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UNDERWOOD, GEORGE NEWCOMBE

 

Born: 3-2-1871  Binghamton NY                               married: May Edson

Died: 9-27-1947                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1892    exhorter’s license, Binghamton Centenary

1893    local preacher’s license, Binghamton Centenary

1893    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1948, 1016

 

1893-94           Decatur

1894-95           Larksville

1895-96           North Norwich

1896-98           Gibson and South Gibson

1898-02           Westford

1902-04           Sherburne

1904-07           Marathon

1907-12           Forty Fort

1912-14           Dorrranceton

1914-17           Endicott

1917-23           Honesdale

1923-25           Dunmore

1925-29           Peckville

1929-33           Scranton Embury

1933-36           Tunkhannock

1936-41           Bainbridge

1941                retired

 

Note: George N. Underwood is the father of Ruth L. Underwood.  A biographical sketch of George N. Underwood appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 421.



 

UNDERWOOD, JONAS

 

Born: 9-20-1835  Deposit NY                                    married: Sarah E. Silvernail

Died: 1-8-1918                                                            obit: Wyoming Conference 1886, 52

                                                                                    married2: Della C. Ayres

1859    exhorter’s license                                            obit2: Wyoming Conference 1896, 104

1859    local preacher’s license                                    married3: Nellie D. Peck

1867    ordained local deacon                                     obit3: Wyoming Conference 1926, 146

1868    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Forty Fort Cemetery, Forty Fort PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1918, 137

 

1863-65           Oregon [Carley Brook] (beginning 8/24/1863)

1866-68           Thompson

1868-69           Mount Pleasant

1869-72           Damascus

1872-74           Brooklyn

1874-76           Peckville

1876-77           Forty Fort

1877-80           Ashley

1880-83           Salem

1883-86           Hanover

1886-87           Wilkes-Barre Parrish Street

1887-89           Luzerne

1889-91           Scranton Park Place

1891-93           Dallas

1893-95           New Milford

1895                retired

                            1909-10  Old Forge

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Jonas Underwood appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 420.



 

UNDERWOOD, RUTH L.

 

Born: 12-1-1900  Westford NY                                 married: [not married]

Died: 6-11-1977  Avon CT                                         obit:

 

1943    local preacher’s license

1959    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Floral Park Cemetery, Johnson City NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1978, 238

 

1943-49           McClure

1949-57           Alderson-Noxen

1957-67           Duryea

1967-69           Huntsville and Wilkes-Barre Parrish Street

1969-71           Wilkes-Barre Parrish Street

1971                retired

 

Note: Ruth L. Underwood is the daughter of George N. Underwood.