Information on the Loyalists
Loyalist Directory: James Moody
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|Given name :||James|
|Where Resettled :||Weymouth, Nova Scotia|
|Status as Loyalist :||Colonel|
|Proof of Loyalty :||Book: "So Obstinately Loyal" by Susan Shenstone (2000).|
|Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :|
|Enlistment Date :|
|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
- 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 Ancestry.ca|
|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