Moody, Ebenezer, 1706 - 1748

Ebenezer Moody was born in Hartford, Connecticut, where he was baptized on Sept. 8, 1706. He moved to Farmington, Connecticut, where he and other residents, in 1738, were accused of encroaching on Indian land in the Tunxis Indian petition to the Connecticut General Court. He was lost at sea when his wife Anna Moody applied for a divorce in March 1744 on the grounds that he was missing and presumed lost at sea. His estate was inventoried on July 19, 1748, and distributed among his heirs. William Richard Cutter, New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial; A record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation (4 vols., New York, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1913), vol. 4, 2116; Charles William Manwaring, Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records (3 vols., Hartford, Conn: R.S. Peck & Company, 1904-06), vol. 3, 436; Linda Kerber, Women of the Republic: Intellect and Ideology in Revolutionary America (Chapell Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1991), 164.
Before Sept. 8, 1706
Before July 19, 1748