1. James S. b. 1825, TN, m.Oct. 16, 1845 in Murray, GA to Malinda LAMANCE, she
b. May 10, 1827, Morgan, TN dau of Jacob Charleton & Louisa
LAYMANCE. [Her sister, Matilda LAYMANCE married I. W. MOODY Oct. 31, 1848
at Murray, GA, they lived in TN but had no children, Matilda died in
James & Malinda removed to Scott county, Arkansas by 1860 and
there thru 1870, but his children prior to 1860 were all born in
Georgia, by 1880
they had settled in Eastland, TX. In 1860 they are living in the
household of Wm.
B. HARWELL, aged 26, b. GA and wife A.M., aged 23, also born GA and a son D. W., 2, b. GA.
Ch: per 1860 & 1870 Census:
a. Mary H., born 1846, GA;
b. Louisa. C., born 1849, GA [dau];
c. James C., born 1851, GA [son], m. Mary F. ----------,
Children per 1880 census, Eastland, TX:
I. Columbus, b. 1875, ARK;
II. Hudson, b. 1877, ARK.
d. M. Nancy Ann., born 1853, GA [dau];
e. Robert M. born 1856, GA [son], m. S. M. ---------,
Children per 1880 Census Erath, TX:
I. Willie b. 1878, TX;
II. George, b. 1880, TX.
f. L. June., born 1858, GA [dau];
g. J. B., born 1860, ARK, [son];
h. George, born 1866, ARK;
i. Virginia, born 1870, ARK;
per Family file:
j. Francis E., born 1870, ARK [may be same as Virginia];
k. William W., born 1872, ARK;
l. James C., born 1868 ARK [see 1880 census Eastland, TX].
Per 1870 Census:
b.= James, born 1851, GA;
c. = Nancy, b. 1853, GA;
d. = Robert, b. 1855, GA;
e. = June, b. 1857, GA.
By 1880 James and Malinda are living in Eastland, TX.
2. Matilda E., born 1829, TN, living in 1870 at Tishomingo,
MS. In 1880 she is living in the 5th district of Henderson, TN in the
household of Knox P. DAVIS [see detail] age 31 and wife Julia V, age
29, and their 2 sons Oscar and Othel/Other??, Matilda is listed as
Mother in Law and indexed age 57 instead of 51.
Child: Julia V.(ictoria) MOODY, born 1853, TN., m. Knox P. DAVIS.
Knox Polk DAVIS b. 05 Jul 1847, Tishomingo Co., MS, m. (1)
13 Dec 1873, in TN, Julia Victoria Moody, b. 27 Jul 1851, TN, d. (aft
Jun 1880), (Hardin Co., TN), m. (2) 1887, in TN, Callie Evaline Butler,
b. Nov 1870, TN, d. (aft Apr 1910), (Chester Co., TN). Knox died 20 Dec
1920, Henderson, Chester Co., TN, bur. Henderson City Cemetery.
[Knox Polk DAVIS, born 1848/9, son of Thomas and
Ann (Cheek) DAVIS; grson of John and Mary “Polly“
[Thomas DAVIS, born 1812 Giles, TN, d. 1885 Bay Springs, Tishomingo, MS, m. Ann CHEEK, 1832, Fayette co, AL]
[John DAVIS, born abt. 1775, Warren, NC, d. abt 1845, Iuka, Tishomingo, MS m. Mary (Hawkins), 1796/7 Lexington, KY]
3. John Christopher, born 1832, TN, died 1889, Delta, TX, married Minerva Elizabeth
DURHAM. [Census shows: 1860 in Tishomingo, MS, 1870 in Tishomingo, MS,
1880 in Tishomingo, MS]
Ch: a. John A."Jack" born 1862, AL d. aft. 1920 Tishomingo,
MS, m. Mary Caroline SHOOK
[d/o Michael & Martha (Byram) SHOOK],
Children: I. **Walter Lee, born April 08, 1886 in Delta Co., TX d: December 19, 1937 in
Old Union Cemetery, married Ruthie Montgomery
BRIDGES, dau of George Henderson
and Julia Ann (Fowler) BRIDGES.
Lee returned to MS , and he was
murdered in 1937]
II. Lottie, born March 1, 1888, Tishomingo, MS, d.
1960, Buried Old Union
Tishomingo, MS, m1., Robert Lee NUNLEY, son of John
Marinda Jane (Burns) NUNLEY; m2. Simon Jahue
TAYLOR, son of Joseph Carroll & Cynthia Ann (Taylor) TAYLOR, Jr.;
III. Texarkana "Texie Kay", born May 1891;
IV. Maggie Elvada, born September 15, 1894,
Belmont, Tishomingo, MS,
Tupelo, MS, married
Jessie Austin MANN, son of
Evans & Julia Ann Caldona (Kidd) MANN;
V. Olen/Oliver Zeto, born Feb. 2, 1896, MS, d. 1965, buried New Bethel
married CoraEffie Mary Elizabeth PAYNE,
dau of Jacob "Jake" P. &
Lindelon "Ellen" (Holcomb) PAYNE;
VI. Haden M., born February 1898;
VII. Dewey, born January 22, 1900,
died 1981, Prentiss county, MS, m. Lydia
VIII. Leonard Leslie, born May 2,
1907, Tishomingo, MS, died 1982, Tupelo,
MS, buried Belmont City Cemetery, married Eulah Faye CRABB ,
dau of William Walter and Manima "Nima" S. (Goodwin) CRABB.
b. Georgia Ann, born 1867, MS, died 1933, Tishomingo, buried
m. William Robert "Bob" McKEE,
Children: I. William Henry, born 1883, died 1964, buried Rutledge Salem Cemetery,
m. Asa Viola ANGLIN, dau of Charley Marion and Sarah Elizabeth (Vinson)
II. Miranda, born 1885,
III. John R., born 1888, died
1956 Tishomingo, buried Spring Hill Methodist
m. Lydia M. UNKNOWN;
IV. Marshall P., born 1891;
V. Owen H., born 1897,
Tishomingo, d. 1952, buried Rutledge Salem Cemetery,
Tishomingo, m. Tressie
VI. Elzy Clay, born 1899
Tishomingo, d. 1967, buried Rutledge Salem
VII. Annie Alma, born 1901,
VIII. Marcus Clyde, born 1904,
died 1984, buried Rutledge Salem Cemetery;
IX. Sadie E., born 1907,
c. Tenora B.[elle], born 1870, MS, m. John H. SHOOK [s/o Michael & Martha (Byram)
Marcus Lorenzo, born 1885, d. 1953, Tisomingo, m. Sarah (Myrtle) CLARK;
II. Georgina, born 1887;
III. Ida E., born
1891, m. Samuel Henderson WHITEHEAD,
son of Joseph &
Mahala A. (Franklin) WHITEHEAD;
IV. Nancy E., born 1893;
V. Gracie C., born 1896, d.
1995 Memphis, TN, m. Edward Joseph BOUSSON;
VI. Edith, born 1898;
VII. Henry Harold, born
VIII. Lera, born 1908;
IX. Kate G., born 1910.
d. James M.[arion], b. February 11, 1855, Red Bay, Franklin county AL,
died January 19, 1927,
Pecan Gap, Delta, Texas,
m. Sarah Elizabeth SHOOK [d/o Michael & Martha (Byram)
Children per 1900 Census of Delta, TX:
I. Brin [Brierson A.], born 1878, MS;
II. R. Banner, born 1880, MS [female];
III. Minnie Lee, born 1882, Delta, d. 1982, Ft. Worth, TX, m.
John Olen/ Odie
IV. Dorrie B. (Avis), born 1887, TX;
V. John/James Munroe, born 1894, TX, m. Bernis -------
[ch: Lena B., b. 1919];
VI. Willie, born 1896, TX;
VII. Morris “Morey J.”, born 1905, TX;
e. Catherine, b. 1857.
[per 1930 census of Delta, Morris J. MOODY is living with
his mother Sarah H. MOODY, 72, b. MS, widowed, at Delta county
living near sister Minnie and husband.]
4. Robert Austin, b. 1833, TN, d.1907, Oakland, CA, m. Margaret Elizabeth HAINES,
1865 in Sonora, Tuolumne, CA.
Ch: a. Georgianna, b. 1867, CA, m. Mr. WIDDE;
b. Catherine, b. 1869, CA, d. 1916;
c. John Lewis, b. 1872, CA, d.1910, Oakland, CA, m. Sadie Jeanette JONES,
I. Francis Lewis, b. 1893, , CA, d. 1948;
II. Edward Lester Zetus, b. 1894, CA, d. 1967,
Married Mabel Viola SWENSON;
III. Margaret Argile, b. 1896, CA, d. 1896;
IV. Thomas Austin, b. 1897, CA, d. 1960,
Married Daphne Healey STORY;
V. Johnnie Duncan, b. 1899, d. 1899.
d. William Robert, b. 1877, CA, d. 1918, Calaveras, CA, m. Bertha E. EPROSON,
I. Rolland L., b. 1900, d. 1962, CA;
II. William Robert, b. 1902, d. 1970, CA,
Married California Missouri BRANTLEY;
III. Ercel Alton, b. 1904, d. 1984, CA,
Married Hazel WARNER;
IV. Blanche, b. 1906, CA,
Married Mr. RYLAND;
V. Arthur Winfield F., b 1909, d. 1926, CA;
VI. Howard Donald, b. 1911, d. 1968, CA
Married Louise LEMA;
VII. John Burton, b. 1915, d. 1992, CA.
5. Thomas Jefferson “Jack”, born 1841, GA, married Isabella "Belle" MOORE***[she about 1842, MS], dau of Robert & Celia (Allen) MOORE.
[Census shows 1870 at Tishomingo, MS with wife and 2 daughters as
[UNINDEXED: 1880 at 5th Dist. Tishomingo, MS beside David ARDIS &
Ch: a. Matilda, born 1866, MS;
infant, born and died in April 1869 [bur. Lindsey Cemetery, Tishomingo,
c. Liddie Arbanna, born 1870, MS [died 1873, bur, Lindsey Cemetery,
d. Allice, b. 1872, MS;
e. Bell, b. 1874, MS;
f. Charley J., b. 1876, MS;
g. Robert, b. 1878.
[***NOTE: One family file lists her as Belle SHOOK, but with no source cited,;
however in Mississippi Marriages,1776-1935 the following entry is cited:
Name: T. J. Moody
Spouse: Isbella Moore
Marriage Date: November 22, 1865
Tishomingo, also reported in Alcorn.]
6. Melissa/Manecia Ann, born 1845, GA., died 1921, Tishomingo, MS, married John Anderson WILEMON,
Jan. 14, 1867 at Tishomingo, MS, he born 1833 in Blount, AL, and died
1909, Bay Springs, Tishomingo, MS; both are buried in Old
Friendship Cemetery, Prentiss, MS; he was the son of Thomas and Nancy
Ch: a. Coleman Fletcher,
born 1875, Tishomingo, MS, d. 1935, MS, m. Mrytle V. TINES;
Delilah A., born 1878, d. 1886, bur. Piney Grove/Allen Line
Cemetery, Tishomingo, MS;
Minne, born 1886, d. 1908, bur. Friendship Cemetery, Prentiss
county, MS, m. Robert R.
7. William Lafayette “Fate”, b. 1835, TN or AL, died
between 1900 and 1910 according to the census enumerations for both
years, m1. Frances Tennessee VAUGHN, dau of George W. & Mary Jane (Brown) VAUGHN, both of Hawkins, Tennessee; m2. Hannah Alice FARRIS. [Alice born in South Carolina].
[1860 Census shows ?William at Davidson, TN living with Acy VAUGHN and family, 1880 at Tishomingo, MS,
1900 at Delta, TX] . [1860 Tishomingo, MS: George W. VAUGHN, 39; Mary J., 41; John F.,19;
Tennessee F., 16; Louisianna, 16; George, 13; Samuel, 10; Mary J., 8; Nancy A., 5; James, 3; all born
TN except James who was born in MS.]
Ch: a. Emma Eugenia, b. 1867, d. 1868, bur. Vaughn Cemetery;
b. William Robert, b. 1868, d. 1873, bur. Vaughn Cemetery;
c.*** Thomas J. “Tobias”, b. 1870, MS, d. 1948 Dallas, TX;
d. Margaret L. “Maggie, b. 1872, MS, m. Harvey C. McENTIRE.
[1930 living beside Thomas J..“Tobias: MOODY at Delta, TX]
Children per 1930 Census:
I. Henry C. McENTIRE, b. 1900, TX;
II. Etta McENTIRE, b. 1900, TX;
III. Vaughn McENTIRE, b. 1905, TX.
e. Mary C./K., b. 1874, MS, d. 1960, m. Enoch G. GIDEON.
[1910 living in Delta, TX with Eli H. MUNCY as servant];
f. John F., b. 1876, MS;
g. Frances R. “Roxie”, b. 1877, MS, m. Charlie McMILLAN;
h. George C., b. 1878;
i. William Alexander “Will“ , b. 1882, MS, m1. Virgie M. CRISWELL, m2. Clara WYRICK.
Children per 1930 Census:
I. Lorna, b. 1928;
j. James Burgen, b. 1884, MS, m. Minnie SMITH.
[Minnie SMITH is a ward of Alice MOODY in 1910]
[1920 census shows his mother Alice
living with him, she is widowed]
Children per 1930 Census:
I. Leona, b. 1912, TX;
II. Billie, b. 1919, TX;
k. Allen Wade “Moode“, b. 1890, Delta, TX, m. Julia May DICKSON.
Children per 1930 Census:
I. Aline, b. 1911;
II. Randall/Roadell, b. 1913;
III. Woodson, b. 1915;
IV. Dale, b. 1918;
V. Buel, b. 1921 [son];
VI. Dixie, b. 1928.
l. Augustus Farris “Gus”, b. 1891 Ben Franklin, TX, m. Ora
Earle Doats PITTS.
Children per 1930 Census:
I. Mozelle, b. 1912;
II. Remulle, b. 1915 [dau];
III. Wiletta, b. 1918 [dau];
IV. A. F. b. 1920 [son];
V. Bud E. b. 1923;
VI. Bob A., b. 1925;
VII. James J., b. 1928.
HARWELL Family notes:
Migration path: Brunswick, VA to Duplin, NC to Giles, TN
Henry W.[illiams] HARWELL, married Rebecca C. MOODY, she born abt. 1810, Mecklenburg, VA, he born abt. 1807, Brunswick, VA , Son of Henry & Rebecca : Charles A. HARWELL who married Nancy ‘Nannie” GREER, and removed to Desoto, MS, ARK & AL.
Coleman Carlisle HARWELL (1827-1866), married Mary Elizabeth MOODY (1828-1878), she died in ARK, he son of John and Louise unknown, second wife of John HARWELL
John HARWELL, born 1792, NC, son of Francis & Elizabeth (Loftin) HARWELL, d. 1839, Habersham, Walker, GA, m1. Mary ECHOLS in 1824, and m2. Louisa unknown.
Francis HARWELL, born 1757, Brunswick, VA, d. 1786, Lincoln, NC, m. Elizabeth LOFTIN, 1786, Brunswick, VA, son of Samuel V. & Abigail (Harwell) HARWELL.
DERRICK Family notes:
***Susannah Catherine DERRICK, dau of John & Barbara (Hiller)
DERRICK has been excluded as wife of ‘our’ John A. MOODY,
see census details of Montgomery, Alabama, indicating different
locations, etc. also note the children living with her in 1850
are listed as OWEN, but by 1860 John W OWEN is now listed as John W.
MOODY………was she previously married to an OWEN, or
did she adopt the OWEN children? No sign of her husband John MOODY on
either census, but clearly this is another John & Catherine
Moody and family.