Mary Elizabeth Moon

20 September 1860–1954 (Age 93)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Moon was born on 20 September 1860, in Michigan, United States, her father, Luman Moon, was 43 and her mother, Harriet Catherine Southard, was 39. She married Herbert N. Hart on 23 December 1879, in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Hadley, Lapeer, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1954, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herbert N. Hart
Mary Elizabeth Moon
Marriage: 23 December 1879
Blanche A Hart
Dexter George Hart
Earl Moon Hart
Albert Raymond Erastus Hart

Spouse and Children

23 December 1879
Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Luman Moon


    Harriet Catherine Southard




    George Ashley Moon


    Antoinette Moon


    David Wellington Moon


    Lewis Nelson Moon


    Edgar Lafayette Moon


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 19

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Age 26

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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 Moon in household of Luman Moon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Moon Hart in entry for Raymond E Hart, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Mary E Hart in household of Dexter G Hart, "United States Census, 1940"

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