Thomas Moses

about 1850–about 1910 (Age 60)
Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

Thomas Moses was born about 1850, in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom. He had at least 4 sons with Sarah Evans. He lived in Brynmawr, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1871 and Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1881. He died about 1910, at the age of 60.

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Thomas Moses
Sarah Evans
David George Moses
Thomas Samuel Moses
David George Moses
Levi John Moses

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    David George Moses


    Thomas Samuel Moses


    David George Moses


    Levi John Moses


World Events (6)

1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed

Age 0

Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.
1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 17

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

Age 34

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Jewish; also Welsh and English: from the Biblical name borne by the Israelite leader who led the Israelites out of Egypt, as related in the Book of Exodus. The Hebrew form of the name, Moshe, is probably of Egyptian origin, from a short form of any of various ancient Egyptian personal names, such as Rameses and Tutmosis, meaning ‘conceived by (a certain god)’. However, very early in its history it acquired a folk etymology, being taken as a derivative of the Hebrew root verb mšh ‘draw (something from the water)’, and was associated with a story of the infant Moses being discovered among the bullrushes by Pharaoh's daughter (Exodus 2: 1–10). Moses is the usual English spelling. As a Welsh family name, it was adopted among Dissenter families in the 18th and 19th centuries. As a North American family name, it has absorbed forms of the name from other languages, for example Moise and Moshe.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Thomas Moses in household of William Mears, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Thomas Moses, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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