Dinah Moon

14 June 1775–
Walcot, Somerset, England

The Life of Dinah

Dinah Moon was born on 14 June 1775 as the daughter of William Moon and Susanna.

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William Moon
1752–
Susanna
Dinah Moon
1775–

Parents and Siblings

    William Moon

    Male1752–Male

    Susanna

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (2)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 12

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Age 14

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

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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  • Baptismal Record

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