James Randall

4 April 1739–30 June 1828 (Age 89)
Westbury Leigh, Wiltshire, England

The Life Summary of James

When James Randall was born on 4 April 1739, in Westbury Leigh, Wiltshire, England, his father, James Randall III, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Mary Mortimer, was 35. He married Sarah Harman on 24 September 1764, in Westbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 30 June 1828, in Chalford, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

James Randall
1739–1828
Sarah Harman
1743–1784
Marriage: 24 September 1764
Sarah Randall
1765–
James Randall
1770–1773
Samuel Randall
1773–
James Randall
1774–1844
Thomas Randall
1777–
Mathew Randall
1783–1845

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 September 1764Westbury, Wiltshire, England
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted
    Age 13
    Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
    1754 · Seven Years' War
    Age 15
    The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
    1770 · Boston Tea Party
    Age 31
    Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): common colloquial pronunciation of Randolph .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Randell
    Randon
    Randol
    Randal
    Randles
    Randle
    Rendell
    Randel
    Randolph
    Rendall

    Sources (20)

    • James Rundell in entry for Sarah Rundell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • James Randall, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • James Randall, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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