Jerome Allen Randall

1850–1868 (Age 17)
Somerset, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Jerome Allen

When Jerome Allen Randall was born on 2 December 1850, in Somerset, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Charles Randall, was 44 and his mother, Hulda Coffin Allen, was 30. He lived in Mexico, Mexico, Oswego, New York, United States in 1865 and Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1868. He died on 18 July 1868, at the age of 17, and was buried in West Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, United States.

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Charles Randall
Hulda Coffin Allen
Eliza Gertrude Randall
Gertrude E. Randall
Jerome Allen Randall

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World Events (5)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 4

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 13

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jerome T Randall in household of Charles Randall, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jerome A Randall in household of Charles Randall, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Jerome A Randall in household of Charles Randall, "New York, State Census, 1855"

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