Person:William Randolph (13)

Colonel William Randolph
  • HColonel William Randolph1650 - 1711
  • WMary Isham1658 - 1735
m. 1677
  1. Elizabeth Randolph1678/79 - 1719/20
  2. William Randolph1681 - 1742
  3. Colonel Thomas Randolph1683 - ABT 1729
  4. Isham Randolph1683/84 - 1742
  5. Mary Isham RandolphBEF 1686 - 1742
  6. Col. Richard Randolph, "of Curles"1686 - 1748
  7. Henry RandolphABT 1687 -
  8. Edward Randolphabt 1690 - aft 1756
  9. John Randolph1693 - 1737
  • HColonel William Randolph1650 - 1711
  • WMary Jones1660-1668 -
m. after 1735
Facts and Events
Name Colonel William Randolph
Gender Male
Christening[1] 7 Nov 1650 Moreton-Morrell, Warwickshire, England
Marriage 1677 Henrico County, VAto Mary Isham
Death[1] 11 Apr 1711 Henrico, Virginia, United States
Reference Number? Q8017362?
Marriage after 1735 to Mary Jones
Burial? Turkey Island Cemetery - Henrico County, VA

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William Randolph (bapt. 7 November 1650 – 11 April 1711) was a colonist and land owner who played an important role in the history and government of the English colony of Virginia. He moved to Virginia sometime between 1669 and 1673, and married Mary Isham (ca. 1659 – 29 December 1735) a few years later. His descendants include many prominent individuals including Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, Robert E. Lee, Peyton Randolph, Edmund Randolph, John Randolph of Roanoke, George W. Randolph and Edmund Ruffin. Genealogists have taken an interest in him for his progeny's many marital alliances, referring to him and Mary Isham as "the Adam and Eve of Virginia".

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  1. 1.0 1.1 William Randolph, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   Weis, Frederick Lewis; William R. Beall; and Walter Lee Sheppard. The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215: the barons named in the Magna Charta, 1215, and some of their descendants who settled in America during the early colonial years. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Pub. Co., c1999), pp. 87-88, line 71.

    Shows ancestry back to surety William de Mowbray, citing William & Mary Quarterly, 1st Series, vol. VII, p. 122; Soc. Col. Wars, 1922, p. 390, Supp. 1941, p. 209; Ancestral Records and Portraits, II, pp. 750-751; Brainard, A Survey of Ishams in England and America (1938), pp. 81-89.

  3.   Magna Carta Gateway Ancestor