Silk embroidered memorial
Granby, MA c.1804
This beautifully composed memorial was worked by Rhoda Moody who would have been 15 years
old in 1804 and is depicted standing by the monument. She was the older sister of the deceased children.
Rhoda's parents were Gideon Moody (1765-1829) and Mary Ferry (1767-1847). Their children were Rhoda (1789-1828),
*Thomas Hoey (1792-1794), *Malinda (1800-1803),
*Loman A. (1803-1803) and Mary Ann (1810-1838)
Inscribed on the urns:
T.H.M. M.M. L.A.M.
Inscribed on the plinth:
In memory of 3 children of Gedeon and Mary Moody
Who died as follows.
viz T.H. September 9 aged 1 year 1794
LA. August 2nd, 1803 aged (? Months)
?? Malinda Augest 31, 1803 Aged
2 years & 6 months
Silk on silk; 16" x 13 ½" framed.
STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
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