Camilla Mildred Underwood

8 August 1875–25 December 1951 (Age 76)
Talbot, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Camilla Mildred

When Camilla Mildred Underwood was born on 8 August 1875, in Talbot, Georgia, United States, her father, Reuben Isam Underwood, was 23 and her mother, Martha Mildred Carter, was 23. She married James Jeremiah Jackson Pridgeon on 17 December 1893. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Randolph, Georgia, United States in 1935 and District 1143, Terrell, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 25 December 1951, in Americus, Sumter, Georgia, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Smithville Cemetery, Smithville, Lee, Georgia, United States.

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James Jeremiah Jackson Pridgeon
Camilla Mildred Underwood
Marriage: 17 December 1893
Mamie Pearl Pridgen
Laura Alice Pridgen
Alma Elleanor Pridgeon
Walter Roy Pridgeon
Mattie Irene Pridgeon
Bessie Ruth Pridgeon
Florence Eugenia Pridgeon
James Franklin Pridgen
Ida Floreid Pridgeon
Leonard Isam Pridgeon

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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.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia
Age 18
The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
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

(1997: 19831;2007: 42073; 2010: 57064)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 (12)

  • Camilla Pridgeon in household of James Pridgeon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Camilla Underwood, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Camilla Pridgeon in entry for Walter Roy Pridgeon, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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