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Col Theodore Randell
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Birth: Nov., 1790
Georgetown County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 1851
Chester County
South Carolina, USA

"52[52nd person to grauduate from West Point; first graduate from South Carolina] ... (Born S.C.) ... THEODORE RANDELL ... (Ap'd S.C.): Military History.-Cadet of the Military Academy, Apr. 2,1808, to June 28,1809, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to SECOND LIEUT., REG. of ARTILLERISTS, June 28, 1809. Served in garrison at Atlantic Posts, 1809-11. RESIGNED, Mar. 31, 1811. After his resignation from the U.S. Army, he served in the War of 1812-15 with Great Britain, as Aide-de-Camp, with the rank of Major,to Major-General Moore, S.C. Militia, at Haddrel's Point,Charleston harbor, S.C. Civil History. - Planter on Sandy River, Chester District, S.C., 1811-51. Aide-de-Camp to Governor Geddes, of South Carolina, with the rank of Colonel, 1820-21. Member of the House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina, 1832-36. DIED, Oct. 20,1851, IN CHESTER DISTRICT,S.C.: AGED 60."
[Courtesy of: Mrs. Dutdut, US MILITAY ACADAMY AT WEST POINT, USMA Library, SPECIAL COLLECTIONS & ARCHIVES.]

"Issue of October 23,1851: Departed this life on the morning of the 20th of October,1851, Col. Theodore Randell, in the sixty-first year of his age. He has left a wife and seven children to mourn his loss."
[MARRIAGE & DEATH NOTICES FROM COLUMBIA,SC NEWSPAPERS 1838-1860. Brent Howard Holcomb, Certified Genealogist, pp#101.]
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Bond Randell (1752 - 1799)
  Elizabeth Gaillard (1767 - 1849)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Dargan Johnston Randell (1796 - 1870)
 
 Children:
  Samuel Johnston Randell (1816 - 1880)*
  Carver Randell (1818 - 1902)*
  Vans Randell (1820 - 1898)*
  Elizabeth Catherine Johnstone (1824 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
SACRED TO THE MEMORY
Col. THEODORE RANDELL
who was born
in November 1790
and departed this life
[broken & cannot discern] of October 1851
 
Burial:
Redcliffe Cemetery
Chester County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: L.F. Randell
Record added: Aug 31, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41373984
Col Theodore Randell
Added by: L.F. Randell
 
 
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 Added: Aug. 31, 2009
 
 
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