When Marar Elizabeth Underwood was born on 16 September 1870, in Aguilar, Las Animas, Colorado, United States, her father, Newton Jasper Underwood, was 32 and her mother, Narcissa Shipley, was 30. She married James Barnes on 13 December 1885, in Powell, Logan, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Neosho Township, Cherokee, Kansas, United States in 1880. She died on 15 January 1902, in Aguilar, Las Animas, Colorado, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Colorado, United States.
English: topographic name for someone who lived below a wood on a hillside, from Middle English under + wude, wode ‘wood’, or a habitational name for someone from any place so named.
History: Joseph Underwood emigrated from England to Watertown, MA, in 1637. William Underwood came from England to Concord, MA, before 1640, later settling in Chelmsford, MA. In VA, the name was established by Thomas William Underwood, who came from Norfolk, England, in 1675.