Elizabeth R Moon

Brief Life History of Elizabeth R

When Elizabeth R Moon was born on 16 April 1814, in Elbert, Georgia, United States, her father, Bird Moon, was 21 and her mother, Charlotte H “Lockey” David, was 25. She married William Parham in 1837. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Monroeton, Monroe, Alabama, United States in 1850. She died on 31 December 1898, in Madison, Georgia, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in District 276, Morgan, Georgia, United States.

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William Parham
Elizabeth R Moon
Marriage: 1837
Mary Elizabeth Parham
Jeptha Isham Parham
William Southern Parham
Jacob H. Parham
Blacky Parham
Lockey Ann Parham
Jacob H Jack Parham
James Marion Parham
Madison Matthew Parham

Sources (6)

  • Elizabeth Parham in household of William Parham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth R Moon Parham, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Betsy Moon in entry for Jeptha I Parham, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"

World Events (8)


Historical Boundaries: 1815: Monroe, Mississippi Territory, United States 1817: Monroe, Alabama Territory, United States 1819: Monroe, Alabama, United States

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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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