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
Eunice Reynolds
Marriage: before 1791
Bartholomew Pettit
Jacob Pettit
Agnes Pettit
Sarah Pettet
Hannah Pettitt

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)


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.


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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