Rosa Janette Moss

1 August 1876–15 August 1971 (Age 95)
Paisley, Lake, Oregon, United States

The Life of Rosa Janette

When Rosa Janette Moss was born on 1 August 1876, in Paisley, Lake, Oregon, United States, her father, Stephen Pike Moss, was 36 and her mother, Margaret Susan Casteel, was 24. She married Benjamin Franklin Cannon on 25 November 1896, in Lakeview, Lake, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 3 Paisley, Lake, Oregon, United States in 1880. She died on 15 August 1971, in Bend, Deschutes, Oregon, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Ioof Cemetery, Lakeview, Lake, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Cannon
Rosa Janette Moss
Marriage: 25 November 1896
William Ray Cannon
Floy Cannon
Miss Cannon
Gladys Pauline Cannon
Floye Bernice Cannon
Frank Cannon

Spouse and Children

    Benjamin Franklin Cannon



25 November 1896
Lakeview, Lake, Oregon, United States




    Gladys Pauline Cannon


    Miss Cannon


    Floye Bernice Cannon


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Stephen Pike Moss


    Margaret Susan Casteel




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 10

Historical Boundaries - 1886: Crook, Oregon, United States; 1917: Deschutes, Oregon, United States
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 25

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 English and Welsh: from the personal name Moss, a Middle English vernacular form of the Biblical name Moses .2 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived by a peat bog, Middle English, Old English mos, or a habitational name from a place named with this word. (It was not until later that the vocabulary word came to denote the class of plants characteristic of a peat-bog habitat, under the influence of the related Old Norse word mosi.)3 Americanized form of Moses or some other like-sounding Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Janet R Canner in household of Frank B Canner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rose J Moss in household of Stephen P Moss, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jennet R Cannon in household of Benjamin F Cannon, "United States Census, 1910"

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