Barbara Moss

14 March 1912–18 November 2004 (Age 92)
Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life Summary of Barbara

When Barbara Moss was born on 14 March 1912, in Los Angeles, California, United States, her father, Adolphus Frank Moss, was 28 and her mother, Fern Farr, was 23. She married Maurice Oliver "Morley" Schroyer on 6 June 1935, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States. She died on 18 November 2004, in California, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Westminster Memorial Park, Westminster, Orange, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Maurice Oliver "Morley" Schroyer
1904–1967
Barbara Moss
1912–2004
Marriage: 6 June 1935

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
Age 1
The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary
Age 22
Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act
Age 25
The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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 (10)

  • Barbara Moss in household of A Frank Moss, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Barbara Schroyer in household of Morley O Schroyer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Barbara Moss, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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