MILITARY LEGACY OF MAGOFFIN COUNTY, KENTUCKY AND BEYOND

GENEALOGY ~ PHOTOGRAPHS ~ LETTERS ~ HISTORY


Written And Compiled By Waukesha Lowe Sammons

Daughter of Daskum Combs and Technical Sergeant, Albert Roy "Jake" Lowe,

who was awarded a Silver Star Medal for Action Taken on The Fourth of July 1944 in France,

and who was Killed In Action in World War II.

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MAGOFFIN COUNTY, KENTUCKY SOLDIERS, SAILORS, AIRMEN, MARINES

REMEMBER AND NAME, A - Z

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AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

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CAUDILL

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DOCUMENTATION NEEDED TO IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING SOLDIERS LISTED IN THE
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE SOLDIERS AND SAILORS DATABASE:
~ Abel Caudill, Confederate, 13th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry, Civil War
~ Abel Caudill, Confederate, 5th Regiment, Kentucky Mounted Infantry, Civil War
~ Abel Caudill, Union Army, 45th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry, Civil War.

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CAUDILL, ABEL (ca 1817 – ca 1898), CURRENTLY NO PROOF OF MILITARY SERVICE.
HOMETOWN:  Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Letcher County, Kentucky.  Licking Station Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky.  State Road Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky.   
DATE OF BIRTH:  circa 1817, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Sarah Webb and Matthew Caudill.
GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Yarbrough and James Caudill I.
GRANDPARENTS:  Sarah  Nelson and James Webb.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Fields and Stephen Caudill.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  John Webb and Mary Boone, aunt of famous pioneer frontiersman, Daniel Boone.
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Maugridge and George Boone III.
FIRST-COUSIN-TWO-TIMES-REMOVED:  Daniel Boone (1734-1820), famous pioneer frontiersman.
SPOUSE:  Mary Ann “Polly” Crace.

SON:  Pleasant Caudill (ca 1846 – before the 1880 Census), who married Katherine Ellen “Katy” Wiley, daughter of Nancy Avelena Tackett and Andrew Jackson Wiley, a Union Soldier in the American Civil War; and great-granddaughter of Thomas Wiley, an American Revolutionary War Soldier and Virginia Jean “Jenny” Sellards, who had a Kentucky State Park named in her honor.AT-GRANDPARENTS:  John Webb and Mary Boone, aunt of famous pioneer frontiersman, Daniel Boone.
SPOUSE:  Mary Ann “Polly” Crace.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:
ENLISTMENT DATE:
DISCHARGE DATE:
RANK:
BRANCH OF SERVICE:
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS, THEATRES:
DATE OF DEATH:  circa 1898.
CEMETERY:  Caudill Cemetery, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  Appalachia Crossroads, Descendants of Hezekiah Sellards, Volume I, by Clayton R. Cox, 1977.  Appalachia Crossroads, The Caudill Family by Clayton R. Cox, 1993.
NOTE:  I placed my great-great-great-grandfather, Abel 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.
NOTE:  I placed my great-great-great-grandfather, Abel Caudill on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.


CAUDILL, PLEASANT (ca 1846 – before the 1880 Census), THE HARLAN BATTALION, WHICH BECAME THE 47TH KENTUCKY INFANTRY, WHICH BECAME THE THREE FORKS BATTALION KENTUCKY REGIMENT, U. S. UNION ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Licking Station, Magoffin County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Letcher County, Kentucky.  Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.  State Road Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky.     
DATE OF BIRTH:  circa 1846, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Mary Ann “Polly” Crace and Abel Caudill.                                                                                               GRANDPARENTS:  Sarah Webb and Matthew Caudill.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Yarbrough and James Caudill I.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Sarah Nelson and James Webb.
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Fields and Stephen Caudill.
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  John Webb and Mary Boone, aunt of famous pioneer frontiersman, Daniel Boone.
GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Maugridge and George Boone III.
FIRST-COUSIN-THREE-TIMES-REMOVED:  Daniel Boone (1734-1820), famous pioneer frontiersman.
SPOUSE:  Katherine Ellen “Katy” Wiley, daughter of Nancy Avelena Tackett and Andrew Jackson Wiley, a Union Soldier in the American Civil War; and great-granddaughter of Thomas Wiley, an American Revolutionary War Soldier and Virginia Jean “Jenny” Sellards, who had a Kentucky State Park named in her honor.
SPOUSE:  Katherine Ellen “Katy” Wiley, daughter of Nancy Avelena Tackett and Andrew Jackson Wiley, a Union Soldier in the American Civil War; and great-granddaughter of Thomas Wiley, an American Revolutionary War Soldier and Virginia Jean “Jenny” Sellards, who had a Kentucky State Park named in her honor.  Pleasant and Katy Ellen married on 19 November 1868.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  25 November 1864 at Irvine, Kentucky. 
DISCHARGE DATE:  17 July 1865 at Irvine, Kentucky. 
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Union Army. 
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company G, Three Forks Battalion Regiment Kentucky, Union Army, American Civil War. 
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS, THEATRES:                                                                                                                                 STATUS:  Survived The War.
DATE OF DEATH:  before the 1880 Census.
CEMETERY:  Esbanera Caudill Cemetery, Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  Appalachia Crossroads, Descendants of Hezekiah Sellards, Volume I, by Clayton R. Cox, 1977.  Appalachia Crossroads, The Caudill Family by Clayton R. Cox, 1993.  Census.  Findagrave.  Kentucky Genealogy Trails:  3 Forks Battalion, Kentucky State Troops.  Kentucky Marriage Records.  National Parks Service Soldiers And Sailors.  The Second Battle of Whitesburg, April 16, 1865; bencaudill.com.  U. S. Civil War Soldier Records And Profiles.
NOTE:  I placed my great-great-grandfather, Pleasant 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.
NOTE:  I placed my great-great-grandfather, Pleasant Caudill on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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