Hannah Moss

East Markham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Hannah

Hannah Moss was born in 1822, in East Markham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Joseph Moss and Elizabeth. She married John Thompson in June 1845, in East Retford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Aston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Family Time Line

John Thompson
Hannah Moss
Marriage: June 1845
William Thompson
Charles Thompson
John Thomas
Herbert Thompson
Sam Henry Thompson
Martha Thompson
Betsy Thompson

Spouse and Children

June 1845
East Retford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Moss






World Events (8)


Age 1

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 11

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 32

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

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)

  • Hannah Thomas in household of John Thomas, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Hannah Thompson in household of John Thompson, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Hannah Moss, "England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910"

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