Elizabeth R Moon

16 April 1814–31 December 1898 (Age 84)
Elbert, Georgia, United States

The Life 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, Lockey H David, was 23. She married William Parham in 1837. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Monroeton, Monroe, Mississippi Territory, 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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Family Time Line

William Parham
1808–1851
Elizabeth R Moon
1814–1898
Marriage: 1837
Mary Elizabeth Parham
1838–
Jacob H. Jack Parham
1847–
Jeptha Isham Parham
1839–1924
William Southern Parham
1842–1924
Jacob H. Parham
1842–
Blacky Parham
1844–
Lockey Ann Parham
1847–1913
James Marion Parham
1849–1917
Madison Matthew Parham
1850–1923

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1837
children

(9)

    Mary Elizabeth Parham

    Female1838–Female

    Jeptha Isham Parham

    Male1839–1924Male

    Male1842–1924Male

    Jacob H. Parham

    Male1842–Male

    Blacky Parham

    Male1844–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

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. 
1832 · Worcester v. Georgia

Age 18

In 1830, U.S. President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act which required all Native Americans to relocate to areas west of the Mississippi River. That same year, Governor Gilmer of Georgia signed an act which claimed for Georgia all Cherokee territories within the boundaries of Georgia. The Cherokees protested the act and the case made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The case, Worcester v. Georgia, ruled in 1832 that the United States, not Georgia, had rights over the Cherokee territories and Georgia laws regarding the Cherokee Nation were voided. President Jackson didn’t enforce the ruling and the Cherokees did not cede their land and Georgia held a land lottery anyway for white settlers.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 22

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

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)

  • Elizabeth Parham in household of William Parham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elisabeth R Perham, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Betsy Moon in entry for Jeptha I Parham, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"

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