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William Bunk Moody 



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William Bunk Moody
5/25/1887 - 2/12/1921
William Bunk Moody was born on May 25, 1887 in Calhoun County, Georgia and died on February 12, 1921 in Albany, Dougherty County, Georgia. He lived to be 33 years old.

His parents were William H. Moody and Sarah J. Wheeler
He married VeneZula Howard in 1906
Census6/4/1900 Militia District 1123 GA (Calhoun County) 13 yrs old 
#59 - Henry Woody (age 42, June 1858), Sarah Woody (35, June 1865), Ret Woody (15, Sept. 1884), Bunk Woody (14, May 1886), Albert Woody (10, Aug. 1889), Clarence Woody (8, Nov. 1892), Clara Woody (8, Nov. 1892), Clyde Woody (5, July 1894), Mollie Woody (3, June 1898) All were born in GA. Henry is a farmer, Bunk is a farm laborer, Ret, Albert, Clarence and Clara attend school. Henry and Sarah have been married seventeen years, they had eight children, seven are living.  
Marriage3/25/1906 GA (Calhoun County) 18 yrs old 
Mr. Bunk Moody and Miss Zula Howard are married.  
Census4/29/1910 Militia District 1123 GA ( Calhoun County) 22 yrs old 
Bunch Moody (age23), Zula Moody (19) & stepmother - Renna Howard (50). William and Zula have been married three years with no children. All born in GA. 
Military6/5/1917 Albany GA (Dougherty County) 30 yrs old 
WWI Draft Card: Name: William B. Moody, Race: Caucasian, Marital Status: Married, Birth Date: May,25 1887, Birth Place: Georgia, Street address: Cotton Mill, Residence Place: Daugherty, Georgia, Job description: Cotton Mill Operator , Employer: Flint River Cotton Mill, Physical Build: Slender, Height: Medium, Hair Description: Not Bald, Hair Color: Brown, Eye Color: Blue 
Other1/1/1918 Columbus GA (Muscogee County) 30 yrs old 
Name: Bunk Moody, Gender: Male, Residence Year: 1918, Street address: 502 14th Street, Residence Place: Columbus, Georgia, Occupation: Mill Operator, Spouse: Zula Moody, Publication Title: Columbus, Georgia, City Directory, 1918 
Census3/9/1920 Militia District 945 GA ( Dougherty County) 32 yrs old 
78, 95 - William Moody (age23), Zula Moody (19) & stepmother - Rena Howard (50). William and Zula have been married three years with no children. All born in GA. William and Zula were born in GA, Rena in AL. They rent their home. Their are laborers at the cotton mill.  
Death Certificate2/12/1921 Albany GA (Dougherty County) 33 yrs old 
Name: William Bunk Moody
Birth Date: abt 1887
Birth Place: Calhoun County, Georgia
Death Date: Feb 12, 1921
Death Place: Albany, Dougherty
Death Age: 34
Race: White
Ethnicity: American
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Male
Father Name: W. H. Moody
Mother Name: Sarah Wheeler
Spouse Name: Vene Zuela Moody
FHL Film Number: 2296801

burial at Morgan Methodist Cem. -W. B. Moody, b. 5/25/1885, d. 2/12/1921   Source:  Georgia Death Index

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18 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
25 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
27 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
30 1917 Atkinson and Treutlen Counties are formed.
33 1920 Seminole, Lanier, Brantley, Long, and Lamar Counties are formed.
2 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
8 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
10 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
13 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
13 1900 The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
14 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
15 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
16 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
17 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
19 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
19 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
19 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
25 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
26 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
27 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
21 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
25 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
26 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
30 1917 NEWS HEADLINES: In June, the United States enters World War I on the side of the allies. The Russian Revolution ends the reign of the czars and thrusts Russia into communism.
32 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
22 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
23 1910 Boy Scout and Girl Scout Organizations are introduced in America and the concept of a "week end" meaning time off from regular work begins to take root. The British Empire covers 1/5th of the world land area.
22 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
27 1914 World War I - Following the crisis touched off by the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, Germany declared war on Russia and additional countries joined the war within several days.
30 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
32 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
33 1920 Adolph Hitler begins to organize the Nazi party in Germany; The Ku Klux Klan launches a recruitment campaign using mass marketing techniques to gain 85,000 new recruits; the first commercial broadcast is made.
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Bunk and Zulla
Bunk and Zulla

Venezula 'Zula' Howard
Born about 1891 and died about 1960.
They were married 3/2/1906.

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