Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet
NameRev. Alexander Underwood1562
Birth1688, Baltimore Co., Maryland1801
Death31 Oct 1767, Warrington, York Co., Pennsylvania1798
BurialWarrington Monthly Meeting, Warrington, York Co., Pennsylvania
FatherSamuel Underwood (~1650->1722)
MotherMary Ann [--?--] (~1660-)
Birthabt 1692, Warrington, Bucks, Pennsylvania
Marriage1706, Warrington Monthly Meeting, Warrington, York Co., Pennsylvania1562
Birth1690, Birmingham, Chester Co., Pennsylvania1798
Deathbef 1748, London Grove, Chester Co., Pennsylvania1798
FatherHugh Harry Or Harris (1660-1708)
MotherElizabeth Brinton (1665->1700)
Marriage1709/10, New Castle On Delaware, Pennsylvania1801
ChildrenMary (~1710-)
 Samuel (1712-~1773)
 Thomas (1714-)
 Elizabeth (1714-<1767)
 William (1720-1785)
 Joseph (~1721->1757)
 Jane (1722-)
 Ann (1723-)
 Olive (~1726-1767)
 Benjamin (1728-<1803)
 Elihu (1730-1801)
 John (1732-1776)
 Ruth (1736-)
Birth17 Aug 1688, Chester, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania1802
Death1760/1765, York, York Co., Pennsylvania1802
Marriage2 Apr 1748, Monacy Meeting, Maryland1801
Notes for Rev. Alexander Underwood
Good information at
Alexander was a Quaker Minister for twenty-two years before his death. As a minister, he twice made the long journey into North Carolina. He settled in London Grove, Chester Co. PA and was appointed an Elder 31 Nov 1736. He removed Warrington Twp in York county in 1743, where he was also the Minister of the Warrington Monthly Meeting.His will, dated 28 May 1767 names sons John, Elihu, William, Samuel, Thomas, Joseph and Benjamin; and daughters Ruth Morthland, Mary Wells, Ann Fraizor and Jane Smith,
Alexander3 Underwood (Samuel2, Thomas1)(12) (#1532) was born in Ann Arundel, MD province circa 1688. Alexanderdied 10/31/1767 in Warrington, York Co., PA, at 79 years of age. His body was interred NOV 2, 1767 in Warrington MM, Chester Co., PA, USA.(13).
He married twice. He married Jane Harry circa 1710 in New Castle Co., Delaware, USA.(14) (Jane Harry is #1535.) Jane was born ABT 1687 in Chicester, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA. Jane(15) was the daughter of Hugh Harry and Elizabeth Brinton. Jane died BEF 25 APR 1743 in London Grove, Chester Co., PA, USA, at approximately 55 years of age. He married Sarah Boatwater Beals 2/16/1748 in Monacy MM, Maryland, USA; widow of John Beals, after Sarah had gotten her children's permission. They married after he received a certificate from Warrington to Fairfax Meeting dated 2mo. 16, 1748. Sarah was probably in her 60's at the time. Sarah died prior to Alexander as she was not mentioned in his will. She is last recorded on Sept. 12, 1761 when she was succeeded as "overseer".
Alexander's will was probated May 28, 1767 in York Co., PA, USA.
Notes for Mary Jane (Spouse 1)
!Birth Ancestral File, Thomas UNDERWOOD (972-1C)
There is some controversy whether Mary Jane Underhill was really the wife of Alexander.
Last Modified 22 May 2021Created 16 Jan 2023 using Reunion for Macintosh
Created 16 Jan 2023 by David E. Condit with Reunion for the Macintosh

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