An American Family History

The Randall Family

  also spelled Randal  

Nicholas Randall was born in England

George Randall (1675, married Mary Comly)
Nicholas Randall (1710, married Agnes Comly).


George Randall was born on August 20, 1675 in England.

He married Mary Comly on October 17, 1731 at the Middleton Monthly Meeting.

Mary was born on December 12, 1698 in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Henry Comly and Agnes Heaton.

Jacob Randall (1732, married Rebecca Walton),
Martha Randall (1734),
George Randall (1736),
Phebe Randall (1739, married John Mitchell).


Nicholas Randall was born in 1710 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

He married Agnes Comly in 1738. Agnes was born on February 20, 1713 in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Henry Comly and Agnes Heaton.

Comly Randall (1738, married Mary Phinny).
Jonathan Randall.  
Nathan Randall.  
Rachel Randall.  
Thomas Randall
Mary Randall (married Joshua Gilbert),
Nicholas Randall (married Hannah Townsend).

He died in 1783.




History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania by William Watts Hart Davis

The Randall family have been residents of Bucks county for over two centuries, and are of English descent. Nicholas Randall, a carpenter by trade and a native of England, settled in Southampton township, Bucks county, where he purchased 250 acres of land in 1698.

His son, Nicholas Randall, Jr., married in 1738 Agnes Comly, daughter of Henry and Agnes (Heaton) Comly, of Middletown, and later removed to Moreland township.

supposed to be sons of Nicholas, became members of Buckingham Meeting of Friends in 1722. They lived for a time near Newtown, removing later to Southampton. Joseph removed to York county with his family in 1755.

Both George and Joseph married Doans. daughters of Daniel Doan and Mehetabel his wife, who came to Middletown, Bucks county, from Sandwich. Massachusetts. George Randall married (second) Mary Harding, widow of Thomas Harding, Jr.. and another daughter of Henry and Agnes (Heaton) Comly.

Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania was founded by William Penn in 1684. It is north of Philadelphia and just west of Trenton, New Jersey.

York County is in south central Pennsylvania and was created on August 19, 1749 from part of Lancaster County.

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