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John Underhill

Birthplace: Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Underhill and Elizabeth Underhill
Husband of Sarah Lane; Ann Brown and Frances Underhill
Father of Samuel Underhill, Sr.; James Underhill; Esther Underhill; Elizabeth Underhill Clark; Thomas Underhill and 3 others
Brother of Patience Underhill; Joseph Underhill; Elizabeth Underhill; Hester Underhill and Thomas Underhill

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About John Underhill

John Underhill is found first in the MM records of Nottingham, Chester co., Pa., 11-16-1730. The MM had been established in April of that year and the place from which he transferred is not given. On 9-23-1736 he married, 2nd, Ann, widow of Robert Dutton and daughter of William Brown.

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His property lay on both sides of the Lower North East Creek, above Gilpin Falls, Cecil co., Md., including the famous old Underhill mill. This plantation of 300 acres he left, by will, to his son Thomas. He bought 250 additional acres from Samuel Edmondson, his son-in-law, which in turn he left, by will, to the four children of his daughter Isabel and husband Samuel Edmondson.

The plantation of John, the immigrant, had passed to his son Thomas who "occupied the original homestead and was noted for the manufacture of cheese to which business the farm had always been devoted, the art having been brought from England.

He was remarkable for retaining the old English habits, manners, dress and speech, always addressing and speaking of his wife as "My Louve". (Records of Nottinghan MM). John's daughters Esther and Isabel, with their husbands, the Edmondsen brothers, were in Union co., SC near their sister Elizabeth, and her husband Henry Clark, in the 1790 census.

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John Underhill's Timeline

December 18, 1675
Matinecock, Nassau, New York, United States
April 27, 1681
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
February 8, 1708
Age 26
Cheltenham, Gloucester, England
October 2, 1712
Age 31
Cheltenham, Gloucester, England
Age 31
Cecil, Maryland, United States
Age 37
Nottingham, Cecil, MD, USA
Age 39
Cecil County, Maryland
September 21, 1725
Age 44
Saint Pauls, Kent, MD, USA