Marar Elizabeth Underwood

Female16 September 1870–15 January 1902

Brief Life History of Marar Elizabeth

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.

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Family Time Line

James Barnes
Marar Elizabeth Underwood
Marriage: 13 December 1885
William Talton Barnes
Ida Mae Barnes
Silas Oliver " Ollie" Barnes
Benjamin Fred Barnes
Thomas Edward Barnes
Edward T Barnes
Ruby Mae Barnes
Baby Barnes
Charles Nooten " Chick" Barnes
Baby Barnes

Sources (7)

  • Betty Barnes in household of James Barnes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Betty Barnes in entry for Charles Barnes, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Maria E Underwood in household of Newton J Underwood, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 December 1885Powell, Logan, Colorado, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 2

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    1876 · Colorado becomes a State

    Age 6

    On Aug 1, 1876, The United States Congress passed an act making the Territory of Colorado the 38th state.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 11

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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