The Family of Hiram Rand Sr.

The Family of Hiram Rand (Sr.)
Data and photos supplied by Robert Rand
Date Last Updated: 12/11/2017

Hiram Rand, Sr.           November 10, 1799 - Before 1860     (Robert Rand + Amy Averill)
   Clarissa Young            About 1803 - ?

Hiram and Clarissa moved to Hague, NY sometime before 1850 (Hiram was listed in the 1840 census for Ticonderoga, NY). Hiram's father, Robert, fought in the American Revolution. Hiram's brother, Nehemiah, married Lucy Holman. Lucy was the daughter of Thurston and  Submit (Park) Holman, who came to Hague around 1802-1803.

Hiram was listed as a blacksmith in both the 1850 Federal Census and the 1855 New York Census (both for Hague, Warren Co., NY).

Hiram and Clarissa had 8 children:

Fanny Rand                        About 1827 - ?

Edwin Rand                         About 1833 - November 23, 1885
    Diantha Jones                 About 1841 - May 15, 1882                        (Saxton Jones +Betsey Richmond)

Edwin was a farmer. HP Smith, in the History of Warren County (1), wrote in 1870 Edwin Rand and Oliver Yaw were owners of one of the two sawmills in the town of Hague. Edwin died in a hunting accident. Edwin and his wife are buried in the Hague Cemetery on the family plot.

Edwin and Diantha had 7 children.

Cynthia Rand                       About 1835 - ?
    Holden Brace                   About 1832 - Aft. February 22, 1874                         (Jared Brace + Lydia Trip)

        Cynthia and Holden had 5 children.

Jane E. Rand                        About 1835 - September 22, 1878
    Dr. Julius C. Salter          About 1826 - April 27, 1866

Dr Julius C. Salter and his family came to Hague, NY before 1855.

He enlisted as a Hospital Steward in the 23rd Light Artillery Regiment, New York, on September 28, 1861. He was promoted to Full Assistant Surgeon on October 13, 1863. He was discharged December 31, 1864. (Civil War Notes from ancestry.com.) After his discharge from above, he was commissioned as an officer in Company S, North Carolina 1st Infantry Regiment (3).

Dr. Salter stayed in NC until his death in 1866 and was buried in the New Bern National Cemetery, New Bern, NC (2).

Jane and Julius had 3 children.

Julia A. Rand        January 28, 1840 - March 14, 1913                   
    Solomon Robbins         August 7, 1830 - March 2, 1908                (John Robbins + Susan Frasier)

Solomon enlisted on August 12, 1862 in Company D,118th New York Infantry. He served for 23 months.

Julia and Solomon had 9 children.

Catherine Rand                     About 1842 - August 1877
    Christopher Bruce             September 30, 1837 - July 2, 1912
          Mary A Jennings        About 1859 - ?                             

Vermont vital records indicate Catherine died of cancer in August 1877 in Bolton, VT. Other Vermont vital records indicate Christopher died July 2, 1912 aged 74y 9m 2d, in Bethel, VT.

After the death of Catherine, Christopher married Mary A Jennings on January 31, 1878 in Roxbury, VT..

Catherine and Christopher had 4 children. Christopher and Mary had 3 children.

Mary A. Rand                        About 1846 - February 11, 1909
    Levi Newton                       April 29, 1842 - May 10, 1921                  (George W. Newton + Catherine Ann Wallace)

Levi enlisted in the 8th New York Infantry on July 7, 1863. He transferred to the 12th New York Infantry in 1864. He served about 13 months.

Mary and Levi had 3 children.

Hiram A. Rand,Jr           May 5, 1847 - October 23, 1920
    Lorana Densmore            June 20, 1846 - October 21, 1918                (Francis Densmore + Julia A. Youngs)

On July 28, 1861 Hiram enlisted in the 23rd Independent Battery of the New York Light Artillery. He was discharged from service on July 24, 1865.

Hiram built a small hotel where the current Catholic Church was constructed in1923 (Hague, Warren Co., NY.

Hiram and Lorana had 2 children.

Arthur E. Rand              May 3, 1868 - July 30, 1934
    Ella Bemis                  About 1868 - November 20, 1928          (Artemas W Bemis + Amelia C. ?)

Arthur and Ella had 9 children.  (Updated - 12/11/17)

Iva J. C. Rand                   January 1879 - April 8, 1881

 

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(1) History of Warren County, with illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Man and Pioneers. Edited by H. P. Smith. D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY. 1885.

(2) U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 (ancestry.com); Buried At: Section 11 Site 1890

(3) U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 (ancestry.com)

(4) Vermont, Vital Records, 1720-1908 (ancestry.com)

(5) Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954 (familysearch.org)

 

 

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