Benjamin F. Reynolds

13 December 1834–8 May 1898 (Age 63)
Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Benjamin F.

When Benjamin F. Reynolds was born on 13 December 1834, in Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Asa T. Reynolds, was 28 and his mother, Mary Tillinghast, was 22. He married Ann Eliza Griffin in 1856, in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States. He lived in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States in 1850 and Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States in 1860. He died on 8 May 1898, in Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Benjamin F. Reynolds
Ann Eliza Griffin
Marriage: 1856

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Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States

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World Events (8)

1835 · First Fire Insurance

Age 1

On Decmeber 3, 1835, the first fire insurance policy is issued by the Manufacturer Mutual Fire Insurance Company.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1862 · US Naval Academy

Age 28

The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Reynold .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Benjamin A Reynolds, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Benjamin A Reynolds in household of Robert Allyn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Benjamin A Reynolds in entry for Mary Booth Green, "Rhode Island, Providence County, Providence, Swan Point Cemetery Records, ca.1846-ca.1950"

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