Henry Musser Genealogy

Musser, Henry
     born:   November 2, 1808   Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
           parents unknown
     died:   February 18, 1861   Steuben County, Indiana,   buried: Alvarado Cemetery
     married:   Mary Leopard      1838 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
                    born:   1810  Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
                         parents unknown
                    died:    July 15, 1859   Steuben County, Indiana
                    buried:  Alvarado Cemetery
Children of Henry and Mary (Leopard) Musser:
1.   William A. Musser   born:  2-17-1839  Cumberland Co, Pa
                                     died:  11-12-1920   Steuben Co, IN
                                     buried Alvarado Cem
                 married:   Lucinda E. Stevens  Feb 26, 1860
                                She is the dau of Jonathon and Susan (Langford) Stevens
                                 born:  9-21-1839 in Morrow or Knox Co, Ohio
                                 Married:  2nd husband, after Williams death, William Lockwood
          Children of William A Musser and Lucinda (Stevens) Musser
                        1.  George M. Musser   born: 2-22-1861  Steuben Co, Ind
                                                             died:  1936
                                                             buried Powers Cemetery Steuben Co, Indiana
                        2.   Ida Merta Musser    born:  8-6-1867  Steuben Co, Ind
                                                             died:  5-7-1869
                                                             buried Alvarado Cem
                                                             age 1 year, 7months, 1 day
                        3.  Nora Musser            born:  between 1869-1873
                                                             Adopted at age 2 by William and Lucinda
                                                             Adoption could be 3-17-1871
2.    John F. Musser   born:  11-9-1840  Cumberland Co, Pennsylvania
                                 died:  3-4-1922   Steuben Co, Indiana
                                 buried @ Metz
                                 married:   Harriet Snyder    9-26-1869  Steuben Co, Ind
                                    Harriet is the dau of Henry and Elizabeth (Snider/Reynolds) Snyder.
                                       born: 11-2-1845, Stark Co,OH
                                       died: 1923 Steuben Co, Ind  buried Metz
              Children of John and Harriet (Snyder) Musser
                   1.   Cora Ellen Musser   born:  1-2-1871  Metz, Steuben Co, Ind
                                                        died:  1927  buried Metz
                                               married to:  John W Tyson
                                                         b. 1863  d 1924
                                                         buried Metz cemetery
                                  Cora and John Tyson  did not have children
                                  He worked as a railroad engineer in Detroit
                  2.   Lee Henry Musser   born:  12-17-1879  Metz, Steuben Co, Ind
                                                        died:  1-5-1963  Steuben Co, Ind
                                                            buried at Metz
                                                married:  Maude Teegardin 1900 in Steuben Co, IN
                                                       Maude is the dau of Jacob and Phebe (Haughey) Teegardin.
                                                       Born:  7-4-1882  Steuben Co, Ind
                                                       died:  2-16-1971  Westland,
                                    Lee and Maude have 6 children:  Willis, Wilma, Cora, Edsil,
                                    Eva and Neva (twins).   Many descendents from these children.
                 3.   Ray Hubert Musser  born:  6-17-1883  Metz, Steuben Co, IN
                                                    died:  1957    buried: Metz
                                             married:  Lola Fireoved, dau of William and
                                               born:  9-2-1885 Williams Co, OH
                                                died:  1950   buried: Metz
                               children of Ray and Lola Musser
                                           1.  Carl Musser   born 1918 Steuben Co IN
                                                                      died 1918  buried Metz
                                           2.  Mary Louisa Musser  born: 5-18-1919 Steuben Co
                                                                                  died:  1940  buried Metz
                                          Ray and Lola (Fireoved) Musser had no surviving
                                          children who left descendents.
3.   EdWin Musser   born:  10-30-1843  Cumberland Co, PA
                               died:  4-11-1862  Henderson, KY  in service during Civil War
4.   Samuel Musser  born:  6-5-1845  Cumberland Co, PA
                               died:   May 1864   Chattanooga TN in service during Civil War
5.   David Musser     born:   9-13-1852  Cumberland Co, PA
                               died:  1933  buried Powers Cemetery
                        married:   1st  Sarah Ella Adams    12-5-1877 Steuben Co, IN
                                 Ella, was born about 1857 and died 5-25-1883
                                 she is buried Powers Cemetery
                    Children of David and Ella Musser:
                          1.   Myrtie L Musser   born:  1879 Steuben Co, In
                                                             died:  1-10-1880 buried Powers Cem
                                                                   age 5months, 17 days
                          2.  William H. Musser  born:  abt 1881  Steuben Co IN
                                                             died: 2-13-1892   buried Powers Cem
                                                                    age 10 yr, 10 m, 6 d
                          3.  Infant Musser    no birth or death date shown
                                                       buried next to Sarah Ella Adams Musser in
                                                        Powers Cemetery
               David Musser married 2nd:   Catherine L. Miller  Nov 11, 1883 Steuben Co  IN,
                                                    born:  Nov 1866 in Ohio
                                                     died: 1941
                                                  buried:  Powers Cemetery
               Children of David Musser and his 2nd wife, Catherine Miller:
                            1.   Lavina Musser   born 1884  Steuben Co IN
                                                          died:  Nov 27, 1885
                                                        buried Powers Cem
                                                                  11mo, 24 days
                            2.  Nora Musser   born:  Dec 1886  Indiana
                            3.  Florance Musser  born:  Feb 1889,  Indiana
                            4.  Edwin D. Musser  born:  August 1891, Indiana
                            5.  Alice Musser  born:  July 1893, Indiana
                            6.  Hellen A. Musser  born:  June 1895  Indiana

Sources:   Musser Family Bible,  Steuben County Cemeteries,  History of
Northeast Indiana,  History of Steuben County 1885,  Census 1860, 1880,
1890, 1900 Steuben County, Indiana

Submitted By:  Susan Musser Minch
E-mail: SJMINCH@aol.com