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Found Burial for Joseph C Reynolds son of Noah M Reynolds & Mary Chaney Stone
Posted by: Kristie Davis (ID *****0796) Date: September 23, 2002 at 06:28:17
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Burial place found for Joseph Coleman Reynolds Sr. b. November 1847 lived in Letcher County KY and died in Lewis County, Washington in November 1930.

Sunset Memorial Gardens is aka Claquqato, Cemetery aka IOOF Cemetery
Claquato Cemetery Assn.
102 Water St.
Chehalis, WA 98532-9631

"Joseph Coleman Reynolds, born 1847, died 1930, is buried in the IOOF "Memories" section of Sunset Memorial Gardens, Lot 38, Block 2, Space 7."

Here is the orbit for his Oldest son and youngest daughter with his first wife Mary Manerva(Morgan) Reynolds. He had over 10 children with at least two women.

All of the children listed are:
(deceased age 5 child) Albritton Reynolds,
Morgan T. (m. Johnson),
Kentucky F. (m. Johnson),
Maryland (m. Johnson) ,
Mary (m. Joel Wright),
William Cody Reynolds (aka Billy),
Coleman, (my line)
Aggie (m. Wanebo ?sp, m. Potter),
Margie (m. Rogers)
and Amanda (m. Triplet aka Strickland)

Joseph C Reynolds' second wife Hortense Lee was married in 1901. He moved the young children to Washington State sometime after the 1900 Letcher County KY Census and was buried November 1930 in the Claquato Cemetery, in Chehalis (Lewis County) WA near where his son J. Coleman Reynolds Jr and Daughter Amanda Triplet/Strickland lived. Amanda was born after 1900 and in her 20s when he died and He was 83. This Joseph C Reynolds b. Nov 1847 d. Nov 1930 is my grandfather. His son with the same name of Joseph Coleman Reynolds Jr. b.1892 was in his 80s when I was born in 1968.

I have lots on this family and would love to share with you.
Kristie Lana (Reynolds) Davis

these orbits can be found online at

Obituary:Letcher County, Ky obituary from the Old Regular Baptist Church minutes
Transcribed by: (her email is not working)
Date: 19 Mar 1999

Reynolds, Morgan T. b. July 12, 1874 on Milstone Creek, Letcher, Co , Ky d. June 4 , 1957, the son of Joseph C. and Minerva (Morgan) Reynolds, m. Myra Johnson (she d. June 12, 1948) 12 children... 2nd marrided Tiliatha Meade. He was a school teacher, veteran of the Spanish American War and was a former sheriff of Letcher County Ky. Member of the Old Regualr Baptist Church.

OBITUARY: Johnson, Myra was b: at Etty, Pike Co., Ky, Sep 7 1877 d: Jun 12 1948; the dau of B. F. and Elizabeth (Wright) Johnson of Etty, Ky; md: M. T. REYNOLDS of Letcher Co., Ky, May 4 1896; 6 boys 6 girls: Mary Newman, Savannah, GA; Martha Smith, Neon, Ky; Norene Bennett, Detroit, Mich; Helen Reynolds, Hellier, Ky; Bessie Reynolds, McRoberts, Ky;Lenora Mosman, Maywood, IL; Elmer, S. Webster, OH; Jack, Seco, Ky; Ben, Neon, Ky; George, Dorton, Ky; M. T., Neon, Ky; Charles, San Francisco, Cailf. Member of the Old Regular Baptist Church.

OBITUARY: Reynolds, Mary d/o J. C. and Nerva Reynolds, b: Jul 15 1882 d: at
age 79 yrs, 4 mos and 4 days; md: Joel WRIGHT, Jan 3 1907 (d: Nov 19 1961)
he was the s/o John Wesley and Ellen (Sanders) Wright; no children. She
leaves, two brothers, Billy, Pound, Va, Colman Reynolds, Washington; 3 half
sisters, Mrs. George Rogers, Lexington, Ky, Manda Triplet, Washington, and
Aggie Potter, Oak Hill, Ohio. Member of the Old Regular Baptist Church."

REYNOLDS, Maryland, the dau of Joe and Manerva Reynolds, b: Aug 4 1879 d: May 1 1955; md: Spencer A. JOHNSON, 1895; 3 boys 2 girls, cody Johnson, Orlando, FL; Willie, Lexington, Ky; Mrs. A. B. Wilfang, Jenkins, Ky; Mrs. G. K. Cantrell, Wise, Va; (Ed Johnson, deceased). Member of the Old Regular Baptist Church. Written by her sister, Mary C. Wright

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