James (Jim) Randle

James (Jim) Randle

Male 1841 -

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  • Name James (Jim) Randle 
    Born 1841  Holmes, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I1085  Randle
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2012 

    Father Jack Randle,   b. 1805, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Delsey Randle,   b. 1812 
    Notes 
    • Jack Randall was sold in slavery from Virginia to the Conner Plantation North of Lexington, Mississii, Holmes County. A family tradition asserts that the original Randles were slaves in England. The first black Randalls to aear in Holmes county, according to census data, was Jack and Delsey. The Randall name has changed over the years mainly because many descendants simply weren't aware of how to spell the surname. Enumerators from various census years spelled it, Randal, Randall, Randle and Randel. More than likely, there are many Randall relatives in existence today with different spellings.

      It's believed that Willis, the earliest of the children, was almost left behind as the purchasers had no value for small children. However, Jack was able to convince the owners to purchase his youngest son Willis as well. More than likely, many of his older children were quite possibly left behind. The census shows a 10 year difference between Willis and his siblings. There are many unaccounted children.

      On January 13, 1877, James Randall purchased land from William B. Helm. Later the land was divided up among many of his brothers. They owned their own farms and earned a living that way for decades.

      There were so many Randalls in the area a portion of their land is now known as Randall Town. Some family still lives in and near the area.

      References: Thelma Perry and Winnie Anderson.
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    Family ID F278  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Patty Randle 
    Children 
     1. Lucy Randle,   b. 1858, Holmes, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Warner Randle, Sr.,   b. 1864, Holmes, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Pleasant Randle,   b. 1865, Holmes, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Lexington, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. William Randle,   b. 1865, Holmes, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Ann Randle,   b. 1866, Holmes, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Adam Randle,   b. 1867, Holmes, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     7. Everett Randle,   b. 1867, Holmes, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Jennie Randle,   b. 1868, Holmes, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Grant Randle,   b. 1868, Holmes, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. James Randle, Jr.,   b. 1870, Holmes, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Sallie Randle,   b. 1872, Holmes, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     12. Susan Randle,   b. 1874, Holmes, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location
     13. Semmie (Sammie) Randle,   b. 1876, Holmes, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     14. Lemon Randle,   b. 1876, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location
     15. William Randle,   b. 1878, Holmes, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location
     16. Fanny Randle,   b. Jan 1880, Holmes, Mississii Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F310  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart