MOODY, WILLIAM H., gardening farmer, was born November 29, 1868. He is a son of Washington and Adeline (Fleischer) Moody. His parents are old and highly respected residents of Susquehanna township. They had ten children, three of whom are deceased, Alfred, died in infancy, George W. and Annie M., both died at about the age of four years. Their living children are: Sallie F., wife of Samuel Bankes; William H.; Lizzie, wife of Charles Dunlap; Catherine, Charles W., Jennie, and Mariam M.
William H. Moody attended the public schools. When he was of age to begin business, he engaged in gardening and farming, and has made this his occupation to the present time. He was married, December 30, 1892, to Annie L., daughter of Ellis W. and Sarah J. (Lebo) Ford. They had one son, Ford W. The parents of Mrs. Moody are residents of Dauphin county, They had a family of three children: one of whom died in infancy; Annie L., and Lizzie W. Mrs. Ford died July 28, 1882, aged forty-two. Mr. Ford married for his second wife, Rebecca Smith, by whom he had three children: two of whom are deceased; George, died in infancy, and Don S., at the age of six.
Mr. Moody is still a young man, but has displayed good business qualities, and by his energy and thrift has established a good reputation, and is regarded as a successful gardener and farmer. He is a Democrat. The family are members of the Methodist Episcopal church.
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