Born: 1835

Died: October 3, 1863

Married: 9/11/1859 to Betsy Ann Reid

Children:  Ella Moody, and Allen Moody.  Allen was born after the death of his father. 

Phineas Moody was the son of Harvey Moody and the grandson of Jacob Smith Moody; he guided with his father. He enlisted in the Civil War as a substitute for his brother Alonzo in July 1863. He died in Central Park Hospital and is buried in New York City.

Source: Mary MacKenzie, The Plains of Abraham: A History of North Elba & Lake Placid, Lee Manchester, ed., Utica, NY: Nicholas K. Burn Publishing, 2007, pp. 84 - 94. Full text here


Please go to the Saranac Lake Free Library and see documents given in support of this entry and a letter from the Hospital where Phineas died.