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John B. Randall

Son of Anderson Smith Randal and Sophia Mitchell, John B. Randall was born on Nov. 24, 1871, in Franklin County, Georgia.

While some have speculated that the middle initial stood for “Bull”, there is NO evidence what-so-ever to support this. In fact, it is more likely that the “B.” stood for Burrell; to honor one of Sophia's brothers, Burrell Mitchell. Even in Anderson Smith Randal's “Will”, he is listed as “John B. Randal”.

John B. Randall was only 4 years old when his father, Anderson Smith Randal, died on December 1, 1875 (at age 42).1)

John B. Randall appears on the 1880 U.S. Federal Census (at age 8) living with his mother (Sophia) and siblings.

[1880 U.S. Federal Census. Sophia Randal appears on line 34.]

1880 United States Federal Census

State: Georgia
County: Franklin
Inhabitants of: Bryant (206th Dist.)
Date: June 29, 1880

Name Age Gender Relationship Occupation Birthplace
Sophia Randal 45 F Keeping House Georgia
Henry O. Randal 23 M Son Farmer Georgia
Susie J. Randall 18 F Daughter At Home Georgia
Thomas P. Randall 16 M Son Farm Laborer Georgia
Rola P. Randall 14 M Son Farm Laborer Georgia
Sallie Randall 12 F Daughter At Home Georgia
Ira R. Randall 10 M Son Farm Laborer Georgia
John B. Randall 8 M Son At Home Georgia

Note: The census incorrectly lists Sophia's age as 45, when she was in fact 46 years old. In the census, Sophia indicates that her father was born in South Carolina and that her mother was born in Virginia.

Source: Year: 1880; Census Place: Subdivision, Franklin, Georgia; Roll: M653_121; Page: 670; Image: 670; Family History Library Film: 803121

Most of the original 1890 U.S. Federal Census records were destroyed or badly damaged by a fire in the Commerce Department in 1921. Records enumerating only 6,160 individuals—less than one percent of the schedules—survived. Those for the Randal family were destroyed.

John B. Randall died on March 20, 1894 (at age 22). He is buried at Shoal Creek Baptist Church Cemetery (Hart County), Georgia.2)

[Inscribed: \\ 
J.B. Randall \\
 Born Nov. 24, 1871 \\ 
Died Mar. 20, 1894 \\
Farewell dear child, though not forever. \\
Memory in the doctrine of the resurrection. \\
Farewell until we meet on the... eternal...


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Agatha Muriel Randall
Albert Gallatin Randle
Anderson Smith Randal
Artry Otis Randall
Bushrod P. Randall
Carey Enoch Randall
Carey Woodson Randall
Charles Edward Randall
Charles Ray Randall
Charles W. Randal
Clarence Richard Randall
Comer Henry Randall, Sr.
Edgar Oran Randall
Elisha Burrell Randall
Eliza B. Randal
Elizabeth Harvey Randal
Elizabeth M. Randal
Elizabeth Jane Randall
Eloise M. Randall
Elzora Eugenia Randall
Eugene Augustus Randall
George Alman Randall
Gertrude Randall
Gussie Estell Randall
Hannah N. Randal
Helen Cecil Randall
Henry Beaman Randall
Henry Darwin Randall
Henry Oran Randall
Henry Veronica Randall
Horace Randal
Hubert Bernice Randall
Ira Robert Randall
Ira Wilbur Randal
Isaac Samuel Randle
Jackson Harvey (“Harry”) Randal
James Ronald Randal
James Thomas Randall
John B. Randall
John Bull Randal
John Henry Randle
John Leonard Randal
John Robert Randall
John W. Randall
Jones Hesburn Randall
Jones Marshall Randall, Jr.
Jones Marshall Randall, Sr.
King Oran Randall, Sr.
King Oran Randall, Jr.
Lake Randall
Lavaca Randall
Leonard Randle
Martha Elizabeth Randall
Martha Patsy Randal
Michael Byron Randall
Minnie Ola Randall
Napoleon Bonapart Randal
Napoleon C. Randall
Nettie Margaret Randall
Oney Cypress Randal
Oney Pickney Randall
Pinkney Harvey Randall
Priscilla Ann Randall
Ralph Aaron Randall
Richard Clarke Randall
Richard Roan Randall, Sr.
Richard Roan Randall, Jr.
Roland Pickney Randall
Robert Thomas Randall
Rowan Augustin Randall
Sallie D. Randall
Sara Elizabeth Randall
Sara Sophia Felton Randall
Sina Bethel Randal
Sophia Mitchell
Susan "Susie" Jane Randall
Susanna Jane Randall
Theodocia A. Randal
Thomas Bull, Jr.
Thomas Bull, Sr.
Thomas Doomous (Dumas) Randall
Thomas Edwin Randall
Thomas Jefferson Randal
Thomas Loyd Randall
Thomas Oney Randle
Thomas Watson Randall
Walter Baxter Randall
Walter Clarke Randall
William "Bill" Randall
William Ernest Randall
William Reeves Randall
William Robert Randall, Sr.
William Randal

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