Robert Hugh1

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1st cousin 6 times removed of Louise Underwood.
1st cousin 8 times removed of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Underwood and Allied Families
     Robert Hugh was the son of Hugh Griffith and Mary.1 He married Catherine Evans, daughter of Evan Pugh, 26 12m 1717 (26 February 1717/18) in Gwynedd Meeting House, Gwynedd, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.1,2
Additional Data
Robert Hugh was among the Friends (Quakers) who united in 1709/10 to raise money to build a new meeting house at Gwynedd, to replace the original log meeting house built in 1700. He signed the subscription paper dated "the sixth day of the first monthy in the year one thousand seven hundred and nine-ten," pledging £1 17s payable in four installments. The stone structure, completed in 1712, was torn down and a new one was built on the same site in 1823. The stone steps are all that remains of the 1712 meeting house.3

Robert Hugh was mentioned in his aunt Catherine William's will dated 7 10m 1745 (7 December 1745) in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.4 Click to view image


  1. [S365] Thomas Allen Glenn, Welsh Founders of Pennsylvania (Oxford: Fox, Jones and Co., 1911-1913; reprint Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 99.
  2. [S356] Howard Malcolm Jenkins, Historical collections relating to Gwynedd, a township of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, settled, 1696, by immigrants from Wales, with some data referring to the adjoining township, of Montgomery, also settled by Welsh (Philadelphia: Howard Malcolm Jenkins, 1897), Chapter 12, online. <
  3. [S356] Howard Malcolm Jenkins, Historical collections relating to Gwynedd, Chapter 9, online <>, Chapter 28, online. <
  4. [S363] Catherine William will (1745), Philadelphia County Wills no. 28: 1748, Clerk of the Orphans' Court, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.