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Roll Call: Fitz Randolphs who served their country

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Roll Call: Fitz Randolphs who served their country

Let's honor the Fitz Randolphs who have served in the military in their country, starting with those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Please help fill out the list. Also, if you have ideas for organizing this page better or making it look more appealing, please do not hesitate to make changes!!

Note: will start with the wars starting with the colonization of America, but certainly not meant to exclude others!

Revolutionary War

Those who died in service

Name, Rank, Branch and unit, Date of birth, Birth place, Date of death, Death place, Other relevant information
  • Nathaniel Fitz Randolph, Captain, Middlesex, New Jersey Militia; b. 1747, Woodbridge, New Jersey; A celebrated patriot Involved in a number of skirmishes; was a prisoner-of-war held in notorious prison in New York City; died from wounds 23 Jul 1780 at the Battle of Springfield, New Jersey. NSDAR Patriot Ancestor A134036. (His story is told in Ron Ziegler's Unfaltering Trust, 2020.)

Those who returned

New Jersey

Names listed without details are reported in Oliver B. Leonard, (1899), The Fitz-Randolphs of New Jersey Contemporary with the American Revolution. The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Volume 30, p. 106-109, available at Google Books.

State militia:

  • Asher FitzRandolph, 1755-1817, Captain, New Jersey Militia; Raised a company enrolled among the State troops.[1] DAR Patriot Ancestor: A040256
  • Lewis FitzRandolph, 1757-1822, Ensign, New Jersey Militia; served under Capt Asher Fitz Randolph; enlisted from old Middlesex[2] . DAR Patriot Ancestor: A040283

Essex County Militia:

  • Nehemiah FitzRandolph, 1744-1806, Volunteer, New Jersey Essex County Militia; DAR Patriot Ancestor: A040288
  • Thomas Fitz Randolph, 1757-aft 1850, Private, DAR Patriot Ancestor, A040298. [no profile yet established in wikitree.com]

Middlesex County Militia:

  • Abijah Fitz Randolph
  • Asa Fitz Randolph
  • Barzilla Fitz Randolph
  • Daniel Fitz Randolph
  • Dennis Fitz Randolph
  • Ephraim FitzRandolph, 1723-1798, Private, New Jersey Middlesex County Militia; DAR Patriot Ancestor: A040263
  • Eseck Fitz Randolph
  • Ezekiel FitzRandolph, 1718-1813, Private, New Jersey Middlesex County Militia, served under Capt Asher Fitz Randolph; DAR Patriot Ancestor: A040267
  • James Fitz Randolph
  • John FitzRandolph, 1749-1814/15, Private, New Jersey Middlesex County Militia; DAR Patriot Ancestor: A040258
  • Joseph FitzRandolph, 1750-1801, Private, New Jersey Middlesex County Militia; DAR Patriot Ancestor: A040279
  • Nathaniel FitzRandolph, 1703-1780, Patriotic service, Captain, 1st Regt New Jersey Middlesex County Militia; prisoner; [confused with other Nathaniel Fitz Randolph born 1747?] DAR Patriot Ancestor: A134036
  • Phineas Fitz Randolph


  • Robert FitzRandolph, 1741-1830, Patriotic service, private, Paid supply tax, Northumberland Co, PA, 1783; New Jersey Middlesex County Militia; DAR Patriot Ancestor: A040289
  • Samuel Fitz Randolph, 1762-1800 Minute Man, New Jersey Middlesex County Militia. DAR Patriot Ancestor, A094312.
  • Simeon Fitz Randolph
  • Stelle Fitz Randolph
  • Zedekiah Fitz Randolph

Monmouth County Militia:

  • James FitzRandolph, 1730-1781, Private, New Jersey Monmouth County Militia; DAR Patriot Ancestor: A040271
  • Reuben FitzRandolph, c. 1730-1806, Captain, New Jersey Monmouth County Militia, 5th Co., 2nd Regt; DAR Patriot Ancestor: A040285
  • Samuel Fitz Randolph, 1762-aft 1999. Soldier, New Jersey Monmouth County Militia, DAR Patriot Ancestor, A094313. [no profile yet established in wikitree.com]


Sussex County Militia

  • Samuel Fitz Randolph, 1738-1825 Captain, Second Regiment of Sussex County, New Jersey; Participated in battle north side Raritan River, 3 Jul 1775. DAR Patriot Ancestor, A040292.

Other


  • Rufus Fitz Randolph, Morris County
  • Daniel Fitz Randolph, Burlington


  • Reuben FitzRandolph, 1733-1784,Flagged that future applicants must prove correct service; DAR Patriot Ancestor: A040299


Pennsylvania

  • Edward Fitz Randolph, 1754-1837. Ensign, 4th Pennsylvania Regiment, 3 Jan 1777; fought in the Battles of Princeton and Trenton, Brandywine, Paoli, Germantown, Monmouth. He was promoted to First Lieutenant in Capt Benjamin Fishbourne's Company and was in command of the 4th picket post which was overrun in the first contact in the Battle of Paoli, where he lost an eye and was left for dead. Valley Forge. Promoted to Captain before the Battle of Monmouth, Seriously wounded at Germantown; Actions against Indians in western Pennsylvania. Retired from military in 1779. (His story is told in Ron Ziegler's Unfaltering Trust, 2020.)
  • Paul Fitz Randolph, 1736-1806, Private, 4th battalion, Pennsylvania troops under Capt. Andrew Stewart.
  • Ichabod Fitz Randolph, 1760-1840, Private, Pennsylvania troops under Capts. Morrow, Stewart and Cochran. Son of Paul.

Those who provided patriotic service

War of 1812

Those who died in service

Name, Rank, Branch and unit, Date of birth, Birth place, Date of death, Death place, Other relevant information

Those who returned

US Civil War

Those who died in service

Name, Rank, Branch and unit, Date of birth, Birth place, Date of death, Death place, Other relevant information

Thomas Fitz Randolph, Private, Co D, 10th Missouri Volunteers Infantry, b. 1842, d. 7 Dec 1861 of pneumonia at the St Louis Good Samaritan Hospital. Enlisted 25 Jul 1861.

Rev Azariah Ayars Fitz Randolph had five sons serve in the Civil War, one of whom died in battle (Julius) and one of whom was wounded and died soon after returning home (Eugene):

Julius Fitz Randolph, Captain, Co H, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry, b. 1834; d. 28 Aug 1862 at the 2nd Battle of Bull Run, Gainesville, VA after having been wounded during the 1st Battle of Bull Run. Enlisted 20 Apr 1861.
Eugene Fitz Randolph, Sgt., Co D, 83rd Pennsylvania Infantry; b. 1840; Enlisted Aug 1861; wounded during 2nd Battle of Bull Run in Aug 1862; discharged due to disability in Sep 1863; d. 8 Jan 1864
Isaac Henry Fitz Randolph, Private, 2nd Co. Battn. Wash. Arty. La., Confederate Army, b. 14 Oct 1841; d. 5 Jul 1863, killed at Williamsport.

Those who returned

David Fitz Randolph, Co. G, 14th West Virginia Infantry, served Aug 1862-Jun 1865; enlisted as a substitute for his brother Jesse.
Samuel Fitz Randolph, Co. K, 6th West Virginia Cavalry, served as a teamster, Jul 1861-Jan 1865, captured and prisoner of war Jun-Nov/Dec 1864.
Asa Maxson Fitz Randolph, 41st Kentucky Regiment; b. 19 Jan 1829; d. 1 Sep 1898

Spanish-American War

Those who died in service

Name, Rank, Branch and unit, Date of birth, Birth place, Date of death, Death place, Other relevant information

Those who returned

World War I

Those who died in service

Name, Rank, Branch and unit, Date of birth, Birth place, Date of death, Death place, Other relevant information

Those who returned

Brady Fitz Randolph; b. 1896; Enlisted 28 Aug 1918; US Army; discharged 3 Dec 1918

World War II

Those who died in service

Name, Rank, Branch and unit, Date of birth, Birth place, Date of death, Death place, Other relevant information

Archibald Menzies Fitzrandolph, Flight Lieutenant (pilot), RAF Volunteer Reserve; b. 8 Feb 1896, Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada; d. 11 Nov 1943 in plane crash while landing at Cranfield, England.

Those who returned

Brady Fitz Randolph Jr, 1st Lt. U.S. Army; b. 1920; Enlisted 8 Jul 1945 (son of Brady Fitz Randolph)
[[Randolph-1150|Robert Fitz Randolph], Ensign, US Navy, enlisted 13 Nov 1942, ROTC

Korean War

Those who died in service

Name, Rank, Branch and unit, Date of birth, Birth place, Date of death, Death place, Other relevant information

Those who returned

Vietnam War

Those who died in service

Name, Rank, Branch and unit, Date of birth, Birth place, Date of death, Death place, Other relevant information

Those who returned

Other conflicts

Those who died in service

Name, Rank, Branch and unit, Date of birth, Birth place, Date of death, Death place, Other relevant information

Those who returned

Jonathan Fitz Randolph, Wayne's War, Anthony Wayne's Army, 1794-bef. 1798.
Steve Fitz Randolph, Gulf War, US Navy, 1991

Sources

  1. Google Books, The Fitz-Randolphs of New Jersey Contemporary with the American Revolution. The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Volume 30, p. 106-109.
  2. Google Books, The Fitz-Randolphs of New Jersey Contemporary with the American Revolution. The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Volume 30, p. 106-109.
  3. Google Books, The Fitz-Randolphs of New Jersey Contemporary with the American Revolution. The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Volume 30, p. 106-109.




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