Jesse Moon

15 March 1794–4 July 1845 (Age 51)
Orange, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jesse

Jesse Moon was born on 15 March 1794, in Orange, North Carolina, United States. He married Mary Jane Gilliam about 1827, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 4 July 1845, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Moon
Mary Jane Gilliam
Marriage: about 1827
Julia Ann Moon
William Marion Moon
Sarah Jane Moon
Jesse Moon
Mary Martha Moon
Nancy "Nannie" Ellen Moon

Spouse and Children

about 1827
Missouri, United States


    Julia Ann Moon


    William Marion Moon


    Sarah Jane Moon


    Jesse Moon


    Mary Martha Moon


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 5

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 14

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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)

  • Jesse Moon, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Jesse Moon, "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jesse Moon - Published information: birth: 15 March 1794; Orange, North Carolina, United States

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