Pleasant Moon

Male20 May 1819–15 July 1884

Brief Life History of Pleasant

When Pleasant Moon was born on 20 May 1819, in Clark Township, Clinton, Ohio, United States, his father, Joseph Daniel Moon, was 27 and his mother, Rachel Hockett, was 20. He married Hulda Pike on 24 December 1838, in Highland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 12 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Washington Township, Clinton, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 15 July 1884, in Lynchburg, Highland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Martinsville, Clark Township, Clinton, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pleasant Moon
Hulda Pike
Marriage: 24 December 1838
Lucy Moon
Daniel Moon
Carey Moon
Thomas Parker Moon
Joseph D. Moon
Rachel Moon
Sarah Elizabeth Moon
Mary A. Moon
William J. Moon
Samuel B. Moon
Harvey Moon
James Arthur Moon
Stephan Orvine Moon
Lindley Murry Moon
Elwood Moon
Manary B. Moon

Sources (21)

  • Pleasant Moone, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Pleasant Moon in entry for Arthur Moon, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Pleasant Moon, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1838Highland, Ohio, United States
  • Children (16)

    +11 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 1

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

    Age 17

    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.


    Age 27

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Mohan .

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Moyon in La Manche. Compare Mounce .

    Americanized form of German Mohn or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

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

    Possible Related Names

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