Osten Moss

1876–Male
Jasper, Missouri, United States

The Life of Osten

When Osten Moss was born in 1876, in Jasper, Missouri, United States, his father, Edward Moss, was 36 and his mother, Cordelia Tyree, was 37. He lived in Jasper, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Edward Moss
1840–
Cordelia Tyree
1839–1893
James S. Moss
1861–
Rosila Moss
1864–
Martha Moss
1867–
Robert Moss
1868–
Jonathan Moss
1872–
Willard Moss
1874–
Osten Moss
1876–

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World Events (3)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 0

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 0

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 28

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

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 (1)

  • Osten Moss in household of Edward Moss, "United States Census, 1880"

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