Monday, May 2, 2016

Joseph M. Randall

Joseph M. Randall.

Birth: Jul. 4, 1836.
Death: Jul. 19, 1921.

Wife: Hannah S. Wood Randall (1838 - 1907).

Married in 1865.

Children: Mary M. Randall.

Burial: Towanda Cemetery, Towanda, Butler County, Kansas.

In 1900, was living in ELDorado Kansas he was a Probate Judge.

J. M. RANDALL, farmer and stock raiser, Section 15, P. O. El Dorado, was born in Muskingum County, Ohio, July 4, 1836. At the breaking out of the Rebellion he enlisted in the Twenty-First Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was mustered in as Second Sergeant. After serving in the three months' call he re-enlisted and was elected First Lieutenant. After the battle of Shiloh he took command of a company and served through until January 19, 1865, when he was honorably discharged. Mr. R. came to Butler County in the fall of 1871, being among the first to settle on the prairie in that part and had all the drawbacks to encounter, which he overcame by untiring industry. He was married in Ohio in April, 1865, to Miss Hannah S Wood. They have one daughter, Mary May. Mr. R. is a member of the G. A. R.

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