Cecelia I Mozena

Female16 March 1892–1 September 1986

Brief Life History of Cecelia I

When Cecelia I Mozena was born on 16 March 1892, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George Lafayette Mozena, was 34 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Cook, was 24. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with James Tunis Euwer Jr. She lived in Penn Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Tarentum, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. She died on 1 September 1986, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 94.

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James Tunis Euwer Jr
Cecelia I Mozena
Melba Marjorie Euwer
James Tunis Euwer

Sources (12)

  • Celia Mozena in household of Geo L Mozena, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952
  • Social Security Death Index

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World Events (8)

1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 5

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.

1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 11

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."


Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Mouginet, a pet form derived from Monge .

History: Jean Mouginet (1747–1830) came to North America from Mont-le-Vignoble, near Strasbourg, with Lafayette to fight in the American Revolution. He settled in Monroe County, OH.

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

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