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William Reynolds

Male Abt 1735 - 1809  (~ 74 years)

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  • Name William Reynolds 
    Born Abt 1735 
    Gender Male 
    Died From 4 Feb 1809 to 14 Feb 1809  Cross River, Westchester, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I214  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2015 

    Family Mary Knapp,   b. Abt 1740, Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 4 Feb 1809  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F40  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
      1. "Nicholas Knapp Genealogy," compiled by Alfred Averill Knapp, M.D. "This Genealogy of the Descendants of Nicholas Knapp, first found mentioned at Watertown, Massachusetts in 1630, is the result of the work and research of many individuals. The four principal collectors of data were Charles Ruggles Knapp, Henry Eno Knapp, Ezra Fred Knapp and the author, Alfred Averill Knapp, but they were assisted through correspondence by a large number of individuals who furnished much valuable family and local information...":
      "Mary, b. Nov. 28, 1726 [Kerry's note: Is this a typo of a different year?], Greenwich. m. William Reynolds, (son of Gideon-James-John-John) He b. about 1735. d. Feb. 10, (4 or 14) 1809, Cross River, N.Y. Had Children: William -Clemence -Sarah -Mary -Gideon -Joseph H. Their daughter, Clemence, m. Thomas Hitchcock."

      2. FHL book 929.273 R871rg "Ancestry of Long Island and Greenwich 1667-1992," by Rundall, Austin, Brownhill, Parker (poorly punctuated), pp. 513-514:
      "Mary/Polly (Knapp) Reynolds 4, Caleb 3, Sarah (Rundle) Knapp 2, William Rundle 1;
      Resided Greenwich, Fairfield Co., CT; Poundridge, and South Salem, "house and lands in Cantito in Bedford Twp., Westchester Co., New York. Also listed "of Cross River, New York."
      Born: Nov. 28, 1746 Greenwich, Fairfield Co., CT (Knapp pg. 25 has Nov. 28, 1726 with Mary after sister Lydia - 1726 could be a misprint.)
      Died: after Feb. 04 1809 will of William Reynolds, probated Feb. 14 1809 White Plains
      Parents: Caleb Knapp / Clemence Mills
      Married: after Oct. 28, 1762 - in Caleb's will Mary Knapp to William Reynolds, born 1734-1738 Greenwich, Fairfield Co., CT; died Feb. 4-14, 1809 Poundridge, New York. Will dated Feb. 4, 1809, probated Feb. 14, 1809 White Plains, NY; parents: Gideon Reynolds / Hannah Todd.
      Children (Reynolds)5... [Lists 6 children.]
      William's will: "loving wife Mary all household furniture, etc." Mary 4 mentioned in will of Sarah Mead, widow of Capt. Jabez Mead as "my niece," June 28, 1786 (pg 108 Reynolds).
      1. Nicholas Knapp Gene. See William 1. pg. 25.
      2. "Ye Historie Ye Greenwich." See William 1. pg. 601.
      3. HIST & DESC John& Sarah Reynolds See John 1-1, pg. 108: "Lists BOOK of Wills 9, pg. 85: William's will follows."
      Land records need to be checked for descendants. pg. 109.
      4. 1790 FEDERAL CENSUS NY of Bedford Twp. 2 sons under 16; wife. Later censuses need to be checked."