36. Anthony Rhoades RANDALL was born in 1816 in Winfield, NY.(2) Giles family data indicates birth year ca. 1811. He died in 1869 in Winfield, NY. Anthony R. Randall appears to have had a second wife. In the obiturary of his son, Charles A., it is stated that Charles "was the youngest child of Anthony R. Randall and Emily Rider Randall." He was married to Jane (or Jessie) STUART 1848 ? in Winfield, NY. Marriage date may be in error as 1848 is 6 years past the birth of their son, Edwin.
Jane (or Jessie) STUART was born in 1823 in Winfield, NY. She died about
1918 in Winfield, NY. Jane most likely was not the mother of all three sons
of her husband. The obituary of son, Charles A., indicates that his mother was
Emily Rider Randall. Children were:
18 i. Edwin H. RANDALL.
ii. Gilbert W. RANDALL. Occupation: Cattle Rancher, CO.
iii. Charles A. RANDALL(2) was born on 24 Aug 1858 in North Winfield, NY. He died in Lincoln, NE. He was buried in Hope Cemetery, Newman Grove, NE. The following is from a newspaper obituary of unknown date and location with the headlines of "LAST RITES FOR C. A. RANDALL Former Prominent Townsman Is Laid to Rest In Hope Cemetery."
Charles A. Randall was born on a farm at North Winfield, Herkmied County, New York, on August 24, 1858. He was the youngest child of Anthony R. and Emily Rider Randall. He attended the District school at North Winfield. His father died when he was ten years old and he with his mother moved to Sauquoit, Oneida County, New York, where he attended the district school for two years and then entered the Sauquoit Academy and took a preparatory course in order to enter College. Upon completion of this course his mother died and he entered Bryant and Stratton Business College and Law School at Utica, New York, where he graduated in 1879. On May 1, 1879, he married to May A. Truman and moved on to the old homestead farm at North Winfield, Herkmier County, New York, where they resided until January 1881 and came to Fremont, Dodge County, Nebraska, and engaged in the stock raising and dairy business, for four and one-half years, when he rented his farm and moved to Fremont and kept books for the wholesale firm of Hewit Sigafoos and Company at Ames, Nebraska, where he had charge of the 5,680 acre farm and feeding of from 10,000 to 15,000 head of cattle. On September 21, 1886, he sold his farm east of Fremont and on October 31, 1886, he, with his brother, Gilbert W. Randall, drove across the country to Newman Grove and opened up a hardware and implement business. They conducted this business for four and one-half years and sold out to Hinman and South. In 1890 Charles A. Randall incorporated the Citizens State Bank of Newman Grove and after running the state bank for ten years converted it into the First National Bank. In October, 1901, he was elected Grand Master of the I.O.O.F. of Nebraska and in October, 1902, was elected as Grand Representative for two years to the Soverign Grand lodge of the World. In 1906 he was elected as State Senator and served in the Session of 1907 and was re-elected in 1908 and served in the session of 1909. In 1910 he was appointed State Fire Marshall by Governor C.H. Aldrich and served in that office for two years. In 1922 he was elected to the office of State Railway Commissioner and after serving for six years was re-elected in 1928 and served until January, 1935. Since that time he has lived a retired life in Lincoln, Nebraska, notwithstanding the fact that his larger property interests have remained at Newman Grove. While living at Newman Grove he took an active part in the educational and civic affairs of the community. As a member of the City Council and School Board for years he took an active part in the up-building of the city to make it a progressive and attractive place in which to live. He joined the Odd Fellows at Fremont in 1885, the Masons at Albion in 1894, the Elks at Norfolk in 1894 and the Royal Highlanders and the Woodman of the World in Newman Grove in 1900. He joined the Scottish Rite Masons in Omaha in 1908 and also the Shrine and has held continuous membership in all of these organizations up to the time of his death. He has raised a family of three children, two daughters and one son and they were all graduates of the Newman Grove High School. His oldest son, Burton Hawley Randall, died in infancy. His oldest daughter, Bertha L. Randall, is now Mrs. Robert P. Pearson. They have one son, Charles R. Pearson, and are living at Greybull, Wyoming. His son, George T. Randall, is practicing dentistry in Omaha. His daughter, Margaret E. Randall, now Mrs. Richard H. Larson, formerly of Omaha, is now residing in Colorado.
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