Elizabeth Willingham MOON

1802–1872 (Age 70)
Columbia, Georgia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Willingham

When Elizabeth Willingham MOON was born in 1802, in Columbia, Georgia, United States, her father, Jesse M Moon, was 26 and her mother, Rachel Lucretia Willingham, was 23. She married Augustus CLAY in 1818, in Columbia, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1872, in Walton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Loganville, Walton, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Augustus CLAY
1797–1873
Elizabeth Willingham MOON
1802–1872
Marriage: 1818
Nancy Clay
1819–
William Clay
1821–
Reuben Hawk Clay
1825–1862
Augustus Wilingham Clay
1829–1904
Mary Ann Elizabeth Clay
1831–1915
Mary Clay
1833–
Martha Lucretia Clay
1834–1913
Dolly Louvinie Jane Clay
1837–1915
Charles Clay
1838–1840
Henry Columbus Clay
1841–1920

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1818
Columbia, Georgia, United States
children

(10)

    Nancy Clay

    Female1819–Female

    William Clay

    Male1821–Male

    Reuben Hawk Clay

    Male1825–1862Male

    Augustus Wilingham Clay

    Male1829–1904Male

    Female1831–1915Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery

Age 1

Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 19

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.

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)

  • Elizabeth Clay in household of Augustus Clay, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizebeth Willingham in entry for Henry C. Clay, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"
  • Elizabeth Willingham Moon Clay, "Find A Grave Index"

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