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Henry Reynolds 2, TN, PA, VA
Posted by: V. Lapham Date: September 29, 2000 at 07:37:56
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Here is the continuation of the report that didn't fit in the first message. Virginia

Henry Reynolds was born in Sussex County, Pennsylvania, near
Philadelphia. When he was four or five years old, he moved to Staunton,
Virginia. His date of birth and names of parents are not known. While
living near the "cowpastures", Augusta County, he enlisted about 1778 and
served three months as a private in captain John McCoy's Virginia Company,
against Indians near Fort Pittsburg. In 1779, he served three months in
Captain Joseph Guinn's Virginia Company against the Indians. In 1779k, his
company came to Washington County, North Carolina, then to Greene County,
Tennessee. In 1781, he served several tours as Indian spy under Captain
Doherty. In 1782, he served under Colonial Robinson as a spy against the
Indians in Washington County, Tennessee.

On February 6, 1817, Henry Reynolds was residing in Greene County,
Tennessee. His age was about seventy-six years. His wife, Catherine
Skiles, married 1796, October 2, and second wife, Charity McNew, married
1808, May 3 both received pensions. See Gwathney, "Virginia in the
Revolution" lists: Henry Reynolds as being seventy-seven years old, Greene
County, Tennessee.

Greene County records show Henry Reynolds deeded from the state of North
Carolina 300 acres, on both sides of Camp Creek. In 1787, for fifty
shillings per 100 acres he received land from Alexander Martin. The
children of Henry Reynolds: William Reynolds born 1780-1790, married Ruth
Woolsey; Joseph Reynolds born 1780-1790, married Leah White; David Reynolds
born 1790-1800, married Polly Kelly; Richard Reynolds born 1795, married
Catherine Wilkerson; Felander Reynolds born 1790-1800, married Benjamin;
Henry Reynolds born 1800-1810, married Sally Miller; Patsy Reynolds "Polly"
born 1810-1815, married John Rase; Sarah Reynolds born 1810-1815, married
John Kent.

Marion McCorkle Susong married Ann Evans. Her parents were Thomas Andrew
Evans and Mary Elizabeth Hogan. Mary's parents were David Boles Hogan and
Mary Carolin McMurtry. Mary Carolyn's parents were James Mc Murtry and
Abigale Reynolds. Abigale's parents were William Reynolds and Ruth Woolsey.
William's parents were Henry Reynolds and Catherine Skiles. Children of
Marion and Ann Evans Susong are: Katharine, Harriet, Ruth, Mary, Dorothea,
Robert, Josephine. Grandchildren: Tommy and Nicholas Hood, Lynn and Martin
Burkey, Charles Harmon. Great Grandchildren: Daniel Hood, Nicholas and
Mary Katharine Hood.

We owe a debt of gratitude to our ancestors for their perseverance in
living. In our parade from past to future, we owe our ancestors the
courtesy of knowing as much about them as possible.

Source: Reynolds Family Records by J. Montgomery Seaver - 2000 North Broad
Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Greene County, Tennessee Pensions 1836 :
A letter from A. D. Hiller, assistant to administrator of Estate of Henry
Reynolds. Submitted by Ruth Biddle, Route 1, Warrensburg Road, Greeneville,
Tennessee 37743


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