NameJesse J. Caudill
Birth19 Dec 1887 or 1888, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death11 Jun 1949, Greencastle, Henry Co., Indiana
Marriage15 Nov 1906, Rowan Co., Kentucky
SpouseLula M. Lewis
BirthDec 1890, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birth12 Sep 1907, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death7 Oct 1988, Morehead, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birthabt Mar 1909, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death20 Aug 1990, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birth17 Aug 1911, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death13 Jun 1985, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birth27 Jan 1916, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death5 Jul 1989, Clearfield, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birth14 Mar 1918, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birth7 Jul 1920, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death31 Oct 1996, Grayson, Carter Co., Kentucky
Birth9 Dec 1923, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death19 Sep 1924, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birth8 Apr 1925, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Notes for Jesse J. Caudill
His WW I draft registration card, filed 5 June 1917, recorded Jesse J. Caudill, age 29, residence Vale, Ky, born 19 Dec 1887 in Rowan Co., Ky, occupation farming, self-employed, married supporting a wife & 4 children.
Since his sister Nancy Ellen was born in Jan 1887, it is probable that he was really born in 1888.
His obituary in the Rowan County News of Thu., June 16, 1949, reported "Jesse J. Caudill, 61, died Sunday in Greencastle, Ind., of injuries from an auto accident. He married Lula Lewis. They were the parents of 11 children, of whom 9 survive: Allie Caudill and Mrs. Cletus Dehart of Elliottville; Mrs. Ollie Lambert, Oscar Caudill and Wayne Caudill of Clearfield; Mrs. Estill Lambert, Sophia, WV; Otis Caudill of Soldier; and Mrs. Gene Robertson, Streetor, Ill. Also surviving are 5 brothers and 3 sisters: Sam Caudill, Frank Caudill and Mrs. Rosa Harris, Portsmouth, Oh.; Charlie Caudill, Knightstown Ind.; Davis Caudill, Columbus City, Ind.; Mrs. Tilden H. Caudill of Rowan Co.; and Mrs. Martha Hyatt of Oregon."
Notice that even though it says 9 children survive, it lists only eight.
Notes for Jesse J. & Lula M. (Family)
Rowan Co. marriage book 6, p. 57, records marriage on 15 Nov 1906 of Jessie Caudill, 18, b. Rowan Co., father b. Letcher Co., mother b. Carter Co., to Lulie Lewis, 15, father b. Morgan Co., mother b. Rowan Co., at Isaac Lewis's by George W. Templeman, witnesses O. H. Harris and S. J. Porter.
1910 census of Rowan Co., Ky, Hoggtown prec., E.D. 156, page 4B, taken 20 Apr, records as family #67:
Caudill, Jesse, 22, farmer; Lula, 19; married 3 years, 2 children, both living; son Allie, 2; dau Gladus, 11/12. All born in Kentucky.
1920 census of Rowan Co., Ky, Hogtown precinct, enumerated 22 Jan, lists on p. 12A as family #232/235:
Caudill, Jess, 32, farmer; Lulla, wife, 29; Allie, dau, 11; Gladys, dau, 10; Jewel, dau, 8; Oscar, son, 3 11/12. All born Ky Ky Ky.
1930 census of Rowan Co., Ky, Hogtown precinct, enumerated 10 April, lists on p. 4B as family #68/70:
Caudill, Jessie J., 42, age at first marriage 18, driller at clay mine; Lula M., wife, 38, age at first marriage 15; Gladis L, dau, 20, divorced, age at first marriage 16; Oscar, son, 14; Ottis, son, 9; Olive V., dau, 4 11/12; Wayne, son, 3. All born Ky Ky Ky.
Their son Allie and his wife Stella are the next household.