Source: History of Whiteside County, IL, edited by Charles Bent, Morrison, IL 1877
Transcribed by: Denise McLoughlin, Tampico Area Historical Society www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com
HIRAM UNDERHILL was born in Dorsett, Vermont, in 1794, and came to Portland in 1838, remaining in the village of Portland until 1839, when he made a claim near Jefferson Corners. He married Miss Marth WASHBURN in 1813. Their children have been: Horace, who married Miss Irene WELLINGTON, and is now dead; Julia Ann, who first married Benjamin DOW, and after his death, Jared HURLBURT, and now lives in Oregon; Abram, who married Miss Olive MARVEL, and lives in Oregon; Jane, wife of Ezra W. HILL, living in Prophetstown; and Mary, wife of George COON, living in Iowa.