Benjamin Franklin Reynolds

15 November 1834–5 August 1915 (Age 80)
Warren, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Benjamin Franklin

When Benjamin Franklin Reynolds was born on 15 November 1834, in Warren, Tennessee, United States, his father, Silas Henry Reynolds, was 28 and his mother, Nancy Keele, was 23. He married Rachel Catherine Bickle about 1865, in Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Izard, Arkansas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 5, Bell, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 5 August 1915, in Oenaville, Bell, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Troy, Bell, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Reynolds
Rachel Catherine Bickle
Marriage: about 1865
Sarah A. Catherine Reynolds
Isaac Henry Reynolds
Maben Jackson Reynolds
Mary Eulalia Reynolds
Silas Foster Reynolds
John D Reynolds
James W. 'Jim' Reynolds

Spouse and Children

about 1865
Arkansas, United States


    Sarah A. Catherine Reynolds



    Maben Jackson Reynolds


    Mary Eulalia Reynolds



+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 1

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
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.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 27

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Reynold .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • B F Reynolds, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ben F Reynolds, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Benjamin Reynolds in household of Silas Reynolds, "United States Census, 1850"

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