Notes for Johann Martin Moser: John Martin Mosser arrived in Philadelphia September 11 1728 on the ship "JAMES GOODWILL ". He is on the manifest list as from the Palatines in Germany . They boarded the ship in Rotterdam . The ship's commander was David Crockett . No women and children are listed on the manifest. There is no other persons with that name on the adventurer manifast . Family legend is that John Martin arrived on the same ship as his 4 brothers and there families that appearsto not be correct . On another ship roster there are others with similar names that could be relatives . The are as follows : Hans Adam Moesser , Martin Moesser , Johan Adam Moser, Martin Moser . There were 42 families on that ship. There is were 4 men 8 women 6 children by the name Moser on the Adventure which landed September 23 1932 in Philadelphia . [ See Pennsylvania German Society , volume 39, Page 8, under German Immigrants " to read of his arrival and settling }
John Martin Mosser and family settled in Perkiomen Creek Valley (Goshenhoppen) of Philadelphia County . which became Montgomery county in 1784 . The family were members of the New Hanover( Falkner's Swamp) Lutheran Church [From Lynn Township Historical Society Publication , Spring 2002 , Volume 3 Issue 2 . Written by Virginia Snyder Christman and Carol Snyder Shirley .] Some Analysis of Name Origin Frequently surnames are associated with occupation of the original name bearer . If that is the case the name may find its source in the German term "moeser or moser or Muser. These are all from Gemuse and denote " a handler of vegetables ". The other source may be from the original origin and could relate to Moseler from the Moorlands of Spain. In 1506 a Michel Mueser was registered as residing in Reichenweier . He had a coat of arms of 3 Bees and an anchor of azure . His crest was 3 stars above a bee hive .
More About Johann Martin Moser and Margaretha Kunkel: Marriage: Abt. 1722, Geinhausen , Hessen , Germany.
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