Mary Mabel Moon

17 March 1877–
Hastings, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Mary Mabel

When Mary Mabel Moon was born on 17 March 1877, in Hastings, Ontario, Canada, her father, Samuel Moon, was 28 and her mother, Orrissa Johnson, was 27. She married William Bush on 7 September 1896, in Hastings, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons.

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Family Time Line

William Bush
Mary Mabel Moon
Marriage: 7 September 1896
William Bush
George Clifford Bush
James Henry Bush

Spouse and Children

    William Bush



7 September 1896
Hastings, Ontario, Canada


    William Bush


    George Clifford Bush


    James Henry Bush


Parents and Siblings


    Orrissa Johnson




+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 6

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 9

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 57

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mocháin ( see Mohan ).2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Moyon in La Manche, named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Modius (from Latin modus ‘measure’) + the locative suffix -o (genitive -onis).3 English: nickname from Anglo-Norman French moun ‘monk’ ( see Monk ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mable Bush in household of William Bush, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Mabel Moore in entry for James Henry Bush, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Mary Mabel Moore in entry for William Bush, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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