Classification scheme: 
Hist. Mss. 1.244 (s.c.)

Title: Josiah S. Moyer fonds

Dates of creation: 1870, 1879-1885

Physical description: 1 cm of textual records

Biographical sketch: Josiah S. Moyer was born in 1845 to Henry and Catharine Schiedel Moyer on a farm near Breslau, Ontario. He married Lydia Ann Shantz in 1868. Ezra Eby's A biographical history of early settlers and their descendants in Waterloo Township (c. 1895 & 1896) lists him as farming in Remus, Michigan.

Custodial history: Donated to the Mennonite Archives of Ontario before 2010

Scope and content: Contains the account book of Josiah S. Moyer, begun in 1870. Several pages have been removed. Accounts are listed for the years 1879-1885; several entries appear to describe business activities in the Breslau area. One page of recipes is included.


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