Nancy Blackburn

Female1767–15 September 1842

Brief Life History of Nancy

When Nancy Blackburn was born in 1767, in Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Moses Blackburn, was 21 and her mother, Mary McGrew, was 19. She married Obediah Underwood Sr. in 1785, in Newberry Monthly Meeting, York, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 15 September 1842, at the age of 75, and was buried in Glyde, North Bethlehem Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Obediah Underwood Sr.
Nancy Blackburn
Marriage: 1785
William Underwood
Nancy Underwood
Obediah Underwood Jr.
Miss Underwood
Hannah Underwood
Lewis Underwood
Jesse Underwood
John Underwood
Henry Underwood
Benjamin Underwood

Sources (8)

  • 1840 United States Federal Census
  • Nancy Underwood, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Deaths and Burials, 1856-1971"
  • Ancestry Family Trees

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1785Newberry Monthly Meeting, York, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 9

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 9

    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

    Age 20

    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places called Blackburn, but especially the one in Lancashire, so named with Old English blæc ‘dark’ + burna ‘stream’. This surname is found mainly in northern England.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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