John G Underwood

7 April 1893–8 September 1980 (Age 87)
Siloam, Greene, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of John G

When John G Underwood was born on 7 April 1893, in Siloam, Greene, Georgia, United States, his father, John Vinson Underwood, was 40 and his mother, Dora Vernon Holmes, was 35. He had at least 2 sons with Gertrude Carter. He lived in District 142, Greene, Georgia, United States in 1940 and United States in 1980. He died on 8 September 1980, in Greene, Georgia, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Siloam, Greene, Georgia, United States.

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John G Underwood
Gertrude Carter
Felton Underwood
Weyman Underwood

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 3
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.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot
Age 13
The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 23
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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 (16)

  • Garner Underwood, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Garner Underwood, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • John G Wonderwood in household of John V Wonderwood, "United States Census, 1910"

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