Draxie Reynolds

Brief Life History of Draxie

When Draxie Reynolds was born on 26 November 1919, in Floyd, Kentucky, United States, her father, Lafayette Festus Reynolds, was 38 and her mother, Elsie Belle Newsome, was 27. She had at least 2 daughters with Artie Goble. She lived in Magisterial District 6, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 3, Floyd, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 1 August 1952, in Ligon, Floyd, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 32.

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Artie Goble
Draxie Reynolds
Shirley Goble
Avonelle Goble

Sources (8)

  • Draxie Reynolds in household of Festus Reynolds, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Droxie Reynolds, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Draxie Reynolds Goble, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1963"

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World Events (8)


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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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