Angela, Green Betts Moody and Catherine Ardena Moody were my grandparents. Catherine was his 3rd wife. Frances Railey 2nd. Martha Peavey 1st wife and dau of Margaret Betts Peavey Moody-a widow when she married Sylvanus Moody-making Martha both step and half sister to Catherine. Slyvanus was also Greenes Uncle. The following should help clear things a bit.
Co Meriwether Census Enumarated 11 day of June 1880-Page 14:
MOODY, GREENE AGE 34-FARMER B GA-MARRIED WITHIN CENSUS YEAR
WIFE-CATHERINE AGE 18-KEEPING HOUSE B GA M WITHIN CENSUS YR
SON-GEORGE AGE 9 B GA
DAU-EMILY AGE 5 B GA
SON JOSEPH AGE 9/12 B WITHIN CENSUS YEAR MONTH OF AUG.
WIFE FRANCES AGE 30 DIED WITHIN CENSUS YEAR B GEORGIA
Catherine was not 18 according to 1870 census and according
to first hand knowledge and the followint obituary:(was 15)
MRS GREEN MOODY,79 DIES NEAR MANCHESTER
"MRS GREEN MOODY, AGE 79, PASSED AWAY AT HER HOME NEAR MANCHESTER THURSDAY NIGHT, FEBRUARY 15. SHE HAD BEEN IN DECLINING HEALTH FOR THE PAST YEAR. MRS MOODY WAS A MEMBER OF TH EBENEZER CHURCH.
FURNEAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE EBENEZER CHURCH GROUND, CONDUCTED BY THE REV W.G.HARVEY
SURVIVORS ARE FIVE DAUGHTERS: MRS KATIE KING, JACKSONVILLE,
MRS J.W. TRUNAGE, JACKSONVILLE FLA, MRS SUSIE FULLER, WARM SPRINGS, MRS ANNIE THOMPSON OF CHIPLEY, MRE ADELL BULLOCH, MANCHESTER: FIVE SONS, J.S.MOODY, ALPHUS MOODY, H.L. AND C.H. MOODY; ONE SISTER, MRS R.A.THOMPSON, WARM SPRINGS AND TWO STEP CHILDREN, GEORGE MOODY OF MONTGOERY, ALA AND MRE EMMA SKINNER CAROLLTON.
A LARGE NUMBER OF ELATIVES AND FRIENDS ATTENDED THE LAST RITES OF THIS GOOD WOMAN"
These are children of Frances and Greene :
Emma (Emily) m #1 Bushrod Dismke #2 Mr Skinner
George Moody b Sept 25, 1870 d Apr 15 1945(2 mo after Catherine) He is buried Macedonia Cemetery. I have no idea what happened to Joseph. I have nothing else on George.
Most of my records show Granpa Greene with and e. so I got used to spelling it that way. The Katie King above in my mother. She was Katie Louise Moody Wright-my father George A. Wright Jr died in Dec 1935. she re-married in the '40s.
The Mrs. R.A. Thompson above is Catherines sister Elizabeth
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