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Samuel Reynolds

Samuel Reynolds[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1782 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Samuel Reynolds 
    Born 11 Jul 1782  West Nottingham, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I9849  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2017 

    Father Samuel Reynolds,   b. 17 Dec 1756, Nottingham, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Isabel King,   b. 20 Aug 1759, Little Brittian, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1794, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 4 Jul 1776  Independence Day ! Little Brittain Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • !MARRIAGE:PA Chester Co.: Early Church Records: Nottingham
      Quakers, Births, Deaths and Marriages of the Nottingham
      Quakers 1680-1889, Beard, Alice, Westminster, MD: Family
      Line Publications, 1989, 179
    Family ID F3206  Group Sheet

    Family Ann Reynolds,   b. 29 Mar 1784, Little Britain, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1850, Little Britain, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 2 May 1804  West Nottingham, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Hynford/Hinford/Henford Reynolds,   b. 10 Dec 1817, Little Brittain, Chester, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown, Probably Eastland, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Lydia Reynolds,   b. 16 Feb 1805, Little Brittain, Chester, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Josiah Reynolds,   b. 9 Jan 1807, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1888, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +4. Ira Reynolds,   b. 6 Aug 1808, Little Brittain, Chester, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1896, Horseshoe Farm, Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     5. Ahia Reynolds,   b. 13 Dec 1810, Little Brittain, Chester, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1890, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     6. Isabel Reynolds,   b. 3 Oct 1812, Little Brittain, Chester, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Leona Reynolds,   b. 19 Nov 1815, Little Brittain, Chester, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1892  (Age 76 years)
     8. Henrietta Reynolds,   b. 3 Dec 1820, Little Brittain, Chester, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Otho Reynolds,   b. 12 Dec 1822,   d. 23 Oct 1896, Cecil County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     10. Rebecca Jane Reynolds,   b. 19 Apr 1825, Little Brittain, Chester, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 29 May 2014 
    Family ID F3190  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Reynolds Family Home Known as 'The White House' (Later Known as 'Horse Shoe Farm'; Later Still The Home The Boy Scouts of America
    Reynolds Family Home Known as "The White House" (Later Known as 'Horse Shoe Farm'; Later Still The Home The Boy Scouts of America
    horse shoe.jpg

    Documents
    Horseshoe Farm
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
From the book Chester County Council Octoraro 22
    Horseshoe Farm Lancaster County, Pennsylvania From the book Chester County Council Octoraro 22
    Purchased by Samuel Reynolds in 1824 and passed down 3 more generations
    Horseshoe Farm (2)
    Horseshoe Farm (2)
    From Samuel Reynolds to Ira Reynolds to Benjamin Franklin to his son Ahia Brinton Reynolds. Stayed in the family till 1903.
    Quaker Meeting Records for the births of Samuel and Ann Reynolds children
    Quaker Meeting Records for the births of Samuel and Ann Reynolds children
    qwuakerbirths1.jpg
    Map of Horseshoe farm
    Map of Horseshoe farm
    horseshoeira.jpg

  • Notes 
    • 1826
      "Land passed into the Reynolds Family, where it remained until the early part of the 20 Century."
      (MacElree, p. 156, 1933) "The property was purchases by Samuel Reynolds (listed on 1830 Census
      as living in Nottingham) the purchase price was 300 dollars and paid for in dried peaches and sheep.
      (Jones, p. 1, 1958)

      1828?
      Ira, approximately 18-30 years old, purchased land from his dad. The sum was $1,100.
      He constructed a large double-deck barn, a wagon shed, and smoke house over the years.


      http://www.octoraro.org/~balmat/hsratlas/timeline.html

  • Sources 
    1. [S100] Internet Source, http://www.hsraa.org/museum/MuseumExhibit.php?exhibit_id=52.
      Interesting has been the history of Horseshoe Farm, now the property of the Chester County Council, Inc., Boy Scouts of America and the camping grounds of Chester County Scouts. Early American Pioneers, marching westward into Lancaster County, marveled at the perfect horseshoe formed by the Octoraro Creek at a point where the public road from Port Deposit to Lancaster crossed it by the fording. For three and a half miles this beautiful woodland stream took its graceful bend, almost forming a complete circle, and no wonder the weary traveler tarried on his way to admire nature's handiwork.

      In 1826 the property was conveyed by Samuel Reynolds to his son Ira. Much of the farm was still covered with a fine stand of timber. Ira Reynolds commenced his task by cutting cord wood and hauling it to the Reynolds' Pottery below Rock Springs, the old Reynolds' homestead. When the ground was cleared, rye was the principle crop planted. Ira Reynolds continued clearing, meanwhile building a large double-deck barn, a wagon shed and a smoke house. Little by little the beautiful and fertile Horseshoe Farm took shape, and ever since the place has been known far and wide by the now familiar name.

      Ira Reynolds turned the property over to his son, B. F. Reynolds, who continued to keep up the fine standard of farming exemplified by his forefathers. At one time he surveyed the narrows of the hill with the intention of tunneling it for water power. The length of the tunnel would have been three hundred sixty foot.

      For a long time the farm was widely advertised for its water power and mineral supply, and in 1903 the place was sold to the Tyson Mining Company for its minerals. Among these were low grade ores of many kinds, including gold. The project, however, was shortly abandoned.

      When the Chester County Council set out to secure a camp location closer to their county seat then Camp Rothrock, Mr. Reynolds suggested Horseshoe Farm. To his keen delight the Council's committee finally made its decision in favor of the old Octararo Farm.

      The deal was consummated in 1928 and work began in earnest under the direction of Robert Wolcott, President; J. Gibson McIlvain, Treasurer; Gilbert McIlvaine, Architect; C. M. Heistand, Scout Executive and many others.


    2. [S3] Mary Frances Reynolds Eggleston.
      http://www.pa-roots.com/lancaster/church/little/littlebritmariages.html
      Quaker marriages in Southern Lancaster Co., Pa.
      Ancestors of Hynford/Hyndford Reynolds compiled by Cheryl(Chatfield) Thompson, CharlieChatfield@aol.com is comprised of 15 generations from Hynford Reynolds b.1817 to John Chatfield ca. 1475.

    3. [S4] Deborah Lozano.
      Children of Samuel & Ann (Reynolds)REYNOLDS
      (Ann dau of Henry & Elizabeth (Sidwell) Reynolds) (Samuel son of Samuel & Isabel (King) Reynolds)married 2 6mo 1804 at Eastland mghLydia Reynolds 16 2mo 1805Josiah Reynolds 9 1mo 1807Ira Reynolds 6 8mo 1808Ahio Reynolds 13 12mo 1810Isabel Reynolds 3 10mo 1812Leona Reynolds 19 11mo 1815Hyndford Reynolds 10 12th mo 1817Henraitta Reynolds 3 12mo 1820Otha Reynolds 12 12mo 1822Rebecca Jane Reynolds 19 2mo 1825BurialsAnn Reynolds d 31 12mo 1850 buried Eastland

      Little Britain meeting (Penn Hill) Births & Deaths


    4. [S3] Mary Frances Reynolds Eggleston, http://services.dar.org/members/dar_research/search_descendants/?action=list&MyPrimary_Seqn=471598&MyLineageCount=1&Control_Min_Seqn=471598.
      Benjamin Franklin Reynolds born on 31 - Oct - 1857 at Rising Sun Cecil Co MD died at Avondale PA on 27 - May - 1930 and his ( 1st ) wife Anna Nichols born on 8 - Sep - 1855 at Chads Ford PA died at Avondale PA on 19 - Dec - 1937 married on 14 - Feb - 1883

      2. The Said Benjamin Franklin Reynolds was the child of Ira Reynolds born on 18 - Aug - 1808 at Horseshoe Farm Chester Co PA died at Horseshoe Farm Chester Co PA on - - 1896 and his ( 1st ) wife Hannah Reynolds born on - - 1819 at Ireland
      died at Horseshoe Farm Chester Co PA on - - 1899 married on 19 - Mar - 1831

      3. The Said Ira Reynolds was the child of Samuel Reynolds born on 11 - Jan - 1782 at Cecil Co MD
      died at Horseshoe Farm Chester Co on (p) - - 1824 and his ( 1st ) wife Ann Reynolds born on 29 - Mar - 1784 at Lancaster Co died at Horseshoe Farm Chester Co on 31 Dec 1847 married on 2 May 1804

      4. The Said Ann Reynolds was the child of
      Henry Reynolds born on 31 - Jan - 1757 at Chester Co PA died at Little Britain Twp Lancaster Co PA on 16 - Jul - 1845 and his ( 1st ) wife Elizabeth Sidwell born on (c) - - 1760/61 at PA died at Little Brittain Twp Lancaster Co PA on 25 Aug 1840 married on 19 - Oct - 1780