Benoni Moon, Jr.[1]

Male 1778 - 1861


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  • Suffix  Jr. 
    Born  1778  Stephentown, Rensselaer Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1800  Augusta, Ontario Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Census  1810  Gorham, Ontario Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Census  1820  Gorham, Ontario Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Census  1830  Batavia, Genesee, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census  1850  Tallmadge, Summit Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Census  1860  Cuyahoga Falls, Summit Co., OH - "Benjamin" Moon Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Died  8 May 1861  Cuyahoga Falls, Summit, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Oakwood Cemetery, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1)LAND TRANSACTIONS
      On February 28, 1811, Benoni, Jr. of the town of Middlesex, Ontario Co., NY, sold his 40 acre Middlesex farm to Reynolds Moon. Abiel Thomas and George Hoard served as witnesses. Ontario County, Deed BooK 17, pages44-45.
      On May 1, 1822, Benoni, Jr. sold his property in the town of Gorham, Ontario Co, NY to Vinson Runyan and wife Louisa of Seneca, Ontario Co, NY. E. B. Woodworth served as a witness. Ontario County, Deed Book 47, pages 69-70.
      On June 13, 1826, Benoni Jr. and wife Mary of the town of Gorham, Ontario Co., NY sold for $100.00 æ of an acre to David B. Gillett and Salma Moon. This transaction was witnessed by Stewart C. Moon, Sr. Ontario County, Deed BooK 47, pages 70-71.
      [Source: W. Fred Wickizer: The Benoni Moon Family. Retrieved 11/22/2006 from http://www.jstmoon.com/histories/THEBENONIMOONFAMILY.htm]
    • Benoni, Jr’s various land transactions reveal his residences and length of stay in an area. On February 28, 1811, Benoni, Jr. of the town of Middlesex, Ontario Co., NY, sold his 40 acre Middlesex farm to Reynolds Moon. Abiel Thomas and George Hoard served as witnesses. Ontario County, Deed BooK 17, pages44-45. On May 1, 1822, Benoni, Jr. sold his property in the town of Gorham, Ontario Co, NY to Vinson Runyan and wife Louisa of Seneca, Ontario Co, NY. E. B. Woodworth served as a witness. Ontario County, Deed Book 47, pages 69-70. On June 13, 1826, Benoni Jr. and wife Mary of the town of Gorham, Ontario Co., NY sold for $100.00 _ of an acre to David B. Gillett and Salma Moon. This transaction was witnessed by Stewart C. Moon, Sr. Ontario County, Deed BooK 47, pages 70-71.

      By 1840, Benoni Moon, Jr. and wife Mary resided in Ashtabula County, Ohio. The 1840 U.S. Census for Ashtabula County reveals that their family consisted of 1 male 5 to 10, 1 male 60to 70 years of age, 1 female 15 to 20 and 2 females 20 to 30, and 1 female 60 to 70. They also resided in Gorham, Ontario County, NY, and make their last move to Cuyahoga Falls, Summit County Ohio. Benoni died May 8, 1861 at Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio and is buried at the Oakwood Cemetery in Cuyahoga Falls (Lot ).

      By 1850, Benoni and Mary were living in the household of Peter Mains and their daughter, Lucinda in Summit County, Ohio (see 1850 US Census for Summit County, Ohio, family number 46). This US Census further reveals that the following Moon families were living on adjacent farms to Benoni and Mary: Silas (b.1803) & Mary Moon (b.1799/00), family no. 43; William Moon (b. 1824) & Amy (Chase) Moon; William Brown (b.1812) & Mary Ann (Moon) Brown (b.1816), family no. 44; Peleg (b.1776) & Elizabeth (b.1783) Moon,family no. 45; Reynolds Moon (b.1822) & Julia Moon (b.1825), family no. 45; Warren (b.1825) & Sarah M. Moon (b.1831).
    • 1)LAND TRANSACTIONS
      On February 28, 1811, Benoni, Jr. of the town of Middlesex, Ontario Co., NY, sold his 40 acre Middlesex farm to Reynolds Moon. Abiel Thomas and George Hoard served as witnesses. Ontario County, Deed BooK 17, pages44-45.
      On May 1, 1822, Benoni, Jr. sold his property in the town of Gorham, Ontario Co, NY to Vinson Runyan and wife Louisa of Seneca, Ontario Co, NY. E. B. Woodworth served as a witness. Ontario County, Deed Book 47, pages 69-70.
      On June 13, 1826, Benoni Jr. and wife Mary of the town of Gorham, Ontario Co., NY sold for $100.00 æ of an acre to David B. Gillett and Salma Moon. This transaction was witnessed by Stewart C. Moon, Sr. Ontario County, Deed BooK 47, pages 70-71.
      [Source: W. Fred Wickizer: The Benoni Moon Family. Retrieved 11/22/2006 from http://www.jstmoon.com/histories/THEBENONIMOONFAMILY.htm]
    Person ID  I24593  Moon Anderson Family History & Genealogy
    Last Modified  30 Jul 2017 

    Father  Benoni Moon, Sr.,   b. 12 Apr 1745, N. Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1811, Potter, Yates Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Lois Warren,   b. 27 Jun 1747, Woodstock, Windham Co, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft May 1787, Stephenstown, Resselaer Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  4 May 1769  Second Congrational Church, Brooklyn, New Haven Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2295  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary E. McNair,   b. Abt 1779, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1851, Cuyahoga Falls, , Summit Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  <1798-1805> 
    Children 
     1. Stewart C. Moon, Sr.,   b. 6 Oct 1798, Gorham, , Ontario Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1890, Muskegon Co., , , MI Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Warren Moon,   b. 1799, Middlesex, , Yates Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Solomon “Salma” Moon,   b. 16 Mar 1801, Middlesex, , Yates Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1887, Van Buren, , Wayne, MI Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Infant Moon,   b. Abt 1802, Middlesex, , Yates Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Sylvania T. Moon,   b. Between 1803 and 1805, Middlesex, , Yates Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1852, Buckeye, , Stevenson, IL Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Lucinda Moon,   b. 1805, Middlesex, , Yates Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1880, Cuyahoga Falls, , Summit Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Lois Moon,   b. Abt 1805, Middlesex, , Yates Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Infant Moon,   b. Abt 1808, Middlesex, , Yates Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1820
     9. Benoni Byron Moon,   b. 12 Nov 1810, Gorham, Ontario Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1856, Cambria, Hillsdale Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Infant Moon,   b. Abt 1812, Gorham, , Ontario Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Infant Moon,   b. 1814, Gorham, , Ontario Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F969  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1921] W. Fred Wickizer, The Benoni Moon Family.

    2. [S4668] W. Fred Wickizer, The Benoni Moon Family.

    3. [S2332] 1850 US Census, Tallmadge, Summit Co., OH.

    4. [S2331] 1850 US Census, Tallmadge, Summit Co., OH.

    5. [S4670] 1800 US Census, Augusta, Ontario Co., NY.

    6. [S4669] 1800 US Census, Augusta, Ontario Co., NY.

    7. [S4671] 1810 US Census, Gorham, Ontario Co., NY.

    8. [S4672] 1810 US Census, Gorham, Ontario Co., NY.

    9. [S4673] 1820 US Census, Gorham, Ontario Co., NY.

    10. [S4674] 1830 US Census, Batavia, Genesee, NY.

    11. [S4506] 1860 US Census, Cuyahoga Falls, Summit Co., OH.

    12. [S4504] 1860 US Census, Cuyahoga Falls, Summit Co., OH.


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