Broaddus, Andrew a Baptist minister, was born in Caroline county, Virginia, in 17t0. At eighteen, against his father's commands, he joined the Baptists and began to preach. Being ordained in 1791, he labored for the rest of his life (except six months in Richmond) in the counties of Caroline, King and Queen, and King William, in Virginia, though often called to other and more important fields. In 1832, and for many years afterward, Mr. Broaddus was chosen moderator of the Dover Association of Baptist Churches. He died Dec. 1, 1848. His publications are, A History of the Bible, 8vo; A Catechism; A Form of Church Discipline; The Dover and Virginia Collections of
Hymns; and various Letters and Sermons,-Sprague, Annals, 6:290; Jeter's Memoir.