|Dwight Lyman Moody (1837-1899) was an American evangelist who founded the Northfield Schools in Massachusetts, Moody Church and Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, and the Colportage Association. Ira Sankey was solo singer/music director for their evangelistic campaigns in both the United States and Great Britain.|
Marriage and Family:
Emma Revell Moody (1843-1903): Born in London, her family emigrated to Chicago in 1849, when she was only seven. After graduating from high school, she taught briefly, and in 1862 she married D. L. Moody. The Lord blessed them with one daughter (Emma Reynolds) and two sons (William Revell and Paul Dwight). She served with her husband (D. L.) in Sunday school work and evangelistic campaigns, doing much of his correspondence. She died in 1903.
A Passion for Souls: The Life of D. L. Moody by Lyle W. Dorsett. Chicago: Moody Press, 2003, ©1997.