Michael was born during 1769 on the Bosserman homested
in Reading Township
of York County Pennsylvania, a son of Johann Michael and Christina
Bassermann. So far as can now be determined he remained at home
parents and helped with the farm until his marriage about 1792. Not
long after marriage he took up farming in Liberty Township of what is now
Michael married Mary Pfautz, a daughter of Johann
Michael and Barbara (Crumpacker) Pfautz. She was born during December
1766 in Frederick
Michael died on 15 November 1811 leaving seven children and a widow who was a month pregnant. The last of Michael's children, Mary Bosserman, was born on 17 July 1812.
Michael and his wife Mary are buried side by side in the Pinebank Cemetery, Mount Joy Township, Adams County Pennsylvania. They were members of the church group known as Tunkers/Dunkers.
Below are the eight children of Michael and Mary (Pfautz) Bosserman along with the names of their spouces when known: