|Birth: ||Dec. 9, 1818|
|Death: ||Apr. 20, 1900|
Son of Elijah Jolliff and Lucinda (Nobles) Jolliff.
His father died when he was about nine years old, his mother died when he was about fifteen. He became a ward of his mother's half-brother, Green DePriest.
Married Margaret 'Peggy' Huddleston 11/Feb/1844 at Ripley Co., MO (now Oregon Co., MO). Fathered nine children.
Veteran of the Civil War (Pvt, Co. D, 4th Reg MO Inf); serving in the Confederacy Army.
Donated some of his land for the Jolliff Cemetery, Jolliff School and Jolliff Church. The school and church are no longer standing. A spring near his home was named for him, and is still called the Jolliff Spring.
(OREGON COUNTY HISTORY BOOK, p.193-194) This source has his birth as state of KY; the 1850 census has birth as IL.
DESCENDANTS of JOHN & MARY (BATY) HUDDLESTON, p. 19 has death date as 29/Apr/1900 and obituary date as 03/May/1900.
The headstone has death as 1904.
Randal C. Jolliff died the 20 day of April, 1900, at his home in Highland township. He was born in Kentucky in the year 1818; at the time of his death was about 82 years old. He moved to this state in 1840, was married in 1842 [incorrect] to Margaret L. Huddleston, he bought land on Barren Fork and settled for life. In 1862 he cast his lot with the lost cause. Was a soldier with the writer in General Cockrell's brigade, until May in 1863, at Grand Gulf, Miss., he was discharged, being over age. He was wounded at the battle of Corinth, Miss., in Oct. 1862. He professed faith in a Savior's love when a young man; at the time of his death was a devout man, and his soul went 'sweeping through the gates' to his heavenly home.
(THE SOUTH MISSOURIAN, 03/May/1900)
Elijah Summers Jolliff (1799 - 1828)
Margaret L Huddleston Jolliff (1824 - 1904)
Elizabeth Matilda Jolliff Judd (1846 - 1931)*
Margaret Jolliff (1848 - ____)*
John George Jolliff (1851 - 1932)*
James Erasmus Jolliff (1858 - 1930)*
Rutha Adeline Jolliff Judd (1861 - 1935)*
William Randolph Jolliff (1864 - 1907)*
Randolph Casey Jolliff (1818 - 1900)
Elizabeth Jolliff Willard (1820 - 1902)*
Elijah Jolliff (1825 - 1900)*
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Record added: Aug 25, 2006
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