Hattie Wygelia Underwood

4 August 1878–31 August 1956 (Age 78)
Atchison, Missouri, United States

The Life of Hattie Wygelia

When Hattie Wygelia Underwood was born on 4 August 1878, in Atchison, Missouri, United States, her father, Thomas J Underwood, was 24 and her mother, Lucinda Pearl Holliway, was 17. She married Frank Pierce Taylor on 29 August 1893, in Rock Port, Atchison, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 7 North La Junta, Otero, Colorado, United States in 1920 and Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States in 1930. She died on 31 August 1956, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Frank Pierce Taylor
Hattie Wygelia Underwood
Marriage: 29 August 1893
Virgil Austin Taylor
Lula Mae Taylor
Eugene William Taylor
Russell Charles Taylor

Spouse and Children

29 August 1893
Rock Port, Atchison, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Lucinda Pearl Holliway





    Pearl Belle Underwood


    Oscar Eldridge Underwood


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.

Age 11

Historical Boundaries - 1889: Otero, Colorado, United States
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived near or in a wood, from Middle English under + wude, wode ‘wood’, or a habitational name from any of various places so named, for example in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, and the former county of Ayrshire (from Old English under + wudu).

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

Sources (3)

  • Helen Johnson in household of Orran O Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hattie Underwood in household of T J Underwood, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Helen Johnson in household of Orran Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"

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