James F. Underwood

Brief Life History of James F.

When James F. Underwood was born on 12 November 1842, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, his father, Samuel D Underwood, was 25 and his mother, Martha Matilda Morris, was 25. He married Lucinda Severs on 24 October 1861, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in District 1, Spencer, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Kentucky, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

James F. Underwood
1842–
Lucinda Severs
1840–1910
Marriage: 24 October 1861
Charles Thomas Underwood
1863–1931
Anne Jane Underwood
1866–
John Henry Underwood
1868–1946
Alvin Monroe Underwood
1873–1944
Rufhiner Underwood
1874–

Sources (11)

  • Jas M Underwood in household of S D Underwood, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James F Underwood, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Jim Anderwood in entry for Charles T Anderwood, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1967"

World Events (8)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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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