Grave of Mary Randolph at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, in the United States.
Mary Randolph (9 August 1762 – 23 January 1828) was an American author. She is known for writing The Virginia House-Wife (1824), one of the most influential housekeeping and cook books of the nineteenth century. She was the first recorded person to be buried at what became Arlington National Cemetery, and was a cousin of Mary Lee Fitzhugh Custis, wife to George Washington Parke Custis, Arlington's builder.
Mary's paternal ancestors included Pocahontas, the youngest daughter of Chief Powhatan and her English-born husband, John Rolfe. Randolph was the daughter of Thomas Mann Randolph (1741–1794), a member of the Virginia Convention of 1776, and his first wife, Anne Cary Randolph. Her twelve siblings included Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr. (1768–1828), son-in-law of Thomas Jefferson, who served in the House of Representatives from 1803 until 1807 and as governor of Virginia from 1819 through 1822; and Virginia Randolph Cary (1786-1852), who wrote Letters on Female Character, Addressed to a Young Lady, on the Death of Her Mother (1828).
Mary Randolph married her cousin, David Meade Randolph, of Chesterfield County, Virginia, in December 1780. Moldavia, their Richmond City home, became a center of Federalist Party social activity.
Randolph's influential housekeeping book The Virginia House-Wife (1824) went through many editions until the 1860s. Randolph tried to improve women's lives by limiting the time they had to spend in their kitchens. The Virginia House-Wife included many inexpensive ingredients that anyone could purchase to make impressive meals. Besides popularizing the use of more than 40 vegetables, Randolph's book also introduced to the southern public dishes from abroad, such as gazpacho.
In 2009 Randolph was posthumously honored as one of the Library of Virginia's "Virginia Women in History".
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New York Times
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 16:29:26 -0700
There are other do-it-yourself resources for executors, including exhaustive books like “The Executor's Guide: Settling a Loved One's Estate or Trust,” written by Mary Randolph, a lawyer, and published by Nolo.com. For professionals, there are software ...
Sun, 12 Apr 2015 16:15:00 -0700
All the plants are grown locally so they should grow well in most gardens in this area," says Mary Randolph, a charter member of the Chelsea Area Garden Club. She and Cathy Gillem are co-chairs of this year's sale. Plants are donated by the club's 60 ...
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 04:00:00 -0800
Colleen Kelley said her experiences at St. Mary Parish in Randolph helped her grieve the loss of her brother who died. She became Catholic in 2012 and is pictured with her fiance, Patrick Dugan. Pilot photo/courtesy Colleen Kelley ...
The Daily Meal
The Daily Meal
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:16:10 -0700
The nominees ranged from Ferran Adrià to Paula Wolfert, with names both familiar (James Beard, Thomas Jefferson) and less so (Norman Borlaug, Mary Randolph) suggested along the way. We submitted this list of 25 to The Daily Meal Council (which now ...
Mon, 05 May 2014 09:46:51 -0700
Mary Randolph Carter is an author, photographer, designer and longtime creative director for Ralph Lauren. She is the author of "Never Stop to Think... Do I Have a Place for This," "A Perfectly Kept House is the Sign of Misspent Life," "For the Love of ...
New York Times
New York Times
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:20:34 -0700
There was a moment in the 1980s when many fashionable Manhattanites decorated their apartments like country houses, furnishing them with patchwork quilts, dried flowers and weathered pie safes. The look was second nature to Mary Randolph Carter, the ...
The Oakland Press
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 06:26:15 -0800
Randolph's Salon of Oakland County makes the Salon Today 200. Scott Randolph (from left) and Mary Randolph, owners of Randolph's Salon, receive an award from Stacey Soble, editor of Salon Today. Submitted photo. Posted: 03/02/15, 9:12 AM EST |.
Sheridan Media (press release)
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 02:30:28 -0800
Mary Randolph, Director of the Wyoming Main Street Program with the Wyoming Rural Development Council, spoke to the Buffalo City Council at a recent meeting on the Main Street Program and also to announce her pending retirement from the organization ...
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