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Capt. John Randall

Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Death: July 10, 1761 (59)
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of John Randall, Jr. and Abigail Randall
Husband of Dorothy Elizabeth Randall and Mary Randall
Father of Hannah Cottrell Stanton; John Randall, Capt.; Abigail Swan; Esther Randall; Thomas Randall and 5 others
Brother of Elizabeth Brown; Mary Randall, Twin; Jonathon Randall; Dorthy Randall and Abigail Brown
Half brother of Nathan Randall; Ichabod Randall; Sarah Brown; Joseph Randall, Twin; Benjamin Randall, I and 2 others

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About Capt. John Randall

   1701, December 2: John Randall was born at Westerly, Rhode Island, the son of John and Abigail (Billings) Randall
   "Joshua Holmes of Stonington, Connecticut" from the "NEHGS Register" LXXXI:159 and CVII:174; the New England Historic Genealogical Society; Boston, Massachusetts; 1927 (974.0 NEa SCGS) (974.42 R68Ro LAPL) (974.48 S41 NYSL)
   1702, June 14: John, son of John Randall was baptized by the Reverend James Noyes.
   "History of the First Congregational Church of Stonington, Connecticut: 1674-1874" by Richard Anson Wheeler; T. H. Davis and Company; Norwich, Connecticut; 1875 (974.62 St71c w 1974 CSL)
   1759: May 3: Mary's second husband, in his Last Will and Testament was called "Lieutenant John Randall of Stonington, in the County of New London, yeoman." He mentioned his eldest son, John Randall, his eldest {sic] daughters, Hannah Stanton, Abigail Swan, and Esther Palmer, and his three youngest daughters, Lucy, Mary, and Keturah Randall. He gave his "daughter-in-law" [stepdaughter], Marvin Palmer, "all of the household stuff that was her mother's, my last wife, that is now in her possession." He gave his three youngest sons, Thomas, Joshua, and Robert, all of his land, buildings, and appurtenances to be divided equally between them. The three youngest daughters and three youngest sons were not yet of age. He named his eldest son, John Randall, as executor. Witnesses were Simeon Miner, Benajah Pendleton, and (Mrs.) Sarah Brown (New London District Probate, file H-29).
   1761, July 10: John Randall died at Stonington, Connecticut.
   "A Genealogy of a Branch of the Randall Family, 1600 to 1879" by Paul King Randall; p. 19; Chenango Union; Norwich, New York; 1879 (FHL US/CAN Film 924417 Item 5 LDS) (929.2 R187 NYSL)
   1761, October 12: The Last Will and Testament of John Randall was proved (New London District Probate Records; file 4267).
   1761, October 12-13: The inventory was filed (New London District Probate file H-30). It is interesting to note that Captain John Randall's son by his first wife, Dorothy Cottrell, also named John, married two granddaughters of Joshua Holmes, first, Lucy Brown, daughter of Jedediah and Abigail (Holmes) Brown, and, second. Thankful Swan, daughter of William and Thankful (Holmes) Swan. His six children by Mary Holmes are listed below. John Randall is called "Captain" in the records of the Barbour Collection.
   In his will, he mentions his eldest son, John Randall, his eldest (sic) daughters; Hannah Stanton, Abigail Swan and Esther Palmer and his three youngest daughters; Lucy, Mary and Keturah Randall. He gave his "daughter- in-law (step-daughter) Marvin Palmer, "all of the household stuff that was her mother's, my last wife, that is now in her possession". He gave his three youngest sons; Thomas Joshua and Robert, all of his land, buildings and appurtenances to be divided equally between them. The three youngest daughters and three youngest sons were not yet of age. John Randall was named as the Executor and witnesses were Simeon Miner, Benajah Pendleton and (Mrs.) Sarah Brown. ("New London District Probate Court", Volume H-30, File 4267)
   "Joshua Holmes of Stonington, Connecticut" from the "NEHGS Register" LXXXI:159 and CVII:174; the New England Historic Genealogical Society; Boston, Massachusetts; 1927 (974.0 NEa SCGS) (974.42 R68Ro LAPL) (974.48 S41 NYSL)
   Additional Resources:
   1) "Palmer Groups" by Emily Wilder Leavitt; LXXXI:59 from the "NEHGS Register" New England Historic Genealogical Society; Boston, Massachusetts (974.0 NEa SCGS)
   2) "Genealogies of Connecticut Families" by Lester A. Roberts, Esquire from the "NEHGS Register" I:137; the New England Historic Genealogical Register; Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.; Baltimore, Maryland; 1983 (974.0 NEa SCGS) (CT 6-8 SR)
   3) "A Genealogy and History of the Chute Family in America" by William Edward Chute; p. cix; Salem, Massachusetts; 1894 (FH C-36 SR) (929.2 C564 LAPL)
   4) "History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connecticut" by Richard Anson Wheeler; pp. 513, 516 and 546; Press of The Day Publishing Company; New London, Connecticut; 1900 (974.62 S87Wl LAPL) (974.6 CT SCGS)
   5) "The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Stonington" by Lucius Barnes Barbour; XXXXIII:323; Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.; Baltimore, Maryland (974.6 CT/Vitals SCGS)
   6) "The Billings Family of Connecticut" by Perry Streeter from an article by Reverend Creighton Spencer-Mousey; LXXXI:159 in the "NEHGS Register" New England Historic Genealogical Society; Boston, Massachusetts; April 1927 (974.0 NEa SCGS) (974.42 R68Ro LAPL) 

BARBOUR COLLECTION RECORDS, compiled by Louis Barnes Barbour.

John Randall is called "Captain".

NEW LONDON DISTRICT PROBATE COURT, Volume H-30, File 4267.

In his will, he mentions his eldest son, John Randall, his eldest (sic) daughters; Hannah Stanton, Abigail Swan and Esther Palmer and his three youngest daughters; Lucy, Mary and Keturah Randall. He gave his "daughter- in-law (step-daughter) Marvin Palmer, "all of the household stuff that was her mother's, my last wife, that is now in her possession".

He gave his three youngest sons; Thomas, Joshua and Robert, all of his land, buildings and appurtenances to be divided equally between them. The three youngest daughters and three youngest sons were not yet of age. John Randall was named as the Executor and witnesses were Simeon Miner, Benajah Pendleton and (Mrs.) Sarah Brown.

THE HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF STONINGTON, County of New London, Connecticut, from its first settlement in 1649 to 1900, with a Genealogical Register of Stonington Families", by Richard Anson Wheeler, pp. 513 and 516.

STONINGTON, CONN. VITAL RECORDS, Vol. 3, page 35.

NEHGS RIGISTER, "Palmer Groups", by Emily Wilder Leavitt, 81:59

GENEALOGY OF CONNECTICUT FAMILIES, Vol. 1, page 137.

A GENEALOGY AND HISTORY OF THE CHUTE FAMILY IN AMERICA, by William Edward Chute; Salem, Massachusetts; 1894.

WESTERLY, RHODE ISLAND DEEDS, Vol VII, pages 202-3, LDS Film #940224.

John Randall & Dorothy his wife of Stonington to Nicholas Cottrell, ... land that belonged formerly to his father Nicholas Cottrell deceased which came to me by Dorothy my wife, Jan. 29, 1738/9. Witnesses: Beroni Smith and William Hern.

WESTERLY, RHODE ISLAND DEEDS, Vol VII, pages 202-3, LDS Film #940224.

Brian Pendleton of Westerly, Husbandman, to Captain John Randall of Stonington, in behalf of his nephew Benajah Pendleton, son & orphan of Caleb Pendleton Late of Colchester deceased ... quit claim unto Benajah Pendleton (he being eldest son of my brother Caleb Pendleton Late of Colchester deceased) ...300 acres in Westerly, Watch Hill ... it being all of Land which my honored grandfather, James Pendleton Late of Westerly deceased gave in his Last Will to his wife Hannah during her natural Life & after her decease to my father Caleb Pendleton later deceased, Will dated February 9, 1702/3 ... December 3, 1748. Witnesses: Stephen Wilcox and W. Babcock.

Researching this line is Judith Wood at judiwood@earthlink.net


Birth: Dec. 2, 1701

Death: Jul. 10, 1761


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Burial:

Brown-Randall # 70

North Stonington

New London County

Connecticut, USA


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7. JOHN (III)5 RANDALL (JOHN (II)4, JOHN (I)3, MATTHEW (1-2)2, MATTHEW (1)1) was

born December 02, 1701 in Westerly (Washington) Rhode Island, and died July 14,

1761 in Stonington (New London) Connecticut. He married (1) DOROTHY COTTRELL

December 22, 1726 in Westerly (Washington) Rhode Island, daughter of NICHOLAS

COTTRELL and DOROTHY PENDLETON. She was born July 31, 1709 in Stonington (New

London) Connecticut, and died May 10, 1741 in Stonington (New London)

Connecticut. He married (2) ELIZABETH COTTRELL 1727, daughter of NICHOLAS

COTTRELL and ANN PEABODY. She was born 1665 in Newport (Newport) Rhode Island,

and died 1740. He married (3) MARY HOLMES May 10, 1741 in Stonington (New

London) Connecticut, daughter of JOSHUA HOLMES and FEAR STURGIS. She was born

March 19, 1712/13 in Stonington (New London) Connecticut, and died May 03, 1759

in Stonington (New London) Connecticut.

Notes for JOHN (III) RANDALL:

John Randall is called "Captain". "Records of the Barbour Collection", compiled

by Louis Barnes Barbour

In his will, he mentions his eldest son, John Randall, his eldest (sic)

daughters; Hannah Stanton, Abigail Swan and Esther Palmer and his three youngest

daughters; Lucy, Mary and Keturah Randall. He gave his "daughter- in-law

(step-daughter) Marvin Palmer, "all of the household stuff that was her

mother's, my last wife, that is now in her possession". He gave his three

youngest sons; Thomas Joshua and Robert, all of his land, buildings and

appurtenances to be divided equally between them. The three youngest daughters

and three youngest sons were not yet of age. John Randall was named as the

Executor and witnesses were Simeon Miner, Benajah Pendleton and (Mrs.) Sarah

Brown. "New London District Probate Court", Volume H-30, File 4267

"The History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connecticut, from

its first settlement in 1649 to 1900, with a Genealogical Register of Stonington

Families", by Richard Anson Wheeler, pp. 513 and 516 (SR)

"Stonington, Connecticut Vital Records", 3:35

"Palmer Groups", by Emily Wilder Leavitt, "NEHGS Register", 81:59 (SR/SCGS)

"Genealogy of Connecticut Families", 1:137

"A Genealogy and History of the Chute Family in America", by William Edward

Chute; Salem, Massachusetts; 1894

John Randall & Dorothy his wife of Stonington to Nicholas Cottrell, ... land

that belonged formerly to his father Nicholas Cottrell deceased which came to me

by Dorothy my wife, Jan. 29, 1738/9. Witnesses: Beroni Smith and William Hern.

"Westerly, Rhode Island Deeds", VII:302-3, LDS Film #940224 (Internet)

Brian Pendleton of Westerly, Husbandman, to Captain John Randall of Stonington,

in behalf of his nephew Benajah Pendleton, son & orphan of Caleb Pendleton Late

of Colchester deceased ... quit claim unto Benajah Pendleton (he being eldest

son of my brother Caleb Pendleton Late of Colchester deceased) ...300 acres in

Westerly, Watch Hill ... it being all of Land which my honored grandfather,

James Pendleton Late of Westerly deceased gave in his Last Will to his wife

Hannah during her natural Life & after her decease to my father Caleb Pendleton

later deceased, Will dated February 9, 1702/3 ... December 3, 1748. Witnesses:

Stephen Wilcox and W. Babcock. "Westerly, Rhode Island Deeds", VII:354-5, LDS

Film #940224 (Internet)

Notes for DOROTHY COTTRELL:

"A Genealogy and History of the Chute Family in America", by William Edward

Chute; Salem, Massachusetts; 1894

"Vital Records of Rhode Island", 5:53

"SAR Patriot Index", #81915 (CD)

Marriage Notes for JOHN RANDALL and DOROTHY COTTRELL:

"Narragansett Historical Register", p. 183 (RI 64, SR)

Dorothy Cottrell and John Randall were married by Theodoty Rhodes, Justice of

the Peace. "Vital Records of Rhode Island: 1636-1850", by James N. Arnold; V.;

Genealogy Assembly of the Narragansett Register; Province, Rhode Island; 1892

(FHC)

Notes for ELIZABETH COTTRELL:

"A Genealogy and History of the Chute Family in America", William Edward Chute;

Salem, Massachusetts 1894

Marriage Notes for JOHN RANDALL and ELIZABETH COTTRELL:

"A Genealogy and History of the Chute Family in America", William Edward Chute;

Salem, Massachusetts 1894

Notes for MARY HOLMES:

"History of the First Congregational Church of Stonington, Connecticut", by

Richard Anson Wheeler, pg. 252

"Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough", by Anna Chesebrough

Wildey, pg. 513; Published by T.A. Wright; New York, New York; 1903

"SAR Patriot Index", #82021 (CD)

Marriage Notes for JOHN RANDALL and MARY HOLMES:

"Stonington, Connecticut First Church Records", pg. 252 from 'The Genealogy of

Joshua Holmes', "NEHGS Register", 142:174-5 (SCGS)

Children of JOHN RANDALL and DOROTHY COTTRELL are:

i. HANNAH6 RANDALL, b. January 13, 1727/28, Stonington (New London) Connecticut;

d. Bef. 1772, Stonington (New London) Connecticut; m. JOSHUA STANTON, November

10, 1748, N. Stonington (New London) Connecticut; b. June 26, 1721, Stonington

(New London) Connecticut; d. October 25, 1819, Stonginton (New London)

Connecticut.

Notes for HANNAH RANDALL:

"History of Woodstock Families", by Bowen, VIII:326

"SAR Patriot Index", #452042 (CD)

Notes for JOSHUA STANTON:

Appointed Captain in Seth Warner's regiment, 1776. "DAR Lineage Books", Volume

XVII.

Joshua Stanton served as a Colonel in the Connecticut line in the Revolutionary

War. "SAR Patriot Index", #452041

Marriage Notes for HANNAH RANDALL and JOSHUA STANTON:

"Early Connecticut Marriages as Found on Ancient Church Records prior to 1800",

Records of the Second Congregational Church in Preston, Connecticut, by Frederic

W. Bailey, I:56, 1896-1906

22. ii. JOHN (IV) RANDALL, b. August 04, 1730, Stonington (New London)

Connecticut; d. May 18, 1802, North Stonington (New London) Connecticut.

iii. ABIGAIL RANDALL, b. January 13, 1733/34, Stonington (New London)

Connecticut; d. May 08, 1827, Stonington (New London) Connecticut; m. ROBERT

SWAN, January 31, 1754, N. Stonington (New London) Connecticut; b. December 14,

1731, Stonington (New London) Connecticut; d. February 09, 1826, Stonington (New

London) Connecticut.

More About ABIGAIL RANDALL:

Burial: Swan Cemetery in North Stonington, Connecticut

Notes for ROBERT SWAN:

Robert and Abigail Randall are buried in the Swan Cemetery in North Stonington

(New London) Connecticut."Headstone Inscriptions of the Town of North

Stonington, New London, Connecticut", copied by Charles R. Hale, 1932

More About ROBERT SWAN:

Burial: Swan Cemetery in North Stonington, Connecticut

Marriage Notes for ABIGAIL RANDALL and ROBERT SWAN:

"The Second Congregational Church of Haddam Neck Records"

"Early Connecticut Marriages, 1733-1781: From Records of the Congregational

Church, North Stonington, New London, Connecticut", Frederic W. Bailey, I:57,

1896 (SCGS)

"History of the Town of Stonington, Connecticut, 1649-1900", by Richard Anson

Wheeler, pg. 614, Press of the Day Publishing Company; New London, Connecticut,

1900 (F104.S, SR)

iv. ESTHER RANDALL, b. June 17, 1735, Stonington (New London) Connecticut; d.

1770; m. ELIAS (1-1) PALMER, JR., April 28, 1757, Stonington (New London)

Connecticut; b. March 05, 1734/35, Stonington (New London) Connecticut; d.

February 1780, Colchester (New London) Connecticut.

More About ESTHER RANDALL:

Burial: Wells Cemetery in Colchester, Connecticut

Notes for ELIAS (1-1) PALMER, JR.:

Elias Breed married his step-sister, Esther Randall

Elias Palmer served as a Lieutenant in the Connecticut line during the

Revolutionary War. "SAR Revolutionary War Graves Register", #48441 (CD)

More About ELIAS (1-1) PALMER, JR.:

Burial: Wells Cemetery in Colchester, Connecticut

Marriage Notes for ESTHER RANDALL and ELIAS PALMER:

"Marriage Records of the Second Congregational Church of Haddam Neck

(Stonington) Connecticut"

"Early Connecticut Marriages, 1733-1781: From Records of the Congregational

Church, North Stonington, New London, Connecticut", Frederic W. Bailey, I:58,

1896 (SCGS)

Children of JOHN RANDALL and MARY HOLMES are:

23. v. THOMAS (2)6 RANDALL, b. December 13, 1741, Stonington (New London)

Connecticut; d. January 28, 1831, Norwich (Chenango) New York.

24. vi. JOSHUA (2) RANDALL, b. March 03, 1742/43, Stonington (New London)

Connecticut; d. 1808, No Man's Island (Nova Scotia) Canada.

vii. LUCY RANDALL, b. March 23, 1744/45, Stonington (New London) Connecticut; d.

October 13, 1805, Brookfield (Essex) New York; m. (1) JOSEPH FRINK, 1765,

Stonington (New London) Connecticut; b. June 20, 1739, Stonington (New London)

Connecticut; d. Bef. March 1771, Stonington (New London) Connecticut; m. (2)

WAIT HINCKLEY, December 03, 1774, Stonington (New London) Connecticut; b. 1739,

Stonington (New London) Connecticut; d. September 23, 1815, Brookfield (Essex)

New York.

Marriage Notes for LUCY RANDALL and JOSEPH FRINK:

"Stonington, Connecticut First Church Records", pg. 257

Marriage Notes for LUCY RANDALL and WAIT HINCKLEY:

"Stonington, Connecticut First Church Records", pg. 257

25. viii. MARY RANDALL, b. July 14, 1746, Stonington (New London) Connecticut;

d. July 22, 1819, Stonginton (New London) Connecticut.

ix. KETURAH RANDALL, b. September 02, 1748, Stonington (New London) Connecticut;

d. 1821, Stonington (New London) Connecticut; m. JOHN (III) WILLIAMS, September

29, 1765, Stonington (New London) Connecticut; b. December 23, 1744, Stonington

(New London) Connecticut; d. 1813, Stonington (New London) Connecticut.

Notes for KETURAH RANDALL:

"Stonington, Connecticut Vital Records", III:214

"SAR Patriot Index", #490712 (CD)

Notes for JOHN (III) WILLIAMS:

John Williams turned out for the relief of Boston; was at Long Island and was

wounded at White Plains. He served in Washington's Life Guard; was at Valley

Forge and rose to the rank of lieutenant. "DAR Lineage Books"; 64:145,

Washington, DC (SR)

John Williams was a Captain in the Connecticut militia in the Revolutionary War.

"SAR Patriot Index", #490711 (CD)

Marriage Notes for KETURAH RANDALL and JOHN WILLIAMS:

"Early Connecticut Marriages, 1733-1781: From Records of the Congregational

Church, North Stonington, New London, Connecticut", Frederic W. Bailey, I:60,

1896 (SCGS)

"Early Marriages of Connecticut"; pg. 60

"History of the First Congregational Church of Stonington, Connecticut".

26. x. ROBERT RANDALL, b. October 21, 1751, Stonington (New London) Connecticut;

d. January 03, 1833, Cortland (Cortland) New York


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Capt. John Randall's Timeline

1701
December 2, 1701
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
1702
June 14, 1702
Stonington, , New London, Connecticut, USA,
1727
January 13, 1727
Age 25
Stonington, New London, CT, United States
1730
August 4, 1730
Age 28
Stonington, New London, CT
1734
January 13, 1734
Age 32
Stonington, CT, United States
1735
June 17, 1735
Age 33
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
1741
December 13, 1741
Age 40
Westerly, Kings County, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
1743
March 3, 1743
Age 41
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony