Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Col. Francis "Frank" Moss

Male 1871 - 1954  (82 years)


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  • Name Francis "Frank" Moss 
    Prefix Col. 
    Born 22 Nov 1871  Croydon, , Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Business Preston Furniture Co. 
    Immigration 1883  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Manufacturer 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Anglican 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    WW1, Major, 109th Regiment / 111th Battalion 
    Name Frank Moss 
    Residence , England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-230907 
    Died 16 Feb 1954  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried St. James Cemetery, Toronto, York, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I230907  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    Family Ida Jean Erb,   b. Feb 1867, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 14 Sep 1892  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jean Moss,   b. Aug 1895, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Francis Moss,   b. Dec 1900, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Moss,   b. Jun 1903, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F223340  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Nov 1871 - Croydon, , Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1883 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Sep 1892 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Manufacturer - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Anglican - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Feb 1954 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. James Cemetery, Toronto, York, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Col. Frank Moss

      PRESTON, Col. Frank Moss, former well-known Preston resident, industrialist and sportsman, died at his residence, 37 Scarborough Road, Toronto, yesterday. He was 87. The late Col. Moss at the age of 87, came to this district from England. Owner of the Preston Furniture Co., he conducted that business until his retirement in 1918, following his three years service overseas, during the First World War. Deceasedwas a very keen sportsman, at one time holding the amateur lightweight boxing championship of Canada. An enthusiastic horseman, he was director of the Galt Horse Show, for years and exhibited his hunters at many of the Ontario horse shows. He served later as secretary of the Canadian Hunters Improvement Association. The late Mr. Moss was married in 1892 toIda Jean Erb, daughter of Abraam Erb, who predeceased him in 1952. Surviving are three children, Dr. Jean Bannister, Preston, Mrs. Geoffrey C. Lewis (Eleanor) of Montreal, and F. W. Moss of Toronto, and four grandchildren. The body is at the A. W. Miles Funeral Home, 30 St. Clair Avenue West, Toronto. Funeral service will be in St. Paul's Anglican church chapel, Bloor St. East, Toronto, Friday morning at 11 o'clock, with interment in St. James cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 17 Feb 1954 pg 5

  • Sources 
    1. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 10.

    2. [S2231] Military - Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One.

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Frank Moss - 17 Feb 1954 pg 5.