MILITARY LEGACY OF PERRY COUNTY, KENTUCKY AND BEYOND

GENEALOGY ~ PHOTOGRAPHS ~ LETTERS ~ HISTORY





Written And Compiled By Waukesha Lowe Sammons

Daughter of Daskum Combs (1917 - 2005) and Technical Sergeant, Albert Roy "Jake" Lowe (1917 - 1944),

who was awarded a Silver Star Medal for Action Taken on The Fourth of July in France,

and who was Killed In Action on September 16, 1944 in World War II.

Copyright 2017 ~ infor@perrycountykentuckmilitarylegacy.com ~ All Rights Reserved

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SPANISH - AMERICAN WAR (1898)

PERRY COUNTY, KENTUCKY SOLDIERS, SAILORS, AIRMEN, MARINES

REMEMBER AND NAME, A - Z

Battles occurred in Cuba and in the Philippine Islands.

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CAUDILL

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CAUDILL, HENRY CLAY “SQUIRE” (1875 – 1958), SPANISH – AMERICAN WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Mason's Creek, Perry County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Wooton, Letcher County, Kentucky.  Viper, Perry County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  7 December 1875 in Letcher County, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Rhoda Caudill and Joshua Caudill.
MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS:  Margaret Patsy Campbell and Henry C. Caudill (twin).
PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS:  Elizabeth Mullins and James W. “Limber Jim” Caudill, Sr.
SPOUSE: Polly Ann Kilburn.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  17 July 1898.  Discharge Date:  12 February 1899.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  U. S. Army.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company M, 4th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteers, Infantry.
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS:  SPANISH – AMERICAN WAR.
DATE OF DEATH:  5 November 1958.
PLACE OF DEATH:  Viper, Perry County, Kentucky.
CEMETERY:  W. H. Caudill Cemetery, Viper, Perry County, Kentucky.
                                                                          SOURCE:  Appalachia Crossroads The Caudill Family, Volumes 2, 3 and 4 by Clayton R. Cox, 1993.  Census.  Findagrave.  Kentucky Birth Records.  Kentucky Death Records.  U. S. Headstone Applications For Military Veterans, 1925-1963.  U. S. Spanish American War Volunteers Index To Compiled Military Service Records, 1898. 
NOTE:  I placed my second-cousin-2-times- removed, Henry Clay "Squire" Caudill on my ~ Combs Collins Sumner Adams Holbrook Caudill Kelley Mullins; Brashear Young Campbell Cornett Woods Dorton Asher Bowling Sizemore ~ Maternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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EVANS

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EVANS, LOGAN GENERAL (1882-1970), SPANISH – AMERICAN WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Mason's Creek and Bowling in Perry County, Kentucky.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Clay County and Laurel County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  Born 21 March 1882 on Military Registration Card.  Born 21 February 1879 on Cemetery Headstone.  Born 21 February 1882 on Social Security Death Index. 
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Armelda Sizemore and William Henry Evans.
SPOUSE:  Mary Collins, daughter of Margaret Elkins and Andrew Jackson Collins.
SON:  Ernest Goodall Evans, who married Adlene Lena Combs, daughter of Clarinda Collins Combs and Taylor C. Combs.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  1898.  1901.  1906.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  U. S. Army.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:
~ 1898:  U. S. Soldier in the Spanish American War of 1898 per 1930 Census and Family Interview.
~ 16 September 1901, Philippine – American War (1899 – 1902):  enlisted in the Army at Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, Coast Artillery, 110th Regiment; Discharged on 20 September 1904 at Fort Adams, Rhode Island.
~ 18 July 1906:  enlisted in the army at Manchester, Kentucky in C? 12? Regiment; Discharged 12 September 1906 at Columbus Barracks, Ohio.  Marked as a Second Enlistment (for this unit?).
DATE OF DEATH:  1970.
PLACE OF DEATH:  Laurel County, Kentucky.
CEMETERY:  Cumberland Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum, Lily, Laurel County, Kentucky.
SOURCE:  Census.  Findagrave.  Kentucky Death Index.  U. S. Army, Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914.  U. S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. 
NOTE:  I placed the father-in-law-of-my-great-aunt, Logan G. Evans on my ~ Combs Collins Sumner Adams Holbrook Caudill Kelley Mullins; Brashear Young Campbell Cornett Woods Dorton Asher Bowling Sizemore ~ Maternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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RIDDLE

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RIDDLE, JAMES (1877 – 1966), SPANISH – AMERICAN WAR AND PHILIPPINE – AMERICAN WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Hombre, Perry County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Rockhouse, Letcher County, Kentucky.  Cornettsville and Viper, Perry County, Kentucky.  Hombre, Perry County, Kentucky.  Falls Road, Laurel County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  30 September 1877 in Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Susannah Wilson and Isom Riddle.
BROTHER:  John Riddle, Spanish – American War and Philippine – American War.
SPOUSE:  Diannah “Dinah” McIntyre.                                                                                                                                       ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.                                                                                                                                         COMBAT ORGANIZATION:                                                                                                                                                           
~ SPANISH – AMERICAN WAR, 1898:  Private, Casualty Detachment, Third Regiment, Cavalry.  Source:  1930 Census and Reclining Military Headstone.
~ PHILIPPINE – AMERICAN WAR: 1899 – 1902.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Perry County, Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  February 1899 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky.
DISCHARGE DATE:  July 1902 at Angel Island, California.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Troop F, Third Regiment, Cavalry, U. S. Army, Philippine-American War.
12 SEPTEMBER 1918, WORLD WAR I:  James Riddle signed a WWI Draft Registration Card in Hombre, Perry County, Kentucky.
DATE OF DEATH:  29 April 1966.
PLACE OF DEATH:  Laurel County, Kentucky.
CEMETERY:  Brays – West London Cemetery, Laurel County, Kentucky.                                                                    SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  Kentucky Death Index.  U. S. Army, Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914. 
NOTE:  I placed James Riddle on my ~ Combs Collins Sumner Adams Holbrook Caudill Kelley Mullins; Brashear Young Campbell Cornett Woods Dorton Asher Bowling Sizemore ~ Maternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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RIDDLE, JOHN (1875 – 1964), SPANISH – AMERICAN WAR AND PHILIPPINE – AMERICAN WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Mason's Creek, Perry County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Rockhouse, Letcher County, Kentucky.  Masons Creek, Perry County, Kentucky.  Hedges, Clark County, Kentucky.  Jackson, Breathitt County, Kentucky.  Leatherwood, Perry County, Kentucky.  Laurel County, Kentucky.  Clermont County, Ohio.
DATE OF BIRTH:  24 March 1875 in Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Susannah Wilson and Isom Riddle.
BROTHER:  James Riddle, Spanish – American War and Philippine – American War.
SPOUSE:  Martha Sumner, daughter of Elizabeth Jane Combs and Elijah Sumner, Sr.                                                             ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky                                                                                                                                           COMBAT ORGANIZATION:
~ SPANISH – AMERICAN WAR, 1898:  Private, Casualty Detachment, Third Regiment, Cavalry.  Source:  1930 Census and Reclining Military Headstone.
~ PHILIPPINE – AMERICAN WAR:  1899 – 1902.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Perry County, Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  February 1899 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky.
DISCHARGE DATE:  July 1902 at Angel Island, California.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Troop F, Third Regiment, Cavalry, U. S. Army, Philippine-American War.
~ 12 SEPTEMBER 1918, WORLD WAR I:  John Riddle signed a WWI Draft Registration Card in Hedges, Clark County, Kentucky.
DATE OF DEATH:  7 October 1964.
PLACE OF DEATH:  Veterans Administration Medical Center, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.
CEMETERY:  Brays – West London Cemetery, London, Laurel County, Kentucky.                                                        SOURCE:  Census.  Findagrave.  U. S. Army, Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914. 
NOTE:  I placed John Riddle on my ~ Combs Collins Sumner Adams Holbrook Caudill Kelley Mullins; Brashear Young Campbell Cornett Woods Dorton Asher Bowling Sizemore ~ Maternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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