Sylvester Moody

1809–Male
Cornish, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Sylvester

When Sylvester Moody was born in 1809, in Cornish, York, Maine, United States, his father, Daniel Moody, was 28 and his mother, Eliza Sargent, was 22.

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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)

1812

Age 3

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

Age 3

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1820

Age 11

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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