Benjamin Moody

1807–Male
Cornish, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Moody was born in 1807, in Cornish, York, Maine, United States, his father, Daniel Moody, was 26 and his mother, Eliza Sargent, was 20.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Moody
1781–
Eliza Sargent
1787–1875
Benjamin Moody
1807–
Elizabeth M Moody
–1887
Sylvester Moody
1809–
Lincoln A Moody
1818–1892
Martha Bushwell Moody
1821–1908

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World Events (3)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 5

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1820

Age 13

Maine is the 23rd state.

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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