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Joseph Rogers Underwood
Birth: Oct. 24, 1791
Goochland County
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 1876
Bowling Green
Warren County
Kentucky, USA

US Congressman, US Senator. Served in the United States Army during the War of 1812. Elected to represent Kentucky's 3rd District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1835 to 1843. Also served as Member of the Kentucky State House of Representatives from 1816 to 1819, 1825 to 1826, and 1861 to 1863, Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky in 1828, Judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals from 1828 to 1835, Presidential Elector from Kentucky in 1844, and United States Senator from Kentucky from 1847 to 1853. (bio by: K) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Eliza McCowes Trotter Underwood (____ - 1835)
  Elizabeth Threlkeld Cox Underwood (1818 - 1884)*
 
 Children:
  Eugene Underwood (1818 - 1893)*
  Julia Underwood Cox (1822 - 1875)*
  Eliza Underwood Rutledge (1829 - 1865)*
  Jane Underwood Rogers (1830 - 1907)*
  John Cox Underwood (1840 - 1913)*
  Robert Underwood (1844 - 1907)*
  Lily Underwood Munford (1854 - 1885)*
  Josephine Underwood Woods (1858 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Bowling Green
Warren County
Kentucky, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 20, 2003
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In pioneer days one of the amusements of the savages when they had taken a prisoner was to make him run the gauntlet: that is, to run between lines of braves who tried to kill him as he passed by. He, unlike most, survived but still carries a bullet in hi...(Read more)
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