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Where did the Scottish Mosby family come from? What is the Scottish Mosby family crest and coat of arms? When did the Mosby family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Mosby family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Moresby, Moorsby, Moriceby, Morrisby and others.
First found in Cumbria, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
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.
Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mosby Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
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
- 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
- William H. Mosby, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Liberty, Virginia, 1883-87; Bedford, Virginia, 1892-96, 1900-13
- Raymond Mosby, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Chicago Heights, Illinois, 2007
- John S. Mosby, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1944 (alternate), 1948
- John S. Mosby, American politician, U.S. Consul in Hong Kong, 1884
- Our Noble Heritage: The Mosby Family History by James H. Mosby.
- Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
- Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
- Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
- Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
- Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
- Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
- Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
- Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
- Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
- Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
The Mosby Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mosby Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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