Samuel Underwood

about 1774–7 August 1838 (Age 64)
Arlington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Underwood was born about 1774, in Arlington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joshua Underwood, was 49 and his mother, Elisabeth Russell, was 25. He died on 7 August 1838, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Underwood
1725–1775
Elisabeth Russell
1749–
Joshua Underwood
1772–
Samuel Underwood
1774–1838
Daniel K. Underwood
1774–

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 2

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1791

Age 17

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

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.

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