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Early Origins of the Mosby family


The surname Mosby was first found in Cumbria, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Mosby family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mosby research.
Another 180 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1160, 1265, 1332, and 1471 are included under the topic Early Mosby History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Mosby Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Moresby, Moorsby, Moriceby, Morrisby and others.

Early Notables of the Mosby family (pre 1700)


Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mosby Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Mosby family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mosby Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Edward Mosby, who landed in Virginia in 1663 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Mosby (post 1700)


  • Howard Mosby (b. 1961), American politician, Member of the Georgia House of Representatives
  • Curtis J. Mosby (1888-1957), American jazz drummer, bandleader, and businessman
  • Bernice Mosby (b. 1984), American WNBA professional basketball player
  • Brigadier General Littleberry C. Mosby Jr. (1757-1821), American military officer during the American Revolutionary War
  • John Singleton Mosby (1833-1916), nicknamed the "Gray Ghost", American Confederate cavalry battalion commander in the American Civil War, leader of the Mosby's Rangers or Mosby's Raiders
  • William J. Mosby, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Missouri State House of Representatives from Cass County, 1964 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • William H. Mosby, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Liberty, Virginia, 1883-87; Bedford, Virginia, 1892-96, 1900-13 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Raymond Mosby, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Chicago Heights, Illinois, 2007 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John S. Mosby, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1944 (alternate), 1948 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John S. Mosby, American politician, U.S. Consul in Hong Kong, 1884 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Suggested Readings for the name Mosby


  • Our Noble Heritage: The Mosby Family History by James H. Mosby.

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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