Roland Jay Reynolds

Brief Life History of Roland Jay

When Roland Jay Reynolds was born on 10 March 1900, in Oneonta, Otsego, New York, United States, his father, Jay William Reynolds, was 22 and his mother, Bertha Bedford, was 19. He had at least 3 daughters with Elizabeth Riddle. He died in September 1985, in Binghamton, Broome, New York, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Vestal Hills Memorial Park, Vestal, Broome, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roland Jay Reynolds
1900–1985
Elizabeth Riddle
1901–1985
Elizabeth Ann Kennedy
1921–2005
Constance Mae Kennedy
1925–1975
Fredella Jean Kennedy
1927–1975

Sources (12)

  • Roland Reynolds, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Roland J Reynolds, "New York, Birth Indexes outside of New York City, 1881-1942"
  • Roland Jay Reynolds, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Reynold , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Irish (Leitrim): in Ulster the English name in 1 above was substituted for Mac Raghnaill; see McReynolds .

History: Christopher Reynolds of Gravesend, Kent, England, arrived in America sometime before his marriage in 1644 in Isle of Wight County, VA.

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

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