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Loyalist Directory: James Moody

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Surname : Moody
Given name : James
Rank : Colonel
Where Resettled : Weymouth, Nova Scotia
Status as Loyalist : Colonel
Proof of Loyalty : Book: "So Obstinately Loyal" by Susan Shenstone (2000).
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
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Date & Place of Birth : January 1, 1744 in Little Egg Harbor, NJ
Settled before war : Sussex County, NJ
Date & Place of Death : April 6, 1809 in Weymouth, NS
Place of Burial : St. Peter's Church, Weymouth, Digby County, NS (reference)
Wife Name : Elizabeth Britain (born 1748 & died between 1777 & 1782)
Children : John Moody
William (?) Moody
Maria Jane Moody
John G(?) Moody
Biography : Bio of James Moody by Rick Moody
James Moody and the Loyalists of Weymouth by Brian McConnell

See Also:
- Stuart R. J. Sutherland, "MOODY, JAMES" in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 5, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003.
- So Obstinately Loyal: James Moody, 1744-1809, by Susan Burgess Shenstone (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2000).
- Celebration of Loyalist leader Col. James Moody (2009 article in the N.S. Digby County Courier).
- A portrait of Colonel James Moody.
Proven Descendants : See Direct Descendants of James Moody on Rootsweb
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy : See Direct Descendants of James Moody on Rootsweb
Family History :  
Family Genealogy : The Moody family genealogy is at
Sources : James Moody authored his own book "Narrative of His Exertions and Sufferings in the Cause of Government since the Year 1776" London, 1783; repr. 1968) which relayed the reasons he became a loyalist and his military exploits.

Information submitted by Richard (Rick) Moody, Ph.D. (5th great-grandson of Col. James Moody) in remembrance of my Dad, John Wentworth Moody WWII veteran
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