Aaron Moyer Musselman

1836–1912 (Age 76)
Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Aaron Moyer

When Aaron Moyer Musselman was born on 7 April 1836, in Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John M Musselman, was 44 and his mother, Anna Nancy 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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Family Time Line

Aaron Moyer Musselman
1836–1912
Elizabeth Shoemaker Landis
1837–1876
Marriage: 13 December 1856
Nelson Landis Musselman
1858–1891
Seward L Musselman
1863–1934
Lizzie Musselman
1866–
Melvin Landis Musselman
1869–1935
Minerva May Musselman
1871–1871
John Landis Musselman
1876–1876
Elizabeth Landis Musselman
1876–1950

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 December 1856
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John M Musselman

    Male1791–1837Male

    Female1792–1885Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1814–1884Male

    Ann

    Female1815–1870Female

    Samuel J Musselman

    Male1819–1899Male

    Magdalena Musselman

    Female1822–1922Female

    Catharine Musselman

    Female1826–1897Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 2

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

Age 24

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

Swiss German (Müsselmann): probably an occupational name for a woodman, from Middle High German müsel ‘log’ + man ‘man’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Aaron Musselman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Aaron M Musselman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Aaron M Musselman, "United States Census, 1910"

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