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Moss, Ruth T., 1903-1995



  • Existence: 1903 - 1995

Biographical History

Ruth T. Moss (1903-1995) was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a writer.

Ruth T. Moss was born Ruth Mary Torrens in England on April 21, 1903. Her parents were William Torrens and Ellen Ada Barrow. She was one of three children. She grew up in England, then met Elder Alex "Reed" Moss from Utah, while he served a mission there. After his return home, they corresponded and were married June 29, 1928 in Utah. In 1929, they were called to serve a mission in Kelsey, Texas. Ruth passed away on September 7, 1995, at the age of 92.

"Ruth T. Moss Remembers Kelsey Texas,", July 30, 2012. (born Ruth Mary Torrens in England, 1903; parents William Torrens and Ellen Ada Barrow; grew up in England; met Alex "Reed" Moss; married him 1928; 1929 served mission to Kelsey; passed away in September 7, 1995; age 92.), October 15, 2012. (Ruth T. Moss, b. 1903). (one of three children, grew up in England.)

"Obituary: Ruth Torrens Moss," Deseret News, September 9, 1995. (born in England April 21, 1903 to William and Ellen; married Alex Moss in Utah; died September 7, 1995; age 92.)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ruth T. Moss article

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8094
Scope and Contents

Contains an original letter and a typed manuscript describing Moss's experiences teaching the gospel as a Mormon missionary in Kelsey, Texas in 1929. Describes the area and the members there. Dated 1980.

Dates: 1980