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Re: Reynolds, Lewis & Selman, Amanda; 1831-1881; Brazos, TX
Posted by: liz u. (ID *****3575) Date: September 04, 2010 at 05:44:43
In Reply to: Reynolds, Lewis & Selman, Amanda; 1831-1881; Brazos, TX by Lenore of 334

Hi Lenore,

According to a Public Member Tree:

Georgia A. Reynolds
Birth: Apr 1856
Death: 1956
Spouse: Hockaday B. "Hockly" Guess
Marriage: 1875

1880 (From LDS)

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

Hockly B. GUESS Self M Male W 28 MS Farming MS MS
Georgia A. GUESS Wife M Female W 24 TX Keeping House NC AL
Florence A. GUESS Dau S Female W 2 TX MS TX
Blanch M. GUESS Dau S Female W 5M TX MS TX
Zach Reeves GUESS Brother W Male W 32 MS Farming MS MS
Annie GUESS Niece S Female W 10 TX At Home MS MS
Bula E. GUESS Niece S Female W 8 TX At School MS MS
Nettie Irene GUESS Niece S Female W 7 TX At School MS MS

Source Information:
Census Place District 16, Brazos, Texas
Family History Library Film 1255292
NA Film Number T9-1292
Page Number 237C

1900: Justice Precinct 8, Limestone Co., Texas

Hockaby Guess (head) 48/Oct 1851 LA>TN>TN Farmer
Married 25 Years
Georgia Guess (wife) 44/Apr 1856 TX>NC>AL
11 Children, *6 Living
Arthur Guess (son) 18/Dec 1881 TX>LA>TX At School
Oscar Guess (son) 16/Apr 1884 TX>LA>TX At School
Ernest Guess (son) 13/Jul 1886 TX>LA>TX At School
Mertle Guess (daughter) 11/Aug 1888 TX>LA>TX At School
Claud Guess (son) 9/Oct 1890 TX>LA>TX At School
Lucy Guess (daughter) 7/Nov 1892 TX>LA>TX
*I don't believe this is right, as I see a Death Certificate for Alice Florence Sherman born 1878 to H. B. Guess & Georgia Reynolds.

1910: Justice Precinct 3, Childress Co., Texas

H. B. Guess (head) 58 LA>TN>TN Farmer/Home Farm
Married 36 Years
Georgia Guess (wife) 54 TX>NC>AL Farm Laborer/Home Farm
11 Children, 5 Living
Claud Guess (son) 19 TX>LA>*AL Farm Laborer/Home Farm

In 1920, H. B. & Georgia live in Justice Precinct 2, Wichita Co., Texas. No children are with them.

I don't see either one in 1930.


Willis G. Reynolds
Birth: Apr 1858
Death: 15 Nov 1931
Spouse: Lana "Lona" C. Gilpin
Birth: Apr 1872 in Mississippi
Death: 24 Jul 1948 in Brazos, Texas
Marriage: 7 May 1893, Brazos, Texas

1900: Kurten, Brazos Co., Texas

Willis Reynolds (head) 42/Apr 1858 TX>NC>MS Farmer
Married 7 Years
Lana Reynolds (wife) 28/Apr 1872 MS>AL>MS Zero Children

1910: Bryan, Brazos Co., Texas

Willis Reynolds (head) 52 TX>NC>TX "Liveriman"
2nd or 3rd Marriage/16 Years
Luna Reynolds (wife) 37 MS>MS>MS Zero Children
1st Marriage
Ralph Reynolds (adopted) 7 TX>U.S.>UNKNOWN

1920: Bryan, Brazos Co., Texas

Willis G. Reynolds (head) 62 TX>NC>AL Stock Labor(?)/Barns(?)
Lona Reynolds (wife) 46 MS>MS>MS
Ralph Reynolds (son) 16 TX>TX>MS
(I don't see Ralph after this census)

1930: Bryan, Brazos Co., Texas

Willie G. Reynolds 65 TX>GA>GA Proprietor/Rooming House
Age @ 1st Marriage/30
Lona Reynolds 52 TX>GA>GA
Age @ 1st Marriage/22
+2 Roomers

Texas Death Index:

Name: Willis G. Reynolds
Death Date: 15 Nov 1931
Death County: Brazos
Certificate: 50187

Name: Mrs. W. G. Reynolds
Death Date: 24 Jul 1948
Death County: Brazos
Certificate: 84599


Sarah Alice Ellie Reynolds
Birth: 15 Apr *1862 in Leon, *Bryan, *Georgia
Death: 26 Mar 1948 in Galveston, Galveston, Texas
Spouse: James William Skains
Birth: 7 Jan 1860 in Troy, Pike, Alabama
Death: 18 Jan 1930 in Galveston, Moody, South Dakota
Marriage: 16 Dec, 1880, Brazos, Texas
*D.C. shows 1864 in Leon Co., TX.

Death Certificate for Sarah Alice Reynolds Skains:

1900: Justice Precinct 6, Brazos Co., Texas

James W. Skains (head) 38/Jan 1862 AL>AL>SC Farmer
Married 18 years
Sarah A. Skains (wife) 36/Apr 1864 TX>NC>AL 8 Children, 6 Living
Emely A. Skains (daughter) 18/Oct 1881 TX>AL>TX Farm Laborer
James C. Skains (son) 16/Jan 1884 TX>AL>TX Farmer
Thomas W. Skains (son) 13/Oct 1886 TX>AL>TX Farmer
Carl E. Skains (son) 11/Apr 1889 TX>AL>TX Farmer
Selman B. Skains (son) 8/Dec 1891 TX>AL>TX
Mauine/Mamie E. Skains (daughter) 9 Months/Aug 1899 TX>AL>TX

1910: Justice Precinct 4, Brazos Co., Texas

James W. Skains (head) 48 AL>SC>SC
1st Marriage/29 Years
Alice Skains (wife) 46 TX>NC>AL 11 Children, 9 Living
1st Marriage
Thomas Skains (son) 23 TX>AL>*NC Farm Laborer/Home Farm
Carl Skains (son) 21 TX>AL>*NC Farm Laborer/Home Farm
Selman Skains (son) 18 TX>AL>*NC Farm Laborer/Home Farm
Mamie Skains (daughter) 10 TX>AL>*NC
Willie Skains (daughter) 7 TX>AL>*NC
Charner Skains (son) 5 TX>AL>*NC
Raymond C. Skains (son) 1 TX>AL>*NC

1920: Fort Worth Ward 12, Tarrant Co., Texas

Jas. Wm. Skains (head) 57 AL>U.S.>AL Stock Man
Alice Skains (wife) 55 TX>NC>AL
Thos. Skains (son) 33 TX>AL>TX Stock Man
Carl Skains (son) 30 TX>AL>TX Laborer/Swift & Co.
Selman Skains (son) 27 TX>AL>TX Train Auditor/T.P.
Marnie/Mamie Skains 20 TX>AL>TX
Lucy Skains (daughter) 16 TX>AL>TX
Charner Skains (son) 14 TX>AL>TX
Raymond Skains (son) 11 TX>AL>TX

1930: Galveston, Galveston Co., Texas

Alice Skains (head) 66 TX>NC>AL (WD)
Tom Skains (son) 43 TX>AL>TX Watchman/Railroad
*Selman Skains (son) 38 TX>AL>TX Assistant Auditor/Hotel
Age @ 1st Marriage/30
Charner Skains (son) 24 TX>AL>TX Clerk/Sporting Goods
Raymond Skains (son) 21 TX>AL>TX Clerk/Electric Shop
+1 Servant/Cook
*Census shows he's married. His 1942 WWII Enlistment Record shows he's divorced without dependents.


Julia Florence Reynolds
Birth: 30 Oct 1866 in Texas
Death: 18 Dec 1870 in Brazos, Texas


Kate V. Reynolds
Birth: 2 Apr 1869 in Texas
Death: 29 Dec 1870 in Brazos, Texas


Lucy Reynolds
Birth: 1872 in Texas
Spouse: J. B. Smith
Marriage: 1887, Brazos, Texas


Mattie Reynolds
Birth: 1875 in Texas
Spouse: T. M. Nunn
Birth: About 1875

Hope that helps somewhat.

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