Cecil Hensley Moser

4 September 1897–13 December 1954 (Age 57)
Jefferson Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States

The Life of Cecil Hensley

When Cecil Hensley Moser was born on 4 September 1897, in Jefferson Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States, his father, William Michael Moser, was 27 and his mother, Lillian May Hensley, was 25. He married Osa L Hill on 4 April 1915, in Putnam, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Cloverdale, Cloverdale Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States in 1930. He died on 13 December 1954, in Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Cecil Hensley Moser
Osa L Hill
Marriage: 4 April 1915
Gordon Hill Moser
Marjorie M Moser
Allela Moser
Jack C Moser
Donald E Moser
Irene Eileen Ellen Moser
Kathleen Nelly Moser
Kathleen Nellie Moser
Joan Anna Moser
Richard L Moser

Spouse and Children

4 April 1915
Putnam, Indiana, United States


    Gordon Hill Moser


    Marjorie M Moser


    Allela Moser


    Jack C Moser


    Donald E Moser


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Michael Moser


    Lillian May Hensley




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 3

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 16

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Cecil Moser, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cecil H Moser, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cecil H Mosier in household of William Mosier, "United States Census, 1900"

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