Heman Moss

21 July 1718–9 May 1721 (Age 2)
Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Heman

When Heman Moss was born on 21 July 1718, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Isaac Moss, was 26 and his mother, Hannah Royce, was 21. He died on 9 May 1721, in his hometown, at the age of 2.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Moss
1692–1750
Hannah Royce
1697–1737
Heman Moss
1718–1721
Ezekiel Moss
1718–
Hannah Moss
1722–1787
Ebenezer Moss
1723–1724
Isaac Moss II
1724–1807
Heman Moss
1727–1740
Capt Jesse Moss
1729–1793
Elihu Moss
1731–1778
Mehitabel Moss
1734–1735

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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.

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Sources (2)

  • Heman Moss, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Memorial of the Morses : containing the history of seven persons of the name, who settled in America in the seventeenth century ; with a catalogue of ten thousand of their descendants ... by Morse, Abner, 1793-1865

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