CADDELL, ANDREW (1795–1869). Andrew Caddell, soldier at San Jacinto and Nacogdoches county official, was born on October 21, 1795, in Person County, North Carolina, the son of John Calvin and Mary (Jay) Caddell. He married Rhoda Doty in 1818 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama; they had eleven children. The family moved to the Sabine District of Texas in April 1834. Caddell received a grant of a league and a labor of land now in San Augustine and Young counties from the San Augustine board of land commissioners in 1834. He was a member of Capt. William Kimbroqv's company at the battle of San Jacinto. He received a commission as captain and later commanded a company of volunteers from San Augustine County. He served in the army from March 15 to June 15, 1836. Shortly after the Texas Revolution he moved to Nacogdoches County, where he was tax assessor and collector from 1846 to 1854. He moved to a farm near Belton in 1867. He died in Bell County on October 15, 1869, and was buried there. One of his sons, John C. Caddell, was the first county clerk of Bell County. Another son, William Jay Caddell, also fought in the Texas army.
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