Hazel Oveda Moody

1920–12 January 1996 (Age 76)
Haywood, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Hazel Oveda

When Hazel Oveda Moody was born in 1920, in Haywood, North Carolina, United States, her father, Walter Thurman Moody, was 31 and her mother, Ollie Faye Price, was 26. She married Charles Francis Edwards on 23 July 1938, in Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Jonathans Creek Township, Haywood, North Carolina, United States in 1920. She died on 12 January 1996, in Waynesville, Haywood, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 76.

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Charles Francis Edwards
Hazel Oveda Moody
Marriage: 23 July 1938

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    Charles Francis Edwards



23 July 1938
Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 0

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 0

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.

Age 21

Japanese attack 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)

  • Hazel O Moody in household of W T Moody, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Oveda Moody in household of Thurmon Moody, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oveda Moody, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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