Clara Alvina Moon

Female24 April 1854–13 June 1914

Brief Life History of Clara Alvina

When Clara Alvina Moon was born on 24 April 1854, in Clinton, Ohio, United States, her father, Harvey Moon, was 23 and her mother, Eliza Lovenia Britton, was 24. She married Christy Ellis George on 1 January 1869, in Marion, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Ulysses, Butler, Nebraska, United States in 1880 and Union Township, Butler, Nebraska, United States for about 25 years. She died on 13 June 1914, in Garrison, Butler, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Garrison Cemetery, Garrison, Butler, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christy Ellis George
Clara Alvina Moon
Marriage: 1 January 1869
Harvey Alva George
Ellis Ellsworth George

Sources (13)

  • C A George in household of Cristy George, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • Claraa Moore, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"
  • Clara A. George, "BillionGraves Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1869Marion, Missouri, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 9

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 14

    This is the first recorded burial in the cemetery. Margaret E Graham BIRTH: 29 Dec 1865 DEATH: 13 Jan 1868 (aged 2) BURIAL: Garrison Cemetery Garrison, Butler County, Nebraska, USA MEMORIAL ID: 100157416

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 16

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Mohan .

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Moyon in La Manche. Compare Mounce .

    Americanized form of German Mohn or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

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