Nancy Jane Moody

Graham, Alamance, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nancy Jane

When Nancy Jane Moody was born in 1852, in Graham, Alamance, North Carolina, United States, her father, Isaac Rawlings Moody, was 38 and her mother, Eleanor Ann Ellender Green, was 32.

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Isaac Rawlings Moody
Eleanor Ann Ellender Green
Elizabeth Moody
Abner B Moody
Margaret Moody
Nancy Jane Moody
Sally Moody
Martha Moody
Martha Moody
Calvin Moody
James Moody
William H Moody
Marion Moody

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World Events (3)

1853 · First State Fair

Age 1

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 11

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: nickname for a courageous, arrogant, or foolhardy person, or one quickly moved to anger, from Middle English modie ‘impetuous’, ‘haughty’, ‘angry’ (Old English mōdig ‘brave’, ‘proud’, from mōd ‘spirit’, ‘mind’, ‘courage’). This English name has been established in Ireland since the late 13th century.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Janie Moody in household of Elendus Moody, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nancy J Moody in household of Isaac Moody, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jane Moody in household of Isaac Moody, "United States Census, 1870"

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