Nickolaus Moes was born on 14 March 1835, in Germany. He had at least 1 daughter with Margaretha Erpling. He died on 3 June 1900, in Bellwood, Butler, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Butler, Nebraska, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: German Heinz, Gerda.
Dutch and North German: nickname, or metonymic occupational name for a cook or for someone who grows vegetables, from Middle Dutch moes ‘food, porridge, stewed vegetables’.
Dutch: shortened form of Moespot, a topographic or habitational name referring to a house called Moespot, from a word meaning ‘pan for cooking vegetables’.