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.
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.
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