Alexander Marion Moon

Brief Life History of Alexander Marion

When Alexander Marion Moon was born on 10 June 1872, in Monmouth, Polk, Oregon, United States, his father, Thomas Francis Marion "Bery" Moon, was 22 and his mother, Nancy Elizabeth Cooper, was 15. He married Jennie Belle Shortridge on 28 June 1908, in Curtis, Lewis, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Boistfort, Lewis, Washington, United States for about 10 years and Boistfort Election Precinct, Lewis, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 3 April 1958, in Chehalis, Lewis, Washington, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Chehalis, Lewis, Washington, United States.

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Alexander Marion Moon
Jennie Belle Shortridge
Marriage: 28 June 1908
Hattie Mae Moon
Sylvia Ellen Moon
William Thomas Moon
Venice Eldora Moon
Jess Wilbur Moon
Elizabeth Jane Moon
John Henry Moon

Sources (42)

  • Alexander Moon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • A M Moon, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Alexander Marion Moon, "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"

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Historical Boundaries 1873: Lewis, Washington Territory, United States 1889: Lewis, Washington, United States

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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