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Frederick W. Moody Biography

Identifier: M1099

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a typescript of Moody's memoirs; mentions Col. George Daniel Boone, Jim Bridger, Col. Bent, P.T. Barnum and Tom Thumb. Also includes letter of transmittal (1989) to DPL.


  • 1932, 1989


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Frederick W. Moody was born in Hampshire County, England on January 10, 1842. He emigrated with his family to America in 1857 and then travelled to Kansas. Moody married Hattie W. Owens (1842-1923) on June 27, 1869 in Pulaski, Ken. The couple had 5 children before moving to Calif. Moody died in Phoenix, Ariz. on May 24, 1937 and is buried in the Sunnyside Cemetery, Long Beach, Calif.


1 envelope(s)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Virginia Moody, 1989.

Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Script of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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