The Messmore Surname Project
Looking to link all Mesmers who immigrated to the United States starting in 1749 from Muttenz, Switzerland. Four Mesmer cousins came over in 1749. They where all descendants from the first recorded couple, Niclaus Mesmer (1590-1636) and his wife Barbara Spanhauser (1594-1661). the four that came where: Hans Mesmer, his wife Chrishna Suter; Hans Jocob, his wife Catharina Spanhauer; Hans Mesmer, his wife Barbara Urbin; and Hans Ulrich Mesmer, single. Hans Ulrich settled in Fayette Co., Pa and was know as John Messmore. Hans and Barbara settled in York Co., Pa. Many of their descendants spell last name Masemore. The above individuals have had their names spelled, Mossmer, Messnar, Mesemer, Massener, Mosmer and messmer.
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