Isaiah Moon

2 January 1820–26 February 1904 (Age 84)
Clinton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Isaiah

When Isaiah Moon was born on 2 January 1820, in Clinton, Ohio, United States, his father, Thomas Henry Moon, was 21 and his mother, Elizabeth Hockett, was 19. He married Mary Biddlecome on 28 November 1839, in Clinton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Jefferson Township, Clinton, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Liberty Township, Grant, Indiana, United States in 1860. He died on 26 February 1904, in Fairmount, Grant, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Grant, Indiana, United States.

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Isaiah Moon
Mary Biddlecome
Marriage: 28 November 1839
William Billican Moon
Thomas X. Moon
Caleb Moon
Martha J Moon
Clinton Moon

Spouse and Children

28 November 1839
Clinton, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 5

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.

Age 26

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)

  • Isaiah Moon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Isaiah Moon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Isaiah Moon, "United States Census, 1880"

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