Richard Moon

1825–7 February 1880 (Age 55)
Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Richard

When Richard Moon was born in 1825, his father, Richard Wagstaff, was 60 and his mother, Mary Smith, was 46. He married Sophia Baker on 21 July 1840, in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He died on 7 February 1880, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Richard Moon
1825–1880
Sophia Baker
1830–1900
Marriage: 21 July 1840
Richard Wagstaff Moon
1842–1843
Henry Moon
1844–
Mary Jane Moon
1847–1909
Alfred Ernest Moon
1850–
George Edward Moon
1852–1908
Richard Wagstaff Moon
1855–
Arthur Moon
1859–1860

Spouse and Children

    Male1825–1880Male

    Sophia Baker

    Female1830–1900Female

MARRIAGE
21 July 1840
Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

    Richard Wagstaff Moon

    Male1842–1843Male

    Henry Moon

    Male1844–Male

    Female1847–1909Female

    Alfred Ernest Moon

    Male1850–Male

    George Edward Moon

    Male1852–1908Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (5)

1830

Age 5

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 8

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1843

Age 18

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Richard Moon, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Richard Moon, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Richard Moon, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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