Alfred Randall

Brief Life History of Alfred

When Alfred Randall was born on 13 June 1811, in Bridgewater, Oneida, New York, United States, his father, Jason Randall, was 24 and his mother, Martha Patty Thompson, was 23. He married Emmerette Louisa Davis on 9 January 1834, in Munson Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1867 and lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and Taylorsville, Green Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 21 March 1891, in North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Alfred Randall
Emmerette Louisa Davis
Marriage: 9 January 1834
Charles Franklin Randall
Margaret Randall
Sarah Lovern Randall
Alfred Jason Randall
Levi Leander Randall
Emmeretta Louisa Randall
Alison Roxana Randall
Davis Richaum Randall
Charlotte Ann Randall
Martha Jane Randall

Sources (167)

  • Alfred Randell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alford Randall, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Utah, Military Records, 1861-1970

World Events (8)


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


Historical Boundaries: 1825: Pike, Illinois, United States 1825: Adams, Illinois, United States

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Life History: Alfred Randall

Born June 13, 1811 at Bridgewater, New York Died March 21, 1891 at North Ogden, Utah Alfred was a Utah pioneer who arrived in Salt Lake Valley in 1848. He was a well-built man, six feet tall, we …

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