Lieut. William Broaddus

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William Broaddus, Jr.

Also Known As: "Broadus"
Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Culpeper, Virginia
Death: October 7, 1830 (75)
Jefferson, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Broaddus and Catherine Broaddus
Husband of Martha Broaddus (Slaughter) and Martha Broaddus
Father of Martha Thompson (Broaddus) and Catherine Wigginton Thompson

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About Lieut. William Broaddus

William BROADDUS / BROADUS, Jr. DAR Ancestor #: A014706

  • Birth:  1755, Culpeper Co., VA
  • Death:  7 Oct 1830, Jefferson Co., VA
  • Military Service:  Revolutionary War:  Lt. in Col. George Gibson's Rgmt., Virginia Line . Pension S*W8396
  • Parents: William BROADDUS,  Catherine GAINES
  • Married: 1) Martha Slaughter, widow of Gabriel Jones; 6 children 2) Martha Richardson; 4 children


  1. Virgil D. White.  1990.  Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files.  National Historical Pub. Co., Waynesboro, TN.  On p. 393 (as cited by "Noreen" in Message #97 in the Broaddus Family Genealogy Forum online at GenForum):
  2. BROADUS, William, Martha R. W8396, BLW #1875-200 also VA 1/2 Pay, VA Line, sol appl 23 Feb 1830 Jefferson Cty VA a res of Harper's Ferry VA, sol m his 2nd wife Martha Richardson on 5 Nov 1805 in Hanover Cty VA, wid appl 9 Feb 1863, sol had 5 children by his 1st wife (not named), towit; William Broadus, Harriet who m John Brood ?[sic] & left no issue, Juliet who m Henry Ward & left children William Henry & Philip Woodville Ward, Kitty who m William Thompson & left children Richard, Martha, Mary & William Thompson & sol's daughter Patsey who m Merriweather Thompson, sol & 2nd wife had 5 children; towit; Maria E., Lavinia D. & Sarah Ann who was 78 yrs old in 1865 & the other 2 children were not named, sol had died on 7 Oct 1830.
  3. John S. Carpenter.  1981.  "Slaughter Family."  Pages 300-321 in Genealogies of Virginia Families: from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography. Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore (originally published 1913-15 as a series of articles in the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography; issued 1996 as Broderbund CD-162).  Erroneously states that William & Martha's daughter, Harriet, married William Mills THOMPSON; it was Kitty who married him.
  4. Messages in the Broaddus Family Genealogy Forum (online at
  5. WorldConnect (online at


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Lieut. William Broaddus's Timeline

Culpeper, Virginia
February 9, 1790
Age 35
Age 45
Culpeper, Culpeper County, Virginia, United States
October 7, 1830
Age 75
Jefferson, Virginia, United States