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William Randolph II.  1755   John Wollaston (active 1730s–1775).   Oil on canvas.  Husband of Elizabeth Peyton Beverley.  Son of William Randolph I, of Turkey Island.

William Randolph II. 1755 John Wollaston (active 1730s–1775). Oil on canvas. Husband of Elizabeth Peyton Beverley. Son of William Randolph I, of Turkey Island.

William Randolph III of Wilton, c. 1755  John Wollaston (active 1730s–1775)

William Randolph III of Wilton, c. 1755 John Wollaston (active 1730s–1775)

William Randolph Turkey Island | mary_isham_randolph_1660_-_2_large.jpg

William Randolph Turkey Island | mary_isham_randolph_1660_-_2_large.jpg

William Randolph Turkey Island | William Randolph II of Turkey Island, 1755, by John Wollaston

William Randolph Turkey Island | William Randolph II of Turkey Island, 1755, by John Wollaston

thomas randolph of tuckahoe | William Randolph and Mary Isham Randolph

thomas randolph of tuckahoe | William Randolph and Mary Isham Randolph

Mary Isham Randolph - 11th Maternal Great Grandmother.  Wife of Capt. William Randolph.

Mary Isham Randolph - 11th Maternal Great Grandmother. Wife of Capt. William Randolph.

Ryland Randolph of Turkey Island (Detail) By John Wollaston. Ryland (c1734-1784), one of the most interesting men in revolutionary Virginia, was educated at Cambridge and Middle Temple, designed the Virginia State Capitol with his cousin and friend, Thomas Jefferson, and left a complicated legacy to his enslaved inamorata, Aggy.

Ryland Randolph of Turkey Island (Detail) By John Wollaston. Ryland (c1734-1784), one of the most interesting men in revolutionary Virginia, was educated at Cambridge and Middle Temple, designed the Virginia State Capitol with his cousin and friend, Thomas Jefferson, and left a complicated legacy to his enslaved inamorata, Aggy.

William Randolph was a colonist and land owner who played an important role in the history and government of the Commonwealth of Virginia. He moved to Virginia and married Mary Ishamr. His descendants include several prominent individuals, including Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, Robert E. Lee, and John Randolph of Roanoke. Genealogists have taken an interest in him for his progeny's many marital alliances, referring to him and Mary Isham as "the Adam and Eve of Virginia".

William Randolph was a colonist and land owner who played an important role in the history and government of the Commonwealth of Virginia. He moved to Virginia and married Mary Ishamr. His descendants include several prominent individuals, including Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, Robert E. Lee, and John Randolph of Roanoke. Genealogists have taken an interest in him for his progeny's many marital alliances, referring to him and Mary Isham as "the Adam and Eve of Virginia".

William Randolph Turkey Island | Ryland's portrait after cleaning,

William Randolph Turkey Island | Ryland's portrait after cleaning,

Mary Isham (1654–1679), Daughter of Sir Justinian, 2nd Baronet of Lamport

Mary Isham (1654–1679), Daughter of Sir Justinian, 2nd Baronet of Lamport

ca. 1670 Miss Vere Isham (1655–1674), daughter of 2nd Bt Isham by circle of Sir Peter Lely (Lamport Hall - Lamport, Northamptonshire UK) | Grand Ladies | gogm

ca. 1670 Miss Vere Isham (1655–1674), daughter of 2nd Bt Isham by circle of Sir Peter Lely (Lamport Hall - Lamport, Northamptonshire UK) | Grand Ladies | gogm