Thursday, August 23, 2007

James Rand

When lived

How related to Kieran
Great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandfather (father of James Rands (1))

Thomas Rands; mother's name lost to history

1670 in Cosgrove, Northamptonshire, England


g Anne (b. 1672; d. 1748) in 1692

g Gabriel (c. Sept. 16, 1693, in Cosgrove; d. March 26, 1719)
g James (b. 1695 in Cosgrove; m. Martha Rookes on Jan. 17, 1715, in Easton Neston, Northamptonshire; d. Aug. 18, 1774)
g Robert (b. March 22, 1695, in Cosgrove; m. Ann who died Oct. 14, 1729, and then Grace Busby on Nov. 25, 1732, in Towcester, Northamptonshire; children with Grace, all born in Cosgrove, include: Mary, b. 1732; Gabriel, b. 1734; Robert, b. 1738; Thomas, b. 1741; Edward, b. 1745; Sarah, c. 1747, m. Vincent Rands)
g George (b. Sept. 24, 1698, in Cosgrove)
g Richard (b. about 1700)

Interesting facts
The last name of “Rand” or “Rands” were used arbitrarily prior to about 1700. The descendants of his son James retained the “s” while those of his son Robert dropped it.

June 14, 1736

NOTE: Information on the page courtesy of Roy Rand