James Moon

Steyning, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Moon was born in 1791, in Steyning, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Moon, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Sharp, was 38. He married Mary about 1818, in Sussex, England. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

James Moon
Marriage: about 1818
Mary Ann Moon
Mary Betty Moon

Spouse and Children




about 1818
Sussex, England


    Mary Ann Moon


    Mary Betty Moon


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 10

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Age 24

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 32

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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)

  • James Moon, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James Moon, "England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910"
  • James, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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