Farill Oliver Randolph

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

The Life Summary 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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Fred A. Randolph
Caroline Oxford
Clara (Clarissa) B. Randolph
Farill Oliver Randolph
Frederick Forest Randolph
Cora Randolph

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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

English and German: classicized spelling of Randolf, a Germanic personal name composed of the elements rand ‘rim’ (of a shield), ‘shield’ + wolf ‘wolf’. This was introduced into England by Scandinavian settlers in the Old Norse form Rannúlfr, and was reinforced after the Norman Conquest by the Norman form Randolf.

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

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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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