Just a note here.....as to the Scotland origin of the Caudill's. My husbands Father told this story. His family dates back to Portugal [dates not sure], where they were Caudillio's, were shanghaied by the Spaniard's to work on their ships, ship wrecked north of Scotland, [probably mid 1600’s], mixed in with the Scots and became O’Caudill [hence the redheads, and there's a lot of them plus the dark-haired members]. They migrated to the USA in the early 1700's, where they dropped the O' and became just Caudill, from then till now. Settled in VA. then into NC, then back into VA., and thru the gap into KY. Many stayed there and are buried there, but my husbands family line went to north/eastern KY and settled for many yrs, then came to CA. during WWII to work in Navy shipyard and here they stayed and or buried here.
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