Elbert Leon Mooneyham Junior

21 September 1914–28 November 1995 (Age 81)
Texas, United States

The Life of Elbert Leon

When Elbert Leon Mooneyham Junior was born on 21 September 1914, in Texas, United States, his father, John Ernest Mooneyham, was 37 and his mother, Nancy Jane Smith, was 41. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Gertie Mae Coffman. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Hunt, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 28 November 1995, in Rio Rancho, Sandoval, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 81.

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Elbert Leon Mooneyham Junior
Gertie Mae Coffman
David Mooneyham
Suetta Mooneyham

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    John Ernest Mooneyham


    Nancy Jane Smith




    Sherman Mooneyham


    Albert Mooneyham


    Rosetta Mooneyham



    Jessie Mooneyham


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1923 · Oil is Discovered on the Navajo Reservation

Age 9

Oil was discovered on the Navajo Reservation in the 1920's. The Navajos did not want to lease any of the land towards the exploration for oil and gas. They were soon made a deal that they would be hired for all unskilled work if they would lease the land and, reluctantly, they gave in. Albert Fall, a Senator from New Mexico and was extremely hostile towards Indian rights.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Irish Moynihan .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Elbert Mooneyham in household of John E Mooneyham, "United States Census, 1920"

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