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Zachariah Butler Moon

Z.B. Moon
Full Name: Zachariah Butler "Big Daddy" Moon
Birth date: July 12, 1872
Death date: October 28, 1943

Terms of Service

  • House, 36th (1) (2) (3) (4) Legislature
    1/14/1919 - 10/4/1920
(1) JOHNTOWN, TEXAS. "Johntown is four miles southeast of Bogata in southwestern Red River County." Handbook of Texas Online .
(2) Red River County. House Journal .
(3) Johntown, Red River County. Moon resigned 10/4/1920. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) Bogota. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Zachariah Butler Moon, birth date 7/12/1872 in Arkansas, death date 10/28/1943 in Dallas. Gibson/Sharp Family Tree. Ancestry.com .
  • Death notice, Zachariah B. Moon, 10/30/1943, p. 18. Dallas Morning News .
  • Census of 1900 - Zachary B. Moon, Armour, Limestone County, Texas, age 24, born July 1875 in Missouri [sic], farmer, spouse Virginia M.
    Census of 1910 - Zacheriah Moon, Justice Precinct 3, Red River County, Texas, age 35, born circa 1875 in Arkansas, minister, spouse Vivemia, daughter Roberta.
    Census of 1920 - Zackirah B. Moon, Justice Precinct 1, Red River County, Texas, age 45, born circa 1875 in Arkansas, salesman, spouse Vergina M., daughter Roberta D.
    Census of 1930 - Zachriah Moon, Artesia, Eddy, New Mexico, age 57, born circa 1873 in Arkansas, cotton broker, spouse Virginia.
    Census of 1940 - Z.B. Moon, Van Horn, Culberson County, Texas, age 67, born circa 1873 in Arkansas, last place of residence on 4/1/1935: Lamesa, New Mexico, minister/Methodist church, spouse Virginia. FamilySearch . 1940 1900
  • 1920 1910 1930
  • Zachariah B. Moon, birth date 7/12/1873 in Arkansas; death date 10/28/1943 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas; residence in Midlothian, Ellis County; Methodist minister. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Zachriah Butler Moon, birth date 7/12/1873; permanent home address in Johntown, Red River County; nearest relative Mrs. Virginia Moon; draft registration 9/12/1918 in Red River County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 .
  • Zachariah B. "Big Daddy" Moon, (1872-1943), burial in Laurel Land Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County. Find a Grave .
  • "Z.B. Moon for State Senate," 11/7/1919, p. 7. "Hon. Z.B. Moon, of Bogata, representative to the legislature from Red River County," tells "a good story concerning activities at the state capitol during the last session of the legislature." Hopkins County Echo (Sulphur Springs, Texas) .
  • Biographical sketch and photo, "Zachariah Butler Moon," by Will Steinsiek, Volume 1 2018, May 2018, pp. 3-9. Birth date 7/1/1872. New Mexico Conference United Methodist Historical Journal .
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