George Moss

Male18 January 1868–13 December 1944

Brief Life History of George

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.

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George Moss
Jeanette Grace Ingels
Marriage: 27 December 1893
George Oliver Moss
Mildred Estella Moss
Walter Scott Moss
Dorothy Elizabeth Moss

Sources (2)

  • George Moss, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Moss, "United States Census, 1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1893Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 2

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

    Age 16

    After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 22

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    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’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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