Obit: Moody, Cassius M. (1850 - 1920)

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Surnames: MOODY WELLS MURRAY MURRY COLE BIRDSELL

----Source: Clark County Republican & Press (Neillsville, Wis.) 12/16/1920

Moody, Cassius M. (30 JUL 1850 - 8 DEC 1920)

Cassius M. Moody died at his home in this city (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.), Dec. 8,1920. He was born in Lamoile Co., Vermont, July 30, 1850. When about 9 years of age he came with his father to Dodge Co., Wis., where they lived a few years, moving to Waukegan, Ill. As a boy and young man he worked on his father’s farm and worked out. When a young man he was married to Miss Betsey Cole. They followed farming in Fond du Lac Co., Wis., for a good many years. There his first wife died and later, July 16, 1909 he was married to Mary L. Wells(Birdsell?) of Neosho, Wis., at Waukegan, Ill.

They came to Neillsville and bought a home on Fifth St., where they lived until a few months ago, when they sold this place and bought a home on South Hewett St.

Mr. Moody was a man of excellent character. All his life he was respected for his fair dealings, his industry and his kindness to those about him. He was quite a student of the affairs of life, and made a large collection of Indian relics, one of the best in the state outside the collection at Madison.

He is survived by his wife, two brothers, Ed and Reese Moody and a sister, Mrs. Alex Murry of Waukegan, Ill.

The funeral was held at the home Friday afternoon, Rev. Longenecker officiating.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Moody of Waukegan were here to attend the funeral.

 

 


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