Stephen Randall, Sr.
Born: 31 Jan 1734 at Stow, Middlesex Co., MA
Died: Apr 1828 at Williston, Chittenden Co., VT
Father: Samuel Randall, Sr.
Mother: Priscilla Farnsworth
1st Marriage: about 1 Aug 1757 at Stow, Middlesex Co., MA to Lydia Patch (c.1735-1760). One child.
2nd Marriage: 13 May 1762 Harvard, Worcester Co., MA to Sarah Fairbanks (1742-1828). Ten children.
Military: Served in the American Revolution, answering an alarm and serving under Capt. Joseph Fairbanks and Col. Asa Whitcomb.
About 1772 Stephen Randall, Sr. removed from Stow to Harvard, and in 1780 he removed to Ashburnham, Worcester Co., MA. He was a substantial citizen and by occupation a farmer. In 1781 he was chosen tithingman which asserts a propriety of deportment and a dignity of manner. In 1782 he was chosen sexton, and by annual election was continued in that solemn office until 1799. In 1808 he removed to Williston, Chittenden Co., VT.