Frederick Moss

Maleabout 1772–13 January 1852

Brief Life History of Frederick

Frederick Moss was born about 1772, in England. He married Barbara Barry about 1796, in Franklin, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Pickens, Pickens, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1850. He died on 13 January 1852, in Fair Play, Oconee, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Fair Play, Oconee, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Moss
Barbara Barry
Marriage: about 1796
Mary Moss
Susan Caroline Moss
Nancy Moss
Martha Patsy Moss
William T Moss
Jeney Moss
Samuel Moss
Harriet C. Moss
Elizabeth Moss

Sources (7)

  • Frederick Moss in household of Unknown, "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850 "
  • Moss, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Fed Moss, "United States Census, 1810"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1796Franklin, Georgia, United States
  • Children (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

    Age 3

    "On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."


    Age 4

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 22

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    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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