James Henry Reynolds

25 May 1879–9 March 1969 (Age 89)
Vernon, Washington, Florida, United States

The Life of James Henry

When James Henry Reynolds was born on 25 May 1879, in Vernon, Washington, Florida, United States, his father, James Eastern Reynolds, was 25 and his mother, Nancy Ann Rabren, was 21. He married Amanda Elizabeth Mae Carter on 19 August 1894, in Washington, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Duncan, Washington, Florida, United States in 1910 and Eagle Lake, Polk, Florida, United States in 1940. In 1910, at the age of 31, his occupation is listed as laborer in a sawmill in Duncan, Washington, Florida, United States. He died on 9 March 1969, in Lakeland, Polk, Florida, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Auburndale, Polk, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Reynolds
Amanda Elizabeth Mae Carter
Marriage: 19 August 1894
William Henry S. Reynolds
Nettie Nancy Reynolds
Mittie G. Reynolds
Cicero "Roe" Reynolds
Curtis Reynolds
Ernest Reynolds
Coy Reynolds
Leon Reynolds

Spouse and Children

19 August 1894
Washington, Florida, United States



    Nettie Nancy Reynolds



    Cicero "Roe" Reynolds


    Curtis Reynolds


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Eastern Reynolds


    Nancy Ann Rabren




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1887 · Eatonville is Incorporated

Age 8

On August 15, 1887, the town of Eatonville was incorporated into Orange County, Florida. The town is significant for being one of the first all-black, self-governed municipalities in the country.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 24

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Reynold .

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

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Story Highlight

Buried in Bib Overalls

Because that is all he ever wore

Sources (3)

  • Jimmie Reynolds, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jim H Reynolds, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jimmie Reynold, "United States Census, 1910"

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