Thomas Moss was born on 12 February 1808, in Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Robt Moss and Peggy. 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.
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’.
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