Joseph Charles Reynolds

Brief Life History of Joseph Charles

When Joseph Charles Reynolds was born on 1 October 1877, in Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States, his father, Henry K Reynolds, was 28 and his mother, Lodusca Theodosia Allison, was 21. He married Marth Elizabeth Owings in 1900, in Etowah, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in District 1083, Chattooga, Georgia, United States in 1920 and Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. He died on 17 March 1965, in Floyd, Georgia, United States, at the age of 87.

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Joseph Charles Reynolds
1877–1965
Marth Elizabeth Owings
1883–1943
Marriage: 1900
Hazel Theodosia Reynolds
1902–1988
Henry A Reynolds
1906–
Joseph Charles Reynolds Jr
1911–1995
Winifred Reynolds
1916–1990

Sources (7)

  • Joseph Reynolds, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph C Reynolds, "Georgia Death Index, 1933-1998"
  • Joseph C Reynolds in entry for Winifrede Reynolds Lackey, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

World Events (8)

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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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