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John A Caudill
and Rachel Cornett

John A Caudill (same as John A Caudill) b 1 Jan 1798 Ashe Co NC d 10 May 1873 Letcher Co KY; s/o Stephen Caudill and Sarah Adams. John A Caudill m. 11 Jun 1824 Perry Co KY to Rachel Cornett b 10 Feb 1807 Floyd Co KY d 15 Apr 1887 Letcher Co KY buried Sandlick Cemetery, Letcher Co KY; d/o William Jesse Cornett and Mary Everage. Children of John A Caudill and Rachel Cornett;

1. William A Caudill b Feb 1825 d 11 Jan 1899; m. Oct 1844 to Margaret Asbury b Feb 1825 VA.

2. Stephen Jacob Caudill b 13 Nov 1826 d 26 Jul 1906; buried Sandlick Cemetery, Sandlick, Letcher Co KY; m. Peggy Asbury. Stephen Jacob Caudill m. 12 Dec 1845 Lee Co VA to Elizabeth Adams b 18 Jun 1826 Lee Co VA; d/o William Adams and Elizabeth Sims.

3. Mary A Caudill b 4 Aug 1828 d 21 Dec 1839 at age 11.

4. Benjamin Everage Caudill b 11 Feb 1830 d 11 Feb 1899 Claiborne Co TN. Benjamin Everage Caudill was the well known Confederate Colonel in the Civil War. Col Benjamin Caudill is buried in Laurel Co KY; m. 16 Feb 1848 to Martha L Asbury b 11 Jul 1828 Tazewell Co VA; d/o Wyatt Asbury.

5. Samuel C Caudill b 29 Dec 1831 d 29 Oct 1907 of TB. Samuel C Caudill was a Lt in the Confederate Calvary. Samuel C Caudill m. 1854 to (1) Mary Anne Greer b 1837 Scott Co VA d about 1862. Samuel C Caudill m. to (2) Letitia Meade b 1845 VA d about 1884. Samuel C Caudill m. 1885 to (3) Sarah Jane Hart, b Mar 1866 Letcher Co KY d Letcher Co KY; d/o J Hugh Hart and Jane "Jennie" Adams.

6. Sarah L Caudill b 23 Oct 1834 d 17 May 1914 Letcher Co KY; buried Sandlick Creek, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; m. 1849 to Joseph Sirah Fairchild b 25 Aug 1826 Russell Co VA d 9 Dec 1904; occupation, blacksmith; s/o Benjamin Fairchild and Barbara Ellen Litz.

7. John Dixon Caudill b 6 Oct 1836 d 17 Jun 1917 at Sandlick KY. John Dixon Caudill was a Lt Col in the Confederate Army. John Dixon Caudill m. 12 Jan 1859 to Mary Green or Greer b 1838 VA d 23 Jun 1920.

8. David Jesse Caudill b 9 Mar 1839 d 9 Apr 1907 Carter Co KY. David Jesse Caudill was a Lt Col in the Confederate Army. David Jesse Caudill m. 4 Oct 1867 Wise Co VA to Margaret Frizell b 1847 Carter Co KY.

9. Nancy Jane Caudill b 5 Nov 1840 d 12 Nov 1922 Laurel Co KY m. 11 Oct 1855 Letcher Co KY to John Henderson Craft; s/o Joseph Craft and Martha Irby Bates.

10. Elizabeth Caudill b 22 Aug 1842 d OK m. to (1) Thomas Dotson d Camp Douglas Illinois Prisoner of War Camp. Elizabeth Caudill m. to (2) William M Green Jr b 1848 Wythe Co VA d OK.

11. Joseph Caudill (twin) b about 1844 d 1848 at about age 4.

12. Nathaniel Caudill (twin) b about 1844 d 1848 at about age 4.

13. Polly Ann Caudill b 15 Apr 1845 d 11 Feb 1936 Millstone, Letcher Co KY; m. 2 May 1867 Letcher Co KY to Enoch A "Chunk" Craft b 29 Dec 1842 d 16 Feb 1937, s/o Archelous Craft and Letishia Lettie Webb.  Enoch "Chunk" Craft was with General John Hunt Morgan's men when the General was killed. Enoch helped carry General Morgan's body onto the train. Enoch stated that the General's body was not mutilated and that his clothing was not dirty.

14. Watson Garrard Caudill b 17 Jun 1849 d 5 Aug 1930; m. 20 Jan 1870 to Sabrina Combs b 17 Jan 1849 Letcher Co KY d 5 Aug 1930 Letcher Co KY; d/o Jeremiah Lorenzo Combs Jr and Sarah Sally Kelly.

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