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Moon, Silas


biographical statement

Silas Moon was a Quaker missionary in Alaska under the auspices of Oregon Yearly Meeting. Silas and his wife Anna came to Douglas at their own expense. Silas and Anna were both Hoosiers who taught for the Osage Indian Agency. They were married in June 1883. Silas served as superintendent and Anna as matron of the school. Silas arrived in Lake March 9, 1894. He created good relations with the Native people and his family later arrived on September 22.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Alaska Missions Collection

 Collection — Container: NWYM.01.11.01
Identifier: NWYM-01-11-01
Abstract The Alaska missions collection consists of the history of the Alaskan Natives in Douglas, Kake, and Kotzebue Alaska. The collection contains correspondence between the missionaries and their sponsors, photographs of both the missionaries and Native Americans, as well as documents pertaining to the mission. It offers a glimpse into the lives of both the missionaries and the Native Americans through the documents provided. The Alaska Missions Collection shows different aspects of life from the...
Dates: 1880-1975

History of Silas and Anna Moon Un-published Diary, edited by Rosella Moon

 Unprocessed Material — Folder: 2012-02
Identifier: 2012-02
Dates: 1856-1932; Majority of material found within 1893 - 1932

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Alaska 1
Annette Island (Alaska) 1
Baptists 1
Bear- hunting 1