John Marchant Randall

1793–1876 (Age 83)
Wallingford, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of John Marchant

When John Marchant Randall was born on 15 August 1793, in Wallingford, Rutland, Vermont, United States, his father, John Randall Jr., was 35 and his mother, Joanna Phoebe Merchant, was 34. He married Philena Elisabeth Bullard on 13 September 1812. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Tompkins Township, Warren, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Illinois, United States in 1870. He died on 20 December 1876, in Warren, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83.

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John Marchant Randall
Philena Elisabeth Bullard
Marriage: 13 September 1812
Alvira Randall
Joanna Randall
John Merchant Randall
Sarah Philena Randall
Elisha Henry Randall
Lucretia Angelina Randall

Spouse & Children

13 September 1812


  • Alvira Randall


  • Joanna Randall


  • John Merchant Randall


  • Sarah Philena Randall


  • Elisha Henry Randall


+1 More Child

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+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 25

Illinois is the 21st state.

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)

  • Marchant Randall in household of W G Jenne, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Merchant Randall in household of Willis Jenne, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Merchant Randall in entry for J W Randall, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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