When George Moss was born on 18 January 1868, in Missouri, United States, his father, Joshua Moss, was 49 and his mother, Mrs. Harriett Moss, was 47. He married Jeanette Grace Ingels on 27 December 1893, in Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in St. Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota, United States in 1910. He died on 13 December 1944, at the age of 76.
English: topographic name from Middle English mos ‘moss, bog’ (Old English mos), for someone who lived at a boggy place, or a habitational name from one or other of the many places so called, such as Moss (Yorkshire), Mose in Quatford (Shropshire), and Moze (Essex).
English: variant of Moyse .
Irish (Ulster): adoption of the English name 1 by translation for Ó Maolmóna or Ó Maolmhóna ‘descendant of Maolmóna’, a personal name based on maol ‘servant, tonsured one, i.e. devotee’ + a second element assumed to be móin (genitive móna) ‘moorland, peat bog’, in local English ‘moss’.