Our earliest GADDY was William GADDY, born about 1695 in Scotland. William left Scotland before 1719 and settled in Blisland Parish, New Kent, Virginia. Our direct line goes through Thomas GADDY born about 1729, the fifth of the seven children of William and Mary ? GADDY. Thomas was married to Lucy ? in Dale Parish, Chesterfield, Virginia and died in Edgecombe County, North Carolina about 1788.

            Thomas and Lucy's first son Thomas was born in Dale Parish, Chesterfield, Virginia and died about 1814 in Anson County, North Carolina. Samuel GADDY, tenth of eleven children of Thomas and Millison ? GADDY, was born in Anson County, North Carolina about 1786. He married his second wife, Martha HURLEY, about 1830 in Bedford County, Tennessee. Their second son Thomas Jefferson GADDY was born in Tennessee about 1833. Thomas J. married Martha Jane MADDOX 01 April 1858 in Lincoln County, Tennessee. He died in Itawamba County, Mississippi before 1914.

            William Jefferson GADDY, fifth son of Thomas J. and Martha Jane, was born 08 December 1873 in Itawamba County, Mississippi. Jeff married Elmina MOORE 14 September 1893 in Itawamba County, Mississippi. Jeff and Elmina moved their family to Plant City, Florida about 1924. Venon Mildred GADDY, Jeff and Elmina's eighth child, married Marshall Owen WATKINS, thus connecting the GADDY line to the WATKINS line.

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