Howell Moss

20 December 1773–September 1830 (Age 56)
Granville, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Howell

When Howell Moss was born on 20 December 1773, in Granville, North Carolina, United States, his father, Reuben Benjamin Eaton Moss, was 35 and his mother, Martha Ann Jordan, was 23. He married Nancy Ann Daniel on 28 January 1791. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 5 daughters. He died in September 1830, in Granville, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Williamsboro, Vance, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Howell Moss
1773–1830
Nancy Ann Daniel
1776–1830
Marriage: 28 January 1791
Benjamin James Moss
1792–1849
Nancy Moss
1813–1886
Betsey Moss
Catey Moss
Polly Moss
James Moss
1795–1830
James Madison Moss
1796–1841
William Howell Moss
1796–1872
John Daniel Moss
1809–1881
Richard Moss
1810–1883
Martha Moss
1811–1852
Reuben Jackson Moss
1812–1850
Jackson Moss
1814–1814
Stephen Young Moss
1817–1895
Josephus Moss
1818–1891

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 January 1791
children

(15)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

    John Moss

    Male1761–1835Male

    Female1763–1855Female

    Sarah Moss

    Female1772–1855Female

    Male1773–1830Male

    Male1775–1844Male

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 3

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 3

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1789

Age 16

George Washington elected first president of United States.

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)

  • Howel Moss, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Howell Moss, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Howell Moss, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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