George W. Moss

23 February 1874–26 March 1955 (Age 81)
Henderson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of George W.

When George W. Moss was born on 23 February 1874, in Henderson, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Franklin Moss, was 33 and his mother, Martha E Sandefur, was 29. He married Sallie Corday Gibson on 23 December 1897, in Henderson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Robards, Henderson, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Magisterial District 6 Robard, Henderson, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 26 March 1955, in Henderson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Henderson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

George W. Moss
Sallie Corday Gibson
Marriage: 23 December 1897
Margia Moss
Verda Ann Moss
Erastus Moss
George Franklin Moss

Spouse and Children


    Sallie Corday Gibson


23 December 1897
Henderson, Kentucky, United States


    Margia Moss


    Verda Ann Moss


    Erastus Moss


    George Franklin Moss


Parents and Siblings

    John Franklin Moss


    Martha E Sandefur




    Virginia Ann Moss



    Florence Moss


    Nathaniel Moss



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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 18

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • George W Mass, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George W Moss, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Moss, "United States Census, 1930"

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