Farill Oliver Randolph

16 September 1886–
Allison, Butler, Iowa, United States

The Life of Farill Oliver

When Farill Oliver Randolph was born on 16 September 1886, in Allison, Butler, Iowa, United States, his father, Fred A. Randolph, was 35 and his mother, Caroline Oxford, was 31.

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Family Time Line

Fred A. Randolph
1851–1920
Caroline Oxford
1855–1910
Clara (Clarissa) B. Randolph
1879–1969
Randolph
1885–
Farill Oliver Randolph
1886–
Frederick Forest Randolph
1888–
Cora Randolph
1893–

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World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 27

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Name Meaning

Properly Radolph, the same as the German names Radulph, Radolf, Hroadolf, RudoIph, from Old German "rad-ulph," meaning help or counsel. A nickname is Rann. Rodolph is another spelling of Rudolph. Ralph, Rolph, and Randal are derived from Randolph. Raof and Raoul are Anglo-Norman forms of Ralph or Rolph.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Farill Oliver Randolph - Government record: Military record or discharge: birth-name: Farill Oliver Randolph

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