Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Randolph Kansas.

Riley County.
Jackson Township Map, 1881.
On the county map Randolph can be found in Township 7-south and Range 6-east.  On the Township map Randolph can be found in sections 11 & 14.
Randolph Post Office.
Post office open August 8, 1856 and ran to February 29, 1860.  First Postmaster was Gardner Randolph, second Postmaster J. W. Nelson, 1881.

Note.  All links but the township map will have a magnifying glass, just push on the page.
History of Randolph Kansas, 1881,
Business men of Randolph City, 1881.

Two business men of Jackson township who used Randolph as their P. O. address. 

William Cook, Cheese and Butter maker, from Erie county, New York, came to county 1872.
M. Henry, Farmer and Stock Raiser, from Wurtemberg Germany, came to county 1862.

Business men of Jackson Township who used Randolph as their P. O. address as of 1881.
Randolph Kansas, 1912.

Randolph, an incorporated town in Riley county, is located in Jack- son township on the Union Pacific R. R.. and on the Big Blue river. 22 miles northwest of Manhattan. It has 2 banks, a weekly newspaper (the Enterprise), express and telegraph offices, and an international money order postoffice with two rural routes. The population in 1910
was 575.

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