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Col Isham Randolph
Birth: Feb. 24, 1685
Henrico County
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 1742
Goochland County
Virginia, USA

Sacred to the memory of COL. ISHAM RANDOLPH of Dungness in Goochland County Adjutant General of this Colony He was the third son of William Randolph and Mary his Wife. The distinguishing qualities of the gentleman he possessed in the most eminent degree to justice probity and honour so firmly attached that no view of secular interest or worldly advantage no discouraging frowns of fortune could alter his steady purpose of heart By an easy compliance and obliging deportment he knew no enemies but gained many friends thus in his Life meriting in universal esteem He died universally lamented Nov. 1742 aged 57 Gentle Reader go and do thou likewise."
Son of Col. Wm. Randolph and Mary (Isham) Randolph who built up a large estate near tidewater of James River, and became one of the most influential political leaders of his generation. By the time of the father's death in 1711, he had established a leading dynasty and was able to bequeath thousands of acres of land to his children. Taking advantage of opportunities in the interior, his sons moved further upriver: Richard settled at Curles Neck, Thomas far beyond the falls at Tuckahoe (the first great plantation on the upper James), and Isham further upriver still. As a young man Isham had gone to sea, become a successful merchant, and lived for many years in London, serving as an agent for Virginia affairs. In 1718 he married Jane Rogers and three years later their daughter, Jane, was baptized at St. Paul's Church, Shadwell. Jane Randolph, Thomas Jefferson's mother, was English by birth and spent her childhood in London surrounded by the busy streets and docklands of the East End, before moving to her father's plantation at Dungeness in the frontier county of Goochland 
 
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 Parents:
  William Randolph (1650 - 1711)
  Mary Isham Randolph (1659 - 1735)
 
 Spouse:
  Jane Liburne Rogers Randolph (1692 - 1760)*
 
 Children:
  Jane Randolph Jefferson (1720 - 1776)*
  Mary Randolph Lewis (1725 - 1788)*
  Susannah Randolph Harrison (1738 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Randolph Bland (1680 - 1720)*
  William Randolph (1681 - 1742)*
  Mary Randolph Stith (1682 - ____)**
  Thomas Randolph (1683 - 1729)*
  Isham Randolph (1685 - 1742)
  Elizabeth Randolph (1685 - 1685)*
  Richard Randolph (1686 - 1748)*
  Edward Randolph (1690 - 1729)*
  John Randolph (1693 - 1737)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Randolph Family Cemetery Presque Isle
Henrico County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Kaaren Crail Vining
Record added: Nov 19, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16714439
Col Isham Randolph
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Col Isham Randolph
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Col Isham Randolph
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- Leslie & Don
 Added: Mar. 31, 2015
Love always to my 8th Great Grand Father
- Cecilia (Dickson) Scholl
 Added: Jan. 2, 2015

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