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The Glenda Frank Moser Genealogy Site

Updated June 5, 2012

Glenda Frank Moser
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
A-United States

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I have been actively researching my family as well as that of my children since 1987. As with most Genealogical research, this is a "work in progress". If you see names & dates that do not match with your records, please contact me and we can go over my sources as well as your sources.
This certainly has not been my project alone. I am much indebted to Martha Gamble BORDERS & Martha Heskett CONGER for their many years of research. I am also grateful for information from Robert S. LINGO, Karen MULLIAN, Joyce Spice STAFFORD & my two sisters, Carol FRANK & Jan STEINLEITNER, for their many hours invested examining German Church records on microfilm. I would also like to thank James S. & wife, Nancy P. MOSER, Suzy R. HINRICHS, D.L. PARKS, Carol P. CHO, Pat H. HENDERSON for their contributions as well as many other dedicated researchers I have met along the way.

For my family lines I am interested in the:

FRANK family of Gols, Burgenland, AUSTRIA > NE > SD > CA
KRAMER family of Westerkappeln, Westphalia, GERM > Clayton Co, IA > Lancaster Co, NE
LINGO family of Sussex Co, DE > Belmont Co, OH > Page Co, IA
DENNIS family of Essex Co, MA > NH > Maine > Wayne Co, NY > Erie Co, PA > OH > IN > Whiteside Co, IL > Montgomery Co, IA > KS
EDWARDS family of Cayuga & Chautauqua Co, NY > Greene Co, IL > Taylor Co & Montgomery Co, IA
HEATON family of Bucks Co, PA > Culpepper Co, VA > Henry Co, KY > Madison, Greene & Calhoun Co, IL
McKINLEY family from Ireland ca. 1823 > Erie Co, PA >


For my children's paternal lines, I am interested in the:

MOSER family of Neuhausen, Schaffhausen, Switzerland > Scotte Co, IN > Hamilton co, OH > Monterey Co, CA
PINKERTON family of Co. Northumberland, ENG > Australia > New Zealand > Monterey Co, CA
EARL family > RI > NJ > PA > MI > IN > CA
RUSH family > PA > OH > IN > CA
MASENGILL family of VA > NC > Sullivan Co, TN > Monterey & Alameda Co, CA
FAW family of Ashe Co, NC > Sullivan Co, TN > Monterey Co, CA


I would love to exchange information with others researching the above surnames in these areas. Please contact me if you see a match with your family lines.

Best Regards - Glenda Frank MOSER

Family Photos

  • Frank FRANK & Sophia E. KRAMER - wed 1896 (36 KB)
    This is the wedding photo of Sophia Eliza KRAMER (b. 1876 NE - d. 1975 SD) who m. 27 Feb 1896 in Kramer, Lancaster Co, NE to Frank FRANK (b. 1874 Austria - d. 1937 SD).
  • Children of Frank FRANK & Sophia E. KRAMER - 1909 (93 KB)
    Back L-R - Hobart Wm (b. 1901), Ben Henry FRANK (b. 1897). Front L-R: Harold Joseph (b. 1906), Clarice Edna (b. 1908) & Herman "Jim" Kramer FRANK (b. 1906) - all born in NE.
  • John Talbott MASENGILL family - circa 1908 (88 KB)
    The J.T. MASENGILL family of Oakland, CA. Front Row L-R: Henry Cloyd, Mary Amanda (FAW), Ramona Gilbert, John T. MASENGILL. Back Row L-R: Ben Paul, Bernice (VAN ACKER, wife of W.T.), Wiley Thomas MASENGILL, Laura Deborah (MASENGILL) HICKS, Wiley Kitzmiller HICKS. NOTE: this is an educated guess as to the names in the back row, but I do believe them to be correct - GFM
  • Children of W. M. LINGO & Bartie DENNIS - ca. 1916 (22 KB)
    L-R: Samuel Elmer (b. 1902 NE), Sedley Martin (b. 1906 IA), Alice Elizabeth (b. 1908 IA) & Florence Ann LINGO (b. 1913 IA).
  • Kramer / Frank Family - 4 generations (48 KB)
    L-R: Bernhard Henry KRAMER (1820-1914),Hobart Wm. FRANK (1901-1985), Sophia Eliza Kramer FRANK (1876-1975), Bernhard Henry FRANK (1897-1975), John Henry KRAMER (1852-1905)
  • Henry MOSER - 35th Oh Vol Inf (50 KB)
    Henry MOSER (b. 1837 Switzerland - d. 1917 CA) served in the 35th OH Inf., Army of the Cumberland from Butler Co, OH. He mustered in 26 Aug 1861 in Hamilton, OH and was mustered out on 28 Sep 1864 in Atlanta, GA. (actual portrait on file at Butler Co. Oh Hist. Soc., Hamilton, OH)
  • Hiram DENNIS (b. 1820 NY - d. 1899 IA) (13 KB)
    This is Hiram Dennis who was b. 1820 Wayne Co, NY - d. 14 Apr 1899 Adams Co, IA - buried Villisca, Montgomery Co, IA) who m. 1843 in PA to Mary Ann McKINLEY (b. abt 1824 PA - d.1874 IL). Hiram was the son of John DENNIS and they moved from Wayne Co, NY to Erie Co, PA circa 1832.
  • H. K. "Jim" FRANK - 1925 H.S. Grad (17 KB)
    This is H.K. "Jim" FRANK's H.S. graduation photo. He graduated from Ideal H.S. in Tripp Co, SD in 1925.
  • Is This Deborah Webb MASENGILL? (118 KB)
    This photo was with the possessions of Ramona Gilbert "Tule" Masengill HART at her death. Her dau, Mary H. MOSER felt it was Ramona's grandmother. The photo is a daguerreotype, first taken in 1839 & thru the Civil War era. This may be a photo of Deborah (WEBB) MASENGILL (b. 1811 TN - d.1874 TN), wife of Felty DeVault MASENGILL and mother of John Talbot MASENGILL? Would love some input on this if anyone can identify this lovely old photo.
  • Alice Eliz. LINGO - H.S. Grad (29 KB)
    This is Alice Elizabeth LINGO's H. S. Graduation photo. She graduated from Coin H.S., Coin, Page Co, IA circa 1926.
  • Lydia Barkalow Parker ROGERS (75 KB)
    Lydia Barkalow PARKER (b. 28 Oct 1812 in Freehold, Monmouth Co, NJ - d. 16 May 1885 Fairfield Twp, Butler Co, OH; dau of William PARKER & Sarah SHEPHERD of Monmouth Co, NJ) she m. 8 Mar 1837 in Butler Co, OH to Daniel ROGERS (1805 NJ - 1845 OH, son of Daniel ROGERS & Phebe PRESTON). This photo in files at Butler County Historical Society Lib, Hamilton, OH.
  • Sarah Eliz. Rogers MOSER - circa 1863 (89 KB)
    This is Sarah "Sallie" Elizabeth Rogers MOSER (b. 1843 OH - d. 1936 CA) the dau. of Daniel ROGERS Jr. & Lydia Barkalow PARKER who where both natives of NJ. Sarah m. Henry MOSER in 1865 in Hamilton Co, OH. This portrait is on display at Butler County Genealogical Society in Hamilton, OH.
  • FRANK / GROW wedding - FRANK family 2 Jan 1971 (72 KB)
    This is the FRANK family at the FRANK / GROW wedding in Idaho Falls, ID on 2 Jan 1971. Three children were born to this union before a divorce in 1982.
  • Bartie Ann DENNIS - ca. 1896 (54 KB)
    This is my grandmother, Bartie Ann DENNIS (b. 22 Jun 1878 IA - d. 3 Feb 1913 IA, dau of Thomas Elmer DENNIS & Elizabeth "Libby" Catherine EDWARDS of Villisca, Montgomery Co, IA)
  • Brothers - Joseph & Frank FRANK (121 KB)
    Joseph FRANK (b. 1868 Gols, Burgenland, Austria - d. 1897 Kramer, Lancaster Co, NE) & his brother Frank FRANK (b. 1873 Gols, Austria - d. 1937 Ideal Twp, Tripp Co, SD). Sons of Franciscus FRANK & Rosina FRUHWIRTH. Photo prob. taken in Lancaster Co, NE. These boys came with their widowed mother to Kramer, Lancaster Co, NE ca. 1882.
  • T. Elmer & Elizabeth "Libby" EDWARDS DENNIS (13 KB)
    My great grandparents, Thomas Elmer DENNIS (1851 IN - 1931 IA) and his wife, Elizabeth "Libby" Catherine EDWARDS (1860 IA - 1934 IA).
  • A California Wedding - 1970 (119 KB)
    "Those, whom God has joined together........"
  • William PINKERTON II & Mary Hooper EARL - 1875 (63 KB)
    This is the wedding photo of William PINKERTON II (b. 1843 Australia - d. 1918 New Zealand) who m. 7 Sep 1875 in San Francisco, CA to Mary Hooper EARL (b. 1852 CA - d. 1943 CA), my husbands great grandparents.

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