Ophelia Jane Moseley

1880–1967 (Age 87)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Ophelia Jane

When Ophelia Jane Moseley was born in 1880, in Georgia, United States, her father, William Franklin Moseley, was 30 and her mother, Mary Ann Bowen, was 41. She married William Jackson Hammond on 17 December 1905. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She died in 1967, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

William Jackson Hammond
Ophelia Jane Moseley
Marriage: 17 December 1905
Fred Jackson Hammonds
William Ralph HAMMONDS
Rosser Lee Hammonds
Mercer Ben Hammonds

Spouse and Children

17 December 1905
Henry, Henry, Georgia


Parents and Siblings

    William Franklin Moseley


    Mary Ann Bowen




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 13

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 23

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: variants Mosley . The form Moseley occurs mainly in the West Midlands.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ophelia J Mosley in household of Wm F Mosley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ophelia Mosley in entry for William Ralph Hammonds, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1942"

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