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Meriwether Lewis Randolph (1810 - 1837)

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Meriwether Lewis Randolph
Born in Edge Hill, Albemarle County, Virginia, USAmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in Kansas, Clark, Arkansas, United Statesmap
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Meriweather died of malaria in Clark County, Arkansas, on 24 September 1837, and was buried on his newly established plantation, Terre Noire.

On April 9, 1835, Randolph married Elizabeth (Betty) Martin, President Andrew Jackson’s grand-niece.

Randolph purchased 10k acres in Clark County, AR. By the summer of 1837, he had cleared and cultivated 300 acres and built a “dog-trot” house where he, Betty, and their ONLY child ...... young son; Lewis Jackson Randolph, b 1836 @ Terre Noire home.[1] He was married to Elizabeth "Betty" Martin and they had issue; a son Lewis Jackson RANDOLPH b 1836 @ Terre Noire, Clark County, AR Betty MARTIN Randolph returned to Tennessee in 1837 after her husband died.


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Meriwether is 15 degrees from Frederick Douglass, 15 degrees from Margaret Summitt and 14 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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