Nancy Mckellar

31 October 1802–1 September 1879 (Age 76)
Lochgoilhead, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Mckellar was born on 31 October 1802, in Lochgoilhead, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Donald McKellar, was 37 and her mother, Agnes McDougall, was 30. She married Bennet Reynolds about 1822, in Greenwood, Greenwood, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Cowal, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851 and Greenwood Township, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States in 1870. She died on 1 September 1879, in Abbeville, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Magnolia Cemetery, Greenwood, Greenwood, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bennet Reynolds
1804–1883
Nancy Mckellar
1802–1879
Marriage: about 1822
Agnes Barbara Reynolds
1829–1898
Mary Jane Reynolds
1831–1849
Benjamin F. Reynolds
1833–1901
James Larkin Reynolds
1837–1848
Catherine E Reynolds
1837–
Alexander D Reynolds
1840–
Bennett Reynolds Jr
1842–1891
John M K Reynolds
1844–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1822
Greenwood, Greenwood, South Carolina, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 9

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Ealair, a patronymic from the personal name Ealair, Gaelic equivalent of Hillary .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Reynolds in household of Bennet Reynolds, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy Reynolds in household of Bennett Reynolds, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Reynolds in household of Bennet Reynolds, "United States Census, 1850"

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