man Beverly "Beverley Randolph, Beverley Randolph" Randolph, Governor of VA‏‎, son of Peter Randolph and Lucy Bolling‏.
Born ‎ Sep 11, 1753 at Henrico, VA, USA, died ‎ Feb 1797 at Green Creek, Cumberland, VA, USA‎, 43 years, buried ‎ 1797 at Westview Cemtery, Farmville, Prince Edward Co., VA
Beverley Randolph
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Beverley Randolph (September 11, 1753– February 1797) was an American politician from Virginia. He served as governor of Virginia from 1788 to 1791.

Beverley was born to Peter and Lucy (Bolling) Randolph at Turkey Island in Henrico County and educated at William and Mary. (Turkey Island is both an island in the James River and the name of the Randolph family plantation.) He married Martha Cocke in 1775.

Beverley served in the militia during the Revolutionary War and was a member of the state's House of Delegates from 1777 to 1780. He was elected Governor in 1788, the first to be elected after Virginia became a state. He died on his farm near Green Creek in Cumberland County and is buried in the Westview Cemtery in nearby Farmville, Virginia.
Virginia Prominent Families Vol 1-4
Beverly was b. at Chatsworth 1734, and married Martha Cooke. He died at his residence "Green Creek," in Feb. 1797. He succeeded Edmond Randolph as Gov. of Virginia, Dec. 1, 1788, and served until Dec. 1, 1791. He was succeeded by Gen. "Light Horse" Harry Lee.
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Virginia Gazette 15 Feb 1797

Randolph, Col., Beverly, d on Tues 7 Feb 1797 at his residence on Green Cr. in Cumberland Co. in his 43rd year. Though debilitated by an hereditary gout at a very early part of his life, e never shrunk from his portion of military duty: he was in arms at different periods from 1775 to the end of our late Revolutionary War; in 1781, at the head of a regt of the yeomanry of his country, he gained honor in the action at Guilford Ct H under the orders of Gen Green; in the same year he served in the combined American and French armies before Yorktown.
His executors, William randolph and Creed Taylor, will sell his HHF and 20 of his Negroes at his plant in Cumberland Co.(28 Mar & 1 Apr 1797 Virginia Gazette and Weekly Advertiser)
Source: Library of Virginia Digital Collection

Orr, William Pen. 311 1787-1794
Soldier-Col. Buford's Detachment
Frederick County

Widow: Faith, 2 children

Also See: Kremer, Michael

I do with the advice of Council hereby certify that Faith Orr, widow of William
Orr, late a private in Buford's Detachment and who died in the service of the
United States is entitled to the sum of six pounds yearly to commence from the
first day of January 1787. Given under my hand as Lieutenant Governor of the
Commonwealth of Virginia/ the Governor being absent/ at Richmond, this 16th day
of April 1787.
T. Meriwether Signed: Beverley Randolph

Married ‎ Jan 11, 1775 at Of, Green Creek (22 years married) to:

woman Martha Cocke‏‎, daughter of James Cocke and N.N.‏.
Born ‎ 1746 at VA, died ‎ Sep 21, 1833 at Warren County, VA‎, 86 or 87 years
Richmond Whig & public advertiser (Richmond, Va. : 1833 : Semiweekly)
Title Died- In Warren County, on Sept. 21, in her 86th year, Mrs. Martha Randolph, widow of Beverly Randolph, an officer of the Revolution and among the first governers of the State. (p. 2, c. 5)
Publication Friday, October 5, 1838.
Gen. note From the marriage and obituary citations compiled by Bernard J. Henley from Virginia newspapers on microfilm at the Library of Virginia.

18th Century Virginia Newspapers
Randolph, Beverly Esq., of chatsworth, married Miss Martha Cocke, eldest daughter of James Cocke, Esq of Williamsburg, on Sat. last. (Virginia Gazette 21 Jan 75)


woman Lucy Bolling Randolph‏
Born ‎ Nov 7, 1775 at Cumberland, VA, USA, died ‎ Mar 6, 1841 at Warren, VA, USA‎, 65 years