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H. H. Hardesty's History of Wetzel County, West Virginia

     John Moser - was born in Switzerland, July 9, 1845, a son of John Moser, born in 1812, and Anna Barbara Moser, who died March 17, 1859. He settled in Wetzel in 1859, and entered the service of the Federal government in the year 1861 war. He served about one year in Company H, 1st West Virginia Infantry, and received honorable discharge on account of disability incurred in the line of duty. In Wetzel county, August 13, 1867, John Moser and Mary A. Vancamp were united in marriage, and the home their marriage established is brightened with the presence of four children, who were born to them: Worley Benna, June 5, 1868; Lydia Eliza, March 16, 1870; Mary Louisa, April 4, 1873; Freddy Otto, June 26, 1875. Alexander and Lydia A. (Kahler) Vancamp, who came to Wetzel county in 1837 were the parents of Mary A. Vancamp, and she was born in this county, November 2, 1848. Her father died February 26, 1870. John Moser is a skilled sawyer and machinist, and his post office address is New Martinsville, Wetzel county, West Virginia.

Obituary, Wetzel Republican, Nov. 2, 1923

     John Moser prominent and well known citizen, died at his home on Thursday, November 1, 1923 at the age of 78 yrs., 3 mos., 21 days. He was a soldier of the Civil War and was a member of the G.A.R. Post and one of the early members of St. John's Church. He is survived by his widow, two daughters and three sons. Funeral services will be held from the family home on Monday, Nov 5. Interment in Northview Cemetery, New Martinsville, W. Va.