Thomas Moss

12 February 1808–9 October 1872 (Age 64)
Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Moss was born on 12 February 1808, in Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Moss, was 33 and his mother, Margaret Kelsall, was 36. He married Agness Redshaw on 22 April 1833, in Whittington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1850. In 1870, at the age of 62, his occupation is listed as plasterer in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 9 October 1872, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Moss
1808–1872
Agness Redshaw
1812–1866
Marriage: 22 April 1833
Mary Moss
1830–1850

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 April 1833Whittington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1812
    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed
    Age 13
    The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 17
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    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’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Moyse

    Sources (20)

    • Thomas Moss, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Thos. Moss in entry for Margt. Moss, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Thomas Moss, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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