Elizabeth Mosher

Female14 August 1792–31 July 1860

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Mosher was born on 14 August 1792, in Oppenheim, Oppenheim, Fulton, New York, United States, her father, Peter Mosher, was 18 and her mother, Mary Rarich, was 22. She married Willard DeWitt Sr. in 1810, in Saint Johnsville, Montgomery, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 12 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 31 July 1860, in Angola, Pleasant Township, Steuben, Indiana, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Willard DeWitt Sr.
Elizabeth Mosher
Marriage: 1810
Alanson Dewitt
Cornelia DeWitt
about 1811–
David Dewitt
John DeWitt
about 1818–
Calvin DeWitt
Daniel Dewitt
Caroline P DeWitt
Elizabeth DeWitt
Louisa DeWitt
Charles Dewitt
Daniel DeWitt
Reuben Dewitt
Willard James DeWitt
Paris DeWitt Sr
Joseph A. Dewitt
Phelia DeWitt
Orin Dewitt

Sources (8)

  • Elisabeth Muscher, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Elizabeth Mosier in entry for James Dewitt, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Mosher - birth:

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1810Saint Johnsville, Montgomery, New York, United States
  • Children (17)

    +12 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 2

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

    Age 5

    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.


    Age 20

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of English Moger .

    English (Lancashire): variant of Moser . This form of the surname is rare in Britain.

    Americanized form of South German and Swiss German Moser .

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

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