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Melvin and Myra (Bush) Randolph , 1 South 42 West

In 1885 Richardson County, Nebraska, Albert Randolph is 29, Ohio, with Mary 27 Missouri, Porter 4 James 3, and "Malvin" 1, all three sons born in Nebraska. Next household is Sam Randolph 83 Pennsylvania and Elizabeth 70, bop ennsylvania.
In 1900 Richardson County, Albert is 44, Eliza 29, Porter 18, James 17, Melvin August 1884, Ralph 12, Grace 10, Robert 3, and Mary 1, all kids born in Nebraska.
In 1904 Falls City, Porter Randolph was appointed a rural rail carrier, substiture Melvin Randolph.
1906 Falls City, Nebraska "Melvin Randolph, who has been away from home for the past year, returned to his home this week."
1906 Fargo, Richardson County "Melvin Randolph of Sunny Valley is still unable to be about."
1907 "Melvin and Ralph Randolph went to Lincoln Monday to visit for a time with relatives."
Melvin registered for WWI in Wray, a mechanic for W.J. Jones of Vernon, born August 12, 1884.
Myra Bush was commissioned the postmaster at Preston, Nebraska in 1908.

In 1910 Richardson County, Nebraska, "Miara" Bush is the postmaster, 19, with Oliver, a carpenter, 61 Tennessee and Mary M. 57 Missouri.
Melvin is a farmer doing odd jobs in 1910 Richardson County, 23, living with E. C. Scheitel and Lena and their daughter. and Ed's parents.
In 1920 Wray, Melvin is a coal salesman, 35, with Myra 29, both born in Nebraska, and Frances, 1 born in Nebraska.

Melvin proved up 120 acres in 31, 1S 42W in 1926. That parcel was still Federal land in 1920.

Infant of Melvin Randolph was buried in the Yuma cemetery in 1927 # 59792046.
In 1930 Fairbury, Nebraska, Melvin is a laborer in the city light plant, 45, with Myra 39, Frances L. 11, Melvain A. 8 born in Colorado and Donna J. four months born in Nebraska.

Melvin 1884-1979 is buried in Rulo, Nebraska # 38171780, with Myra (Bush) Randolph 1890-1945, # 38171781.
Melvin A. 1921-1985 is also buried there, # 38171779.
Donna Jeanne 1929-1940 is buried there, # 38171777.

June Elizabeth SLAGLE was b. 28 Jun 1922 in Lewiston, NE to parents Nellie Jeanette MCCOY (b. 21 Oct 1901 in Sterling, NE-d. Apr 1985 in Naples, FL) and Dr. Fritz "Fred" Orville SLAGLE (b. 24 May 1898 in Nebraska-d. 1969).
June was one of three girls born to this couple including, June; Fayetta Ruth; and Vera May SLAGLE, all born between 1922 and 1926.
June married Melvin Albert RANDOLPH Jr. (b. 20 Nov 1921 in Wray, Colorado d. 23 Jul 1985 in Lawndale, CA - son of Melvin Albert Fitz RANDOLPH and Myra BUSH) in Nebraska

[November 1, 1940 "The marriage at Topeka, of Miss June Slagle, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. F. O. Slagle, Falls City, and Melvin Randolph, son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Randolph, Sr., Falls City, was announced here Wednesday."]
and together they had two children including, Melvin Lynn RANDOLPH b. 7 Jan 1942 in Canton, IL; and Gary Wayne RANDOLPH b. 31 Jan 1945 in Falls City, NE.

Melvin A. Randolph, born about 1922 at Beecher Island, Colorado to Melvin Randolph and Myra Busch, married Mary Wagenveld, 30 born in the Netherlands, on July 5, 1951 in Allegan County, Michigan.

Geni has June dying February 13, 2000 in Bullhead City, Arizona.
Melvin Lynn Randolph marrying Charletta LaVerne Newell (she was born Dec 8, 1942, dying in Torrance March 27, 1983.
and dying August 23, 1994 in Rosemond, California.
Melvin Lynn Randolph Jr. born January 8, 1964 died in 2006 in Columbia, Missouri. Possible relative Ann M. Randolph of Fulton, Missouri.

"Gary Wayne Randolph age 65 of Maryville, Tennessee, passed away Monday, February 14, 2011. He was retired from CSX Railroad after 35 years of service. He was a Deacon at Dotson Memorial Baptist Church and a Veteran of the US Air Force. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #642 in Mt. Juliet, TN. Gary enjoyed golfing, fishing and spending time with his granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest & Violet Randolph and his father-in-law, Aubrey Phelps. Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Karen Phelps Randolph; son, Michael Wayne Randolph of Lebanon; daughter & son-law, Misty Michelle & Calvin Blevins of Maryville; granddaughters, Mackenzie Blevins & Malia Randolph; mother-in-law, Jackie Phelps; brother-in-law & sister-in-law, Ronnie & Barbara Phelps; nieces, Alicia Phelps & Mandy Phelps Breeding. The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm Tuesday, February 15, 2011 Smith Trinity Chapel. Funeral service 7:00 pm with Dr. Charles Sullivan officiating. The family & friends will assemble at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at Grandview Cemetery for the interment with full military honors."

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