Time Line of the History of Randolph

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Bela Hubbard was born - March 31, 1775

March 31, 1775

The land of Randolph was bought by Lemeul Storrs - 1798

1798

Randolph was discovered by Bela Hubbard and Salmon Ward - March 31, 1802

March 31, 1802

Sophronia Upson was the first child born in Randolph - 1803 (Spring)

1803

Mary Ward was the first death in Randolph - Febuary, 1804

February, 1804

The first house was built in Randolph - 1805

1805

Bela Hubbard and Clarissa Ward had the first marriage in Randolph - April, 1806

April, 1806

Dr. Rufus Belding was the first physician for 25 years in the township - 1807

1807

165 people were then living in Randolph - 1810

1810

Randolph was officially created by the County Commissioners - December 3, 1810

December 3, 1810

Sophia Hubbard was born - 1811

1811

The first election was held in Randolph - January 12, 1811

January 12, 1811

The post office was built - 1820

1820

An outbreak of typhoid took place, killing 26 adults - 1853

1853

Johnny Cake Hollow was destroyed by a fire - 1854

1854

The first Randolph Fair was held - October 15, 1858

October 15, 1858

Bela Hubbard died at age 96 - January 31, 1870

January 31, 1870

The Randolph Volunteer Fire Department was established - 1939

1939

First tractor pulls at The Randolph Fair - September 11, 1958

September 11, 1958