His parents were Susan Elizabeth Smith and Isaac Newton Moody, Jr.
Her parents were John Wesley Wilson and Matt Dowdy.
Lander Moody was born 25 March 1892 in Henry County, TN, and died 20 March 1925 in Henry County. Cora was was born January 1891 in Henry County, TN.
After Lander's death, the children were placed in an orphanage and lost contact with the family. Louise (Moody) Alexander and some of them were reunited when she and they were in their sixties or seventies.
James Lander's adopted parents renamed him Robert, and he took their surname, Trotter.