Henry Caudill
and Barilla Jones

Henry Caudill b 15/16 Nov 1855/56 d 7 Mar 1899; buried Caudill Family Cemetery, no location given; s/o Jesse Caudill and Mary Polly Back. Henry Caudill m. (1) to Barilla Jones b 22 May 1877 d 29 Jan 1899; buried Caudill Family Cemetery, no location given; d/o John Jones and Mahala Gilliam. Henry Caudill m. (2) to Rachel Roberts b 14 Oct 1857 d 1876; d/o Preston Roberts and Rebecca Caudill. Children of Henry Caudill and Barilla Jones;

1. William McKinley Big Bill Caudill b 27 Apr 1896 d 12 Jul 1966; buried Caudill Family Cemetery, no location given; m. 3 Jul 1917 to (1) to Rebecca Becky Adams b ? d 15 Oct 1918 (2 weeks after the birth of her only child in the influenza epidemic of 1918). William McKinley Big Bill Caudill m. 24 Dec 1921 to (2) to Etta Bea Dixon b 10 Sept 1899 d 8 Sept 1938; buried Caudill Family Cemetery, no location given; d/o James C Dixon and Evelyn Eva Back.

2. Jesse Jet Caudill b 21 Jul 1898


Barilla (Jones) Caudill was the daughter of John H. and Mahala (Gilliam) Jones. She married Henry Caudill on July 1, 1895, in Letcher County, KY. They had two children: William McKinley Caudill and Jesse Caudill. Barilla and Henry died within two months of each other leaving their two small children as orphans. Henry's sister, Rebecca (Caudill) Webb, took them in and raised them as her own.

Henry Caudill was the son of Jesse B. and Mary "Polly" (Back) Caudill. He married first to Rachel Roberts on February 24, 1876, in Letcher County, KY. Rachel died four months later. Henry married second to Barilla Jones on July 1, 1895, in Letcher County, KY. They had two children: William McKinley Caudill and Jesse Caudill. Henry and Barilla died within two months of each other leaving their two small children as orphans. Henry's sister, Rebecca (Caudill) Webb, took them in and raised them as her own. Henry's headstone says that he was born "Nov. 15, 1856"; however, other sources give his birth date as December 16, 1855.


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