ULRICH, SIMON, was born in Massachusetts, April 2, 1837, son of Simon and Katherine Ulrich, who settled in Floyd about 1842. Their children were Katherine, Simon, Elizabeth and Mary. Simon Ulrich, sr., in early life followed the weaver's trade in Germany. He moved to Massachusetts, where he engaged in burning charcoal and worked in an iron furnace. In 1842, he came to Floyd, since which time he has followed farming. Simon Ulrich, jr., married Grace, daughter of Joseph Wintemeyer, by whom he has six children: Simon J., Joseph A., Katie M., Mary T., Frank T., and Albert L., all born in Floyd. Mr. Ulrich's chief occupation has been farming and he is also interested in school work. (p. 46) [Top]

UNDERWOOD, FREDERICK G., was born in Utica, N.Y., September 15, 1852, and was educated in the public and advanced schools of Utica. He was a carpenter and joiner in early life. He has been married three times, first to Hattie L. Jones, by whom he had two children: Ralph W., who died in his second year, and Mabel L., who resides at home. For his second wife he married Estella C. Marsh, of Herkimer county, N.Y. She died October 29, 1888, and for his third wife he married Jennie W. Myers, of Utica, by whom he had one son, Stanley. Mr. Underwood's father, Gilbert F., was born in Utica, N. Y., about 1823. He was well educated, and had various occupations, merchant, farmer, etc. He married Eliza A. Thurston, of Herkimer county, by whom he had three children: Frederick G., as above; William L., and Flora A. He died about 1880, and his wife in 1881. Mr. Underwood came to Oneida in 1884, and is now a resident of the town of Verona. He is a dealer in hides, pelts, skins, tallow, bones, and also carries on a general rendering establishment and manufacture of fertilizers. He is a member of Oneida Lodge, No. 270, F. & A. M., of Eumenia Lodge, No. 296, I. 0. 0. F., and has held all the offices except treasurer and secretary, and is also one of the trustees He is a member of Adieno Encampment 115, of which he is degree master, and has passed through all the chairs; also a member of Canton Oneida No.34, and is major of 2d Battalion, lst Regiment. He is a member of Mizpah Lodge, D. of R., No. 84, and president of the National Protective Legion, No. 72. (p. 118-119) [Top]

UTLEY, FRED W., was born in Boonville, Oneida county, N.Y., in 1855. His father, Isaac Utley, was also born in Boonville in 1816, of and [sic] old pioneer family. He married Mrs. Harriet (Crofoot) Ballon, by whom he had three children: Henry, a painter of Boonville; Jerome, deceased, and Fred W. Mr. Utley died in 1889. In 1883 Fred W. married Maggie F., daughter of Alexander Finlayson, by whom he had one daughter, Alice Marion. They reside on a sheep and dairy farm of 115 acres. Ever since the organization of the Boonville Fair, Mr. Utley has been superintendent of the sheep exhibit, being considered as expert on the subject. (p. 180) [Top]

UTLEY, HENRY T., was born in the town of Western, Oneida county, March 3, 1821, son of Squire and Clarissa (Tallmadge) Utley, natives of this county. Henry T. Utley was educated at the old Oneida Institute at Whitesboro, the Clinton Liberal Institute, and Cazenovia Seminary. He then took up the study of law, and was admitted to the bar in 1846. He practiced in Rome until 1857, and during that time was district attorney for three years. In 1857, he went to Dubuque, Iowa, and remained five years. He left there and came to Waterville, because of the depression in business caused by the war, and when the war had closed, he found himself in the possession of a fine practice in Waterville. Mr. Utley married for his first wife, Eliza Carmichael, who died leaving one daughter, Mrs. Samuel Nicklin of Newcastle, Pa. He afterwards married Mary, daughter of Aaron Stafford, one of the prominent residents of Waterville. (p. 70) [Top]