Mary Mabel Moon

Brief Life History 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, Orissa Johnson, was 27. She married William Bush on 7 September 1896, in Belleville, Hastings, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Belleville, Hastings, Ontario, Canada in 1881.

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

Sources (10)

  • Mary Moon in household of Samuel Moon, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Mary Mabel Moon, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Mable Moon in entry for Herbert Ralph Bush, "Canada, Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

World Events (7)

1883 · Mining Boom

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

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

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

Irish: variant of Mohan .

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Moyon in La Manche. Compare Mounce .

Americanized form of German Mohn or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

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

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