Anna Nancy Hershey

about 1790–1833 (Age 43)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Anna Nancy

When Anna Nancy Hershey was born about 1790, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Benjamin Hershey, was 49 and her mother, Catherine Landis, was 43. She had at least 4 sons and 5 daughters with Joseph Musser. She died in 1833, at the age of 43.

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Joseph Musser
Anna Nancy Hershey
Benjamin Mosser
Anna Musser
Immanuel Mosser
Ann Musser
Elizabeth L Musser
Harriet Mosser
John Mosser
Susan Mosser
Henry B. Mosser

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 1

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.

Age 13

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (American): Americanized form of various like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish names, see for example Hershkowitz .2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Hercé or Hercy in Mayenne, France.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Anna Musser in entry for Imanuel Musser, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"
  • Anna Musser in entry for Imanuel Musser, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"

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