Orlena E. Moody

4 February 1832–8 January 1920 (Age 87)
Grainger, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Orlena E.

When Orlena E. Moody was born on 4 February 1832, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Moody, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Mayes, was 40. She married William Wallace Jeffreys on 23 September 1847, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Blue Mound Township, Linn, Kansas, United States in 1900. She died on 8 January 1920, in Center Township, Dade, Missouri, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Greenfield, Dade, Missouri, United States.

Photos & Memories (6)

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Family Time Line

William Wallace Jeffreys
1826–1874
Orlena E. Moody
1832–1920
Marriage: 23 September 1847
Agnes M. Jeffreys
1849–
Hannah Elizabeth “Lizzie” Jeffreys
1850–1910
Mary H. Jeffreys
1853–1887
Oscar F. Jeffreys
1855–
Margaret Laura Jefferys
1858–1941
Martha E. B. Jeffreys
1860–1936
James B. Jeffreys
1863–
Marmaduke Jeffreys
1866–
Deliah J. Jeffreys
1870–1899
William O. Jeffreys
1873–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 September 1847
Grainger, Tennessee, United States
children

(10)

    Agnes M. Jeffreys

    Female1849–Female

    Hannah Elizabeth “Lizzie” Jeffreys

    Female1850–1910Female

    Mary H. Jeffreys

    Female1853–1887Female

    Oscar F. Jeffreys

    Male1855–Male

    Margaret Laura Jefferys

    Female1858–1941Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Nancy Moody

    Female1813–Female

    Henry M Moody

    Male1814–1849Male

    George S Moody

    Male1818–1888Male

    Male1820–1863Male

    Elizabeth Moody

    Female1821–Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 3

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1861

Age 29

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern 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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Arlena Smith in household of Albert L Hampton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Orlena Jeffreys, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Orlena Jeffreys, "United States Census, 1870"

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