Henrey Moss

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Henrey Moss
1736–1787
Margaret Meyricke
1736–
Marriage: 7 September 1756
Moss
1757–1757
Jane Moss
1758–1758
Joseph Moss
1760–
Samuel Moss
1762–
Thomas Moss
1765–
William Moss
1767–1773
Thomas Moss
1770–1774
Richard Moss
1773–
Jane Moss
1772–1772
Betty Moss
1776–1776
Henry Moss
1777–
Henry Moss
1780–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 September 1756
Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(12)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry Moss, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Henry Moss, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Henry Moss in entry for Betty Moss, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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