James Blake Jones Genealogy

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James Blake Jones Genealogy

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  • ID: I282
  • Name: William RANDOLPH
  • _AKAN: William RANDOLPH of Turkey Island
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: OCT 1651 in Warwickshire or Yorkshire, England 1
  • Baptism: estate Turkey Island
  • Death: 11 APR 1711 2 3
  • Christening: 1669 OR 1674 Immigrant to Virginia.7 sons and 2 dau.
  • Reference Number: fcs
  • Occupation: tobacco planter,entrepren
  • Note: Landed in Virginia about 1669.At this time, it was clear that Virginia would be a successful colony.Apparently came of a royalist family that was ruined in the English Civil War. Was an "undertaker" (building contractor) when he arrived,soon became tobacco planter.His family probably had connections in Virginia that he used to his profit. He came to Virginia intent on making his fortune.Began life without an acre, had 10,000 when he died.Curles estate purchased for pittance after former owner Nathaniel Bacon led treasonous rebel



    Father: Richard RANDOLPH b: 21 FEB 1621 in Northamptonshire,Moreton Morrell,England
    Mother: Elizabeth RYLAND b: 1623

    Marriage 1 Mary ISHAM b: 1660 in Bermuda One Hundred, Virginia c: in Descended ancient familynorhtamptonshire
      Children
      1. Has Children Thomas RANDOLPH b: 1683
      2. Has Children Elizabeth RANDOLPH
      3. Has Children Isham RANDOLPH b: 1685
      4. Has Children Richard RANDOLPH b: MAY 1690 in Turkey Island, Henrico, Virginia c: in Estate "Curles"

      Sources:
      1. Note:
        The Randolphs:The Story of a Virginia Family, by H.J.Eckenrode,The Bobbs- Merrill Co., NY, 1946, "Final Copy". King Co. Public Library, call letters BR.
        Page: 31
      2. Note:
        Garland, Hugh A. "The Life of John Randolph of Roanoke", 13th edition, D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1850.
        Page: 7
        Quality: 3
      3. Author: Rob Robertson
        Title: Reineckes/Robertsons and other famous peopl
        Publication: 9 Nov 2001
        Text: Rob Robertson: ROBSLAWESQ@aol.com

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