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Randol, B. F.

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Randol, B. F.
February 28, 2007 06:29PM
History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, ed.
by William Henry Perrin, O. L. Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1882. p. 612.
[Scott County] [Georgetown City and Precinct]

B. F. RANDOL, Georgetown; was born in Scott County, on Eagle Creek, in 1838,
and was raised on a farm; at eighteen years of age he went to Winchester,
Kentucky, where he clerked two years in a hardware and grocery store. In
1857, he went to Chillicothe, Missouri, where he worked at the carpenter's
trade; he became City Marshall of Chillicothe. In June 1861, he enlisted
in General Price's army, Colonel Slack's regiment, Company G., in the
State service; he participated in the battle of Lexington, Mo.; at the
expiration of one year he was honorably discharged from Price's army; he
then came to Kentucky, and run a flouring mill for S. R. Thomson, in this
county, near Georgetown, as partner of T. Holding, for four years; he was
next clerk for C. B. Lewis, agent of Adams Express Company, and afterward
for Col. R. Snell; he again ran the flouring mill for two years with T.
Holding; from 1874 to 1876 he sold liquors. In 1876 he entered the
furniture and undertaking business, and has since done a large business
in that line; in 1878 he was elected Coroner of Scott County, by the
Democrats; he has always been a Democrat. In 1868 he married Miss Alice
Soward of this county.

Randol Thomson Holding Lewis Snell Soward
Winchester-Clark-KY MO

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