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PATRIOT Lieut. John5 L. of Peter [RI] Reynolds[1, 2, 3]

Male 1718 - 1804  (86 years)


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  • Name John5 L. of Peter [RI] Reynolds 
    • He is John L. Reynolds, s/o Peter and Sarah Greene Reynolds; John L. Married Pheobe Tillinghast and Anne Utter [widow Greene]; daughter, Welthan married John Kenyon.
    Title PATRIOT 
    Prefix Lieut. 
    Born 7 Apr 1718  North Kingstown, Washington Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Oct 1804  North Kingstown, Washington Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3590  My Reynolds Line | Descendants of James Reynolds
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2019 

    Father Peter of Francis [RI] Reynolds,   b. 1691, Kingstown, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1761, Prob Kingstown, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Private 
    Family ID F6855  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Phoebe/Sarah Tillinghast,   b. 2 Jan 1725, North Kingston, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 15 Jul 1744  RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Welthan/Wealthran Reynolds,   b. 20 Apr 1749, Kingstown, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1823, North Kingstown, Washington Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +2. Private
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F6890  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anne Utter,   b. 28 Oct 1725, Kingstown, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1787, Prob Kingstown, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Corporal Daniel [Utter] Reynolds,   b. 25 Jun 1760, North Kingston, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1816, Westernville, Oneida Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    +2. Benjamin Green [Utter] Reynolds,   b. 18 Apr 1756, North Kingstown, Washington Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1820, Wickford, Washington Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +3. William J. of John of Peter [Utter] Reynolds,   b. 19 Jul 1753, North Kingstown, Washington Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1841, North Kingstown, Washington Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     4. Private
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F6891  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Will of John Reynolds of Washington, Rhode Island
    Will of John Reynolds of Washington, Rhode Island
    w3590JohnReynolds.jpg
    Rhode Island Reynolds
A Memoir by George W. Reynolds
    Rhode Island Reynolds A Memoir by George W. Reynolds
    RIReynolds.pdf

  • Sources 
    1. [S32] Find-A-Grave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=89196987.
      John Reynolds, born 7 April, 1720, was the 3rd of 6 sons born to Peter and Sarah Greene Reynolds. He married Sarah, Maiden Name Unknown, about 1746, in North Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island.
      Births: Reynolds, of John and Sarah:
      Phebe, born 2 January, 1747
      Welthan, born 20 April, 1749.
      Sarah is believed to have died 21 April, 1749, the day after Welthan's birth.
      John remarried in June, 1751, to Anne Utter Greene, widow of Benjamin Greene.
      John and Anne were the parents of Anne, born 9 August, 1751; William, born 19 July, 1753; Benjamin 19 April, 1756 and Daniel, born 3 June, 1760.
      In the 1774 Colonial Census, John is recorded as "John, son of Peter", and has 3 males above 16, 1 male under 16 and 2 females over 16. John served as a Lieutenant in the Revolutionary War, 1st in Major's Regiment, and later in Varnum's Regiment, 3rd May to December, 1776. In 1777, he is listed on the Military census, North Kingston. In 1782, he is listed on the Rhode Island Tax list, North Kingston. The 1790 census lists his household as 1 male over 16, and 2 females, living in North Kingston.
      The 1800 census, again lists him living in North Kingston; 1 male over 45 and 2 females over 45.
      On 3 November, 1804, the Providence Gazette stated that "Reynolds, John, Esq. aged 84 years, died at North Kingston, on 9 October, 1804". In his Will, proved 12 November, 1804, John Reynolds, yeoman, Providence Plantation, Washington, Rhode Island, named his son Benjamin executor of his estate, and names daughters Phebe Reynolds; Welthan Kenyon, wife of John Kenyon; Anne Alin (Olin), wife of Giles Alin (Olin); sons William, Benjamin and Daniel. In December, 1869, the town records of North Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island, suffered a major fire. In 1881, attempts were made to piece together what was left of the records. Some records remained intact, others disappeared. John and Sarah's marriage record disappeared, but the birth records of John's children with 1st wife Sarah, and 2nd wife Anne Utter Greene survived.
      John's Will also survived the fire, burnt around the edges, but legible enough to read the main portion, listing the names of his children, his executor, provisions he made for daughter Phebe, who was an invalid. Nowhere in the remaining records is there anything regarding a Phebe Tillinghast, or her marriage to John Reynolds. If in fact he did marry her, she had died prior to his marriage to Sarah (Unknown maiden name), and the birth of his daughters by wife Sarah... specifically Phebe and Welthan. Vital records of North Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island, Births and Deaths, pages 92 and 93. DAR record for Patriot #A095795, Lieut. John Reynolds. Children by Sarah: Phoebe, Welthan
      by Anne Utter:
      Anne, Benjamin, Daniel, William, Step daughter, daughter of Anne and Benjamin Greene, Catherine Greene
      Parents:
      Peter Reynolds (1691 - 1769)
      Spouse:
      Anne Utter Greene Reynolds (1725 - 1782)
      Children:
      Welthan Reynolds Kenyon (1749 - 1823)
      Anna Reynolds Olin (1751 - 1838)
      William Reynolds (1753 - 1841)
      Benjamin Reynolds (1756 - 1820)
      Daniel Reynolds (1760 - 1816)

    2. [S40] Will, John Reynolds.

    3. [S61] United States Census, https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/5058/4440872_00061/368526?backurl=https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/4434176/person/87742104/facts/citation/11284152855/edit/record.
      North Kingston 1790
      Henry, John and Joseph Reynolds
      Note Gardiners/Gardner; Northrup; Mary Sweet (widow), Card, Arnold, Spink

    4. [S32] Find-A-Grave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/89196987/john-reynolds.
      Lieut John Reynolds
      Birth 7 Apr 1720
      North Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island
      Death 9 Oct 1804 (aged 84)
      North Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island
      Burial: Reynolds Lot
      North Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island,

    5. [S270] Rhode Island Reynolds, (J.H. Beers & Co., Chicago 1908), 3 1924 092 219 892.
      Biography of James Reynolds d. 1702, who married Deborah; his 2nd son, James b. 28 Oct 1650, married (first) 20 Feb 1685, Mary Green.
      Son, Henry, b. 1 Jan 1656, m. Sarah Greene; and Francis, b. 12 Oct 1662, m. Elizabeth Greene -- all daughters of James Green

      Peter Reynolds s/o Francis b. 1691, died 1761. Wife Sarah Green 5 Children: John, Joseph, Francis, Jonathan who m. Mary Tanner, and Benjamin Reynolds.

      John Reynolds, s/o Peter, b. in North Kingstown in 1718, d. 9 Oct 1804. He m. 1st 15 Jul 1744, Phoebe Tillinghast and had two children: Phoebe, b. 2 Jan 1747, and m. John Kenyon; and Welthan, b 20 Apr 1749, who died 11 Feb 1823. John m. 2nd Anne Utter, b. 28 Oct 1725, d/o William Utter, and she d. 28 Apr 1787. She had children: William, b. 19 Jul 1753, d. 4 Oct 1841; Benjamin, b 19 Apr 1756, d. 19 Feb 1820; Anne, b 9 Aug 1751, M. Giles Olin, 17 Dec 1769 and went to Vermont.

    6. [S230] Memoir, http://reynoldspatova.org/histories/ny_reynolds.pdf.
      George W. Reynolds Memoir of his family

    7. [S80] Google Books, https://books.google.com/books?id=JK8yAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA63&lpg=PA63&dq=James+Reynolds+%2B+Mary+Davis+%2B+1744+%2B+Rhode+Island&source=bl&ots=J8DuuU0HiE&sig=PEhw6E7EjOxVkDuz8kUH8QiNU7U&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiKyK3i0YfWAhWC7YMKHUPLAbYQ6AEINTAC#v=onepage&q=James%20Reynolds%20%2B%20Mary%20Davis%20%2B%201744%20%2B%20Rhode%20Island&f=false.
      Peter Reynolds, s/o Francis was born 1691, died 1761. His father gave him one third of the farm on Grand Plain, Exeter, and on this he settled in 1717. In 744 he purchased the estate where Allen Reynolds now lives, at Davisville, Peter Reynolds and his wife, Sarah had 5 children: John, Joseph, Francis, Jonathan, who married Mary Tanner and Benjamin.

    8. [S245] Vital Record (Ancestry), https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/3897/41384_2421406273_0008-00115?pid=131253&backurl=http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26db%3DRIVitalExtracts%26h%3D131253%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DhOS10820%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource%26usePUBJs%3Dtrue%26rhSource%3D4262&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=hOS10820&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=41384_2421406273_0008-00062.
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