Robert Greenleaf Reynolds

Male21 June 1842–16 September 1928

Brief Life History of Robert Greenleaf

When Robert Greenleaf Reynolds was born on 21 June 1842, in Vigo, Indiana, United States, his father, Moses Reynolds, was 32 and his mother, Catherine Lambert, was 34. He married Louisa Florilda Overman on 11 March 1868, in Blue River MM, Washington, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Prairieton Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Prairieton, Prairieton Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 16 September 1928, in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Prairieton Cemetery, Prairieton, Vigo, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Greenleaf Reynolds
Louisa Florilda Overman
Marriage: 11 March 1868
Herbert Belton Reynolds
Albert Alison Reynolds
Ira Edgar Reynolds
Addie Rebecca Reynolds
Hester Catherine "Hettie" Reynolds
Ondus Clinton Reynolds

Sources (23)

  • Robert Reynolus, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Robert G Reynolds, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Robert Reynolds, "United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 March 1868Blue River MM, Washington, Indiana, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1851 · Constitution of 1851

    Age 9

    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.


    Age 23

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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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