James Moon

1791–
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
1791–
Mary
Marriage: about 1818
Mary Ann Moon
1820–
Mary Betty Moon
1825–

Spouse and Children

    Male1791–Male

    Mary

    FemaleFemale

MARRIAGE
about 1818
Sussex, England
children

(2)

    Mary Ann Moon

    Female1820–Female

    Mary Betty Moon

    Female1825–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+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.
1815

Age 24

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

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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