Mary Polly Moser

12 April 1849–7 October 1898 (Age 49)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Moser was born on 12 April 1849, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Burkardt Moser, was 49 and her mother, Rebecca Wortman, was 43. She married Rossiter Raymond Chase in 1875, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in West Penn Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 7 October 1898, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Rossiter Raymond Chase
1852–1912
Mary Polly Moser
1849–1898
Marriage: 1875
Beverly Moser Chase
1876–1960
Alton Irving Chase
1878–1960
William Moser Chase
1880–1881
Kate Nettleton Chase
1882–1969
Mable Chase
1884–1885
Clyde Naylor Chase
1886–1938

Spouse and Children

    Rossiter Raymond Chase

    Male1852–1912Male

    Female1849–1898Female

MARRIAGE
1875
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(6)

    Beverly Moser Chase

    Male1876–1960Male

    Alton Irving Chase

    Male1878–1960Male

    William Moser Chase

    Male1880–1881Male

    Female1882–1969Female

    Female1884–1885Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Burkardt Moser

    Male1800–1863Male

    Rebecca Wortman

    Female1806–1888Female

siblings

(12)

    Daniel Burkhardt Moser

    Male1827–1895Male

    William Moser

    Male1828–1864Male

    Joseph Moser

    Male1830–1907Male

    Abraham Wertman Moser

    Male1833–1911Male

    David William Moser

    Male1834–1929Male

+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 14

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 27

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

1 South German: topographic name for someone who lived near a peat bog, Middle High German mos, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.2 North German (Möser): metonymic occupational name for a vegetable grower or seller, from an agent noun based on Middle Low German mōs ‘vegetable’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Moser in household of Beckhard Moser, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Polly Moser in household of Barcley Moser, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Chase in household of Rossiter B Chase, "United States Census, 1880"

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