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About Mary Royal Randolph (Isham)

Col. William Randolph of Warwickshire, but late of Virginia, Gent., died April 11, 1711. Mrs. Mary Randolph, his only wife. She was the daughter of Mr. Henry Isham by Catherine his wife. He was of Northamptonshire, but late of Virginia, Gent. In 1674 he emigrated to Virginia and settled at Turkey Island, on James River, Henrico County, Va. Was clerk of Henrico County from 1683 to 1711; was member of the House of Burgesses from 1685 to 1699 and from 1703 to 1705, and again in 1710; Speaker of the House, 1690; Clerk of the House, 1702; Attorney General, 1696, and of the Royal Council a member. There is on file at Henrico Court House a paper dated 1698 bearing signature and a fine impression of his arms-"Gu, upon a cross or, fin mullets gu." Col. William Randolph married (1680) Mary Isham, daughter of Henry Isham, of Burmuda Hundred on James River, and Catherine, his wife (maiden name unknown).

Their children, arranged in order, by John Randolph of Roanoke, are as follows:

  • 1. William Randolph, Jr., known as Councillor Randolph, b. at Turkey Island, Nov. 1681. Married (1705) Elizabeth Beverly.
  • 2. Thomas Randolph, b. at Turkey Island, June, 1683, settled at Tuckahoe on James River, Goochland Co., Va. Married (1710) Judith Churchill.
  • 3. Isham Randolph, b. at Turkey Island, Dec. 1684, settled at Dungenness, Goochland Co., Va. Married (1717) Jane Rogers, of Shadgate Street, London, Eng.
  • 4. Richard Randolph, b. at Turkey Island, May, 1686, settled at Curls Neck. Married (1714) Jane Bolling.
  • 5. Henry Randolph, b. Oct. 1687; d. unmarried, in England and willed his share of Curls estate to Richard.
  • 6. Sir John Randolph, Knight, b. at Turkey Island, April, 1689; settled in Williamsburg, Va. Married (1718) Susanna Beverly, sister of his brother William's wife.
  • 7. Edward Randolph, b. Oct. 1690, settled in Bristol, Eng. Married (1715) Miss Grosvenor, of Bristol, and had among other children Edward Randolph, Jr., who married Lucy Harrison; Elizabeth, married Mr. Yates, of Gloucester Co.; Mary, married Rev. Robert Yates. Their daughter, Catherine, married Dr. Robert Wellford, a surgeon in the English army, who settled in Fredericksburg. (See Secretary Nelson's record.)

She is mentioned in her brother William Isham II's will, dated Nov. 13, 1678, leaving her his Virginia plantation "Doggums," jointly with her sister Anne. -------------------- PHOEBE ISHAM IS THE SISTER OF MARY ISHAM DAUGHTERS OF HENRY ISHAM AND KATHERINE BANKS. MARY, MARRIED WILLIAM RANDOLPH. MARY AND WILLIAM RANDOLPH WAS THE PARENTS OF ISHAM RANDOLPH. ISHAM RANDOLPH MARRIED JANE ROGERS. JANE AND ISHAM RANDOLPH WERE THE PARENTS OF JANE RANDOLPH.

JANE RANDOLPH MARRIED PETER JEFFERSON. JANE AND PETER JEFFERSON WERE THE PARENTS OF THOMAS JEFFERSON, PRESIDENT OF THE USA

ROBERT AND HIS FAMILY MIGRATED TO VIRGINIA

David Faris, Plantagenet Ancestry of 17th Century Colonists (Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD, 1996 , , Repository: J.H. Garner), 1st ed, pp 235-237 "Randolph." no date/place.

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Mary Royal Randolph's Timeline

1655
1655
United States
1660
October 10, 1660
Bermuda Hundred, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States
1678
November 13, 1678
Age 18
Henrico, Virginia
1681
November 6, 1681
Age 21
Turkey Island, Henrico, Virginia
1683
June 6, 1683
Age 22
Turkey Island, Henrico, Virginia
1685
February 24, 1685
Age 24
Turkey Island, Virginia Colony
1686
May 2, 1686
Age 25
Henrico, Virginia
1687
October 1687
Age 26
Henrico, Virginia
1690
October 1690
Age 29
Henrico, Virginia
1690
Age 29
Bassett, Virginia