John W Reynolds

18 December 1815–7 April 1901 (Age 85)
Culpeper, Virginia, United States

The Life of John W

When John W Reynolds was born on 18 December 1815, in Culpeper, Virginia, United States, his father, John Reynolds, was 42 and his mother, Frances Jane Rogers, was 32. He married Catharine Ann Wheeler on 27 October 1842, in Harrison, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Eagle Magisterial District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1870 and Coal Magisterial District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years. He died on 7 April 1901, at the age of 85, and was buried in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States.

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John W Reynolds
Catharine Ann Wheeler
Marriage: 27 October 1842
Charles Reynolds
John Reynolds
Emily Ann Reynolds
Charles Grinnell Reynolds
Homer Duane Reynolds
Hanson Reynolds
Lucinda Nelson Reynolds
Alice W. Reynolds
Morgan V. Reynolds

Spouse and Children

27 October 1842
Harrison, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 9

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 29

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Reynold .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John W Reynolds, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John W Rynolds, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John W Reynolds, "United States Census, 1870"

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