Womer Cemetery ~ Willis E. Moody ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Moody, Willis E.
LAST: Moody FIRST: Willis MID: E.
BORN: Jan 1863 DIED: 9 Aug 1918 BURIED: 10 Aug 1918 (Womer Cemetery)
DEATH PLACE: Kings Valley, Benton Co, Oregon
Not found in the Oregon Death Index
Polk Co, OR, Marriage Record, Vol 5, Page 202 - W.E. Moody and Nettie Ricker married 22 July 1899
1900 OR CENSUS - Willis Moody, age 37, occupation day laborer, b. Jan 1863 in Maine, is enumerated with his wife of 1 year, Nettie M., age 18, no children, b. Jun 1881 in Michigan.  Also enumerated with the family is Jennie Riften, age 16, identified as a cousin, b. Dec 1883 in Oregon.
1910 OR CENSUS - Willis E. Moody, age 50, occupation farmer, b. Maine, is enumerated with his wife of 10 years (his 2nd marriage, her 1st), Nettie M., age 27, mother of 3, b. Michigan, along with Chester A., age 8, b. Oregon, Venetra M., age 5, b. Oregon, and Samuel J., age 2, b. Oregon.
[Nettie is enumerated as a widow, living with brother-in-law, Friend Riker, in the 1920 Polk Co. census record; she remarried to W.E. Hazenberg and died in 1933; see Nettie Hazenberg]
Kings Valley – Mr. Moody, who got hurt pulling stumps, died Friday evening. He leaves a wife and three children. The funeral was held at Pedee Saturday afternoon.
Polk County Post (Independence), Friday, August 16, 1918, 3:5
No gravestone - cemetery place marker
Saucy Survey & Photographs
1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Luckiamute, ED 176, sheet 6A)
1910 OR CENSUS (Benton Co., Kings Valley, ED 7, sheet 7A)
Polk CO, OR, Marriage Record, Vol 5, Page 202
PCP 16 Aug 1918, 3:5