John Moss

1815–1891 (Age 75)
Friston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Moss was born on 1 September 1815, in Friston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Moss, was 30 and his mother, Susanna Barber, was 24. He married Johanna Kerridge in England, United Kingdom. He died from April 1891 to June 1891, in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75.

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John Moss
1815–1891
Johanna Kerridge
1815–
Marriage:

Spouse & Children

  • Male1815–1891Male

  • Johanna Kerridge

    Female1815–Female

MARRIAGE
England, United Kingdom

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1823

Age 8

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 18

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1843

Age 28

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • John Moss in household of John Moss, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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