Doddridge County Roots

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Franklin Fitz RANDOLPH[1]

Male 1836 - 1925  (88 years)


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  • Name Franklin Fitz RANDOLPH 
    Born 9 Nov 1836  Salem, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1870, 1880, 1900  New Milton District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer, teacher (briefly)  [6, 7
    Died 16 May 1925  New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 8, 9
    Buried Lost Creek 7th Day Baptist (Brick Church) Cemetery, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 10
    Notes 
    • Franklin Fitz Randolph was a delegate to the Wheeling Convention which led to the establishment of West Virginia as a state. [11]
    Person ID I38477  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2018 

    Father Jepthah Fitz RANDOLPH,   b. 18 Nov 1814, Salem, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1879, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Deborah SUTTON,   b. 14 Oct 1813,   d. 18 Feb 1901, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 7 Feb 1836  Greenbrier Run (Salem), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14756  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Catherine RICKARD,   b. 22 Feb 1832, Hagerstown, Washington Co, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1859, Long Run, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Marriage License 8 Nov 1858  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Married 9 Nov 1858  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 13
    Family ID F38651  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Elizabeth FOX,   b. Apr 1842, Lewisburg, Greenbrier Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1921  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1861  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Children 
     1. Corliss Fitz RANDOLPH,   b. 24 Jul 1863, New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1954, Maplewood, Essex Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     2. Iseus F. RANDOLPH,   b. 8 Jul 1865, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1955, Plainfield, Union Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Esle RANDOLPH,   b. 4 Nov 1868,   d. 21 Feb 1965, Fairmont, Marion Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     4. Erene "Rena" RANDOLPH,   b. 1 Oct 1870, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1946  (Age 75 years)
     5. Roy Fitz RANDOLPH,   b. 30 Dec 1873, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 81 years)
    Family ID F19033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Nov 1836 - Salem, Harrison Co, (W)VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 May 1925 - New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lost Creek 7th Day Baptist (Brick Church) Cemetery, Harrison Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1900] The Lowther Family of Doddridge County, West Virginia, Lathrop Russell Charter, (self-published Nov 9 1951, on file at Doddridge County Library), p. 5.

    2. [S83] Davis - The Settlers of Salem, West Virginia, Susie Davis Nicholson, (Gordon Printing Co, Strasburg OH, 1979 (Revised & Enlarged) < www.wvgenweb.org/harrison/books.htm >), p. 123.

    3. [S5] Headstone.

    4. [S2077] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (New Milton District).

    5. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).

    6. [S493] 1870 Census, Doddridge County, WV (New Milton Twp).

    7. [S215] The History of Doddridge County, West Virginia, (Taylor Publishing Co, 1979), p. 226.

    8. [S1853] Death Certificate, WV State Dept of Health, Div of Vital Statistics, (http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx), http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=170340&Type=Death.

    9. [S1773] Doddridge County WV Deaths 1853-1969, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101).

    10. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    11. [S215] The History of Doddridge County, West Virginia, (Taylor Publishing Co, 1979), p. 227.

    12. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV, MR p. 23 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11789669&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as Franklin F. Randolph, 21, son of Jephtha F. Randolph; and Mary C. Rickard, age (blank), dau of John C. Rickard. License issued on Nov 8 1858.

    13. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV, MR p. 124, Line 35 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11790583&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as Franklin F. Randolph, 22, b. Harrison Co, res. Doddridge Co, occupation farming, son of Jeptha F. & Deborah; and Mary C. Rickard, 25, b. Hagerstown Maryland, res. Doddridge Co, dau of John C. & Elizabeth. Married Nov 9 1858 in Doddridge County, officiated by David Clawson.

    14. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).
      Identified as F. F. Randolph, widowed, 24, b. Harrison Co, res. Doddridge Co, son of Jepha F. & Deborah; and Mary E. Fox, 18, b. Virginia, res. Doddridge Co, dau of George & Elizabeth. Married Jan 10 1861.