Mary (Underwood) Wells

Mary (Underwood) Wells (1712 - 1794)

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Mary Wells formerly Underwood
Born in Newcastle, On Delaware, Pennsylvaniamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1730 [location unknown]
Wife of — married 1758 in Cane Creek Mm, Rowan County, Province of North Carolinamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Bush River, Newberry, South Carolina, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 8 Aug 2019 | Created 1 Mar 2011
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Contents

Biography

Mary was a Friend (Quaker)

Mary was born in 1712. She is the daughter of Alexander Underwood and Mary Harris. The daughter of Reverend Alexander & Jane (Harry/Harris) Underwood of Chester Co PA, Mary married Thomas Cooke in Sep 1730, the son of the late Peter Cooke & Eleanor (Norman) Cooke of Cheshire England. They married at London Grove Quaker Meeting House in Chester Co PA. Mary was pregnant when she married Thomas. She passed away in 1794. [1]

Notes

9-28-1730 - Wm. Swaine gives account yt he and Thos: "Speakman was with Thos. Cooke and Alexander Underwood's Daughter and yt they seem sorry for what they have done and this meeting is informed that they are marryed."

10-26-1730 - Joseph Pennock reports that "he and William Swaine were with Thomas Cooke and wife and he appeared here with acknowledgement: Joseph Pennock to see it read at Londongrove."

12-27-1730/31: "The Women's meeting have sent in a paper to this meeting from under ye hand of Mary Cooke, condemning her evil actions. William Swaine to read at London Grove." (A descendant, Bonnie's daughter, 2014)

First husband Thomas Cook died 25 Mar 1751. Mary next married Joseph Wells in May 1758 in York Co PA:

Mary (Underwood) Cook is mentioned on 27 May 1758 in the meeting minutes of New Garden: "Mary, widow late of Pennsylvania, reported married to Joseph Wels (Wells) of Cane Creek."

On 1 Jul 1758, Mary Wells and her children, Isaac Cook, Mary Cook and Thomas Cook, were all received at Cane Creek Monthly Meeting from the New Garden Meeting.

Mary Underwood Cook Wells Moves to Joseph Wells I Church

On 12 Apr 1773 Mary Wells was granted a certificate to the New Garden Monthly Meeting.

Mary's mother Mary Jane Harry was daughter of Hugh Harry and Elizabeth Brinton). (A descendant, Nola Bailey Cooper, 2012)

  • Note:  !After the death of her first husband she moved with her children from Pa. to NC.
  • Warrington MM Pa. -- GCT Cane Creek MM, NC 20 Jul 1754

Children

Children: (all appear to have dropped the E from surname)

  1. Abraham Cook (1731-1793), m: Phebe Mills.
  2. Sarah Ann Cook (1732-1795), m: Bowater Beals.
  3. Ruth E Cook (b. 1732), no further info as yet.
  4. Alexander Cook (b. 1740), no further info as yet.
  5. Isaac Cook (1743-1820), m: Charity Wright.
  6. Jacob Cook (b. 1746), m1: Mary John, m2: Susannah Speakman.
  7. Mary Elizabeth Cook (1748-1809), m1: Uriah Carson, m2: Caleb Sumner (my 4x Gr-Grandfather).
  8. Thomas Cook (1751-1805), m: Mary Mills.

Birth

Birth:
Date: 1710
Place: Chester County, Pennsylvania,

Death

Death:
Date: 1794
Place: South Carolina,

Sources

  • New Garden MM records in Chester Co PA:

8-31-1730 - Londongrove Preparative Meeting informs also "ye Alexander Underwood's Daughter is with Childe by Thomas Cooke."

Acknowledgements

SOURCES: LDS FHL AF # 3QXJ-ST (familysearch.org) AWTP: "Update on Dawna Herrud File" Beth Watkins ewatkins25@hotmail.com "Carmichael Genealogy" Sandy Taylor, gokart@bellsouth. net. "Boyd Trees" John H. Boyd johnHBoyd@compuserve.com who references cite "Underwood Families of America, The Delaware Family" and "The Ancestors and Descendants of Hugh Harry and Elizabeth Brinton" by Robert Jesse Harry (1987) (c) Mabel L. Schneider, 3708 Bamboo Terr., Bradenton, FL 33507 (1986).

  • Janice Hardin, firsthand knowledge. Click the Changes tab for the details of edits by Janice and others.
  • WikiTree profile Underwood-535 created through the import of rgy_complete.ged on Jun 23, 2011 by Robert York. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Robert and others.

This person was created through the import of weise.ged on 01 March 2011. The following data was included in the gedcom. You may wish to edit it for readability.

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Underwood-186

Name: Mary Underwood. [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

Born 1710 New Castle, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States. [2] [4] [5] [7] [8] [9] [10]

Died 1794 Bush River, Newberry, South Carolina, United States. [2] [5] [7] [8]

Note: #N6577.

Marriage Husband @I27472@. Wife @I26278@. Marriage 27 MAY 1758. Guilford, North Carolina. [11] [12] [13] [14]

Husband @I26311@. Wife @I26278@. Child: @I26472@. Marriage 28 SEP 1730. London Grove, York, Pennsylvania, United States. [15] [16] [17] [18] [19]

Notes

Note N6577Birth: 1712 Delaware County Pennsylvania, USADeath: 1794 Union County South Carolina, USA The daughter of Reverend Alexander & Jane (Harry/Harris) Underwood of Chester Co PA, Mary married Thomas Cooke in Sep 1730, the son of the late Peter Cooke & Eleanor (Norman) Cooke of Cheshire England. They married at London Grove Quaker Meeting House in Chester Co PA.

Mary was pregnant when she married Thomas.

New Garden MM records in Chester Co PA: 8-31-1730 - Londongrove Preparative Meeting informs also "ye Alexander Underwood's Daughter is with Childe by Thomas Cooke."

9-28-1730 - Wm. Swaine gives account yt he and Thos: "Speakman was with Thos. Cooke and Alexander Underwood's Daughter and yt they seem sorry for what they have done and this meeting is informed that they are marryed."

10-26-1730 - Joseph Pennock reports that "he and William Swaine were with Thomas Cooke and wife and he appeared here with acknowledgement: Joseph Pennock to see it read at Londongrove."

12-27-1730/31: "The Women's meeting have sent in a paper to this meeting from under ye hand of Mary Cooke, condemning her evil actions. William Swaine to read at London Grove." (A descendant, Bonnie's daughter, 2014)

`````````````````````````````````````````````````` Children: (all appear to have dropped the E from surname) 1) Abraham Cook (1731-1793), m: Phebe Mills. 2) Sarah Ann Cook (1732-1795), m: Bowater Beals. 3) Ruth E Cook (b. 1732), no further info as yet. 4) Alexander Cook (b. 1740), no further info as yet. 5) Isaac Cook (1743-1820), m: Charity Wright. 6) Jacob Cook (b. 1746), m1: Mary John, m2: Susannah Speakman. 7) Mary Elizabeth Cook (1748-1809), m1: Uriah Carson, m2: Caleb Sumner (my 4x Gr-Grandfather). 8) Thomas Cook (1751-1805), m: Mary Mills.

First husband Thomas Cook died 25 Mar 1751. Mary next married Joseph Wells in May 1758 in York Co PA:

Mary (Underwood) Cook is mentioned on 27 May 1758 in the meeting minutes of New Garden: "Mary, widow late of Pennsylvania, reported married to Joseph Wels (Wells) of Cane Creek."

On 1 Jul 1758, Mary Wells and her children, Isaac Cook, Mary Cook and Thomas Cook, were all received at Cane Creek Monthly Meeting from the New Garden Meeting.

On 12 Apr 1773 Mary Wells was granted a certificate to the New Garden Monthly Meeting.

Mary's mother Mary Jane Harry was daughter of Hugh Harry and Elizabeth Brinton). (A descendant, Nola Bailey Cooper, 2012)

Special thank you to Sue for transferring Mary to my care.

Family links: Parents: Alexander Underwood (1688 - 1767) Jane Harry Underwood (1687 - 1736)

Spouses: Thomas Cook (1704 - 1752)* Joseph Wells (1697 - ____)*

Children: Abraham Cook (1731 - 1793)* Isaac Cook (1743 - 1820)* Jacob Cook (1746 - ____)* Mary Elizabeth Cook Sumner (1747 - 1809)* Thomas Cook (1751 - 1805)*

Siblings: Mary Underwood Wells (1712 - 1794) Samuel Underwood (1712 - 1773)* Elizabeth Underwood Ailes (1713 - ____)* William Underwood (1720 - 1785)* Olive Underwood Cox (1726 - ____)* Benjamin Underwood (1728 - 1803)* Elihu Underwood (1730 - 1801)*

  • Calculated relationship

Burial: Unknown Maintained by: Bonnie's Daughter Originally Created by: Sue McDuffe:) Record added: Apr 18, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 51294139

Sources

  1. Entered by Janice Hardin, May 18, 2012
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Source: #S994
  3. Source: #S1065
  4. 4.0 4.1 Source: #S1045
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Source: #S1077
  6. 6.0 6.1 Source: #S1064 Guilford College; Greensboro, North Carolina; Men's Minutes, 1754-1775; Collection: North Carolina Yearly Meeting Minutes
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Source: #S1038 Birth year: 1710; Birth city: New Castle; Birth state: PA
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Source: #S1038 Birth year: 1710; Birth city: London Grove; Birth state: PA
  9. 9.0 9.1 Source: #S995 Source number: 1231.268; Source type: Family group sheet, FGSE, listed as parents; Number of Pages: 1
  10. 10.0 10.1 Source: #S995 Source number: 547.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: LCD
  11. Source: #S1064 Guilford College; Greensboro, North Carolina; Men's Minutes, 1754-1775; Collection: North Carolina Yearly Meeting Minutes
  12. Source: #S1064 Guilford College; Greensboro, North Carolina; Men's Minutes, 1754-1775; Collection: North Carolina Yearly Meeting Minutes
  13. Source: #S1064 Guilford College; Greensboro, North Carolina; Men's Minutes, 1754-1775; Collection: North Carolina Yearly Meeting Minutes
  14. Source: #S1064 Guilford College; Greensboro, North Carolina; Men's Minutes, 1754-1775; Collection: North Carolina Yearly Meeting Minutes
  15. Source: #S995 Source number: 1231.268; Source type: Family group sheet, FGSE, listed as parents; Number of Pages: 1
  16. Source: #S1065
  17. Source: #S1038 Birth year: 1710; Birth city: New Castle; Birth state: PA
  18. Source: #S1038 Birth year: 1710; Birth city: London Grove; Birth state: PA
  19. Source: #S995 Source number: 1231.268; Source type: Family group sheet, FGSE, listed as parents; Number of Pages: 1
  • Unsourced family tree handed down to Jane (Collins) Crider.
  • Source: S1038 Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection - Individual Records Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2000;
  • Source: S1045 Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection - Births Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2001;
  • Source: S1064 Ancestry.com U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935 Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2014;
  • Source: S1065 Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection - Marriages Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2001;
  • Source: S1077 Ancestry.com Global, Find A Grave Index for Burials at Sea and other Select Burial Locations, 1300s-Current Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;
  • Source: S994 Ancestry.com U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;
  • Source: S995 Yates Publishing U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;

DNA confirmed to Robert Rhodes Largest segment = 6.2 cM

Total Half-Match segments (HIR) = 7.4 cM (0.207 Pct)

3 shared segments found for this comparison. Jussery 117184 SNPs used for this comparison.

50.521 Pct SNPs are full identical



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On 15 Jul 2018 at 06:59 GMT N Gauthier wrote:

Underwood-4723 and Underwood-186 appear to represent the same person because: dups with same husband

On 26 May 2018 at 16:26 GMT Karen (Mahaney) Raichle wrote:

No evidence of a middle name for Mary Underwood in any of the sources available. Ann Underwood (Underwood-200) who married first Stephen Ailes and 2nd (Moses?) Frazier was her sister.

Any objections to removing the middle name Ann for Mary?


Rejected matches › Mary (Wells) Snow (1708-)

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