Peyton Randolph

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Peyton Randolph - Peyton Randolph, brother of John Randolph, was a cousin to  Jefferson who served as a longtime member and later speaker of the House of  Burgesses. Like John Hancock, he served tenures as president of the First and Second  Continental Congresses, but died before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War.  John Randolph - John Randolph, brother of Peyton Randolph, was a cousin to Jefferson  who remained a loyalist in the months leading up to the Revolutionary War, and  eventually relocated to England in the interest of his own personal safety.  Thomas Jefferson Randolph - Thomas Jefferson Randolph was the eldest son of  Martha Washington Jefferson and Thomas Mann Randolph, and the eldest grandson of  Jefferson. He was the designated primary heir to Jefferson's estate, but lost his  birthright upon the lottery and auction of Jefferson's holdings that took place in 1827. 
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