James Dallas Rand

13 February 1883–29 November 1964 (Age 81)
Wake, North Carolina, United States

The Life of James Dallas

When James Dallas Rand was born on 13 February 1883, in Wake, North Carolina, United States, his father, George Dallas Rand, was 36 and his mother, Mildred Frances Barbee, was 34. He married Martha Allen Holman on 15 May 1907, in Amelia, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Leigh District, Amelia, Virginia, United States in 1910 and Giles District, Amelia, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 29 November 1964, in Amelia, Virginia, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

James Dallas Rand
Martha Allen Holman
Marriage: 15 May 1907
Mary Frances Rand
James Holman Rand
Emma Barclay Rand

Spouse and Children

15 May 1907
Amelia, Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    George Dallas Rand


    Mildred Frances Barbee




World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 14

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 23

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Rand(e), a short form of any of the various Germanic compound personal names with the first element rand ‘(shield) rim’, as for example Randolph .2 English: topographic name for someone who lived on the margin of a settlement or on the bank of a river (from Old English rand ‘rim’, used in a topographical sense), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Rand in Lincolnshire and Rand Grange in North Yorkshire.3 German: from a short form of any of the various compound names formed with rand- ‘rim’. Compare 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • J D Rand, "United States Census, 1930"
  • J D Rand, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James D Rand, "United States Census, 1920"

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