Joseph Milton Moody

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

JOSEPH MILTON "MITT" MOODY

(hunter, forest ranger)

BIOGRAPHY

Joseph Milton "Mitt" Moody was born July 15, 1870 in St. George, Utah.

Moody worked as a freighter.

He also worked as a forest ranger and hunter. While so employed, he tracked down and killed a grizzly bear that had roamed Pine Valley Mountain killing livestock for 30 years.

Jane passed away on 1/28/1942 and was buried in Plot B_1_20_5 of the St. George City Cemetery.

Mitt passed away on July 9, 1963 and was buried in Plot B_1_20_6 of the St. George City Cemetery.


FAMILY

Parents and Siblings:
    John Monroe Moody
    Sarah Matilda Damron Moody  
        Sarah Margaret Moody
        Helen Matilda Moody
        Monroe Damron Moody
        Joseph Milton Moody

(2/16/1822-1/27/1884)   (married xx/xx/xxxx)
(xx/xx/1836-8/10/1877)
(4/8/1859-1/14/1938)   (married Solon Junius Foster, Frederic Clift, and William Paxman)
(xx/xx/1862-xx/xx/1863)
(xx/xx/1865-8/1/1867)
(7/15/1870-7/9/1963)   (married Jane Everett)

Wife and Children:
    Jane Everett Moody
        Rachel Moody
        Milton Everett Moody
        Schuyler Monroe Moody
        Helen Moody
        Maggie Moody
        Carl Antone Moody
        June Evan Moody
        Virginia Moody


(12/14/1872-1/28/1942)   (married 1/21/1892)
(10/9/1893-6/28/1934)   (married Clair "F" Gardner)
(10/7/1896-4/6/1958)   (married Hazel Olsen)
(1/1/1899-2/20/1921)
(3/20/1903-2/14/1978)   (married Wilford J. Reichman)
(9/9/1905-1/9/1907)
(8/10/1908-11/25/1991)   (married Ruby Christensen)
(3/11/1911-12/27/1996)   (married Maida Russell)
(11/30/1915-5/9/1997)   (married Dean Chalender Boyack)


PHOTOS

Joseph & Jame Moody Family
Left to right:   Milton Everett, Joseph Milton "Mitt", Rachel, Helen, Schuyler Monroe, and Jane Everett Moody

Mitt (holding ???) & Jane Moody
Mitt (holding ???) & Jane Moody
        Jane & Mitt Moody
        Jane & Mitt Moody


REFERENCES

SOUTHERN UTAH MEMORIES: Grizzly bear that killed 200-300 head of cattle is killed in 1909 by Forest Service ranger
by Loren R. Webb,   November 8, 2013

Find-A-Grave entry for Joseph Milton Moody

Find-A-Grave entry for Jane Everett Moody