Pleasant Perry Reynolds

1823–1899 (Age 75)
Cowcreek, Owsley, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Pleasant Perry

When Pleasant Perry Reynolds was born on 5 June 1823, in Cowcreek, Owsley, Kentucky, United States, his father, Pleasant W Reynolds, was 32 and his mother, Rebecca Henderson, was 29. He married Margaret Permelia Hughes in 1852, in Green Hall, Jackson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 2 Sturgeon, Jackson, Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Williams Township, Stone, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 24 April 1899, in Huntsville, Madison, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Huntsville Cemetery, Huntsville, Madison, Arkansas, United States.

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Pleasant Perry Reynolds
Margaret Permelia Hughes
Marriage: 1852
Henry Austen Reynolds
Meredith Thomas Reynolds
Sarah Elizabeth Reynolds
Clarie Rebecca Reynolds
Ruth Ann Reynolds
Emily Margaret Reynolds
James Pleasant "Jay" Reynolds
Mary Alice Reynolds
Permelia Jane Reynolds
William Franklin Reynolds

Spouse & Children

Green Hall, Jackson, Kentucky, United States


  • Male1853–1936Male

  • Meredith Thomas Reynolds


  • Sarah Elizabeth Reynolds


  • Clarie Rebecca Reynolds


  • Ruth Ann Reynolds


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 6

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Reynold .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Plesant Reynolds in household of Plesant Reynolds, "United States Census, 1850"
  • P P Reynolds, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Preston P Reynolds, "United States Census, 1880"

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