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Posted by: geri brennan (ID *****3542) Date: February 22, 2005 at 03:58:21
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Maria to John Bassler, Aug 1846
Hannah to Isaac Bowman 31 Dec 1829
Rebecca to Henry Dering 8 Sept 1784
Anna to Henry Gochenaver 26 Nov 1776
Catharine to George Heinlen 16 July 1786
Frances to Henry Witmer 28 April 1796

18 Feb 1789, Christina Musser, deceased, late of Manor, widow. Ex. JOhn Engel and Benjamin Musser

8 June 1786 Peter Musser, deceased, late of Strasburg, Adm. Frances Musser, Isaac Herr and Henry Resh. Distr, towit, Frances, the widow, Christian, eldest son, Daniel, Anna w/o Henry Gochenower, Elizabeth, w/o John Hess and Christina

25 March 1786 Nicholas Musser, deceased, late of Lebanon twp. MOT/o Catharine Musser, the widow. The court vacates the order of 11 Feb last. The court now appoints the said Catharine Musser guardian of her daughter Mary Musser, along with Nicholas Musser of Londonderry twp in place of her former guardian Ludwick Kassler of Mt. JOy.

Oct 25 1784 Jacob Musser, deceased, late of Hanove twp. REP/from Adm. Christoper Meyer and George Michael Brunner.

2 June 1762 Jacob Musser, Adm. Rachael. Dist to said Rachael Mosser, the widow, Jacob Mosser, eldest son, Maria Catharine, Rachel, Eve, Christina and Elisabeth

3 June 1766 Jacob Mosser deceased, late of Hanover twp, Minor child, Christina Mosser over 14 chooses Martin Hess Guardian, Minor chid Jacob Mosser, over 14 Peter Hedrick guardian

5 Sept 1769 Adam Musser Jr., deceased, late of Heidelbert, Minor child, John Musser under 14, infants son. Casper Snevey of Lebanon twp, guardian

Musser, Andrew Jackson, subject, the paternal ancestry of Andrew Jackson is of Swiss extracation. Peter Musser, the great-grandfather was of Swiss parentage nd was an early resident of Lancaster Co. He married a Miss Dietz and they had children; John, Christian, Henry, Peter and Annie. Of these Peter born Nov 20, 1776 married Elizabeth Rohrer, born 1788, she died at 35. Children; Henry R., Mary, Annie, Joseph and Betsy.

Henry R., was born in W. Hempfield, June 18, 1808, he was married 3 times. In 1846 he moved to OHio. His 1st wife Miss Shirk and had one child, Henry S., of Fairfield, Ohio. 2nd wf Annie, d/o John and Barbara Monk and they had, Elias H., of IN., Thomas Jefferson, of Ohio, Benjamin Franklin of Ohio, Andrew Jackson, Barbara Ann married John Horn and Isabelle died a baby. 3rd wife Fanny Bucher and they had, Joseph, Emanuel, of Ohio, Elisabeth, Isabella, David, George of Ohio.

Andrew Jackson born at Marietta, Lancaster Co., March 2, 1841. At age 4 he went to live with his grandfather, John Monk. He married at Columbia Sept 1861 to Cassandra E., d/o John and Mary Shenberger, of York Co., and they had JOhn S. and Franklin B.

Musser, J. Henry, M.D., subject
Dr. Benjamin Musser, his great-grandfather was born July 13, 1748, and lived at Turkey Hill. On March 8, 1770 he married Barbara Engel, children Jacob 1771, Anna 1772, Maria 1774, John 1777, Henry 1779, Christian 1781. The mother died 1783 and Mr. Musser married Magdalena Bossler, and they had, Twins who died in infancy, Benjamin 1786, Joseph, 1787, Barbara 1789, Benjamin2 1791, Martha and Martin, twins, 1793, Daniel, 1796, Elizabeth 1797 and Susan, 180. Dr. Musser died Nov 25, 1820

Henry Musser, s/o Dr. John was born March 5, 1779 and he became a farmer in Cumberland Co., where he died 1822. He was a Dunker. Of his children, we have record of Benjamin, Daniel, father of Dr. J. Henry, John, Joseph and Magdalena.

Daniel, was born Nov 2, 1809 in Cumberland Co, in 1825 he came to Lancaster Co. On Nov 27 1832 he married Elizabeth Herr, who was born Jan 15, 1814 in Lancaster Co., d/o John and Elizabeth (Groff) Herr. Children; Mary A., 1837 and J. Henry.

J. Henry married Oct 27, 1868, married Leida Musselman who was born May 27, 1848, d/o John and Eliza (Breckbill) Musselman, and died June 14, 1885. Children; Edith E., 1871 married J. Bacham, of Strasburg and they had (Henry M.), William born 1872 married Bertha Esleman, d/o John and had one child (John), Ada born 1878 died 1881

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