Martha Moon

about 1745–7 May 1785 (Age 40)
Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Martha

Martha Moon was born about 1745, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom. She married William Bright on 3 July 1769, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 7 May 1785, in Enmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 40, and was buried in Enmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Bright
1740–
Martha Moon
1745–1785
Marriage: 3 July 1769
William Bright
1753–1835
George Bright
1774–
Sarah Bright
1770–
Ann Bright
1773–1773
James Bright
1780–1783
Jane Bright
1784–

Spouse and Children

    William Bright

    Male1740–Male

    Female1745–1785Female

MARRIAGE
3 July 1769
Somerset, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

    Male1753–1835Male

    Sarah Bright

    Female1770–Female

    Ann Bright

    Female1773–1773Female

    George Bright

    Male1774–Male

    James Bright

    Male1780–1783Male

+1 More Child

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 (1)

  • Martha Bright in entry for William Bright, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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