Martha Forster

1841–Female
Knoddishall, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Martha

Martha Forster was born in 1841, in Knoddishall, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. She married Esdras Danbrook Moss from April 1865 to June 1865, in Knoddishall, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Friston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Esdras Danbrook Moss
1840–
Martha Forster
1841–
Marriage: from April 1865 to June 1865
Elizabeth Jane Moss
1863–
Rosa Agnes Moss
1865–
Frederick Moss
1867–
George Herbert Moss
1870–
Matilda Moss
1874–
Anna Sophia Moss
1875–
Ernest Thomas William Moss
1877–1930
Laura Moss
1879–
Henry Moss
1882–
William Moss
1882–

Spouse and Children

    Esdras Danbrook Moss

    Male1840–Male

    Female1841–Female

MARRIAGE
from April 1865 to June 1865
Knoddishall, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
children

(10)

    Elizabeth Jane Moss

    Female1863–Female

    Rosa Agnes Moss

    Female1865–Female

    Frederick Moss

    Male1867–Male

    George Herbert Moss

    Male1870–Male

    Matilda Moss

    Female1874–Female

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World Events (8)

1843

Age 2

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 13

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 39

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational and topographic name for someone who lived or worked in a forest ( see Forrest ).2 English: Norman French nickname or occupational name from Old French forcetier ‘cutter’, an agent noun from forcettes ‘scissors’.3 English: occupational name, by metathesis, from Old French fust(r)ier ‘blockmaker’ (a derivative of fustre ‘block of wood’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marthar Moss in household of Esdras Ranbroke Moss, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Martha Moss in household of Esdras Moss, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Martha Moss in household of Esdras Moss, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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