Moses M. Bisel

5 August 1834–30 January 1924 (Age 89)
Somerset, Shaw Mines, Summit Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Moses M.

When Moses M. Bisel was born on 5 August 1834, in Somerset, Shaw Mines, Summit Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Ephraim Bisel, was 51 and his mother, Rachel Moon, was 32. He married Eliza Flick Hay on 8 November 1853. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 30 January 1924, in Jefferson Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Bakersville, Jefferson Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Moses M. Bisel
Eliza Flick Hay
Marriage: 8 November 1853
John Ephraim Bisel
Mary Magdalena Pisel

Spouse and Children

8 November 1853


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 12

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

Age 29

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

Name Meaning

South German: of uncertain origin, possibly a habitational name from a place so named in Alsace.

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

Sources (3)

  • Moses Pisel, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Moses Pisel, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Moses Bisel, "United States Census, 1900"

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