Felix Samuel Moss

17 November 1912–9 January 1980 (Age 67)
Choctaw, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Felix Samuel

When Felix Samuel Moss was born on 17 November 1912, in Choctaw, Mississippi, United States, his father, Emmett Walton Moss, was 33 and his mother, Jennie Snow, was 31. He lived in Beat 5, Choctaw, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 January 1980, in Neshoba, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Union, Newton, Mississippi, United States.

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Felix Samuel Moss
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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.
1916 · Mississippi State Sanatorium for TB is Established

Age 4

The Mississippi State Sanatorium is a hospital used for tuberculosis patients. This lasted from 1918 to the 1950s. The Sanatorium has now been turned into a museum.

Age 19

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Felix Mase in household of Emmet W Mase, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Felix Moss in household of Emmitt W Moss, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Felix Moss, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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