William Reynolds

Brief Life History of William

When William Reynolds was born about 1736, in Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Gideon Reynolds, was 31 and his mother, Bethia Horton, was 27. He married Mary Knapp after 28 October 1762, in Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 10 February 1809, in Cross River, Lewisboro, Westchester, New York, United States, at the age of 74.

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William Reynolds
Mary Knapp
Marriage: after 28 October 1762
William Reynolds
Clemence Reynolds
Joseph H. Reynolds
Mary Reynolds
Sarah Reynolds
Gideon Reynolds

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  • William Reynolds, "Find A Grave Index"

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Post office est. July 26, 1775


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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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