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Andrew Richard Dillen
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1844
Death: Dec. 23, 1895

Son of James Nelson Dillen and his first wife Margaret "Maggie" Wilson.

Enlisted in the Confederate Army in February 1863; participated in the Battle of Mansfield, Louisiana in 1864. Later, he joined Company A in Terry's Texas Cavalry Regiment. When the war ended, he became a farmer.

Married first to Rufus Elizabeth Watts on February 22, 1876 in Rusk County. They had five children:

Rufus Hart Dillen
Dottie Dillen
Annie Bunyan Dillen
Andrew Richard Dillen (d. 1886)
Infant Twin Daughter Dillen (d. 1886)

Elizabeth Dillen died giving birth to boy and girl twins in 1886. Andrew married second to his sister-in-law Martha Ann Watts on September 21, 1886.

Andrew and Martha Ann Dillen had four children:
Nettie Dillen
Raymond M Dillen
Sarah Katherine Dillen
Dola George Dillen

Andrew died in 1895, leaving Martha Ann a young widow with seven children to raise. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Nelson Dillen (1817 - 1892)
 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Watts Dillen (1857 - 1886)
  Martha Ann Watts Dillen (1861 - 1920)
 
 Children:
  Rufus Hart Dillon (1879 - 1929)*
  Annie Bunyan Dillon Weaver (1880 - 1967)*
  Andrew Richard Dillen (1886 - 1886)*
  Infant Twin Daughter Dillen (1886 - 1886)*
  Sarah Catherine Dillen (1889 - 1889)*
  Raymond M Dillon (1891 - 1970)*
 
 Sibling:
  Andrew Richard Dillen (1844 - 1895)
  Richard Smith Dillen (1869 - 1952)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: The cemetery transcription spells the last name "Dillen" but census and death records for the children spell it "Dillon"
 
Burial:
Caledonia Cemetery
Caledonia
Rusk County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Cyndi Wiseman
Record added: Mar 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50451702
Andrew Richard Dillen
Added by: Dee Mack
 
Andrew Richard Dillen
Added by: Dee Mack
 
Andrew Richard Dillen
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