Simon and Isabella (Glass) Mosser, Sterling

Simon was the son of Jonas Mosser 1812-1891 and Sarah Beechy 1819-1905.
In 1850 Allegany County, Maryland, "Joseph" Mosser is 38, born in Maryland, Sarah 31 in Pennsylvania. Lucinda is 10, born in Pennsylvania, "Simeon" 6, Harriett 5, John 3, Cathe Moss 67 and Ann 1, all born in Maryland.
Sarah Mosser is in Accident in 1900, born May 1819 in Pennsylvania, widowed. Susanna June 1856 is with her, single, and grandson Albert A. June 1891 in Maryland.
Isabelle was born to Jonathan Glass and Phebe French in Grantsville, Garrett County, Maryland

In 1850 Allegany County, Jonathan is 39, Phebe 36, both born in Pennsylvania. Robert France is 58, born in New Jersey. Jeremiah Glass is 13, Lavina 10, Elizabeth 9, Louisa 6, Robert 8, Mary 5, Clarissa 2, and Isabella 1, all kids born in Maryland.

In 1860 Allegany County, Jonathan Glass is farming, 49, Phoebe 46, Robert 16, Louisa 14, Mary 14, Clarissa 12, Isabella 11, Phoebe 10, Margaret 8, Hulda 8, and Amanda 5.

In 1870 Allegany County, Jonas is 58, Sarah 51, John 23, Aaron 21, Ann 19, Caroline 16, Susanna 14, and Margaret 11.

Jonathan Glass, dying September 9, 1891, is buried in Accident # 99026069, with second ife Hulda 18151889.
Simon "Musser" is in Allegany County, Maryland in 1860, age 16, with Jonas 48 and Sarah Musser 41. Harriet is 15, John 14, Aaron 12, Anna 10, Caroline 6, Susan 6, and Margaret 2.

Simon is in Hall County, Nebraska in 1880, 36, single, farming.

Simon Mosser, son of J. Mosser and S. Beachy, and Isabel Glass , daughter of J. Glass, and mother French. He is 3o6o, living in Hall County, and Isabel 32, both born in Maryland.

Alice Mosser is in Buffalo County, Nebraska in 1900, born October 1885, with parents Simon Mosser born February 1844 and Belle March 1849, both born in Maryland. Jonas Dec 1881, Mabel Jan 1883, Alice 14, Sadie Jun 1887, and Bertha Dec 1888, all born in Nebraska.

In 1910 Shelton, Buffalo County, Simon is a janitor at a school, 66, with Isabel 61 and Bertha 21.

Alice Mosser owned two quarters in section 5, 9 North 55 West, Logan County, in 1917. Next to her Sadie Mosser had another 320 acres, and Bertha 160.

Thanks to Sue Godfrey for posting the photo of Simon and Isabelle

In 1920 Simon and Isabelle are alone in McMinnville, Yamhill County, Oregon, no ocupations.

In 1925 Longmont, Colorado
"Mrs. Frank Brown is expected here this evening from Sterling, Colorado, where she has spent the past wreck visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Simon Mosser, and with friends."

SIMON5 MOSSER (JONAS MOSSER4, JOHN3, NICHOLAS VALENTINE2, NICHOLAS VALENTINE1) was born 09 Feb 1844 in Accident, Maryland, and died 27 Sep 1929 in Sterling, Logan County, Colorado. He married ISABELLE GLASS 14 Oct 1880.
They're buried in Sterling Riverside Cemetery:
MOSSER, ISOBELLE 0009 04 036 1-72 01/16/1928 ATCHISON, MRS. SADIE
MOSSER, SIMON 0009 03 036 1-72 09/30/1929 ATCHISON, MRS. SADIE

Union Reaper

The Advent Review, November 28, 1929.
MOSSER. Simon Mosser was born in Accident, Md., Feb. 9, 1844, and departed this life Sept. 27, 1929, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Myron Propst, at Sterling, Colo.
Oct. 14, 1880, he was united in marriage to Miss Isabelle Glass at Grand Island, Nebr. To this union five children were born.
At the age of twenty-one he moved from Maryland to Illinois, and two years latter moved to Shelton, Nebr., where he took a homestead. He moved to Sterling, Colo., in 1912. He spent two years at Sterling and moved to Oregon, where he lived until 1920, when he returned to Sterling, and has since made his home there.
In 1885 he united with the Seventh-day Adventist church at Shelton, Nebr., and he remained a faithful member to his death. For thirty years he served as elder of the church.
He leaves to mourn, one son, four daughters, one brother, three sisters, and many other relatives and friends.
He was a sincere Christian, a faithful companion and a loving father.
We laid him to rest in the Sterling cemetery beside his wife, who had preceded him in death about two years.
Obituary from Central Union Outlook, Nov 5, 1929, Vol XVIII, No. 44
i. MABLE MAUDE MOSSER, b. Shelton, Nebraska January 29, 1883; d. Unknown; m. FRANCIS RICHARDSON; d. Unknown.
She's buried with Frank in the Shelton Cemetery, Hall County, Nebraska.
"F. Harold Richardson, 77, of Gibbon died Thursday, March 25, 1999, at his home.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Godberson Mortuary in Gibbon. The Rev. Harold Kaufman will officiate. Burial will be in the Shelton Cemetery.
The casket will be open for viewing prior to services Monday at the mortuary.
Mr. Richardson was born on Aug. 19, 1921, in North Platte to Frank and Mable M. (Mosser) Richardson. He grew up in Gibbon and graduated from Platte Valley Academy in Shelton in 1938.
He farmed the family farm in Gibbon before entering the Army during World War II. After his discharge in 1946, he returned to Gibbon, where he continued farming.
He married Madeline Adams on Feb. 1, 1953, in Lincoln. They lived in Gibbon. He retired in the mid-1990s.
He was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church of Kearney.
Survivors include his wife; one son, Marlan of Gibbon; one daughter, Wanda Sheriff of Indian Hills, Colo.; and two grandchildren."

ii. ALICE MAY MOSSER, b. Shelton, Nebraska October 10, 1885; married Myron Propst.
iii. SADIE MOSSER, b. Shelton, Nebraska June 27, 1887; d. Unknown.

In 1930 Logan County, Sadie M. Hammell is 42, born in Nebraska, married to Homer W. Hammell 50 born in Wisconsin. They've been married six years.

William Homer Hammel was buried in Sterling buried July 25, 1933 - owner of the lot is Sadie Atchison.

William C. Atchison married Pena G. Strickler on July 8, 1925 in Denver.
William C. Atchinson married Sadie M. Hammel in Denver on December 20, 1933.
Norina G. Atchison dying August 25, 1933 is buried in Boulder # 11100500.

In 1940 Sadie is in Denver, 50, with husband William C. Atchison 54 born in Canada. Emma is 20, Kathryn 17.

William C. Atchison is buried in Boulder dying June 18, 1968 # 11100501.

Sterling, Colorado, Riverside Cemetery has: ATCHISON, SADIE 0009 08 036 1-72 06/27/1887 01/22/1966 01/24/1966 ATCHISON, SADIE HOWARD'S W PINE BOX
FindaGrave # ATCHISON, SADIE 0009 08 036 1-72 06/27/1887 01/22/1966 01/24/1966 ATCHISON, SADIE HOWARD'S W PINE BOX .

Kathryn Jean Atchison, born March 1, 1923 at Gilman, Colorado name Hentekson in 1960, York in 1969, Beeks in 1976.
SSDI has her dying March 7, 2004. Likely buried in Lakin, Kansas # 46977104.

iv. BERTHA MOSSER, b. Shelton, Nebraska ; d. Unknown.

In 1920 Lincoln, Nebraska, Frank Brown is 38, born in Iowa, Margaret 28 in Nebraska. Don 12, Nellie 10, Effie 9, Berdyne 6, and Earnest 4 were all born in Nebraska.
"Marguerite Jane Wood was born on 2 Jun 1889. She died in Jan 1922 in Boulder, Boulder, Colorado. Marguerite married John Franklin Brown in Oct 1906."

The stone in Boulder has Margaret Jane Brown 1891-1923, # 11101625 in Section E, Plot F 43.
Bertha Mosser and John Franklin Brown had Donald Loyd Brown on May 18, 1927 in Longmont, Colorado.)
Bertha has a stone in Boulder 1888-1975 # 172466972, and so does John Franklin Brown 1880-1959 # 11101649.

May 1975

In March 1930 the Adventist newsletter reported that at the Campion Academy, "Effie Brown was visited by her sister, Berdyne, of Longmont, last Sabbath and Sunday."

46. v. JONAS J. MOSSER, b. 1881, Shelton, Nebraska;

Jonas married Cora DAVIDSON in 1904. Cora was born in Eustis, NE, and her parents were Arthur DAVIDSON and Ellen BURNELL. Jonas and Cora had at least 5 children:
Donald, born 1905 in Sugar City, ID; Alice, Kenneth, and Marion.
Donald married Lois PATTERSON and they had 6 children:
Donald, born 1931 in Willamina, OR; Eugene, 1933; Vernon, 1937; Dorothy, 1941; Alice, 1943, and Nelda, 1954."

Jonas 1881-1962 is buried in McMinville Oregon # 67546759.



John Mosser 1847-1938 is buried in Shelton Cemetery, Hall County # 48500988, with Julia Ann (Turney) Mosser 1856-1936.
July 1938

John Jacob Mosser 1847-1938 dying in Shelton, Nebraska would be a brother.

James O. King, 22, married Carrie L. Mosser on June 11, 1879 in Hall County, Nebraska.

In 1885 Hall County, James is farming, 29, Carrie 31, with Sarah A. 1 and Howard E. six months old.

Caroline, born May 1854 in Maryland, died in Wood River, Custer County, Nebraska.

Caroline and James O. King are in Wood River, Nebraska in 1880, farming, and farming in Donley County, Texas in 1900.
In 1910 they're in El Paso County, Colorado, dairy farming. James was 50, born in Indiana, Carrie 54 Maryland. Howard 24, William 23, born in Nebraska married to Gussie 21 Texas. Asa Carlton "Carl" 22, Nebraska, and Gertrude 18 Texas.

Caroline 1854-1924 was buried in West Palm Beach, Florida # 41845075, with James O. King 1856-1918 dying in Palm Beach County, buried there # 41845010.

One post said Simon had sisters "Anna Boyer and Margaret Wolch."
Anna Boyer dying Dec 1, 1940, is buried in Rockford, Illinois # 103496806 "89 yrs 10 mos 16 days."
Margaret, born 1859, married SAMUEL KIMMELL WELCH on November 27, 1881
Maggie M. Welsh is in Accident in 1900, married 18 years to Sanford K. Welsh 48. They have eight kids.


Isabelle's sister Phoebe, married John M. Nelson, and died May 20, 1922 in Pierce County, washington.
She's buried in Parkland, Washington # 107223393.

Robert F. Glass 1841-1900 is buried in Lodi, California # 126895148.

Clarissa (Glass) Chapman 1847-1909 is buried in Carthage, Missouri # 66404904
"Mrs. C. G. Chapman of 502 Center Street. Carthage, died at 12:15 o'clock this afternoon, January 14, 1909 at her home, after being ill almost a year with dropsy and heart trouble.
Miss Clarissa Glass was born March 14, 1847 in Addison, Sommerset county, Pennsylvania where she resided until 1867, when she removed to Tonica, Illinois. Shortly afterward she went to Streater, Illinois where she resided for 30 years. At the end of that time she moved to Golden City, Missouri and three years ago came to Carthage.
In 1872 Miss Glass was married to C. G. Chapman, who with the eight children born to the union, survive her. They are;
I. A. Chapman C. G. Chapman, JR. Elmer Chapman all of Chicago, Mrs. E. S. Gaut of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Mrs. Priscilla Datena of Council Bluff, Iowa, Mrs. A. A. Palmer of Carthage of Carthage, Z. G. Chapman of Chanute, Kansas and Miss Vera Chapman of Carthage."
Louisa Hileman 1844-1934 is buried in Somerset County, Pennsylvania # 37951842.

In 1900 Jasper County, Missouri, Mary Deems, born June 1844 in Maryland, is single, boarding with Hattie and Philip Hindt. Mary has no occupation.
In 1910 Boulder County, Colorado, Mary Deems is 63, born in Maryland, widowed.

Mary Wauchope 1841-1928 is buried in Lodi, California # 132989106.
"Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Wauchope, resident of the Lodi section for the past 37 years, passed away at the family home at 215 South Lee street last night after a long illness. She was a native of Maryland, aged 87 years. (Elizabeth Glass and Thomas J. Wauchope married in La Salle County, Illinois on October 16, 1870.

She was the wife of Thomas J. Wauchope, Lodi; mother of August Wauchope, Lodi; Frank Wauchope, Lodi; grandmother of Mabel Irey, Ewell Herbert Wauchope, Beatrice Maxine Wauchope and Thomas Francis Wauchope, Lodi; sister of Mrs. Amanda Smith, Stockton; Mrs. Margaret McCartney, Pennsylvania; Mrs. Louise Hileman, Pennsylvania; Mrs. Mary Deems, Boulder, Colorado."

"Mr. Wauchope married, October 16, 1870, Miss Elizabeth Glass, who was born in Allegheny county, Maryland, October 3, 1840. her parents were Jonathan and Phoebe (French) Glass, both natives of Pennsylvania. Henry and John Harmon, uncles of mrs. Wauchope, served in the war of the Revolution, and the former was an officer in the army. Mr. and Mrs. Wauchope have had five children born into their home, and the three living are mabel M., Thomas F. and August E., the sons being students at the Stockton Business College.
Mr. Wauchope moved his family from Illinois to Macon county, Missouri, in 1884, and was there engaged in farming and stock-raising until he brought his family out to California in 1892."

Hulda Glass married John Bender, and had Irvin on August 5, 1884 in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
She's buried in Garrett County # 37721500.

The 1885 Sidney, Nebraska census has Amanda Glass 30, born in MASSACHUSETTS, living with the Hannah and Joe Oberfeder family, merchants.
Amanda Glass, age 31, born in Garrett County, Maryland, married Gerard Smith 34, born in the Netherlandss, on May 26, 1887 in Cheyenne County, Nebraska.
They had George Louis Smith on March 13, 1888 in Sidney, Nebraska. George is a linotype operator in Hilo, Hawaii when registering for WWI, blind oin one eye, married with two children.

In 1900 Gerard and Amanda are in California, with George 11 and Otto 9.
Gerard 56 and Amanda 55 are in San Joaquin County in 1910, with Otto 19.

George L. Smith and Elizabeth Schleif had Eleanor Muriel Smith on Feb 17, 1920 in Berkeley. She was name Williams in 1943, and Domingo in 1946, dying Sept 12, 1994 .

1982 Reno divorced i- Eleanor Domingo and Alfredo Domingo.


September 1937 Berkeley, California "George L. Smith, 49, of 2413 Grove Street was arrested, cited drunken driving."

In 1940 Berkeley, California, George is a printer, 52, with Elizabth 48 born in Hawaii. George 24 in California, Emil 22 Hawaii, and Eleanor 20 in California. They were in Bakersfield in 1935.
George died May 21, 1952.

Jeremiah GLASS married Elizabeth Turney, and they had Delpha Bayard GLASS, b February 17, 1876 in Berlin, Somerset County, PA. "


Alice Bonetta Hammell married William Henry Tucker on November 22, 1908, recorded in Logan County, Coloardo.

January 14, 1909
A News special from Iliff, Logan county, Friday night says: Mrs. Henry Tucker, a bride of two months, was shot and killed and her husband shot in the face tonight by Karl Tscrarch, a Russian, who suspected that they were robbers. Grief-stricken when he ascertained the mistake he had made, Tscbarch fled. Cowboys are now searching for him. His wife believes that he has gone into Sterling to give himself up. Tucker had been putting up hay on the Tobin ranch, owned by Mrs. M. C. Herrington of Denver. Needing another man, he went with his wife to the Russian's shanty on the Edward Bennett ranch, shortly after sunset tonight. They rapped on the door. Tscharch asked who was there. Apparently he did not hear their reply, for he threw open the door of his shanty and emptied both barrels of his shotgun. Mrs. Tucker's head was blown off. Scattering shot wounded Tucker. Tscharch, when he found what he had done, left his wife and children in the shanty and hurried to the Powell and Dillon ranch. There he explained to Lee Koontz and John McCarthy that he had $ 600 in cash in his shanty and mistook the Tuckers for robbers.

In 1910 Iliff, William H. Tucker is a mason, widowed, 25, born in Illinois.

Tscharch asked the men to go back with him. On the road to the shanty they met Mrs. Tscharch and her four children. Tscharch stopped with them while Koontz and McCarthy went on to the shanty. While they were gone Tscharch disappeared . His wife , in broken English , said that he had gone into Sterling to surrender , but the cowboys , when they heard of the killing , started in pursuit of the Russian . Tucker was found by Kooatz and Mc Carthy kneeling by the body of his wife , unmindful of his own wounds. Mrs. Turcker was the daughter of John Hammell of Sterling. Tscharch is a renter on the Bennett ranch . He had sold his beet crop and other products for $ 600 in cash , which he kept in the shanty in which he lived . He has been fearful for some weeks that it was known that he had the money and that he would be robbed .

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