Doddridge County Roots

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Walter Jackson UNDERWOOD

Male 1918 - 1968  (50 years)


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  • Name Walter Jackson UNDERWOOD 
    Born 12 Aug 1918  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1920, 1930, 1940  McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1940  [3
    oil well pumper 
    Residence Portsmouth, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence FORMERLY  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 28 Sep 1968  [5
    Buried City Park Cemetery, Portsmouth, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Identified in birth record as Jackson Walter Underwood, son of Wetzel Underwood and Minnie Smith, but he was always known as Walter J. Underwood. His SSDI entry identifies him as Walter Underwood, resident of Portsmouth, VA, Social Security card issued in Pennsylvania before 1951.
    Person ID I203  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2012 

    Father Wetzel UNDERWOOD,   b. 20 Jan 1879, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1962, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Minnie SMITH,   b. 13 Sep 1887, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1956, McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Family ID F6515  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mamie Virginia RICHARDS,   b. 10 Sep 1920, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 2001, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 10 Dec 1938  Salem, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Loretta Charlene UNDERWOOD,   b. 1943,   d. 18 Jul 1943  (Age 0 years)
     2. Karen Franches UNDERWOOD,   b. 22 May 1945, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 2005, Summerville, Dorchester Co, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Family ID F68  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Portsmouth, VA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV, MR Bk 14, p. 170.

    2. [S15] Social Security Death Index.

    3. [S2646] 1940 Census, Doddridge County, WV (McClellan District).

    4. [S1932] Social Security Death Index.

    5. [S15] Social Security Death Index.
      Name listed in SSDI as Walter Underwood. Although identified in birth record as Jackson Walter Underwood, son of Wetzel Underwood and Minnie Smith, he was always known as Walter J. Underwood.