Thomas Franklin Moody Obit
trappers, Com- the Whitmore the up site was 1855 Whitmore principal and of also time toll was of water, but who this T. Ooodyjl, Laton Pioneer, Called By Death LATON (Kings Co.), Jan. 16.-Thomas 16.-Thomas F. Moody, 81, native Cali- tornian and a .pioneer rancher, of :he Laton-Riverdale district, died iis moraine ia the Sacred Heart Hospital in Hanford. Â· Moody was born in 1856 near Mountain View and was a of one of the first American lles in Santa Clara .County. His father, G. W. Moody, came by trail with Ms family and two brothers from the East m 1847, a after the Mexican war, and settled first at San Jose. Â· At the age of 22 Thomas F. Moody came to near Riverdale where he engaged in ranching un:il about 1898, when he purchased and of the old Laguna de Taclte Rancho near Laton. He was the third land purchaser after tht rancho was opened up in that subdivision. For a. year pr two also resided at Hanford. His wife died some time ago Surviving- him are three daugh- ers. Miss Pearl Moody, Laton; Ueia Starr, San Jose, and Mrs. Irene Martin, Los Angeles; three sons, D. C. Moody and L. D. Laton, and J, L. Moody, Philadelphia; Philadelphia; seventeen grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held Jn e chapel of the -Peoples sParlors in Hanford Monday 10:30 A. M. Burial will be In Grove Cemetery near Laton.