Cyrus Augusta Reynolds

1 July 1850–1926 (Age 75)
Guilford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Cyrus Augusta

When Cyrus Augusta Reynolds was born on 1 July 1850, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States, his father, Josiah Reynolds, was 35 and his mother, Anna Elizabeth Blair, was 29. He married Mary Elizabeth Gray on 23 December 1874, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Gilmer Township, Guilford, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States for about 14 years. He died in 1926, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus Augusta Reynolds
Mary Elizabeth Gray
Marriage: 23 December 1874
Ida R Reynolds
Herbert Lindley Reynolds
Charlen W. Reynolds
Anna M Reynolds

Spouse and Children

23 December 1874
Randolph, North Carolina, United States


    Ida R Reynolds


    Herbert Lindley Reynolds


    Charlen W. Reynolds


    Anna M Reynolds


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair

Age 3

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 20

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Reynold .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

May Mendenhall

May Mendenhall appears as their servant in the census. She was 14 years old when the census was created.

Sources (3)

  • Cyrus Reynolds, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cyrus A Reynolds, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cyrus Reynolds in household of Josiah Reynolds, "United States Census, 1860"

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