William Andrew Moody

22 November 1856–1 January 1927 (Age 70)
Hendricks, Indiana, United States

The Life of William Andrew

When William Andrew Moody was born on 22 November 1856, in Hendricks, Indiana, United States, his father, James F Moody, was 33 and his mother, Permelia A. Moody, was 34. He married Georgette Harper on 14 June 1886, in Clinton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Colfax, Clinton, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died on 1 January 1927, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William Andrew Moody
Georgette Harper
Marriage: 14 June 1886
Laura Etta Moody
George Wilbur Moody
Mercedes Moody

Spouse and Children

14 June 1886
Clinton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States


    Laura Etta Moody



    Mercedes Moody


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World Events (8)


Age 7

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

Age 7

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 19

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • William A Moody in household of James H Moody, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William A Moody in household of James F Moody, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William A Moody, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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