William Reynolds

1751–1813 (Age 62)
Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of William

When William Reynolds was born on 18 January 1751, in Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, James Sackett Reynolds, was 50 and his mother, Phebe Fowler, was 41. He married Rhoda about 1771. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Washington, New York, United States in 1810. He died on 24 November 1813, in Smithfield, Amenia, Dutchess, New York, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Smithfield Cemetery, Smithfield, Amenia, Dutchess, New York, United States.

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William Reynolds
Marriage: about 1771
Justus Reynolds

Spouse & Children

about 1771


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World Events (6)


Age 25

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 30

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 35

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Reynold .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William Reynolds, "United States Census, 1810"
  • William Reynolds, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William Reynolds, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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