Rachael Underwood

Femaleabout 1791–

Brief Life History of Rachael

When Rachael Underwood was born about 1791, in Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Michael Underwood, was 28 and her mother, Rachael Underwood, was 23.

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Michael Underwood
Rachael Underwood
Benjamin Underwood
Michael Underwood
Rachael Underwood
Mary Underwood
Susanna Underwood
Margaret Underwood

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    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    1791 · The Bill of Rights

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    After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.

    1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

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    The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.

    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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