Ernest Thomas Underwood

4 July 1861–10 November 1941 (Age 80)
New York County, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Ernest Thomas

When Ernest Thomas Underwood was born on 4 July 1861, in New York County, New York, United States, his father, William Joseph Underwood, was 26 and his mother, Cecelia Baldrey, was 25. He married Martha Ann Brice Hill on 26 November 1901, in Fremont, Idaho, United States. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Spencer, Clark, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 10 November 1941, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Ernest Thomas Underwood
Martha Ann Brice Hill
Marriage: 26 November 1901

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 November 1901Fremont, Idaho, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 2
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 21
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    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.

    Sources (21)

    • Ernest T Underwood, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Ernest T Underwood, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1962"
    • Ernest T. Underwood in entry for Ann Underwood, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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