Charles Everett Underwood

17 November 1875–1 October 1953 (Age 77)
Lawrence, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Everett

When Charles Everett Underwood was born on 17 November 1875, in Lawrence, Illinois, United States, his father, Silas Wright Underwood, was 29 and his mother, Amanda Bell Low, was 23. He married Stella E Spencer on 16 November 1899, in Everton, Dade, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Polk Township, Dade, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. He died on 1 October 1953, in San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Charles Everett Underwood
Stella E Spencer
Marriage: 16 November 1899
Ollie Underwood
Bertha Gale Underwood
May Underwood

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 November 1899Everton, Dade, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 1
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
    1877 · The First Workers Strike
    Age 2
    The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 21
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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 (8)

    • Charles Underwood in household of Samu Underwood, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Charles Underwood in entry for Wilbur Martin Curlee and Bertha Gale Underwood, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Charley Underwood in household of Silas W Underwood, "United States Census, 1910"

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