Edward Brett Randolph
b. 4 March 1837, d. 1 July 1904
- Edward Brett Randolph was born on 4 March 1837 in Alabama.
- He married Corinne Albert Pickett, daughter of Albert James Pickett and Sarah Smith Harris, on 14 December 1858 in Montgomery, Alabama, with N. H. Cobb, MG, officiating.
- The following appeared on 16 December 1858 in The Daily Confederation: Married, at the residence of the bride's father, in this city, on the 14th inst., by Rt. Rev. Bishop Cobbs, Edward B. Randolph, Esq., and Miss Corinne A. Pickett, daughter of the late Col. Albert J. Pickett.
- Benjamin Franklin Randolph and Anna Page Corbin appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Montgomery PO, Montgomery County, Alabama. Other members of the household included Edward Brett Randolph, Corinne Albert Pickett and Francis Corbin Randolph. Also in the household was Sarah Caroline Randolph, age 18.
- Edward Brett Randolph became a widower at the 1867 death of his wife Corinne Albert Pickett.
- He married Mary Amanda Sayre.
- Benjamin Franklin Randolph and Anna Page Corbin appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Montgomery, Alabama. Other members of the household included Edward Brett Randolph, Francis Corbin Randolph, Sallie (?), Corinne Pickett Randolph, Mary Randolph and Annie P. Randolph.
- Edward Brett Randolph died on 1 July 1904 at age 67.
- His wife Mary Amanda Sayre became a widow at his death.
- He was interred at Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Alabama.
- The following appeared on 2 July 1904 in The Montgomery Advertiser: Edward Brett Randolph, an aged and life-long citizen of Montgomery, died yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock at his residence, 401 Mildred Street.
He had been ill for several weeks, and his demise was not unexpected.
The deceased was born in Montgomery, March 4, 1832 [sic], and was the son of Benjamin F. Randolph and his wife nee Miss Anna Page Corbin. In 1853 [sic] he was graduated from the Law Department of the University of Alabama, having previously taken an academic course.
In 1858 Mr. Randolph married Miss Corinne Albert Pickett, daughter of Alabama's historian.
At the outbreak of the war Mr. Randolph enlisted in Semple's Battery and was transferred to the 46th Alabama Regiment, where he rose to the rank of Captain. At the close of the war he engaged in planting in Montgomery County.
He was twice married, his second wife being Miss May Amanda Sayre, by whom he is survived.
Mr. Randolph leaves two daughters, Miss Carolyn Randolph and Miss Lucy Randolph, and a brother, Judge Francis C. Randolph. He had a large family connection.
The deceased was scholarly and affable. A series of articles published by him in The Philadelphia North American on the seige of Vicksburg attracted wide attention.
The funeral services will take place from the residence at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Rev. Stewart McQueen wil officiate.
- Last Edited: 18 Jul 2014
Family 1: Corinne Albert Pickett b. 15 February 1839, d. 1867
- Corinne Pickett Randolph b. 1867, d. 25 March 1890