Aaron Moyer Musselman

Brief Life History of Aaron Moyer

When Aaron Moyer Musselman was born on 7 April 1836, in Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Cassel Musselman, was 44 and his mother, Anna Meyer Moyer, was 43. He married Elizabeth Shoemaker Landis on 13 December 1856. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Sheridan Township, Holt, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1865. He died on 14 April 1912, in United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States.

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Aaron Moyer Musselman
Elizabeth Shoemaker Landis
Marriage: 13 December 1856
Nelson Landis Musselman
Seward L Musselman
Elizabeth A Musselman
Melvin Landis Musselman
Minerva May Musselman
John Landis Musselman
Elizabeth Landis Musselman

Sources (18)

  • Aaron M Musselman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Aaron Musselman, "Nebraska, Grand Army of the Republic, Burial Records, 1861-1948"
  • Aaron M Musselman, "BillionGraves Index"

World Events (8)


Historical Boundaries: 1841: Carroll, Illinois, United States


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German Musselmann:

probably an occupational name for a woodman, from Middle High German müsel ‘log’ + man ‘man’.

altered form of Swiss German Mosimann .

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

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