Jacob Mosser

Maleabout 1789–29 March 1871

Brief Life History of Jacob

Jacob Mosser was born about 1789, in Wythe, Virginia, United States. He died on 29 March 1871, at the age of 83.

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    World Events (3)

    1789

    Age 0

    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    1789 · The United States Constitution

    Age 0

    Originally comprising seven articles, the United States Constitution is the backbone of the law in the Nation. The first three articles talk about the separation of powers, dividing the government into three branches: the legislative, the executive, and the judicial. Articles Four, Five and Six describe the what each state governments have rights to do, how the states and the federal government should act in their relationship, and how the constitutional amendments are shared between all states. The Seventh Article explains and establishes the procedure used by the thirteen States to ratify it. It is regarded as the oldest written and codified national constitution in force. Since the Constitution came into force in 1789, it has been amended 27 times, including an amendment to repeal a previous one.

    1812 · Monumental Church Built

    Age 23

    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Moser .

    German (Mösser): occupational name for a producer or seller of must, i.e. unfermented grape juice, from an agent noun based on a dialect variant of German Most (see Most ).

    German: habitational name for someone from Mosse near Wipperfürth, Rhineland.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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