Nelson Randall

about 1834–after 1896 (Age 62)
Broome, New York, United States

The Life of Nelson

When Nelson Randall was born about 1834, in Broome, New York, United States, his father, Freeman Randall, was 26 and his mother, Aurellia McNamara, was 25. He lived in Chenango, Broome, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died after 1896, in Broome, New York, United States, at the age of 63.

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Freeman Randall
Aurellia McNamara
Julia Randall
Nelson Randall
Wesley Randall
Fredrick Randall
David Randall
Lucy Randall

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 12

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 29

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Randel, a diminutive of Rand with the Anglo-Norman French hypocoristic suffix -el.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Nelson Randal in household of Freeman Randal, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nelson Randall in household of Freeman Randall, "New York State Census, 1855"

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