Thomas Moss

1816–1911 (Age 95)
Friston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Moss was born about 1816, in Friston, Suffolk, England, his father, John Moss, was 31 and his mother, Susanna Barber, was 25. He married Mary Danbrook on 9 June 1840, in Friston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died from October 1911 to December 1911, in Friston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Moss
1816–1911
Mary Danbrook
1816–1904
Marriage: 9 June 1840
Esdras Danbrook Moss
1840–
Lazarus Moss
1844–
Frederick Moss
1845–
Sophia Moss
1850–
John Moss
1852–
Susannah Moss
1857–
George Moss
1860–1862

Spouse & Children

  • Male1816–1911Male

  • Mary Danbrook

    Female1816–1904Female

MARRIAGE
9 June 1840
Friston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

  • Esdras Danbrook Moss

    Male1840–Male

  • Male1844–Male

  • Frederick Moss

    Male1845–Male

  • Female1850–Female

  • Male1852–Male

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1823

Age 7

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

Age 17

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 27

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 (3)

  • Thomas Moss, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Thomas Moss, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Thomas Moss, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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