Mary Ann Moss

Female27 April 1789–4 May 1855

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Moss was born on 27 April 1789, in Virginia, United States, her father, Rev. William Boaz Moss, was 26 and her mother, Lucretia Lydia Glasscock, was 24. She married James Calvert. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 4 May 1855, in Campbell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 66.

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James Calvert
Mary Ann Moss
Jesse Calvert
Lydia Ann Calvert
Moss Calvert
Isaac Calvert
Mildred Calvert
Caroline Calvert
James Calvert
Bledsoe Calvert
James Calvert
Mary A. Calvert
Nancy Ann Calvert
Isaiah S Calvert
William Ransom Calvert
Zeno Calvert

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  • Mariah A Calvert in household of James Calvert, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Ann Moss - Government record: birth-name: Mariah A.
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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    1791 · The Bill of Rights

    Age 2

    After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.


    Age 19

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    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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