Moses Moon

15 March 1822–29 August 1887 (Age 65)
Clinton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Moses

When Moses Moon was born on 15 March 1822, in Clinton, Ohio, United States, his father, William Moon, was 26 and his mother, Anna Ratcliff, was 29. He married Elizabeth Wilson on 28 July 1841, in Clinton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 29 August 1887, in Jefferson Township, Clinton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Westboro, Clinton, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Moon
Elizabeth Wilson
Marriage: 28 July 1841
Job Moon
Irena Moon
Eleanor Moon
Harvey I. Moon
Talbert Moon
Albert Moon
William D. Moon
Amanda Moon

Spouse and Children

28 July 1841
Clinton, Ohio, United States


    Job Moon


    Irena Moon



    Harvey I. Moon


    Talbert Moon


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World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 14

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 24

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Moses Moon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mosses Moon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Moses Moon, "United States Census, 1870"

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