Charles Underhill

1783–1843 (Age 60)
Oyster Bay, Oyster Bay, Nassau, New York, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Underhill was born in 1783, in Oyster Bay, Oyster Bay, Nassau, New York, United States, his father, Israel Underhill, was 26 and his mother, Mary Wright, was 26. He married Hannah Powell on 28 February 1810, in Bethpage, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1843, at the age of 60.

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Charles Underhill
Hannah Powell
Marriage: 28 February 1810
Sarah Ann underhill
Jordan W. Underhill
William Underhill
Sarah Ann Underhill

Spouse and Children

28 February 1810
Bethpage, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States


    Sarah Ann underhill


    Jordan W. Underhill


    William Underhill


    Sarah Ann Underhill


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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 0

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 14

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 17

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a hill, or a habitational name from Underhill in Devon, named from Old English under ‘under’ + hyll, or from Underhill in Kent, named from Old English under + helde ‘slope’.

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

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