Eliza Ann Moon

1835–1920 (Age 85)
Huntington, Warren, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Eliza Ann

When Eliza Ann Moon was born in 1835, in Huntington, Warren, New Jersey, United States, her father, Peter Moon, was 35 and her mother, Hannah Tice, was 30. She married Thomas Harvey Clare on 17 November 1854, in Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died about 1920, at the age of 85, and was buried in Thomasburg, Centre Hastings, Hastings, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Harvey Clare
1833–1906
Eliza Ann Moon
1835–1920
Marriage: 17 November 1854
Albert James Clare
1856–1934
Annie Maria Clare
1861–1900
William H Clare
1874–
Charlie Morland Clare
1876–
Thomas Egerton Clare
1877–1877
Mary Helena Clare
1878–

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Harvey Clare

    Male1833–1906Male

    Female1835–1920Female

MARRIAGE
17 November 1854
Ontario, Canada
children

(6)

    Male1856–1934Male

    Annie Maria Clare

    Female1861–1900Female

    William H Clare

    Male1874–Male

    Charlie Morland Clare

    Male1876–Male

    Thomas Egerton Clare

    Male1877–1877Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Peter Moon

    Male1800–1872Male

    Hannah Tice

    Female1805–1890Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1822–1884Male

    Lyman Moon

    Male1823–1868Male

    Martha Moon

    Female1831–1906Female

    Emily Jane Moon

    Female1834–1915Female

    Female1835–1920Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1835

Age 0

A strike involving more than 2,000 workers from 20 textile mills in Paterson, New Jersey. Many of those involved were children, Irish, or both. The primary goal of the strike was to reduce the daily working hours from 13.5 to 11. Employers refused to negotiate, but the strike ended with a declaration that the workdays would now be 12 hours during the week and 9 hours on Saturdays. Paterson employers also blacklisted many of the strike leaders and their families.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1861

Age 26

No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).

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)

  • Eliza Moon in entry for Wm H Clare and Emma Lillian Shore, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Eliza Moon in entry for Mary Helena Clare, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Eliza Moon in entry for Albert J Clare and Annie E Hamilton, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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