When Mabel E Moss was born on 5 September 1884, in New York, United States, her father, Dr Ransom Elbert Moss, was 29 and her mother, DeEtta E Moss, was 30. She lived in Gowanda, Collins, Erie, New York, United States in 1905 and Collins, Erie, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died on 13 May 1988, in Horseheads, Chemung, New York, United States, at the age of 103.
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’.