Charles Gilliam (or Gable) Moon
[or Gable] Moon born in 1816 and died in 1902. He was the son
of John Moon (born 1788) and Tabitha Staples. Chalres married
Malissie Elizabeth Booth 1 Aug 1838 in Elbert County. Malissie
was born 1821 and died 1893. She was the daughter of Gabriel Booth
and Elizabeth "Betsy" Stinchcomb. Charles and Melissie
were both buried at Rehoboth Baptist Church, Elbert County, GA.
as he was called, was owner & operator of Moons Ferry on Broad River.
He also donated the land for Rehoboth church.
Madison County Pension Records state: C.G.
Moon, indigent soldier was awarded a pension due to disability &
health from 1900-1902 and that it stopped at his death in 1902. He was
in Co. D 9th Reg., CSA.
Charlotte Collins Bond
The photos on this page are part of the Vanishing
Madison County collection.