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
1748–1831
Mary Frances Asker
1750–1820
Marriage: 30 May 1778
Jacob Moon
1780–1836
Simon Moon
1782–1860
Richard Moon
1784–1834
James Whitfield Moon
1788–1861
Lewis Moon
1797–1850
Templeton Moon
1798–1870
Britton Moon
1793–1860

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 May 1778
Guilford, North Carolina, United States
children

(7)

    Jacob Moon

    Male1780–1836Male

    Simon Moon

    Male1782–1860Male

    Richard Moon

    Male1784–1834Male

    Male1788–1861Male

    Britton Moon

    Male1793–1860Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+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.
1776

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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