When Moses Varney was born on 10 September 1734, in Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, British Colonial America, his father, Stephen Varney, was 37 and his mother, Mercy Hanson, was 35. He married Mary Estes on 25 March 1761, in Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 12 March 1803, at the age of 68.
English: of Norman origin, a habitational name from a French place called Vernay, probably chiefly Saint-Paul-de-Vernay (Calvados). The placename comes from a derivative of Gaulish verno- ‘alder’ + the locative suffix -acum.