one Pauline Reist and raised a large family, eight of whom are living in this immediate neighborhood. The sons are, Henry, Peter and Samuel, and the daughters are, Mrs. Dan Gingrich, of Winfield, Mrs. John Lackner, and Susan, Fanny and Maria, living on the old homestead...His remains will be interred in the old Mennonite Cemetery, at Elmira


      Elmira Signet Newspaper 29 Jan. 1903 p. 1, col. 4

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 698.

    2. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 57.

    3. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 559.

    4. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 116.

    5. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 Page 5.

    6. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 176.

    7. [S151] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. Jacobs Mennonite (Central Woolwich Mennonite) CC#4583 Internet Link.
      [broken & eroded] Heinrich Mosser / gestorben / 27 (Jan) 1903 / im Alter von / 88 Jahr 11 M. / u.27 Tage / [verse]

    8. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 9.

    9. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2 Page 19.

    10. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 14.

    11. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), 29 Jan. 1903 p. 1, col. 4.
      An Old Settler Dead. There died at his home, on Monday evening, about two miles south of Elmira, in his 89th year, Mr Henry Musser, one of the earliest settlers in this township...He was married to one Pauline Reist and raised a large family, eight of whom are living in this immediate neighborhood. The sons are, Henry, Peter and Samuel, and the daughters are, Mrs. Dan Gingrich, of Winfield, Mrs. John Lackner, and Susan, Fanny and Maria, living on the old homestead...His remains will be interred in the old Mennonite Cemetery, at Elmira

    12. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), 29 Jan. 1903 p. 1, col. 4 - Obituary of Henry Musser.

    13. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 29 Sep 1836:49.
      13 Sep 1836 Rev. B. Eby m. Henrich Mosser to Maria Reist.