Henry Grady Moody

Male27 August 1890–31 March 1961

Brief Life History of Henry Grady

When Henry Grady Moody was born on 27 August 1890, in Haywood, Chatham, North Carolina, United States, his father, Jackson Julius Moody, was 50 and his mother, Mary Evaline Boyd, was 42. He married Cora Etta Parks on 22 December 1910, in Whittier, Swain, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Haywood, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Ivy Hill Township, Haywood, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 31 March 1961, in Waynesville, Haywood, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Waynesville, Haywood, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Grady Moody
1890–1961
Cora Etta Parks
1891–1982
Marriage: 22 December 1910
Hugh Alvero Moody
1911–1984
Fred Reuben Moody
1914–1990
Jack Parks Moody
1915–1992
Dick Moody
1921–1982
Joe S Moody
1921–
Catherine Louise Moody
1923–2006
James Roy Moody
1930–2003

Sources (45)

  • Grady Moody, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Grady Moody, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • Grady Moody, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1910Whittier, Swain, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 6

    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.

    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

    Age 7

    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 19

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish: nickname from Middle English mody ‘proud, haughty, angry, fierce, bold, brave, or rash’ (Old English mōdig). Compare Muddiman . 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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