Alice Amelia Moon

17 March 1873–19 February 1939 (Age 65)
Maryland, United States

The Life of Alice Amelia

When Alice Amelia Moon was born on 17 March 1873, in Maryland, United States, her father, Jacob W. Moon, was 26 and her mother, Mary Ann Demmitt, was 24. She married John Joseph Rowan in 1885, in Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Elk District, Mineral, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Riverside, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States in 1930. She died on 19 February 1939, at the age of 65, and was buried in Oakland, Garrett, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Joseph Rowan
Alice Amelia Moon
Marriage: 1885
John Rowan
Helena Maude Rowan
Ernest James ROWAN
Mary Frances Rowan
Nellie Fairfax Rowan
Leo McComas Rowan
William B Rowan
Lena M Rowan
Russel Boyd Rowan

Spouse and Children

    John Joseph Rowan



Maryland, United States


    John Rowan


    Ernest James ROWAN


    Mary Frances Rowan



    Leo McComas Rowan


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Alice A Rowan in household of John J Rowan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alice Rowan in household of John Rowan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alice A Moon in household of Jacob W Moon, "United States Census, 1880"

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