|Death: ||Oct. 20, 1850|
The family profiles below come from the small book "Russia Union Church, 110th Anniversary, 1820 - 1930.
Benajah Moon was born 1761; married, 1st, ___ ___; 2nd, Sarah Gould Silver, born 1766; died Sept. 20, 1850, in West Monroe, Oswego County. He moved from Galway, Saratoga
County, N.Y., to Russia in 1802, and settled on a farm. He was a shareholder in the Russia Church and a prominent man in town affairs. He died Sept. 28, 1840. Benajah Moon
had children by second wife:
Abner, born Dec. 1, 1799, in Galway, N.Y.; married, 1st, Jan 1, 1823, Emily Millington, born Oct. 12, 1805, died Feb. 7, 1862, the daughter of Jonathan and Susanna (Buck)
Millington; 2nd, Loisa (____) Plumb.
Abner Moon was brought to Russia by his parents in 1802. He was carried on the journey by Philinda, the wife of Elisha Smith. They settled on a farm in the virgin forest. Abner
Moon worked out by the month on a farm to earn $90 to pay towards the building of the Russia Church. He died April 11, 1886. Abner Moon had children by first wife (all born in
Jonathan, born Jan. 9, 1824; died Feb. 16, 1824.Lucy 1st, born Jan. 28, 1826; died Nov. 16, 1826.Clinton A., born Nov. 8, 1827; married July 26, 1853, in Newport. He was educated in Fairfield Seminary and graduated from Union College at Schenectady in 1853 with Phi Beta Kappa honors. For two years he was on Fairfield Seminary faculty. Then he studied law with John H. Wooster at Newport and was admitted to the bar in 1857. In 1860 he moved to Herkimer and was elected District Attorney in 1861. In 1864 he moved to ilion and formed a law partnership with Thomas Richardson. In 1866 he returned to Russia and mingled legal
business with farming until 1875. He was Supervisor of Russia, 1870 to 1872. In 1876 he removed to Newport and practiced law until his death. He was Captain of the 121st New York Volunteers in the Civil War, Aug. 23, 1862, to Jan. 17, 1863. He died, 1892, in Newport. Bowen Buck, born Dec. 4, 1829; married Dec. 16, 1857, Rosena Salisbury of Norway, N.Y. He received his education at Fairfield Seminary and Union College where he graduated in 1857. He taught school for several years and then engaged in dairy farming in Russia. He was School Commissioner in 1866 and Justice of the Peace in Russia. He died Jan. 10, 1924.
Nathan Millington, born Oct. 22, 1831; married, Nov. 30, 1853, Sally Ann Carpenter.Orin P., born Mar. 8, 1834; died Apr. 13, 1859.Sarah G., born Sept. 17, 1836; died Apr. 11, 1887; married, 1st, Lauren Plumb; 2nd, Frederick Sperry.
Susan B., born Nov. 28, 1839; married Nov. 1, 1876, __________Cary. She died Dec. 30, 1879.Lucy E., born May 6, 1842; never married.Villeroy B., born Mar. 22, 1845; married Martha Wood; resides in Russia. By 2nd wife:Ida C., born July 2, 1867; married Oct. 29, 1885, John Lanning.Renewed, born July, 1801; died May 4, 1868; married Sept. 22, 1824, John Prindle. Their children were: Jackson, Abner, Caroline, Lucy, Fell, and Clarissa.David, born Jan. 19, 1803; died Dec. 8, 1877, in Williamstown, Dodge County, Wis.;
married, 1st, Catherine Rhodes, born Nov. 30, 1802, the daughter of Richard and Effy (Clapper) Rhodes; 2nd, Martha Kinney of Mohawk, N.Y.; 3rd, Miranda ____. David Moon was a
Baptist clergyman and served the Russia Church, 1847 to 1848. Elder David Moon, as he was called, went to California alone, stayed four years and returned with a bag of gold which he sold for $1200. He then went to Wisconsin and purchased a farm. He lived at Kekoskee, Wis., and later Williamstown, Wis. He is buried at Kekoskee Cemetery, Mayville, Wis. The children of elder David Moon were Mrs. Priscilla Fleming, Mrs. Esther Roby, Mrs. Clarissa Clark, Mrs. Emma Crane, William, David, Jr., Charles, Henry, Albert, Owen S., Prudence, Tryphena.Sally, born 1805; died Jan. 4, 1875; married Almon Wadsworth, born 1801; died June 25, 1890. They resided at West Monroe, N.Y. Their children were: Julia, Mathilda, Alvin, Franklin, Lester and Rosetta.
Alvin, born May 4, 1807; died June 28, 1893; married Jan. 13, 1831, Louisa Plumb, born Aug. 17, 1813, in West Turin, N.Y.; died Jan. 19, 1906, the daughter of Samuel and Hannah
(Scovil) Plumb.Roxania, born June 28, 1811; died May 7, 1846. Married Luther Plumb, the son of Samuel and Hannah (Scovil) Plumb.
Bio contributed by Find A Grave member Kent Gebhard
Benajah Moon (1761 - 1840)
Abner Moon (1799 - 1886)*
Renewid Moon Prindle (1801 - 1868)*
David Moon (1803 - 1877)*
Sally Moon Wadsworth (1805 - 1875)*
Alvin Moon (1807 - 1893)*
Roxana Moon Plumb (1811 - 1846)*
relict of Benajah Moon
Note: grave is unmarked per cemetery records
West Monroe Cemetery
New York, USA
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