Edward Hugh Moss

24 March 1857–15 April 1907 (Age 50)
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States

The Life of Edward Hugh

When Edward Hugh Moss was born on 24 March 1857, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, Robert Moss, was 35 and his mother, Mary Buys, was 20. He married Josephine Ellinor Dille on 24 February 1886. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 15 April 1907, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Edward Hugh Moss
Josephine Ellinor Dille
Marriage: 24 February 1886
Edward Hugh Moss Jr
Ella Moss
Daniel Kelly Moss
Lithia Ester Moss

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24 February 1886


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Age 15

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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)

  • Edwin H Moss in household of Robert Moss, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ed H Moss in household of Robt Moss, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hugh Moss, "United States Census, 1900"

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