Sep. 17, 1881 Nashville Davidson County Tennessee, USA
DR.FIELDING DEADERICK, was born in Nashville, Tennessee in 1811. He was an adopted son of George M Deaderick, a merchant, real estate man and banker, the wealthiest Nashvillian of his time. Fielding and his brother George M Deaderick Jr(also adopted,) traveled to Texas in January of 1836. They like many were answering the call for help from the new Republic of Texas.
The Deaderick brothers joined the Army of Texas at Nashville, December 24, 1835, enrolling in the company raised by Lieutenant M. H. Denham. They arrived at Nacogdoches January 17, 1836. The brothers eventually were attached to Captain Henry W. Karnes' Company of Cavalry, but on April 21st, Dr. Deaderick was assigned to Captain James Gillaspie's Company, and fought in the Battle of San Jacinto. George and Fielding were both discharged from the army at Victoria, June 17th, and soon after returned to Tennessee.
Fielding later received 640 acres of land for his participation in the battle of San Jacinto. He was an honorary member of the Texas Veterans Association when he died in Nashville, Tennessee, September 17, 1881. He was buried at Mt. Olivet.
An Act of the Tennessee Legislature, Serial No. 30; Chapter and Section, 194.1, in 1825 legitimatize the sons of George Deaderick. Fielding Deaderick (Bailey) and George Michael Deaderick (Nealy) had their names changed legally.
FROM THE WESTERN WEEKLY REVIEW FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE, May 2, 1834: Dr. FIELDING DEADERICK married ANN LETITIA COOPER, Nashville, Tenn. [April 24, 1834].
Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery Nashville Davidson County Tennessee, USA Plot: Section 6, D. (or Dr.) Deadrick