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.
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’.