Family of Frances Bland Randolph Tucker
The Family of Frances Bland Randolph Tucker 
Theodrick Bland married c1738 Frances, daughter of Drury Bolling. He was born c1702 at Jordan's, the son of Theodrick and Anne Bennet Bland. Their children were: 
  • Elizabeth Bland born 4 January 1739 
  • Theodrick Bland born 21 March 1741/2
  • Mary Bland born 22 August 1745
  • Ann Bland born 5 September 1747
  • Jane Bland born 30 September 1749
  • Frances Bland born 24 September 1752
Frances Bland married at her family home, Cawson's on Appomattox River (1) 9 March 1769, John Randolph. He was the youngest son of Richard Randolph of Curles on James River. He died 28 October 1775 at age thirty-four and is buried at Matoax. Their children were:
  • Richard Randolph, born 9 March 1770, died 14 June 1796
  • Theodrick Randolph, born 22 January 1771, died 14 February 1792
  • John Randolph "of Roanoke," born 2 June 1773, died 24 May 1833
  • Jane Randolph, born 10 November 1774, died 26 November 1774
Frances Bland Randolph married (2) 23 September 1778, St. George Tucker. He was born 29 June 1752 in Port Royal, Bermuda, and died in 1827. He served as a Colonel in the American Revolution and afterward as a law professor at the College of William and Mary, a U.S. District Court Judge, and was a respected legal scholar. Their children were:
  • Anne Frances Bland Tucker born 20 September 1779
  • Henry St. George Tucker, born 29 December 1780
  • Theodrick Tudor Tucker, born 19 September 1782
  • Nathaniel Beverly Tucker, born 6 September 1784
  • Henrietta Eliza Tucker, born 10 December 1787


  • Churchill Gibson Chamberlayne, The Vestry Book and Register of Bristol Parish, Virginia, 1720-1789 (Greenville, SC, 1994) 288, 291, 292. 
  • Rev. Philip Slaughter, D.D., A History of Bristol Parish, Va. (Greenville, SC, 1994) 108-115, 155-160
  • Janet Coleman Kimbrough, A brief Outline of the Tucker Family (Williamsburg, 1977) 4
  • Claudia Lamm Wood, "With Unalterable Tenderness": The Courtship and Marriage of St. George Tucker and Frances Randolph Tucker, Master's Thesis, Department of History, College of William and Mary (1988) 41
  • Lyon G. Tyler, ed., "The Prayer Book of Frances Bland, the Mother of John Randolph, of Roanoke," William and Mary Quarterly, Series 1, vol. 17 (1908-9) 267-268

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