Robert Greenleaf Reynolds

21 June 1842–16 September 1928 (Age 86)
Vigo, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary 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, Sullivan, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Prairieton Cemetery, Prairieton Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Greenleaf Reynolds
1842–1928
Louisa Florilda Overman
1844–1881
Marriage: 11 March 1868
Herbert Belton Reynolds
1869–1940
Albert Alison Reynolds
1871–1944
Ira Edgar Reynolds
1874–1875
Addie Rebecca Reynolds
1876–1958
Hettie Catherine Reynolds
1876–1961
Ondus Clinton Reynolds
1880–1935

Spouse and Children

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

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (3)

    World Events (8)

    1846
    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.
    1865
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Rennels
    Raynolds
    Reynold

    Sources (23)

    • Robt G Reonolds, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Robert Reynolds in entry for Elmer Cullen and Reynolds, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Robert G Reynolds in entry for Ondus Clinton Reynolds, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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