Henrey Moss

25 June 1736–27 June 1787
Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Henrey

When Henrey Moss was christened on 25 June 1736, in Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Moss Jr, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Halliwell, was 37. He married Margaret Meyricke on 7 September 1756, in Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. He died in his hometown, and was buried in Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Henrey Moss
Margaret Meyricke
Marriage: 7 September 1756
Jane Moss
Joseph Moss
Samuel Moss
Thomas Moss
William Moss
Thomas Moss
Richard Moss
Jane Moss
Betty Moss
Henry Moss
Henry Moss

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 September 1756Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    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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    Sources (16)

    • Henry Moss in entry for Samuel Moss, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Henry Moss, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • Henry Moss, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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