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Cyrus Halbert Randolph

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Cyrus Halbert Randolph

Birth
St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
Death
30 Aug 1889 (aged 71)
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Burial
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA Add to Map
Plot
Section 1, Randolph Lot
Memorial ID
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s/o Jesse Randolph & Susannah Halbert
h/o Martha Moore - m. ~1844 (TN)
h/o Susan Bell Nowlin - m. 14 Feb 1854 (TX)
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Children:
1. John Randolph - b. 1845
2. William Randolph - b. 1847
3. Laura Randolph - b. 11 Feb 1850
4. Peyton Drury Randolph - b. 30 Nov 1854
5. John Coleman Randolph - b. Feb 1856
6. Anna Randolph - b. 1858
7. Halbert Cyrus Randolph - b. 22 Sep 1861
8. Lucy Randolph - b. 21 May 1864
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Bio provided by Carol Hoch:

Cyrus Halbert Randolph was a son of Jesse Nathaniel Randolph of Rowan County, North Carolina, but was born at St Clair, Illinois as the family was moving westward, on December 9, 1817. CH lived in Missouri, Tennessee and in 1828 was in Alabama. He came to Houston County in 1838. An attorney, but practicing very little, he was Chief Justice (County Judge) in 1844-45 and Sheriff in 1847-48. He served three terms in the Legislature and was State Treasurer from 1858-65. Judge Randolph did not return to Houston County after going to Austin. He married Susan Nowlin, daughter of Peyton Wade Nowlin of Hyde Park, Austin about 1853.

Having entered politics at the age of 23, papers found in Judge Randolph's box, certifying his election to various offices were signed by President David G Burnet, President Sam Houston, along with Governor Richard Coke. Judge Randolph was granted a license to practice law by the District Court of Houston County, the document was signed by O.M.Roberts, District Judge, who later became governor.

Submitted by The Houston County Historical Commission, Carol Hoch, Member.
s/o Jesse Randolph & Susannah Halbert
h/o Martha Moore - m. ~1844 (TN)
h/o Susan Bell Nowlin - m. 14 Feb 1854 (TX)
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Children:
1. John Randolph - b. 1845
2. William Randolph - b. 1847
3. Laura Randolph - b. 11 Feb 1850
4. Peyton Drury Randolph - b. 30 Nov 1854
5. John Coleman Randolph - b. Feb 1856
6. Anna Randolph - b. 1858
7. Halbert Cyrus Randolph - b. 22 Sep 1861
8. Lucy Randolph - b. 21 May 1864
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Bio provided by Carol Hoch:

Cyrus Halbert Randolph was a son of Jesse Nathaniel Randolph of Rowan County, North Carolina, but was born at St Clair, Illinois as the family was moving westward, on December 9, 1817. CH lived in Missouri, Tennessee and in 1828 was in Alabama. He came to Houston County in 1838. An attorney, but practicing very little, he was Chief Justice (County Judge) in 1844-45 and Sheriff in 1847-48. He served three terms in the Legislature and was State Treasurer from 1858-65. Judge Randolph did not return to Houston County after going to Austin. He married Susan Nowlin, daughter of Peyton Wade Nowlin of Hyde Park, Austin about 1853.

Having entered politics at the age of 23, papers found in Judge Randolph's box, certifying his election to various offices were signed by President David G Burnet, President Sam Houston, along with Governor Richard Coke. Judge Randolph was granted a license to practice law by the District Court of Houston County, the document was signed by O.M.Roberts, District Judge, who later became governor.

Submitted by The Houston County Historical Commission, Carol Hoch, Member.


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