Franciscus Ignatius Mossbacher

Male15 February 1821–31 December 1890

Brief Life History of Franciscus Ignatius

When Franciscus Ignatius Mossbacher was born on 15 February 1821, in Bavaria, Germany, his father, Jakob Mosbacher, was 30 and his mother, Catharina Barbara Vogt, was 32. He had at least 1 son and 5 daughters with Mary Buerkett. He died on 31 December 1890, in Red Bud, Randolph, Illinois, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Red Bud, Randolph, Illinois, United States.

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Franciscus Ignatius Mossbacher
Mary Buerkett
Katherine Mossbacher
Caroline Mossbacher
Franzicka Mossbarcher
Ignatz Mosbacher
Anna Mossbacher
Josephine Mossbacher

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  • Franciscus Ignatius Mossbacher, "Deutschland, Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898"

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Children (6)

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Siblings (11)

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 11

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."


Age 25

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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Moshe, Aryeh, Chaim, Gerson.

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called Mo(o)sbach, named with Old High German mos ‘peat bog’ + bach ‘stream’.

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

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