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Henry Underwood (1739 - aft. 1802)

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Henry Underwood
Born in London Grove, Chester County, Pennsylvaniamap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died after in New Brunswick, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Sep 2016 | Last significant change: 5 Jun 2019
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Henry Underwood was a United Empire Loyalist.
UEL Status:Undetermined
Date: Undated
Henry was a Friend (Quaker)

Biography

Henry was a Loyalist who served in Cornwallis' army and was captured at Yorktown. He is listed with his brother, Benjamin, as living in New Brunswick, Canada, in Georgie Carole Watterson Troxler - PH.D dissertation, U. of N.C., Chapel Hill, NC, in 1974 and microfilmed by Xerox-Univ. microprints. The Title of the dissertation is: "THE MIGRATION OF CAROLINA AND GEORGIA LOYALISTS TO NOVA SCOTIA AND NEW BRUNSWICK" This is just the list of the names she used in her dissertation, for North Carolinians. Abstracts of the claims they made as well as the military records are in the dissertation. A copy of this film is in the U. of GA Library - GA/F/1038.T70


From The On-Line Institute for Advanced Loyalist Studies (http://www.royalprovincial.com/military/musters/ncvol/ncv1782.htm, accessed October 16, 2016 National Archives of Canada, Ward Chipman Papers, MG 23, D 1, Series I, Volume 27, page 335.

North Carolina Volunteers

Muster Roll of a Detached Corps under the Charge of Lieut. DeBECK New York Volunteers

Lancaster 24 April 1782

Captain HUNTER's Company, North Carolina Volunteers

Sgt Abraham WILLIAMS Taken Prisoner 19 Octr. 1781
Sgt James LINSEY do do
Sgt Henry UNDERWOOD do do
John ROSE do do
Habauce PRIDE do do
John SITER do do
Leonard JONES do do
Duncan McNEAL do do
John SIPP do do
John HARMON do do
Robert WALTERS do do
William WALTERS do do
Duncan McPHERSON do do
Andreas HAMON do do
Philip CRATCHER do do
David DEARMIRE do do
George HOLLOBOCK do do
Robert BRYAN do do
Thomas HALL do do
David HARKEY do do
Edward THORNBURRY do do
Minery BARBETT do do


From the Public Record Office, Ottawa, Canada; Public Record Office Reference: A.O.13/21

UK, American Loyalist Claims, 1776-1835

To the Honorable Thomas Dundass and J Pemberton Esqs Commissioners appointed by His Majesty to inquire into the Losses and Services of all Such persons that have Suffered in their Rights properties and possessions During the Late unhappy Dissentions in America

The Memmorial of Henry Underwood

Most Humbly Sheweth

That your Memmorialist Lived in Randolph County in North Carolina and at the time that the British Army were in that Province Did harbour and Secret all Such persons that Came to him for Relief that belonged to his Majestys army and Did harbour five officers and guided them to the British army after which your Memorialist was apprehended by the Rebels on the Same Account and Tryed for the Same but their finding no evidence was Discharged and Soon After Joined Lord Cornwallis and Received a Captains warrant Signed by Lord Cornwallis himself and inlisted the man but before they were Collected together was made prisoner in Yorktown.

Your Honours Memmorialist hath made our his Acct on the back of the Memmorial and Most Humbly begs a hearing and he as in Duty bound will Ever Pray -

City of St. John the 2d of March 1786 - Henry Underwood


From http://archives.gnb.ca/Search/RS686/Details.aspx?culture=en-CA&Key=1038, accessed November 7, 2016

Index to Land Petitions: Original Series, 1783-1918 (RS108)

Name UNDERWOOD, Henry

Volume NS-2, Page 1, Grant number, 41
Place Grand Lake Area
County Sunbury
Date 1785-06-10
Accompanying plan No
Acres 200
Microfilm F16300
Comment Re-registered NS Grant of 1784/10/01


From http://archives.gnb.ca/Search/RS108/Details.aspx?culture=en-CA&Key=62766, accessed November 7, 2016

Index to Land Petitions: Original Series, 1783-1918 (RS108)

Name UNDERWOOD, HENRY
Year 1798
County Queens
Microfilm F1040

See petition of FANNING, DAVID

Researchers should note that when a 'Name' has been drawn from a petition submitted by someone else or by a group, the 'See Petition of:' column directs them to the name under which the document is filed and microfilmed.

All names on this petition : 3

FANNING, DAVID
UNDERWOOD, HENRY
YOUNG, PETER


Index to Land Petitions: Original Series, 1783-1918 (RS108)

From http://archives.gnb.ca/Search/RS108/Details.aspx?culture=en-CA&Key=62767, accessed November 7, 2016

Name UNDERWOOD, HENRY

Year 1802
County Queens
Microfilm F1042

See petition of LANGLEY, JOHN

Researchers should note that when a 'Name' has been drawn from a petition submitted by someone else or by a group, the 'See Petition of:' column directs them to the name under which the document is filed and microfilmed.

All names on this petition : 4

FANNING, DAVID
LANGLEY, JOHN
UNDERWOOD, HENRY
WETMORE, THOMAS

Sources

  • Underwood, Charles, Roots of Reuben and Henry Underwood: Citizens of Lincoln County, North Carolina in 1810: Footprints in Time (Mt. Holly, North Carolina: Gaston-Lincoln Genealogical Society, September 2015) pp. 116-128.
  • Online publication - Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - Ladd, Ruth Kline,. One Ladd's family : including cousins near and distant. Naperville, Ill.?: unknown, 1990.Original data: Ladd, Ruth Kline,. One Ladd's family : p 82
  • Public Record Office, Ottawa, Canada; Public Record Office Reference: A.O.13/21


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On 29 Apr 2018 at 20:35 GMT Pip Sheppard wrote:

Underwood-4508 and Underwood-3146 appear to represent the same person because: Dates and bio information appear to match.

On 20 Apr 2018 at 19:34 GMT Pip Sheppard wrote:

Henry appears to be alive at least from 1802.

Index to Land Petitions: Original Series, 1783-1918 (RS108)

From http://archives.gnb.ca/Search/RS108/Details.aspx?culture=en-CA&Key=62767, accessed November 7, 2016

Name UNDERWOOD, HENRY Year 1802 County Queens Microfilm F1042 See petition of LANGLEY, JOHN Researchers should note that when a 'Name' has been drawn from a petition submitted by someone else or by a group, the 'See Petition of:' column directs them to the name under which the document is filed and microfilmed.

All names on this petition : 4

FANNING, DAVID LANGLEY, JOHN UNDERWOOD, HENRY WETMORE, THOMAS



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