Amos Milton Musser (1830 - 1909)

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Birthplace: Donegal,Lancaster,PA
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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About Amos Milton Musser

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...Amos Milton Musser (May 20, 1830 – September 24, 1909) was a Mormon pioneer who served in many church and community roles, including as an Assistant Church Historian of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1902 until his death..."

"...Musser was born at Donegal, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Musser's father Samuel Musser died when he was two years old. The family moved to the vicinity of Quincy, Illinois in 1837. By this time his mother had gotten remarried to Abraham Bitner. When Musser was about 16 he was in the Battle of Nauvoo and then was driven with his mother and siblings into Iowa..."

"...On arriving in Utah Territory in 1851 as part of the Easton Kelsey Company, Musser became a clerk in the tithing office. The following year Musser was among the early Latter-day Saint missionaries to travel to India. R. Lanier Britsch's book Nothing More Heroic on this early LDS Church mission in India was written as if narrated by Musser. After this mission he returned to Utah in the William G. Young Company of 1857..."

"...Musser married his first wife Ann Leaver on January 31, 1858. Musser also married Mary Elizabeth White in 1864, Belinda Marden Pratt in 1872 and Anna Seegmiller in 1874. Belinda was a daughter of Parley P. Pratt. Musser is the father of Joseph White Musser, who became a leader in the Mormon fundamentalist movement..."

"...The community of Milton in Morgan County, Utah was named for A. Milton Musser..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'A. Milton Musser', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 28 July 2011, 14:57 UTC, <> [accessed 26 December 2011]

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Amos Musser's Timeline

May 20, 1830
January 31, 1858
Age 27
October 1, 1864
Age 34
Salt Lake City,Salt Lake,UT
February 4, 1866
Age 35
Meadow Creek,Millard,UT
November 13, 1867
Age 37
Salt Lake City,Salt Lake,UT
August 28, 1869
Age 39
Salt Lake City,Salt Lake,UT
March 8, 1872
Age 41
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
September 4, 1872
Age 42
August 7, 1873
Age 43
Salt Lake City,Salt Lake,UT
January 30, 1874
Age 43