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William Riley RANDOLPH, Jr

William Riley RANDOLPH, Jr

Male 1852 - 1934  (81 years)

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  • Name William Riley RANDOLPH, Jr 
    Suffix Jr 
    Born 8 Mar 1852  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Jan 1934  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Notes 

    • Death Record
      Name: William R./Randolph
      Sex: Male, white
      Death Date: 09 Jan 1934
      Death Place: Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia
      Age at Death: 81y10m1d
      Burial Place: Parkersberg
      Burial Date: 1/10/1934
      Cemetery: Family cem
      Funeral Home: Long & Johnson, Charleston, embalmer's # 804
      Birth Date: March 8, 1853
      Birth Place: Jackson co
      Marital Status: widowed
      Spouse: Serah E./Randolph
      Occupation: Farmer
      Residence: Guthrie, WV
      Informant: W J Randolph, Guthrie
      Cause: Myocarditis, Old age, Did not see alive

      Mom thought he died about 1936.
      Buried at Parkersburg, WV
      Lived at Ryan, Roane Co, on Poca River

      William Riley Randolph, II
      Birth: Mar. 8, 1852
      Jackson County
      West Virginia, USA
      Death: 1936
      West Virginia, USA
      William was the son of William Riley Jr. & Martha RHODES. He married Sarah Elizabeth GREEN.
      Nine children:
      Mary Ann, Ranson D., Minerva Jane, Jasper M., Ruth Ella, Jerusha Ann, Cordelia, Lucy M. a daughter, name & date ?
      Family links:
      Spouse:
      Sarah Elizabeth Green Randolph (1856 - 1925)*
      Children:
      Mary Anna Randolph Fore (1874 - 1942)*
      Minerva Jane Randolph Casto (1878 - 1955)*
      Cordelia E. Randolph Hackney (1895 - 1918)*
      *Calculated relationship
      Burial:
      Parkersburg Memorial Gardens
      Parkersburg
      Wood County
      West Virginia, USA
      Created by: Marieda Mae DERRICK Eden...
      Record added: Dec 18, 2001
      Find A Grave Memorial# 6035017
    Person ID I411  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2017 

    Father William Riley RANDOLPH,   b. Abt 1817, Mason, Mason County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1863, Winchester, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Mother Martha Ann RHODES,   b. Apr 1817, Rockbridge County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1902, Fayette County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 27 May 1838  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • JCMR
      Wm Riley Randolph
      Martha Ann Roads
      5/27/1838

      1840 Jackson Co census
      Randolph, Wm Rial (?)
      1 M under 5
      1 M 20-30
      1 F 20-30

      1850 Jackson, VA # 305-309 - 3 oldest attended school
      Randolph William R 32 M Farmer Va
      Randolph Martha A 33 F Va
      Randolph John W 11 M Va
      Randolph Christopher S 8 M Va
      Randolph Hiram T 7 M Va
      Randolph Margaret 5 F Va
      Randolph Melvina 2 F Va
      Randolph James A 5/12 M Va

      1860 Roane Co census 14 July
      Wm R Randolph, 42, M, Farmer, value of real estate, $500
      Martha, 43, F
      John W, 20, M, farm laborer
      Christopher S, 19, M, farm Laborer
      Hiram T, 17, M, farm laborer
      Margaret, 10 (?), f
      John A. N. 10, M
      Wm W, 8, M
      George A, 6, m
      Virginia, 4, f
      Matthew S, 2/12, m
      Christopher Rhodes, 67, m, value of real estate $250/150
      Phillip C Rhodes, 20, m

      1870 Roane Co, Harper Dist, PO Flat Fork #3-4 July 18, 1870
      Randolph, M.A. , 53 Keeps house VA Apr 1200 RE / 300 PP
      William R, 18 WV Mar Can't write
      George A, 15 WV June

      1880 census, Washington Twp, Jackson Co, WV
      Living with Wm and Virginia Martin
      Martha A Randolph, 63, mother-in-law, widow, WV, WV, WV
      1880 annotated census states she was born in Rockbridge county

      1890 Special Census, Fayette Co, page 1, ED #36, Sewell Dist, house #73, Fam #76
      Martha A Randolph, widow of William R Randolph, Corp, 9th WVA Inf, enlisted 1861, Disch 1864, PO Russellville, Fayette co, WVA

      1900 census, Fayette Co, Sewell Mt Dist
      #23, sheet 18, line 49
      386-347
      Martin, Wm R, May 1838 62 m 30 WV
      Virginia (W) June 1858 42 m 30 WV WV WV
      Lana (D) Aug 1883 14 WV
      Randolph, Martha A (M-in-l) Ap1817, 82 W 10-8 VA VA VA
      Farmer, owns farm, all read, write and speak English except Virginia can't write.
    Family ID F131  Group Sheet

    Family Sarah Elizabeth GREEN,   b. 6 Jul 1856, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1925, Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 9 Jun 1872  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 

    • Marriage Certificate, Roane County, WVa
      Wm R Randolph, age 20, and Sarah E Green, age 18, married by John Greenlief at Roane Co on the 9th day of June, 1872. Both were born in Jackson Co, residents of Roane Co and single, groom's occupation was farmer. Groom's parents were Wm R and M.A., bride's were Spencer D and J.

      1880 Fayette Co, WV
      William R. Randolph, age 28, Laboring, born in WV as was his Father, his
      Mother was born in VA
      Sarah E., age 24, Wife, Keeping House, born in WV as were her parents
      Children: All born in WV
      ______ A., age 6, Daughter
      ______ D., age 4, Son
      Minerva J., age 1
      They were living in Sewell Mountain District, Fayette County in the 1880
      census
      Note: The entries for the children are written as found. Perhaps the
      transcribers could not read the first names.

      1880 Mountain Cove, Fayette, West Virginia Page 69D
      William R. RANDOLF Self M M W 28 WV
      Occ: Laboring Fa: WV Mo: VA
      Sarah E. RANDOLF Wife F M W 24 WV
      Occ: Keeping House Fa: WV Mo: WV
      A. RANDOLF Dau F S W 6 WV
      D. RANDOLF Son M S W 4 WV
      Minerva Y. RANDOLF Dau F S W 1 WV

      1900 Roane Co, Harper Dist, sheet 1, line 17:
      4-4, Randolph, William R, March 1852, 48, 28, WV, VW, KY, Farmer, owns farm free #4
      Sarah, wife, May 1856. 44, 28, 10-9, WV, VA, VA
      Jasper, son, Mar 1884, 16 , can read/write
      Jerusha, dau, Feb 1891, 9, can read/write
      Cordelia, dau, Sept 1895, 4
      Lucy, dau, May 1897, 3
      Ella, 11/1889, l/w Mary in Roane Co

      1910 Harper, Roane, WV #33-33
      Randolph, William R head male white 58 m1 38yrs WV VA VA
      Sarah E wife f w 53 m1 38yrs 10-9 children WV WV VA
      Ransom D son m w 34 m1 13yrs WV WV WV
      Lucy M daughter f w 12 WV WV WV
      William J grand/son m w 10 WV WV WV
      Nella grand/dau f w 6 WV WV WV
      Alexander grand/son m w 3 WV WV WV
      Sarah M dau/inlaw f w 34 m1 13yrs 6-3 children WV WV WV



      1920 Parkersburg Ward 1, Wood, WV
      Lowe, Earl H 25
      Ruth E 31
      Athol M son 6
      Randolph, William R fil 67
      Sarah E mil 63
      Fore, Roscoe L boarder 33 s
      Otis F boarder 18 s
      Boyd, Smith lodger 62 s
      Denson, Esther lodger 28 wd immigrated 1915 alien

      1930 Poca, Kanawha, WV
      Dixon, Webster 41 m age 20 WVWVOH
      Anne 39 m age 18 WVWVWV
      Ruth da 20 WVWVWV
      Luther son 15 WVWVWV
      Virginia da 11 WVWVWV
      Randolph, William R fil 78 wd WV VA VA
    Children 
    +1. Mary Anna Randolph,   b. 5 Jan 1874, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1942, Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +2. Ransom Doddridge Randolph,   b. 7 May 1876, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1947, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +3. Minerva Jane RANDOLPH,   b. 19 Aug 1879, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1955, Albany, Athens County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. John Wesley (Webbie) Randolph
    +5. Rosa Belle 'Rosie' Randolph,   b. Sep 1882, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1920  (Age ~ 37 years)
    +6. Jasper Marion Randolph,   b. 25 Mar 1885, Fayette County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1937, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    +7. Ruth Ella "Ellie" Randolph,   b. 10 Nov 1889, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1962, Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +8. Jerusha Anna Randolph,   b. 9 Feb 1891, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1955, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +9. Cordelia E 'Delia' Randolph,   b. 15 Sep 1894, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918-19 during flu epidemic
    +10. Lucy Myrtle Randolph,   b. 29 May 1897, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1976  (Age 79 years)
    Family ID F109  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Jun 1872 - Roane County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jan 1934 - Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Randolph Brothers - George, William & probably James
    Randolph Brothers - George, William & probably James
    Hold cursor over each person to see name
    Randolph, Will & Sarah Green Randolph
    Randolph, Will & Sarah Green Randolph
    Randolph, William Riley II
    Randolph, William Riley II
    Will Randolph

  • Sources 
    1. [S110] Pension Records.

    2. [S8] Erma Casto Robie.

    3. [S479] Death records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.

    4. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.

    5. [S15] Marriage Records, Roane Co, WV.