Maria Emeline Mott

22 July 1823–13 February 1899 (Age 75)
Johnstown, Upper Canada, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Maria Emeline

When Maria Emeline Mott was born on 22 July 1823, in Johnstown, Upper Canada, British Colonial America, her father, Abel H Mott, was 22 and her mother, Lydia Livingston Kilburn, was 18. She married Hugh Moon on 4 August 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1870 and Goose Creek, Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1880. She died on 13 February 1899, in Hazelton, Lincoln, Idaho, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Albion, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Moon
Maria Emeline Mott
Marriage: 4 August 1846
James Carlos Stevenson Moon
George Moon
Sylvia Moon
Hugh Alexander Moon
Dorothy Adelia Moon
Maria Emeline Moon
Evaline Moon
Angeline Moon
Hugh Mathias Moon Jr.
Lee Roy Moon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 August 1846Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 7
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 23
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English female personal name Motte, a pet form of Matilda. There has probably been some confusion with Moat .German: topographic name for someone who lived by or owned property in a marshy area, from Middle High German mot ‘mud, swamp’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Transcription of notes on Maria Mott and Hugh Moon written by Shirley Hobley Metcalf

    Hugh Moon [spelled as "Hue" throughout Shirley's notes] came from England and Maria Mott Moon Canada. Met in Canada. They were married there and joined the L.D.S. church and came to Utah with the [W …

    Sources (20)

    • Mari Lamott in entry for Angeline Hall, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Maria Moon in household of Hugh S Moon, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Marie Matt. in entry for Lee R. Moon, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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