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John Reynolds, Sr.[1]

Male 1704 - 1756  (52 years)


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  • Name John Reynolds 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 1704  Hopewell Township, Cumberland, then Lancaster Co., Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1756  Jessamine Co., Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I8263  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 14 May 2021 

    Family Mary Magaw,   b. Est 1708, Cumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1757, Shippensburg, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married 1729  West Nottingham, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Children mentioned in the Will of Mary Reynolds, widow [nee Magaw]
      Dau. Mary Reynolds.
      Son Samuel.
      Jean Reynolds, Willm. Reynolds, dau. Agness Reynolds, dau. Mary Reynolds. Sons Robert and James Reynolds, Son David Reynolds.
    Children 
    +1. Lt. William [Magaw] Reynolds,   b. 1730, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1769, New London Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    +2. Pvt. Thomas [Magaw] Reynolds,   b. 1762, Richmond, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1850, Jessamine Co., Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +3. George of Green Castle Antrim MAYBE Reynolds,   b. Est 1702, Maybe Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 24 Nov 1752, Green Castle, Pennsylvania Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)
     4. James [Magaw] Reynolds,   b. Est 1732, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Robert [Magaw] Reynolds,   b. Est 1724, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1760, Shippensburgh, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     6. David [Magaw] Reynolds,   b. Est 1735, Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Samuel [Magaw] Reynolds,   b. Est 1737, Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Agness [Magaw] Reynolds,   b. Est 1740, Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Jean/Jane Reynolds,   b. Est 1742, Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F4435  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Reynolds Family Data - John Reynolds of Lancaster
    Reynolds Family Data - John Reynolds of Lancaster
    10802ReynoldsFamily Data HarrisburgTelegraphApr29,1899.jpg
    Pennsylvania Land Patent Index
Henry Reynolds 491 acres, 7 Mar 1701 Chester
John Reynolds 465 acres, 6 Oct 1738 Lancaster;  193 ACRES 10 Oct 1738 Lancaster
    Pennsylvania Land Patent Index Henry Reynolds 491 acres, 7 Mar 1701 Chester John Reynolds 465 acres, 6 Oct 1738 Lancaster; 193 ACRES 10 Oct 1738 Lancaster
    A-AAPatentIndex260.pdf

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] Newspaper Article, Reynolds Family Data Harrisburg Telegraph 29 Apr 1899.
      William Reynolds was the eldest son of John and Mary Magaw Reynolds and was born in Hopewell Township, Cumberland, then Lancaster Co., in 1730. He was commissioned a lieutenant on Dec 19, 1757 in Colonel James Burd's battalion; was wounded at Fort Duquesne Sept 17 1758, and resigned 17 Mar 1760. He died in February, 1769. Married to Margaret Williamson and had issue, Mary, Agnes, Margaret and one dead (name unknown). "Notes and Queries, " Third Series, Vol. III, p.233.

    2. [S18] Family Search, LDS, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/KCGM-ST5.
      Mary Magaw, 1708?1757, KCGM-ST5

      John Reynolds, 1704?1756, K8D3-2BD ??
      Marriage: 1729 West Nottingham, Pennsylvannia
      Mary Magaw, 1708?1757, KCGM-ST5
      Parents and Siblings:

      William Magaw, Deceased, 99NL-ZHX ??
      No Marriage Events
      Elizabeth LNU, Deceased, 99NL-ZHG

      David Magaw, 1700?1770, GQSX-MZN ??
      Robert Magaw, 1705?Deceased, GQSX-C36 ??
      Mary Magaw, 1708?1757, KCGM-ST5 ??
      William Magaw, 1710?1752, LZ8R-JFD
      Children of John Reynolds and Mary Magaw:

      James Reynolds, 1732?Deceased, MD6B-R6J ??
      John Reynolds, 1749?1789, 99NL-Z43

    3. [S18] Family Search, LDS, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/find/name?search=1&gender=female&birth=%7C1700-1700%7C0&self=Mary%7CMagaw%7C0%7C0&spouse=John%7CReynolds%7C0%7C0.
      Ireland Civil Registration:
      Mary Magaw KCGM-ST5(GM!Q4-FXS)
      Birth Abt 1738 of Hopewell Twp. Cumberland, PA
      Death November 1757 Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania Colony
      Husband: John Reynolds (1704-1756) Marriage 1729 West Nottingham, Pennsylvania
      Children:
      James Reynolds MD6B-R6J 1736-Deceawsed
      John Reynolds 99NL-Z43 (1749-1789)
      Mary Magaw Reynolds
      mentioned in the record of Margaret Reynolds
      Name: Mary Magaw Reynolds
      Sex: Female
      Husband: John Reynolds
      Daughter: Margaret Reynolds
      Margaret Reynolds b. 17 Oct 1876, Lurgan, Shankill, Lurgan Co., Antrim, Ireland
      Father's Name: John Reynolds
      Mother's Name: Mary Magaw Reynolds

    4. [S84] Rootsweb, https://sites.rootsweb.com/~deschart/z0000827.html.
      WDC GenWeb - Descendants of Samuel Perry
      Samuel Perry b. abt 1760 Westmoreland Co PA?
      m. Mary McGrew bef 1787, b. abt 1760 Westmoreland Co?
      Samuel Perry is witness to the will of Mary Magraw; likely the relative of the Magraws of Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania where we find David Magraw, brother of Mary Magraw who married John Reynolds. He is called Son in the will of Mary Reynolds (nee Magraw)

    5. [S40] Will, http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/cumberland/wills/willbka-b.txt.
      Will,
      Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Colony
      REYNOLDS, GEORGE.
      October 31, 1752 24 November 1752.
      Wife, Sarah, only son John. Daus., Mary and Elizabeth.
      Exs: wife Sarah, John Reynolds Senr., and John Reynolds Junr.
      Wit: John Boyd, Wm. Carr, Jas. Carr. A. 16.

      WILLIAMSON, JOHN, cloathier.
      May 21, 1757 20 July 1757.
      Wife Mary, Negro slave, Cesar.
      Sons, Hugh and John, plantation of the estate of executors of George
      Reynolds, in Lurgan Township.
      Other two sons, David and Samuel, plantation purchased of Col. John Armstrong on Cannadoguin Creek, near to John Mitchells.
      Daus. Rachel, Marget, and Mary.
      Thomas Willson, Esq., and David Magaw of Shippensburg, guardians over
      infant children.
      Exs: wife Mary and son Hugh Williamson.
      Wit: Isaac Miller, Fras. Campble. A. 43

      REYNOLDS, MARY, Shippensburg, widow.
      February 17, 1757 8 November 1757.
      Dau. Mary Reynolds.
      Son Samuel.
      Jean Reynolds, Willm. Reynolds, dau. Agness Reynolds, dau. Mary Reynolds. Sons Robert and James Reynolds.
      Son David Reynolds.
      Exs: son Robert Reynolds, son Samuel Perry and bro. David Magaw.
      Wit: Fras. Campble, Wm. Lowry, Jas. Dunlap. A. 46-8.

      REYNOLDS, ROBERT, Shippensburgh.
      July 8, 1760 4 November 1760.
      Wife Jean.
      Son Robert.
      Dau. Mary Reynolds.
      Bros. William Reynolds and James Reynolds.
      Exs: wife, Jean Reynolds and bro.-in-law Saml. Perry.
      Wit: Jas. McCall, Andw. Boyd, David Magaw. A. 69.

      REYNOLDS, WILLIAM, Hopewell.
      February 26, 1769 3 March 1769
      Wife.
      Children, Mary, Agness and Margaret Reynolds, all minors.
      An unborn child.
      Bro. James Reynolds.
      Exs: Francis Campbell and Benjamin Blyth.
      Wit: John Stevenson, James Reynolds, Jno. Colhoon. B. 9-11.

      MAGAW, DAVID, Shippensburg.
      January 23, 1770 5 April 1770.
      Nephew Dr. William Magaw.
      Sister's son, James Reynolds and his children.
      Niece Sarah Magaw.
      Bro. Robert Magaw.
      Dau, Jean, now in Strabane, Ireland.
      Bro. William Magaw's widow, Elizabeth Magaw.
      Bro.'s son, Robert Magaw.
      Revd. Samuel Magaw.
      Bro. Robert and his wife, Mary Magaw.
      Exs: Saml. Perry, Esq., and Robert Magaw of Carlisle.
      Wit: Benjn. Blyth, Jno. Reynolds, Jno. Stevenson. B. 37-38.

      BROWN, THOMAS, Shippensburg.
      June 9, 1774 22 June 1774.
      Wife Jemima.
      To William Bedford.
      To James Reynolds, Jr.
      Ex.: James Reynolds, senior.
      Wit: Jno. Alexander, Jane Bedford. B. 171.

    6. [S32] Find-A-Grave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/50419537/thomas-reynolds.
      Pvt Thomas Reynolds
      Birth 1762, Culpeper County, Virginia
      Death 4 Jun 1850 (aged 87?88)
      Jessamine County, Kentucky
      Burial
      Reynolds Cemetery
      Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky
      Pvt. Thomas Reynolds
      s/o Mary Magaw and John Reynolds, married in Garrard Co., Ky October 27, 1800

      Spouse: Catherine Willis Reynolds, 1778?1859

    7. [S18] Family Search, LDS, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/find/name?search=1&gender=female&birth=%7C1700-1700%7C0&self=Mary%7CMagaw%7C0%7C0&spouse=John%7CReynolds%7C0%7C0.
      Mary Magaw KCGM-ST5
      Birth Abt 1738 of Hopewell Twp. Cumberland, PA
      Death November 1757 Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania Colony
      Husband: John Reynolds (1704-1756) Marriage 1729 West Nottingham, Pennsylvania
      Children:
      James Reynolds MD6B-R6J 1736-Deceased
      John Reynolds 99NL-Z43 (1749-1789)

    8. [S107] Family Histories, https://www.werelate.org/wiki/List_of_Landowners_at_Shippenberg%2C_Cumberland_County%2C_1763.
      List of Landowners at Shippenberg, Cumberland County, 1763
      John Reynolds
      William Reynolds
      James Reynolds
      James Reynolds
      James Lowery
      David Magaw
      Joseph Campbell
      William Campbell
      Francis Campble
      Francis Campble
      Robert Brown

    9. [S100] Internet Source, https://duckduckgo.com/?t=ffnt&q=James+McCall+%2B+Cumberland+Co.%2C+Pennsylvania+%2B+1760&ia=web.
      1751 Tax Record for Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
      Freemen: (over 21 but not property owners)
      John Reynolds Antrim Twp
      Wm. Grimes - Antrim Twp
      Samuel Smith
      John Mitchell
      Thomas Brown
      John Moorhead
      Thomas Patterson
      James McClanahan
      James Blair

      Individuals on the Cumberland County Tax List for 1751 known associates of the Reynolds of Lancaster, Cumberland, PA., south to Virginia and North Carolina.