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

Nancy Mosser[1, 2, 3]

Female 1821 - 1885  (63 years)


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  • Name Nancy Mosser 
    Born 1 Nov 1821  , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Female 
    Name Agnes Mosser  [12
    Name Nancy Wildfong 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00082-4906 
    Died 1 Apr 1885  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9, 11, 13, 14
    Cause: dropsy 7 weeks 
    Buried 4 Apr 1885  Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 11, 13
    Person ID I3983  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2021 

    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 Eli Wildfong,   b. 15 Mar 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1885  (Age 66 years) 
    Children 
     1. Bishop John Wildfong,   b. 23 Nov 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1912, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Joseph Wildfong,   b. 24 Jul 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1922, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Amos M. Wildfong,   b. 22 Oct 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1920, Kitchener Waterloo Commission, Kitchener, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Elizabeth Wildfong,   b. 14 May 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1910, Elmwood, Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     5. Sarah Wildfong,   b. 22 Oct 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1921, Aylmer, Malahide Twp., Elgin Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     6. Daniel Gordon Wildfong,   b. 24 May 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1920, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     7. Leah Wildfong,   b. 24 Jan 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1917, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     8. Eli M. Wildfong,   b. 15 Feb 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1929, McKinley Township, Huron Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     9. Simon Wildfong,   b. 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Peter Wildfong,   b. 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1919, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F1278  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Nancy Mosser, "was married to Eli Wildfong. They resided on her father's old place when the house was burnt. To them was born a family of ten children..., Simon and Peter (twins)."

      Nancy Mosser, "was married to Eli Wildfong and resided near Hespeler, on the old 'Jacob Mosser Farm'."

      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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      WILDFANG - On the 1st of April, near Hespeler, in Waterloo Co., Ontario, Nancy, wife of Eli Wildfang, aged 64 years and 5 months. She was buried on the 4th at Wanners' Meeting-house. Services by J. Woolner in English, and J.B. Gingrich in German. Text, Job 19: 25 and 2 Cor. 5: 1.

      Herald of Truth - Volume XXII, Number 8 - April 15, 1885, Page 127

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      !according to the 1851 Census of Waterloo Township Nancy was named Agnes and born in Canada. Does this mean that there were two wives and what is in error?

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 118.

    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..., 644.

    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. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).
      In / memory of / Nancy Musser / wife of / Eli Wildfang (sic) / born Nov.1st 1821 / died April 1st 1885 / aged 64 yrs. & 5 mos / I leave you in God's care below / my husband and my children too / now try to serve your saviour here / and travel through this vale with fear / that when you leave this world below / that Christ to you may mercy show / and to His kingdom take you in / no more to be defiled by sin

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Nancy Mosser - April 15, 1885.

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 6.

    7. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 5.

    8. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 19.

    9. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 16 Apr 1885.
      01 April 1885 Nancy Wildfang, wife of Eli Wildfang, died near Hespeler at age of 64 years and 5 months

    10. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 8 Page 60.

    11. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, W., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, W. (1821). Nancy Musser Wildfong (1821-1885) - Find A Grave... Retrieved 14 June 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39030154/nancy-wildfong.

    12. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      Gives province or county of birth and age.

    13. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).

    14. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 17042 (1885), Nancy Wildfong.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Nov 1821 - , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: dropsy 7 weeks - 1 Apr 1885 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 Apr 1885 - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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