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The following are selected miscellaneous records of unidentified Underwoods of Old Rappahannock, Westmoreland, Richmond, Essex and King George Counties, Virginia:

22 May 1650. Lancaster. Capt. Moore FAUNTLEROY [h/of Mary UNDERWOOD] patented 450 acres in Rappahannock River on the N side of Swan bay beginning on the Eastward side of the mouth of Swan Creek for transportation of 9 persons including Mr. Geo. UNDERWOOD, Mary his wife, Anne UNDERWOOD. This patent is relinquished and the rights to make good the patent on the other side being 5350 acres (Patent Bk 2, p. 195).

"In 1660, George LEE, citizen and grosser (i.e., wholesaler) of London appointed his 'brother' George UNDERWOOD to go to Virginia as attorney to collect all debts and dues remaining in the hands of his brother, William LEE, or of Christopher HARRIS." (W&M 1st Series, XXIV, 47) (Genealogies of Virginia Families, Vol. III, p. 853)

5 Oct 1673 North Farnum Parish Register, Old Rappahannock VA. Married: UNDERWOOD, Alice and Thomas WARRING [Warren?] (The Registers of North Farnham Parish, 1663-1814, and Lunenburg Parish, 1783-1800, Richmond County, Virginia, George H.S. King, Fredericksburg, VA, 1966)

22 Oct 1687 North Farnum Parish Register, Old Rappahannock County, VA. Born: UNDERWOOD, Mary dau of Thomas and Sarah UNDERWOOD (The Registers of North Farnham Parish, 1663-1814, and Lunenburg Parish, 1783-1800, Richmond County, Virginia, George H.S. King, Fredericksburg, VA, 1966) nb: Unidentified?

1692-1684 Westmoreland County VA Records- "William Underwood as marrieing the widow of Benja. HASKER confesseth judgment to Capt. Law. WASHINGTON for 400 pounds of tobacco" (Westmoreland Records, 1692-1694, Dorman, p. 31). [Possibly given name, Mary. See William UNDERWOOD, Sr.

SUW: Is this a third wife of William UNDERWOOD, Sr. of Richmond, or is this William UNDERWOOD, Jr.? Who was Benjamin HASKER?

2 Oct 1700 (Richmond OB, 1669-1701:??) At Richmond County Court, 2 October 1700, administration was granted to Robert JORDAN upon all and singular the Estate of James UNDERWOOD dece'd the said Robert being greatest creditor, he giving security, etc.

This day Robert JORDAN, Administrator of James UNDERWOOD deced. confessed Judgement to Majr. David GWIN for thirteen shillings & four pence in money being Coroner's fees due for taking the Inquest upon the body of the sd deced. This Court have ordered to be paid with Cost of Suit als Exo. (Richmond Orders, 1669-1701, p. 62).

1726-1729 North Farnum Parish Register, Old Rappahannock and Richmond Counties, VA.
Born: UNDERWOOD, William son of Mooto [sic] and Anne UNDERWOOD, 6 Jan 1726
Born: UNDERWOOD, Seth son of Mooto and Anne UNDERWOOD, 1 May 1729

(The Registers of North Farnham Parish, 1663-1814, and Lunenburg Parish, 1783-1800, Richmond County, Virginia, George H.S. King, Fredericksburg, VA, 1966)

7 Sep 1731 - 24 May 1739 (Stafford Co, VA - NN PBE:68) John UNDERWOOD had promise of Deed. Bk. D fol. 45. 7 Sep 1731. Grant to Catesby COCKE 110 A. in Stafford Co. on Chappawamsick adj. Capt. John LEE, Richard FAIRFAX, Capt. Thomas HARRISON, Wansford ARRINGTON. 24 May 1739. (Stafford - NN PBD:45) Catesby COCKE of Pr. William Co. Gent. 110 A. in Stafford on Chappawamsick adj. John LEE, Richard FRISTOE, Capt. Thomas HARRISON, Wansford ARRINGTON. (Virginia North Neck Land Grants, 1694-1742, Vol. I, compiled by Gertrude E. Gray, GPC, Baltimore, 1987)

20 Nov 1734 (Prince William Co, VA, WBC, 1734-1744) Bond of George UNDERWOOD, Thomas ASHBY, and Francis SEARSON unto Thomas HARRISON, Justice. For 120 lbs. 20 Nov 1734. George UNDERWOOD is administrator of John UNDERWOOD. Signed George [X] UNDERWOOD, Fra SEARSON, Thomas [X[ ASHBY. Witness: Robert STACEY, 20 November 1734. (Prince William Co., VA Will Book C, 1734-1744, STACEY Researcher Barbara Stacy Matthews, stacy@otn.net)

5 Dec 1746 (NN PBF:257) William UNDERWOOD of Prince William Co. 90-1/2 A. in Pr. William Co. Surv. Mr. James GENN. On great Run of Rappahannock R., adj. Thomas COLSON, William FAIRFAX Esq. near SMITH'S Lick, Rappahannock Mt. (Virginia North Neck Land Grants, 1694-1742, Vol. I, compiled by Gertrude E. Gray, GPC, Baltimore, 1987)

17 Apr 1765 - 22 Jul 1765 (Prince William DB1:320-325) 17 Apr 1765. Lease and Release. William UNDERWOOD and Richard TAYLOR of Wecocomoco Par., Northumberland … 90-1/2 a. cor. trees to Thomas COLSON… line of trees belonging to William FAIRFAX, Esq. near a place called SMITHs Lick… oaks on the Rappahannock Ridge… heap of stones on side of the Rappahannock.. head of a Valley in Thomas COLSON Line … Signed: Wm. UNDERWOOD. Wit: Thos. PORTER, Alex'r. BRADFORD, Wm. EDMONDS, James BELL, Chars. MORGAN, Jr. Rec: 22 Jul 1765. Ack. by William UNDERWOOD. (Prince William Wills)

5 Sep 1775 (NN PBI:268) Mr. Henry LEE Jr. of Pr. William Co. assignee of Col. Henry LEE 100 A. in Fauquier Co.William UNDERWOOD, Richard TAYLOR, Wet & Dry Br. of CARTER'S Run. 5 Sep 1775 (Virginia North Neck Land Grants, 1694-1742, Vol. I, compiled by Gertrude E. Gray, GPC, Baltimore, 1987)

To Be Continued…

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