James Leon Moody

3 December 1894–26 June 1951 (Age 56)
Barnwell, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of James Leon

When James Leon Moody was born on 3 December 1894, in Barnwell, South Carolina, United States, his father, Julius Augustus Moody, was 40 and his mother, Lydia Wilson, was 30. He had at least 1 daughter with Natalie Cook. He lived in Allendale Township, Allendale, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 26 June 1951, in Allendale, Allendale, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Allendale, Allendale, South Carolina, United States.

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 2
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.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 4
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 16
Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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 (28)

  • Leon Moody, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leon Moody in household of Lydia Moody, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leon Moody in household of Julius Moody, "United States Census, 1900"

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