When Ellen Moss was born in 1849, in Tarleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Moss, was 30 and her mother, Eliza Spencer, was 27. She married William Pedder on 5 June 1870, in Saint John, Pemberton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Little Bolton All Saints, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died in June 1909, in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 60, and was buried in Heaton Cemetery, Bolton, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom.
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’.