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From: Sarah Barker <>
Subject: [UNDERWOOD-L] Benjamin Underwood
Date: Tue, 25 May 1999 08:00:39 -0400
Hi fellow Underwood fans!
I've managed to plug a few more holes in my Underwood tree, but still am
not positive which rock Benjamin Underwood crawled out from under. I
know there's speculation that Benjamin was the son of the Quakers Samuel
Underwood and Ann Travilia who moved from Pennsylvania to North Carolina
in 1762, but I haven't been able to find out enough about that Benjamin
to be sure. Does anyone out there know what happened to that particular
In the meantime, this is what I have been able to find:
1. BENJAMIN UNDERWOOD was born Bet. 1738 - 1739 probably in
Pennsylvania, and died July 21, 1778 in Yohogania County, Virginia, now
Greene County, Pennsylvania. He married MARY CROW Bef. 1762, daughter
of WALTER CROW and ANNE MILLER.
MARY CROW married 2nd Morias Hansbrough in Shelby County, KY, in the
1780s and is mentioned in the Will of her father Walter Crow as "Mary
Children of BENJAMIN UNDERWOOD and MARY CROW are:
i.NATHAN UNDERWOOD, b. September 11, 1769; d. October 29, 1826, Shelby
ii.JOHN UNDERWOOD, b. Abt. 1762, North Carolina?; d. 1830, Shelby
iii.MARY "POLLY" UNDERWOOD, b. November 2, 1765; d. February 8, 1840,
Shelby County, Kentucky; m. GEORGE YOUNT, February 24, 1781, Jefferson
iv.PHEBE UNDERWOOD, b. Abt. 1771; m. JOHN HANDLEY, March 25, 1796,
Lincoln County, Kentucky.
v.JACOB UNDERWOOD, b. 1770; d. 1844, Oldham County, Kentucky.
2. NATHAN UNDERWOOD was born September 11, 1769, and died October 29,
1826 in Shelby County, Kentucky. He married BETSEY WRIGHT April 11,
1797 in Shelby County, Kentucky, daughter of OBADIAH WRIGHT and HANNAH.
Children of NATHAN UNDERWOOD and BETSEY WRIGHT are:
i.OBADIAH UNDERWOOD, m. MARIAH DOSS, October 23, 1823.
ii.HANNAH UNDERWOOD, m. STRAWTHER G. RICE.
vi.PHEBE UNDERWOOD, m. ISAAC B. PERKINS.
.viii.JOHN UNDERWOOD, b. 1795, Shelby County, Kentucky; d. May 24,
1861, Hendricks County, Indiana.
ix.ANN UNDERWOOD, m. SEATON SLEDD.
x.ELIZABETH UNDERWOOD, m. AUSTIN BARNETT.
xi.NATHAN UNDERWOOD, JR., m. ELIZA H. WOOLFINGTON, February 10, 1837.
xii.ASENATH UNDERWOOD, m. JOHN RADFORD, November 29, 1821.
xiii.JAMES UNDERWOOD, m. MARY LEWIS, August 30, 1827, Shelby County,
xiv.MARY UNDERWOOD, m. SIMPSON BUSEY.
3. JOHN UNDERWOOD was born Abt. 1762 possibly in North Carolina?, and
died 1830 in Shelby County, Kentucky. He married MARY TEAGUE.
Children of JOHN UNDERWOOD and MARY TEAGUE are:
iii.MARY "POLLY" UNDERWOOD.
vii.BENJAMIN T. UNDERWOOD, b. November 2, 1823.
viii.JACOB UNDERWOOD, m. ELIZABETH DOLLINS, July 25, 1838, Shelby
ix.ABLE UNDERWOOD, m. ELIZA A. ROBERSON, October 14, 1838, Shelby
4. JACOB UNDERWOOD was born 1770, and died 1844 in Oldham County,
Kentucky. He married HANNAH ROBINSON/ROBERTSON December 7, 1793 in
Lincoln County, Kentucky, daughter of ISAAC ROBINSON and HANNAH MILLER.
Children of JACOB UNDERWOOD and HANNAH ROBINSON/ROBERTSON are:
ii.LUKE ROBINSON UNDERWOOD.
iii.ELEANOR UNDERWOOD, m. JOHN CROOK, March 7, 1838, Shelby County,
iv.ISHAM T. UNDERWOOD, m. ELIZABETH MORTON, April 27, 1834, Shelby
v.ISAAC UNDERWOOD, m. ANN TINSLEY, September 1, 1836, Shelby County,
vi.GEORGE L. UNDERWOOD, m. ELIZA E. SHARE, August 11, 1834, Shelby
vii.MARY "POLLY" UNDERWOOD
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