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Beverley Randolph (1754 – February 7, 1797) was an American politician from Virginia. From 1788 to 1791, he served as the eighth Governor of Virginia.

Contents

1 Biography 2 Ancestry 3 See also 4 References 5 External links

Biography[edit] Randolph was one of four children born to Peter Randolph, son of William Randolph
William Randolph
II, and Lucille (Bolling) Randolph, at Turkey Island, a plantation in Henrico County in the Colony of Virginia.[1][2] One of Randolph's siblings was Ann Bolling Randolph Fitzhugh, wife of William Fitzhugh.[2] Randolph was educated at The College of William and Mary
The College of William and Mary
and married Martha Cocke in 1775. He served in the militia during the American Revolutionary War, was a member of the Virginia
Virginia
Assembly and was a member of the Virginia
Virginia
House of Delegates from 1777 to 1780. When George Wythe
George Wythe
withdrew from the Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Convention of 1787, George Mason suggested that Randolph (who happened to be in Philadelphia
Philadelphia
at the time) be appointed in his place. The Council and governor decided that in light of the abilities of Virginia's remaining delegates, Wythe did not need to be replaced. Randolph was elected Governor of Virginia
Virginia
in 1788, the first to be elected after Virginia
Virginia
ratified the United States
United States
Constitution. He died on his farm near Green Creek in Cumberland County, Virginia. Ancestry[edit]

Ancestors of Beverley Randolph

16. Richard Randolph

8. William Randolph

17. Elizabeth Ryland

4. William Randolph
William Randolph
II

18. Henry Isham

9. Mary Isham

19. Katherine Banks

2. Peter Randolph

20. Robert Beverley

10. Peter Beverley

5. Elizabeth Beverley

22. Robert Peyton

11. Elizabeth Peyton

1. Beverley Randolph

24. John Bolling

12. Robert Bolling

25. Mary Carrie/Clarke

6. Robert Bolling
Robert Bolling
Jr.

26. John Drury Stith

13. Anne Stith

27. Jane Gregory

3. Lucy Bolling

14. Richard Cocke

7. Anne Mary Cocke

15. Elizabeth ?

See also[edit]

Biography portal

First Families of Virginia Randolph family of Virginia

References[edit]

^ Page, Richard Channing Moore (1893). "Randolph Family". Genealogy of the Page Family in Virginia
Virginia
(2 ed.). New York: Press of the Publishers Printing Co. pp. 249–272.  ^ a b Randolph, Robert Isham (1936). The Randolphs of Virginia: A Compilation of the Descendants of William Randolph
William Randolph
of Turkey Island and His Wife Mary Isham Of Bermuda Hundred (PDF). 

External links[edit]

Beverley Randolph at Find a Grave

Archival Records

A Guide to the Executive Papers of Governor Beverley Randolph, 1788–1791 at The Library of Virginia

Political offices

Preceded by Edmund Randolph Governor of Virginia 1788–1791 Succeeded by Henry Lee

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Governors of Virginia

Colony of Virginia

Wingfield Ratcliffe Scrivener Smith Percy Gates De La Warr Dale Yeardley Argall Wyatt West Pott Harvey West Berkeley Bennett Digges Mathews Colepeper Howard of Effingham Andros Nicholson Nott Jenings Hunter Orkney (absentee) Spotswood Drysdale "King" Carter Gooch Albemarle (absentee) Gooch Lee Burwell (acting) Dinwiddie Loudoun Fauquier Amherst (absentee) Fauquier Botetourt W. Nelson Dunmore

Commonwealth of Virginia

Henry Jefferson Fleming T. Nelson B. Harrison Henry E. Randolph B. Randolph H. Lee Brooke Wood Monroe Page Cabell Tyler Sr. G. Smith Monroe G. Smith P. Randolph Barbour Nicholas Preston T. Randolph Pleasants Tyler Jr. Giles J. Floyd Tazewell Robertson Campbell Gilmer Patton Rutherfoord Gregory McDowell W. "EB" Smith J. B. Floyd Johnson Wise Letcher W. "EB" Smith Pierpont Wells Walker Kemper Holliday Cameron F. Lee McKinney O'Ferrall J. H. Tyler Montague Swanson Mann Stuart Davis Trinkle Byrd Pollard Peery Price Darden Tuck Battle Stanley Almond A. Harrison Godwin Holton Godwin Dalton Robb Baliles Wilder Allen Gilmore Warner Kaine McDonnell McAuliffe Northam

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 21989562 LCCN: nr89017897 SNAC: w6jw8q65

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