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Underwood History

 
The Underwood-Stamper Feud

Tax List, 1825 Tyler County (W)Va.
Underwood Isaac
Underwood William

Tax List, 1839 Carter Co KY
Underwood, Reuben
    "    , George
    "    , Willis
    "    , Gideon
    "    , James

1840 Census Lawrence Co AR
Underwood James Capt.
  (Son of Gideon Underwood)
Underwood John
Underwood John H.

1850 Census Carter Co KY
Underwood, George W
    "    , Gideon
    "    , James
    "    , Stephen
    "    , George
    "    , Wilson

1850 Census Lawrence Co AR, Strawberry Tnsp
Underwood, James     46  M Farmer 100 VA
    "    , Elizabeth 43  F            MO
    "    , James     19  M            AR
    "    , Matilda   17  F            MO
    "    , Thomas    13  M            AR
    "    , Sarah A    9  F            AR

Underwood, Jamison   38 M  Schoolteacher  VA
         , James     19 M  Farmer         MO
         , Voluntine 10 M                 AR
         , Thomas    12 M                 AR
         , David     22 M  Farmer         MO

Note: Both heads of household above are sons
      of Gideon

1860 Census Carter Co KY
Underwood, James age 53
    "    , Permilia 54
    "    , William 25
    "    , Rebecca J 21
    "    , Ellen 17
    "    , Mary A 15
    "    , James M 13

Underwood, Gideon age 52
    "    , Mary 60
    "    , Cordelia 18
    "    , Malinda 17

Underwood, Geo W age 45
    "    , Reuben J 27
    "    , Elverton A 25
    "    , Geo L 23
    "    , Alfred A 21
    "    , David C 19
    "    , Jesse M 17
    "    , Wm T 15
    "    , Harmon M 10
    "    , Sinnette J 7
    "    , Margaret 5
    "    , Clark 3
    "    , Malissa J 2 1/2
Parrish, Sarah age 23 (living in household)

1860 Census Yell Co AR, Lower LaFave Twp
Underwood, Voluntine 19 M Farm laborer AR

1870 Census Carter Co KY
Underwood, Alexander age 37
    "    , Alfred 31
    "    , Elverton 35
    "    , Harvey 35
    "    , Silas 35
    "    , Daniel 46

Underwood, George age 51
    "    , Gideon 62
    "    , James 63

1870 Census Sharp Co AR Lebanon Twp, Evening Shade
Simpson, Wm         25 M W Farmer        700 230 AR
       , Missouri   19 F W Keeping house         AR
Underwood, Vol      27 M W Farmer            200 AR
         , Nancy M  20 F W Keeping house         TN
         , Louisiana 1 F W                       AR

1880 Census Richwoods, Sharp, Arkansas Pg 94C
Underwood, Henry V. 37 Farmer          AR KY MO
         , Nancy M. 25 Keeping House   AR TN GA
         , Lucy E.  12 Keeping House   AR AR AR
         , Jere. A.  9                 AR AR AR
         , Sarah J.  6                 AR AR AR
         , Mary B.   2                 AR AR AR

1880 Census Carter Co KY, 3rd Pct
(living w/David Davis, Melissa's father)
Underwood, Melissa 38 widow
    "    , Martha  18 dau
    "    , Jennie  13 dau
    "    , Melvin   7 son
    "    , Wade McCoy 4 son

1880 Census Carter Co KY, 4th Pct
Underwood, James  73 farmer
    "    , Amelia 74 wife

Underwood, Margaret A 44 widow
    "    , Frances    19 dau
    "    , Ellen      17 dau
    "    , Lucy       14 dau
    "    , John       12 son
    "    , Elizabeth  10 dau
    "    , Jeremiah    7 son
    "    , William M   4 son

1880 Census Carter Co KY, 9th Pct
Underwood, Daniel    55 farmer
    "    , Elizabeth 50 wife
    "    , Samuel    24 son, farm laborer
    "    , John W    22 son, farm laborer
    "    , Daniel L  19 son
    "    , Nancy B   17 dau
    "    , Emma A    15 dau
    "    , Julia F   13 dau
    "    , Joseph F   9 son

1900 Census Sharp Co AR, Davidson Twp
Underwood, Henry V. Head W M JUN 1843 56 M33     AR KY MO
         , Nancy M. Wife W F DEC 1851 44 M33 9 5 AR TN TN
         , Laura D. Dau  W F APR 1884 16 S       AR AR AR
         , James L. Son  W F MAY 1886 14 S       AR AR AR

1910 Census Sharp Co AR, Davidson Twp
Underwood, Henry V. Head M W M44 AR KY MO
         , Nancy M. Wife F W M44 AR TN GA

1920 Census Sharp Co AR, Davidson Twp
Underwood, Henry V. Head M W 76 M AR KY MO
         , Nancy    Wife F W 69 M GA TN TN
 (next door to Jeremiah OYLER, dau Sarah, their son William)

1920 Census Sharp Co AR, Hardy Twp
Underwood, Jeremiah Head    M W 48 M AR KY TN
         , Sarah F. Wife    F W 44 M AR MO AR
   Hislip, Eliza C. M-inlaw F W 65 Wd AR TN KY

1920 Census Craighead Co AR, Maumelle Twp
Underwood, James L.    Head M W 32 M AR TN TN
         , Velma       Wife F W 28 M AR TN AR
         , Catheline L. Dau F W  4 S AR AR AR
         , Darrel M.    Son M W  1 S AR AR AR
 
Military Service
Underwood, Nathan (Jr)
Virginia Colonial Militia

Civil War
Underwood, H.V. (Henry Valentine)
1st Reg Ark Mounted Rifles
7th Reg Ark Inf
25th Reg Ark Inf

Other sources:
Christ Church parish register,
Middlesex County, Virginia, 1553-1812
By John Otto Yurechko

"The Underwood Family of America"
by Lucien Marcus Underwood

"Thomas Underwood 1650 Immigrant & His Descendants"
Billie Lewis Reading

"The Underwood Family from Madison County, Virginia"
by Ben H. Coke

"Underwood Biographical Dictionary" Vol 1 Rev.
by Laverne Galeener-Moore

Marriage records of Carter County, Kentucky

Family records