Mary Bark

16 July 1789–February 1850
Selston, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Bark was christened on 16 July 1789, in Selston, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Bark, was 37 and her mother, Hannah Rowbottom, was 34. She married William Moon on 14 October 1811, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

William Moon
Mary Bark
Marriage: 14 October 1811
Elizabeth Moon
James Moon
John Moon
Hannah Moon
Richard Moon
Mary Moon
William James Moon
Sophia Moon

Spouse and Children

14 October 1811
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Sophia Bark


    John Bark



World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

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

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English bark ‘bark’ (Old Norse bǫrkr), hence a metonymic occupation name for a tanner. See also Barker .2 North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a birch tree or in a birch wood, from berke ‘birch’, or alternatively for someone who lived on a mountain ( see Barg ).3 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin, perhaps a variant of Barak .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Moon in household of Will Moon, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary in entry for Richd. Moon, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary in entry for William James Moon, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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