John Mason Moody, Sr and Martha William Wright Moody
John Mason Moody served in the North Carolina General Assembly 1831-2 and the Senate 1844-47. His father Cpt William Moody died in 1839. Relatives in Monroe County and Lowndes County MS
• Martha Alice Moody wife of Dr H G LEIGH of Petersburg VA mother Mary Jane CRUMP Leigh and her grandmother Martha R. Crump WRIGHT were sisters in Northampton Co NC in 1859. The Moody home Pleasant Hill was in Northampton Co NC but very close to the Greensville County VA border.
o John Hamilton Patterson Leigh married Seignora Eaton Lockhart (parents: Col Benjamin Franklin Lockhart & Sarah Gee).
• William Scott Smithfield Moody married Virginia G Lemmon Tabb
• Mary Elizabeth (Moody) wife of Joseph Gray LOCKHART (parents: Col Benjamin Franklin Lockhart & Sarah Gee).
o Annie E
• John Mason Moody, Jr married Laura E Taylor Tabb in Jan 21 1864. b 1838 in Greensville county VA and died Jun 2, 1906 in Columbus MS. Married Rosa Terry 1879. Parents James Terry and Jane Murray b 20 Feb 1860. Children Rosalee, Julia, Emile, John. Lived on Bent Oak Plantation 9 miles out of Columbus. Clarence Terry & “Bud” Gordon connect somehow..
o William Robert Moody b 2 Mar probably 1865 or 66 married Daisy BUTLER – she died very young – children raised by Effie Moody Gregory
William Robert became Episcopal Bishop of Kentucky. He wrote a privately published memoir of his early life in Columbus.
James Butler – never married and lived in Oxford NC
o John Mason Moody III – mother & child died 9/22/1868
• Laura Estelle (Moody) wife of Nathaniel GREGORY
Thomas Bolling Tabb and wife Laura E Saunders Shackelford Taylor
• Jack F Ross Tabb married Amanda F Mary LEMMON
o Mary Bolling b circa 1863 married Charles HEISIG
o Charles Ross married Alice O’NEILL
o Erwin L – might be Edwin
o Elizabeth Lanier – (Lanear)
• Laura E Taylor Tabb Moody – see above
• Virginia Gordon; (Sippi) in 1868 at age 16 taken back to North Carolina with John Mason, Martha and William Moody. In 1869-70 she married William Scott Moody (born in Scotland) and had 5 children – 3 buried at Blandford Cemetery in Petersburg VA with their father. Sippi died 8 Aug 1898.
o Lena (Virginia Aileen or Alice) born abt 1876 married Samuel R SNEED, Jr. married Harriet Stone Read of KY son of Henry Harrison Sneed – Episcopal minister of Gulfport MS.
Samuel Roberson Sneed, JR – died at 22 of cancer – Mildred Craig from OH worked at Miami as hostess for Miami U at official guest house
• Samuel Roberson Sneed III -296-22-3291 last residence 45056 Oxford, Butler, OH b 8/25/1930 d 4/23/1996. Married - Pattie– born in OH – died – Miami U graduate – engineer lived up East for awhile Head of Athletic Basketball department at Miami.
o Samuel Roberson Sneed IV b abt 1955 stockbroker married Ms. Perry from Dayton whose father started the yellow pages. Divorced. Went to jail for drugs – high roller type
Samuel Roberson Sneed V
Henry Harrison Sneed III – youngest –b 3/17/1906-7d 1967 father died when 9 yrs old- Elizabeth Cox Sneed b 2/20/1907 d 1997
• Sharon Elizabeth Sneed born in Gulfport 11/19/49 married Ernest Grover Martin III
o John Harrison Martin and Catherine Elizabeth Pierce from Dalton GA divorced in Atlanta
o Mary Elizabeth married Patrick Cochran
o Caroline Sneed Martin
o Ernest G Martin IV
o Charles Bolling Tabb Moody born abt 23 Oct 1879 in Cobb Switch d 12 Jul 1939 (cert 16498) buried National Cemetery Mobile AL married Florence REVIERE (b in Louisiana) (died 22 Jun 1993 age 93) Both husband and wife served in the US Army. Resided 154 S Broad St
Charles B Moody Jr – 11 on 1930 census for Mobile
Evelyn – 9 on the 1930 census for Mobile
Kathleen – 6 on the 1930 census for Mobile
o Bessie Oct 1884
When William died about 1883 Dr H G Leigh was appointed guardian for Lena. Nathaniel Gregory was appointed guardian of Charlie after William’s death in 1930 Charlie was in Mobile AL.
After William’s death Sippi had a child out of wedlock – Bessie E born abt 1885. Bessie became a missionary in TN and married Foggy PUCKETT. Moved to Montana.
Virginia then married William A Bohannon 2 Dec 1888. (May have been in the insane asylum in Williamsburg in 1880 in Richmond’s poor house in 1900 census – later killed by a train) and had Alexander W. BOHANNON. It is not known at this time what happened to Alex
1900 census both Alexander W & Bessie E in the Bethany Home for Friendless Children in Richmond.
Virginia tried repeatedly to claim her TABB inheritance in Richmond City and Chesterfield county for her children.