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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Family Time Line

William Reynolds
1736–1809
Mary Knapp
1726–1809
Marriage: after 28 October 1762
William Reynolds
1753–1809
Clemence Reynolds
1754–1795
Joseph H. Reynolds
1755–
Mary Reynolds
1758–
Sarah Reynolds
1762–
Gideon Reynolds
1783–1847

Sources (1)

  • William Reynolds, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (4)

1775

Post office est. July 26, 1775

1776

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

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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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