Henry Moss

15 November 1869–25 October 1933 (Age 63)
Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Moss was born on 15 November 1869, in Utah Territory, United States, his father, John Moss, was 49 and his mother, Rebecca Wood, was 43. He married Minnie Mahala Atkinson on 20 December 1893. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in West Bountiful Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900 and Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 October 1933, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Moss
Minnie Mahala Atkinson
Marriage: 20 December 1893
Mahala Moss
Afton Rebecca Moss
James Henry Moss
Mary Moss
"John" Moss
"Alice" Moss

Spouse and Children

20 December 1893


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

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.
1877 · The First Stake was organized in Bountiful

Age 8

Thirty years after the foundation of Bountiful, the first stake was organized by Heber C. Kimball and is still functioning today with eight wards being affiliated with it.

Age 17

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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Story Highlight


HENRY MOSS 1869 - 1933 My grandfather, Henry Moss, was the twelfth child of the marriage of John Moss and Rebecca Wood Moss. Henry Moss was born November 15, 1869, and died October 25, 1933. His own …

Sources (3)

  • Hinny Moses in household of John Moses, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry Moss, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry Moss, "United States Census, 1910"

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