Are you a Moss descendant?

+6 votes
I would like for any male who carried or carries the surname Moss to try to help me determine who might related to Louise Moss Hightower (1898-1977) or her father, James Moss (1872-1909) of Edgefield, SC.  Also interested in any male with Moss surname who has done DNA testing to compare their results with mine on Ancesty, 23andme, FTDNA and/or Gedmatch.
WikiTree profile: Louise Hightower
in Genealogy Help by Sheila Allen G2G Crew (470 points)
edited by Sheila Allen

8 Answers

+2 votes
I don't have any dna test but i'm a ross on my moms side john ross born 1828 married woman named Margaret was a farmer had several kids one of them my great great granddad charles
by Joyce Lowe G2G2 (2.3k points)
+3 votes
Have you reached out to any of these folks?
by Michael Stills G2G6 Pilot (398k points)
Yes, some of them I have contacted.  But, now information could be found to match my Moss with their Moss family.
+2 votes
I do have several Ross individuals in my family tree, one of them is a  John H Ross born 1909 in Georgia.  However, I do not have anyone listed as his spouse.
by Sheila Allen G2G Crew (470 points)
Hopefully something breaks loose for you.  For what it's worth, a High School friend of mine is named John Ross.
+2 votes
My mother's maternal grandmother was  Cora Belle Moss. I uploaded my DNA file to GEDMATCH yesterday, so it may be a while before any matches will work.
Don Castella
by Don Castella G2G4 (4.9k points)
+2 votes
My maternal grandmother was a Moss and I have taken the Ancestry DNA test. MY GEDMatch Kit  is A775302
by anonymous G2G Crew (440 points)
I ran a one-to-one to one match for our GEDMATCH profiles, no match found
+1 vote
Hello, my name is Darlene Moss.  My earliest confirmed ancestor is Benjamin Jefferson Moss who married Elizabeth Cynthia Carr in 1838. My family says that we are descended from Gilbert Moss and Reuben Benjamin Moss.  While I have researched both the descendants from those men - I am unable to connect the two (Gilbert & Reubin).
+1 vote
I have Ydna tested with a resulting I-Y15479 haplogroup. My earliest documented male ancestor is Henry Moss, born in Hanover Germany on 8 May 181926. I just posted a question on G2G about him a few minutes ago.You can see the results of my Y-dna on my profile.

Hope that you find this useful.
by Marshall Moss G2G3 (3.4k points)
+1 vote
Leon Roy Moss is my grandfather from Chazy, NY....1876-1961.

His father was Melvin W. Moss 1844-1919.  Lived in Chazy, NY, Hollis, NH, and Nashua, NH.  He was a blacksmith.  His wife was Mary Ann Recor from Canada.
by Sally Flagg G2G Crew (370 points)

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