Eunice Reynolds

Brief Life History of Eunice

When Eunice Reynolds was born about 1766, in Dover, Kent, Delaware, United States, her father, Russell Reynolds, was 28 and her mother, Nancy Pettyjohn, was 22. She married Jacob Pettit before 1791. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Brown Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 29 November 1853, in Delaware, Delaware, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Old Kilbourne Cemetery, Kilbourne, Delaware, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Pettit
1762–
Eunice Reynolds
1766–1853
Marriage: before 1791
Bartholomew Pettit
1793–1853
Jacob Pettit
1800–
Agnes Pettit
1806–1841
Sarah Pettet
1794–1870
Hannah Pettitt
1799–1883

Sources (15)

  • Urisa Dutton in household of George Dutton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eunice Dutton, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Eunice Pettet in entry for Jesse Dutton, "Delaware Vital Records, 1650-1974"

World Events (8)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1777 · Battle of Cooch's Bridge

The Battle of Cooch's Bridge took place on September 3, 1777. It was a battle between the Continental Army, American militia and German soldiers fighting with Britain. On the US side, twenty were killed and twenty were wounded. For Britain, three to thirty were killed and twenty to thirty were wounded. The battle was a British victory when they pushed the Americans back across the bridge.

1789

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Reynold , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Irish (Leitrim): in Ulster the English name in 1 above was substituted for Mac Raghnaill; see McReynolds .

History: Christopher Reynolds of Gravesend, Kent, England, arrived in America sometime before his marriage in 1644 in Isle of Wight County, VA.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Jesse Dutton - Will and Administration

29 Jun 1835. Marion Memories Newsletter, Vol. 15, May 1992, No. 2, p. 14. Will Record Book 1, 2, and Part 3, copid from Microfilm Roll 496, Marion Public Library, by Maxine Marshall. Date filed: 29 Ju …

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