James Lew Moss

Male10 January 1899–12 June 1989

Brief Life History of James Lew

When James Lew Moss was born on 10 January 1899, in Henry Township, Payne, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Frederick Eugene Moss, was 36 and his mother, Anna Julia Moss, was 29. He married Arvie Allene Henderson on 20 October 1934, in Pawnee, Pawnee, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Weld, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Cherokee Township, Payne, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 12 June 1989, in Stillwater, Payne, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Stillwater, Payne, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Lew Moss
Arvie Allene Henderson
Marriage: 20 October 1934
Patzie Rae Moss
Lois Ann Moss
Lawrence Allen Moss
Paul Stephen Moss

Sources (13)

  • Jim Moss, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Lew Moss - Memory of Someone: birth-name: James Lew Moss
  • Jim Louis Moss, "Oklahoma, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1934Pawnee, Pawnee, Oklahoma, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 1

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1901 · Maggie Lena Walker Opens Bank

    Age 2

    Maggie Lena Walker was the first African American and woman to open a bank. She opened the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank on August 20, 1901. She encouraged the young people to start saving their pennies in her bank and when they hit a hundred pennies they could start a bank account with the bank.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 24

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English mos ‘moss, bog’ (Old English mos), for someone who lived at a boggy place, or a habitational name from one or other of the many places so called, such as Moss (Yorkshire), Mose in Quatford (Shropshire), and Moze (Essex).

    English: variant of Moyse .

    Irish (Ulster): adoption of the English name 1 by translation for Ó Maolmóna or Ó Maolmhóna ‘descendant of Maolmóna’, a personal name based on maol ‘servant, tonsured one, i.e. devotee’ + a second element assumed to be móin (genitive móna) ‘moorland, peat bog’, in local English ‘moss’.

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

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