Joseph Moon

Male1802–May 1852

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Moon was born in 1802, in Tennessee, United States, his father, William T. Moon, was 19 and his mother, Katharine Sarah Mann, was 2. He married Elizabeth Willson on 21 January 1830, in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died in May 1852, in Kearney, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Buriāl, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan.

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Joseph Moon
Christina Jane Keiffer
Marriage: about 1848
Margarette Tate
William Tate
Mary Daley Tate
Thomas Francis Marion "Bery" Moon

Sources (6)

  • Joseph Moon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joseph Moon, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Joseph Moon in entry for Thomas F. Moon, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1848Jackson, Missouri, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1803 · The U.S doubles in size

    Age 1

    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 17

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    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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