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Mary Stites (Underhill)

Also Known As: "Mary (Underhill) Naylor Stites"
Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: circa 1702 (57-65)
Hempstead, NY, USA
Place of Burial: United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Humphrey Underhill, II and Mary Annabelle Underhill
Wife of Thomas Naylor and Richard Stites
Mother of Thomas Naylor; Henry Stites; Benjamin Stites; John Stites; Rebeccah Stites and 4 others
Sister of Capt. Humphrey Underhill; George Underhill; Margaret Underhill; Anne Underhill; Rebeccah Underhill and 4 others
Half sister of Merriall Underhill; Jane Underhill and Alice Underhill

Managed by: Jennifer Lee Mintzer
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About Mary Underhill

RICHARD STITES was born in 1640 at Yorkshire, North Riding, England. He was in Hempstead, Long Island, Suffolk Co, New York as early as 1657, where his name is in the list of those having cattle in Rocaway Neck Pasture.

He appears twice as plaintiff in lawsuits, January 21, 1660 and February 3, 1675.

Richard married the widow, MARY NAYLOR (UNDERRHILL) born 15 Nov 1640 at Hempstead, Nassau, New York or at Clifford, Chamber, G., England, the daughter of Humphrey Underhill. Mary married Thomas Naylor in February 1665. The Underhill lineage goes back to William the Conqueror, being listed in the book, The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants to the American Colonies or the United States, by Gary Boyd Roberts (2004).

He appeared in 1685 among those who paid a tax to defray the expenses of obtaining a patent for lands in Hempstead. The amount of the tax was £2-1/2 per acre, and he was assessed for 152 acres. Richard Stites died in 1702 at Hempstead, Long Island, New York Colony.


Henry Stites, born at Hemstead, Long Island. He removed about 1680 to Cape May County, New Jersey. He mar. about 1692, Hannah Garlick, of East Hampton, LI, NY.

Benjamin Stites.

WILLIAM STITES, born 1676; mar. Mary Hall.

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Mary Underhill's Timeline

November 15, 1640
Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

alternate birthplace as stated by marriage document:
1666 14 Feb; Thomas Nayler, jm van Assisin, in Engelant; Mary Undersil, jd van Clifford in Glocestershire <<< Gloucestershire

Age 21
Hempstead, Long Island
April 18, 1667
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Hempstead, Long Island, New York
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Hempstead, Long Island, New York
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Hempstead, Long Island, New York
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