John Moss

1735–1737 (Age 2)
Eccleston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Moss was born in 1735, in Eccleston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Moss, was 27 and his mother, Margret Lowe, was 29. He died in 1737, at the age of 2, and was buried in Eccleston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Moss
Margret Lowe
John Moss
Hugh Moss
Jenet Moss
Martha Moss

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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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  • John, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"

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