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128. Maude10 Teegardin (Phebe Eliza9 Haughey, Timothy8, Robert7, Robert6, Johannah5 King, Francis4, Pieter De3 Coninck, Pieter De2, Francois De1) (#3757) was born Ostego Twp., Steuben Co., Indiana 04 Jul 1882. Maude died 16 Feb 1971 Westland, Michigan, at 88 years of age. Her body was interred Feb 1971 Metz, Steuben Co., Indiana.

She married Lee Henry Musser Steuben Co., Indiana, 1900. (Lee Henry Musser is #3756.) Lee was born Metz, Steuben Co., Indiana 17 Dec 1879. Lee was the son of John F. Musser and Harriet Snyder. Lee died 05 Jan 1963 Steuben Co., Indiana, at 83 years of age. His body was interred Jan 1963 Metz, Steuben Co., Indiana. HISTORY OF NORTHEAST INDIANA, BOOK II, page 418

Lee Henry Musser, who is the son of John and Harriet (Snyder) Musser, the former pioneer of Steuben County and a veteran of the Civil War whose career is told on other pages, has spent his life in this county, and through many years of work at his trade has acquired the prosperity represented by one of the good farms of York Township.

He was born in York Township, December 17, 1878, and grew up at Metz, where he recieved his schooling and learned the trade of Mason. For 21 years he followed this trade with developing skill and increasing experience and success, and in 1918, largely from the procedes of his years of labor, he bought his present 120 acres in York Township. He is now giving all his time to farming and stock raising. Mr. Musser is a Republican in politics.

In 1900 he married Miss Maude Teegardin, member of an old and well known family of Steuben County. She was born in Ostego Township, July 4, 1883 (or 1882) daughter of Jacob and Phebe (Haughey) Teegardin. Mr and Mrs. Musser have 6 children: Willis, Wilma, Cora Ellen, Edsil, Eva and Neva - twins.

Family Bible: Birth Date 1878

From Susan Musser Minch

Maude Teegardin was born on the 4th of July in 1882. She grew up on her parents farm in Ostego Township, Steuben County, Indiana. She was a big woman, big bone structure and close to 6 ft tall. She married at the age of 18, in 1900 to Lee Henry Musser, he was 21 yrs old. They lived near Metz, and Lee followed the trade of stone masonry work. He worked with his father and brother, Ray. In 1918, Lee and Maude purchased a 120 acre farm in York Township and began farming and stock raising. Later, they sold the farm and moved to Angola on Darling Street near Tri-State University. I remember this home in Angola, Maude had beautiful flowers everywhere, and the house was full of antique treasures. I am blessed to have a wonderful old sewing rocker from their home. Maude is buried beside her husband south of Metz, and she died on February 16, 1971, at the age of 62 in Westland, Michigan.

Maude Teegardin and Lee Henry Musser had the following children:

child + 185 i. Willis Timothy11 Musser was born 21 Apr 1901.

child 186 ii. Wilma Musser (#3760) was born Steuben Co., Indiana 26 May 1905. Wilma died 1939 at 34 years of age. She married Kenneth Fireovid. (Kenneth Fireovid is #3956.)

child 187 iii. Cora Ellen Musser (#3761) was born Metz, Steuben Co., Indiana 24 Nov 1912. Cora died 12 Nov 1940 at 27 years of age. Her body was interred Nov 1940 Metz, Steuben Co., Indiana. She married Harold Glattly. (Harold Glattly is #3957.)

child + 188 iv. Edsil Musser was born 19 Feb 1916.

child + 189 v. Eva Musser was born 16 Nov 1918.

child + 190 vi. Neva Musser was born 16 Nov 1918.

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