James Randall

Male4 April 1744–30 June 1828

Brief Life History of James

When James Randall was born on 4 April 1744, in Westbury Leigh, Wiltshire, England, his father, James Randall III, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Mary Mortimer, was 40. 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 84.

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James Randall
Sarah Harman
Marriage: 24 September 1764
Sarah Randall
James Randall
Samuel Randall
James Randall
Thomas Randall
Mathew Randall

Sources (24)

  • James Rundell in entry for Sarah Rundell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James Randall, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • James Rundal in entry for Samuel Rundal, "England, Wiltshire, Church Records, 1518-1990"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 September 1764Westbury, Wiltshire, England
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

    Age 8

    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 10

    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 26

    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 Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea.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.

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