Bernice Moody

20 January 1914–26 April 1981 (Age 67)
Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States

The Life of Bernice

When Bernice Moody was born on 20 January 1914, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States, her father, Joseph Monroe Moody, was 19 and her mother, Glida Ruth Welker, was 19. She married Homer Frank Brown on 6 February 1934, in Florence, Pinal, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Arizona, United States in 1914 and Supervisorial District 1, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died on 26 April 1981, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Homer Frank Brown
1914–1972
Bernice Moody
1914–1981
Marriage: 6 February 1934
Donna Jan Brown
1936–2009
Carolyn Brown
1937–1994

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 February 1934
Florence, Pinal, Arizona, United States
children

(2)

    Female1936–2009Female

    Carolyn Brown

    Female1937–1994Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1919 · Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple Announced

Age 5

The Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple was announced on October 3, 1919. Don Carlos Young and Ramm Hansen were chosen to design the temple. The Mesa, Arizona temple was the first temple to be built in Arizona.
1932

Age 18

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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)

  • Bernice Moody in household of Joseph Monroe Moody, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Bernice Moody Brown in household of Homer Frank Brown, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Bernice Moody Brown in household of Homer Frank Brown, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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