Samuel Moss

about 1762–
Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Moss was born about 1762, his father, Henrey Moss, was 26 and his mother, Margaret Mericke, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Henrey Moss
1736–1787
Margaret Mericke
1735–
Moss
1757–1757
Jane Moss
1758–1758
Joseph Moss
1759–
Samuel Moss
1762–
Thomas Moss
1765–
William Moss
1767–1773
Thomas Moss
1770–1774
Jane Moss
1772–1772
Richard Moss
1773–
Betty Moss
1776–1776
Henry Moss
1777–
Henry Moss
1780–

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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 39

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 53

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 61

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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)

  • Samuel Moss, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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