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John Henry Underwood
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1873
Stark County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 1956
Traverse City
Grand Traverse County
Michigan, USA

Son of Joseph Willis Underwood and Samantha Jane Elliott. Husband of Lucille Ellen McCune. Father of John Francis Underwood, Clyde H Underwood and Donald L Underwood.


Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Michigan
Saturday, February 18, 1956

J. Underwood Rites Sunday

Funeral services for John H Underwood, 53, Traverse City resident who died Thursday at Munson Hospital, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday from Reynolds funeral home, Dr. Howard Towns will officiate. Interment will be Monday at Oakwood cemetery.

Mr. Underwood was born at Limaville, Ohio, on Jan. 18, 1873. When a young man he established a business college at Marietta, Ohio. He later became a public accountant, serving as assistant cashier of Jones Bank, Marcellus.

In 1911 he was appointed a state bank examiner, serving until 1915. He moved to Mishawaka, Ind., in 1917, where he accepted a position as general manager of Indestructo truck company. In 1933 he located at Columbia City, Ind., where he owned and operated a confectionery store.

Retiring from active business in 1933, Jr. Underwood moved to a farm in Benzie county. In 1940[?, hard to read] he moved to Traverse City, and during the war years was bookeeper for the Protane gas company.

On Nov. 17, 1893, he married Miss Lucille McCune, who proceded him in death on Jan. 18, 1936.

Mr. Underwood is survived by two sons, Clyde Underwood of Ft. Wayne, Ind., and Donald Underwood of Peninsula township, and five grandchildren.
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  Lucille Ellen McCune Underwood (1873 - 1936)
  John Francis Underwood (1898 - 1917)*
  Clyde H. Underwood (1899 - 1960)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Cemetery
Traverse City
Grand Traverse County
Michigan, USA
Plot: 3rd Addition Block 3 Lot 39
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Record added: Jan 04, 2013
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John Henry Underwood
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