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
1794–1845
Mary Jane Gilliam
1808–1854
Marriage: about 1827
Julia Ann Moon
1829–1877
William Marion Moon
1830–1895
Sarah Jane Moon
1832–1862
Jesse Moon
1839–1871
Mary Martha Moon
1841–
Nancy "Nannie" Ellen Moon
1843–1877

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1827
Missouri, United States
children

(6)

    Julia Ann Moon

    Female1829–1877Female

    William Marion Moon

    Male1830–1895Male

    Sarah Jane Moon

    Female1832–1862Female

    Jesse Moon

    Male1839–1871Male

    Mary Martha Moon

    Female1841–Female

+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.
1808

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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