William Alexander Gaddy ("Sandy," or "W.A.") b. in what later became Gulledge twnshp, Anson Cty 29 Nov 1839. S. of David and Susan (Bennett) Gaddy, gs of James, ggs of Rev War Patriot, Thomas. Enl. Co D, 37th NCT, Mar.Sarah Ann Austin (1843-20 Feb 1924) of Union Cty 14 Apr 1864 while home on furlough (illness). Eleven ch. Bur Nevill Bennett cem near Polkton (1 1/2 mi off US 74, near prison camp). After wife's death, lived with ch in Wadesboro, NC and vic., mainly at home of dau Susan (Mrs. W. F. Humbert, 1869-1947), Wadesboro.