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Elizabeth Bland (Randolph)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Turkey Island, Varina Parish, Henrico County , Province of Virginia, Colonial America
Death: January 22, 1720 (39-40)
Jordan's Point Plantation, Prince George County , Province of Virginia, Colonial America
Place of Burial: Prince George County, Virginia, Btitish Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Col. William Randolph, II, of ‘Turkey Island’ and Mary Randolph
Wife of Richard Bland, of Jordan's Point
Mother of Mary Lee; Elizabeth Beverley; Theodorick Bland, of Cawsons; Richard Bland, II, Continental Congress and Anna Currie
Sister of Col. William Randolph, Jr.; Colonel Isham Randolph; Colonel Richard Randolph, 'of Curles'; Henry Randolph; Captain Edward Randolph, I, of Bremo and 3 others

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About Elizabeth Bland

Elizabeth Randolph

  • Born 1680 in Turkey Island, Varina Parish, Henrico , Virginia
  • 22 Jan 1720 in Jordan's Point Plantation, Prince George, Virginia
  • Mother of Congressman Richard Bland II (1710-1776).
  • Great-grandmother of General Henry Lee.
  • Parents: William Randolph (1651 - 1711) and Mary (Isham) Randolph (1659 - 1735).
  • Spouse: Richard Bland (1665 - 1720), his 2nd wife . Married 11 Feb 1702 at St John's Church, now located in Richmond,Virginia
  • Burial: Jordan Point Plantation, Jordan Point Manor, Prince George County, Virginia, USA.
  • Find A Grave Memorial #43661543.

Family

Richard Bland 1st married Mary Swan and had seven children who all died in their infancy.] Mary died in September, 1700, and on February 11, 1701, Richard married Elizabeth Randolph, the daughter of William Randolph of Turkey Island and his wife Mary, nee Isham. Richard and Elizabeth lived most of their married life at his house with adjoining store, identified in early years as The Richard Bland House but more recently as The Wetherburn Tavern of Colonial Williamsburg, as documented by the family and in The Secret Diaries of William Byrd. All five of their children were born at the house and baptized at Bruton Parish Church where Richard served on the vestry. Shortly before their deaths, they sold the house and store and removed to their newly constructed home at Jordan's Point. Elizabeth preceded her husband in death by about one month. Two of her brothers were name as executors of Richard's will (copies of which survive) and as guardians of their five children:

  1. Mary Bland (born August 21, 1704) married Henry Lee I and had four children
  2. Elizabeth Bland (born May 29, 1706) married Colonel William Beverley, the son of Robert Beverley, Jr., and had four children.[2]
  3. Richard Bland (born May 6, 1710) married Anne Poythress and had twelve children.] According to Lyon Gardiner Tyler, his second marriage was to Martha Macon and his third marriage was to Elizabeth Blair.
  4. Anna Bland (born 1711) married twice. She had three children with her first husband, Robert Munford, and had two children with her second husband, George Currie.
  5. Theodorick Bland (born 1719) married Frances Bolling, the daughter of Drury Bolling, and had five children]

References

  • Virginia, Marriages, 1660-1800 Name Elizabeth Randolph Spouse Richard Blande Marriage Date 1 Feb 1701 Marriage Location Henrico County, Virginia Richard Blande Elizabeth Randolph
  • https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Bland
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Elizabeth Bland's Timeline

1680
1680
Turkey Island, Varina Parish, Henrico County , Province of Virginia, Colonial America
1688
August 26, 1688
Age 8
Canterbury, England
1704
August 21, 1704
Jordon’s Point Plantation, Prince George Co., Virginia
1706
May 29, 1706
Accomac, Accomack County, Province of Virginia, (Present USA)
1708
December 2, 1708
Jordon’s Point Plantation, Prince George Co., Virginia
1710
May 6, 1710
The Richard Bland House (now Wetherburn's Tavern), Williamsburg, Independent City, Virginia, United States
1711
February 25, 1711
Williamsburg, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
1720
January 22, 1720
Age 40
Jordan's Point Plantation, Prince George County , Province of Virginia, Colonial America
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Prince George County, Virginia, Btitish Colonial America