Moses Reynolds

1814–1885 (Age 71)
Cowcreek, Owsley, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Moses

When Moses Reynolds was born on 10 April 1814, in Cowcreek, Owsley, Kentucky, United States, his father, Pleasant W Reynolds, was 23 and his mother, Rebecca Henderson, was 20. He married Nancy Stapleton on 25 February 1836, in Clay, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 12 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Owsley, Kentucky, United States in 1860. He died on 24 September 1885, in Cowcreek, Owsley, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Moses Reynolds
Nancy Stapleton
Marriage: 25 February 1836
Mary Ellen Reynolds
Lewis Reynolds
Malon J. Reynolds
Martha Reynolds
Elias Reynolds
Daniel Reynolds
Nancy Reynolds
Albert M Reynolds
Henderson Reynolds
Plesant P Reynolds
Pleasant Perry Reynolds
Edward Reynolds
Moses J. Reynolds
Perry Reynolds
Samuel Reynolds

Spouse & Children

  • Male1814–1885Male

  • Nancy Stapleton


25 February 1836
Clay, Kentucky, United States


  • Mary Ellen Reynolds


  • Male1838–1909Male

  • Male1840–1874Male

  • Malon J. Reynolds


  • Martha Reynolds


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+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 4

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

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. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Reynold .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Moses Reynolds, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Moses Reynolds, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Moses Reynolds, "United States Census, 1850"

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