Richard Moon Jr

11 November 1748–31 October 1831 (Age 82)
Frederick, Virginia, United States

The Life of Richard

When Richard Moon Jr was born on 11 November 1748, in Frederick, Virginia, United States, his father, Richard Moon Sr, was 24 and his mother, Susannah Ann Brown, was 21. He married Mary Frances Asker on 30 May 1778, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. He died on 31 October 1831, in Monroe, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Richard Moon Jr
Mary Frances Asker
Marriage: 30 May 1778
Jacob Moon
Simon Moon
Richard Moon
James Whitfield Moon
Lewis Moon
Templeton Moon
Britton Moon

Spouse and Children

30 May 1778
Guilford, North Carolina, United States


    Jacob Moon


    Simon Moon


    Richard Moon



    Britton Moon


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 10

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Age 28

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 32

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

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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  • Richard Moon, Jr., 'WikiTree'
  • Legacy NFS Source: Richard Moon Jr -

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