Josephine Leopard

28 May 1875–17 August 1939 (Age 64)
Jackson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine Leopard was born on 28 May 1875, in Jackson, North Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Nathan Leopard, was 47 and her mother, Elizabeth Hasseltine Nicoll, was 39. She married William Raleigh Moody on 8 January 1891, in Jackson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Mountain Township, Jackson, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years and Pickens, Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1930. She died on 17 August 1939, in Hamburg Township, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Double Springs Cemetery, Cullowhee, Jackson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Raleigh Moody
1870–1944
Josephine Leopard
1875–1939
Marriage: 8 January 1891
Susie May Moody
1892–1892
Ruie Day Moody
1892–1893
William Hoyt Moody
1893–1948
Varina Irene Moody
1895–1903
George Raymond Moody
1897–1923
James Lambert Moody
1899–1986
Columbus Hyatt Moody
1901–1975
Clarice Jane Moody
1904–1990
Manuel Earl Moody
1906–1976
Tilman Faye Moody
1907–1951
Eliza Moody
1910–
Emma Hasseltine Moody
1912–1995
Lewis Milford Moody
1918–1978
Lizzie Elzora Moody
1921–1987

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 January 1891
Jackson, North Carolina, United States
children

(14)

    Susie May Moody

    Female1892–1892Female

    Ruie Day Moody

    Male1892–1893Male

    Male1893–1948Male

    Varina Irene Moody

    Female1895–1903Female

    George Raymond Moody

    Male1897–1923Male

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 2

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French lepard ‘leopard’ (from Late Latin leopardus, a compound of leo ‘lion’ + pardus ‘panther’), probably applied as a nickname or as a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a leopard.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Josephine Moody in household of W Roll Moody, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Josephine Moody in household of William R Moody, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Josephine Moody in household of William R Moody, "United States Census, 1920"

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