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Randolph "Rant" CHANCEY

RANDOLPH CHANCY
1833 - 1920
UNCLE RANT

 

RANDOLPH CHANCEY
PVT CO K 13 TEXAS CAV
CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY
1833 - 1920

Randolph CHANCEY was born in Nov 1833 in Pike County, Georgia to Solomon CHANCEY and Martha Margaret HOLLAND Chancey.

At the time of the 1850 US Census of Early County, Georgia, "Randolph CHANCEY" was living with his parents and seven siblings.

At the time of the 1860 US Census of Tyler County, Texas, "R. CHANCEY" was living with his parents.

Randolph CHANCEY served in the U. S. Civil War as a Private. He enlisted in Company K, 13th Texas Cavalry Regiment, Confederate States Army.

At the time of the 1870 US Census of Angelina County, Texas, "Randoph CHANCEY" was living with his wife and daughter.

At the time of the 1880 US Census of Angelina County, Texas, "R. CHANCY" was living with his wife and three children.

At the time of the 1900 US Census of Angelina County, Texas, "Randolph Chang" was widowed and living alone.

Randolph CHANCEY died in 1920 and was buried in the Bodan Cemetery, Pollok, Angelina County, Texas. His grave has two markers, one of which is a military marker for his service in the Confederacy.

Sources:

U.S. Civil War Soldiers; "U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865; Name: Randolph Chancy; Side: Confederate; Regiment State/Origin: Texas; Regiment Name: 13 Texas Cavalry; Regiment Name Expanded: 13th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (Burnett's) (13th Mounted Volunteers); Company: K; Rank In: Private; Rank Out: Private; Film Number: M227 roll 6."

American Civil War Soldiers; "Name: Randolph Chancy; Side Served: Confederacy; State Served: Texas; Service Record: Enlisted as a Private; Enlisted in Company K, 13th Cavalry Regiment Texas; Sources: 425." American Civil War Regiments; "American Civil War Regiments; Regiment: 13th Cavalry Regiment Texas; Muster Date: 26 May 1865; Regiment State: Texas; Regiment Type: Cavalry; Regiment Number: 13th; Regimental History: 13th Texas Cavalry Rgt.; Cols. John H. Burnett, Anderson F. Crawford, LtCol. Charles R. Beaty, Maj. Elias T. Steale; The regiment was formed at Crockett, Texas in the winter of 1861-1862 with about 900 and included men from Centerville, Crockett and Madisonville. It was dismounted in the summer of 1862. It was assigned to O. Young's, Waul's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department. It fought at Jenkins' Ferry, Ark. It disbanded in the spring of 1865.; Submitted by: John Heseltine."

Texas Cemetery Records, Bodan Cemetery, Pollok, Angelina County, Texas; "Chancy, Randolph; 1833; 1920; "Uncle Rani", Pvt. Co K 13 Texas Cal Confederate States Army."

Tombstone Record, Bodan Cemetery, Pollok, Angelina County, Texas; "Chancey, Randolph "Uncle Rant" (Pvt. Co. K13 Tex. Cav. Confederate Army) born 1833 died 1920."

Notes:

An internet source has Randolph CHANCEY's birth year as 1832.

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