John Harlan Caudill

April 1886–17 October 1947 (Age 61)
Blackey, Letcher, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John Harlan

When John Harlan Caudill was born in April 1886, in Blackey, Letcher, Kentucky, United States, his father, Isom "Funny Ike" Caudill, was 36 and his mother, Nancy Gilley, was 38. He married Mary Margaret Witt on 16 October 1912. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 5, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Magisterial District 3, Knox, Kentucky, United States in 1930. He died on 17 October 1947, at the age of 61, and was buried in Letcher, Kentucky, United States.

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John Harlan Caudill
Mary Margaret Witt
Marriage: 16 October 1912
Adeline Caudill
Myrtle Caudill
Madge Caudill
Nancy Elizabeth Caudill
James Monroe Caudill
Hattie Mae Caudill
Mattie Caudill
Tommy J Caudill
Martha M. Caudill
Judy Nadine Caudill

Spouse and Children

16 October 1912
Doty Creek, Letcher, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 6

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 17

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: variant of Caldwell .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John S Candill in household of Isom Candill, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harlin Caudill in household of Isom Caudill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harlin Caudill, "United States Census, 1930"

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