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___ Reynolds and ___ (Crook), Washing County, Maryland

John and Elizabeth (McKee) Reynolds of Washington Co., Maryland
From RFA Archives and RFA Reynolds Recollections, Nov-Dec 1992

Chapter 2

THE FIRST AND SECOND GENERATIONS

___ REYNOLDS born about 1681 England, died America. He married Miss ___ CROOK who was born in Wales. Among their children who were born in Dublin Co., Ireland, they had:

1 John Reynolds b. 1714, d. March or April 1784 Sharpsburg, MD He married 1744 Miss Elizabeth McKee, b. in Ireland. John and Elizabeth had:
      *11 John Reynolds b. 1745, d. March 1779 in an Indian massacre; m. 1764 Miss Margaret Smith
      *12 Elizabeth Reynolds b. 1746, d. 1806 near Paris, KY; m. 1763 Thomas Smith
      *13 Joseph Reynolds b. Nov. 10, 1747, d. July 7, 1808 Urbana, OH; m. Sarah Smith 1774
        14 Francis Reynolds b. 1749. Private in Revolution. Enlisted Dec. 21, 1776, as private in the 7th MD Regt.; disch. Nov. 1, 1780. Also private 1st MD Regt. serving in the Southern Army of the US. Reported Aug. 1, 1781 as in hospital month of July. He was not married up to April 1784.
        15 Anna Reynolds b. 1751; m. ___ Kain and lived near Sharpsburg, MD in 1828
        16 Rebecca Reynolds b. 1753; m. ___ McCracken and lived near Sharpsburg, MD in 1784
        17 Margaret Reynolds m. David Osborne and lived near Sharpsburg, MD 1828
      *18 Mary Reynolds m. Alexander Lemen
        19 Bridget Reynolds m. Alexander (?) Rogers. Her father's will indicates she died some time previous to March 1784, leaving heirs.

THE THIRD GENERATION

11 John Reynolds (John) b. 1745, killed in an Indian massacre March 1779. He had sold his property in Maryland and was moving with his family to Kentucky, when they were attacked on the Ohio River, about fifty miles below Wheeling, WV. His wife and children were taken captive by the Indians. On October 8, 1764 he married Miss Margaret Smith and their children were born in Washington Co., MD, to which his wife and children returned permanently after their captivity among the Indians. His official military record in the Revolution reads: Captain of the First MD Battalion of the "Flying Camp" from June to December 1776. Made Captain of the 7th MD Dec. 10, 1776 in which his brother Francis Reynolds enlisted 11 days later. His regiment was at Ft. Schuyler, Valley Forge, White Plains Battle, and High Hills of Santel. The authority for this may be found in Saffell's Records, Hitman's Hist. Reg. of Officers. He resigned from the 7th MD Dec. 28, 1777.

John and Margaret had, b. in Washington Co., MD:
      *111 Joseph Reynolds b. abt 1766; m. Elizabeth Heyser 1793
      *112 Mary Reynolds b. abt 1768, d. Dec. 20, 1817 Augusta Co., VA; m. Joseph Clarke 1789
        113 Sarah Reynolds b. abt 1770; m. ___ Thomas. Their descendants live in Champaign Co., OH.
        114 Elizabeth Reynolds b. 1771, d. after 1851 Urbana, OH; m. ___ Wolfkill. No issue.
      *115 John Reynolds b. abt 1773, d. 1832; m. Mary Woltz. They lived Hagerstown, MD
        116 Thomas Reynolds b. abt 1775; no further information
      *117 William M.Reynolds b. 1776, d. Sep. or Oct. 7, 1823 near Mt. Aetna Furnace, MD; m. Mercy Walling

12 Elizabeth Reynolds (John) b. 1746, d. 1806 near Paris, KY. She m. 1763 Thomas Smith who d. 1803-4 Paris, KY. Major Thomas Smith served as First Lieut., Smallwood's MD Regt. Jan. 14, 1776; Capt. 4th MD Battl. of the "Flying Camp" June to Dec 1776; Major of 5th MD Dec. 10, 1776, same day on which his brother-in-law, John Reynolds made Captain of the 7th. Resigned March 12, 1778.

Smith children:
      121 John b. 1764, d. in Ky.; m. Miss Standeford
      122 Margaret b. Hagerstown, MD Aug. 10, 1766, d. Vincennes, IN Feb. 28, 1839; m. Feb. 2, 1794 Rev. Martin Hitt b. Fauquier Co., VA, d. Urbana, OH Feb. 16, 1832
      123 Elizabeth b. 1768, d. Covington, KY; m. Rev. Elijah Howard
      124 Sarah b. 1770, d. 1803-4 in KY; engaged to Rev. Daniel Hitt, but d. before marriage.
      125 James b. June 16, 1772, d. 1797 in KY
      126 Ann b. Aug. 25, 1774, d. Oct. 21, 1855 Urbana, OH; m. Rev. Samuel Hitt 1800
      127 Rebecca b. Sep. 9, 1776, d. March 1824 KY; m. Oct. 28, 1811 Rev. Francis Standeford
      128 Mary b. 1778, d. 1794-5 in KY
      129 Thomas b. 1780, d. 1805; m. Miss ___ Carter
              12.10. Robert b. Feb. 12, 1784, d. 1812-3; m. Miss ___ Welsh of Lexington, KY

13 Joseph Reynolds (John) b. Nov. 10, 1747, d. July 7, 1808 Urbana, OH. He married Apr. 5, 1774 Sarah Smith b. Jan. 4, 1757, d. Nov. 2, 1821 [Bible]. Sarah Smith was the sister of Margaret Smith who married Joseph's brother John Reynolds, and the daughter of Joseph Smith. Children were born in Washington Co., MD:
      *131 John Reynolds b. Apr. 18, 1775, d. Dec. 21, 1855; m. Jane Lemen Nov. 9, 1797 [Bible]
      *132 Isaac Reynolds b. Oct. 25, 1778, d. May 6, 1848 [Bible]; m. twice
      *133 Joseph Smith Reynolds b. Feb 26, 1780 [Bible], d. Sep. 29, 1854; m. 1808 Sarah Diltz
        134 Otho or Othoes Reynolds [Bible] b. Aug. 4, 1782, d. ? Dec. 4, 1784 in his 3d year [Bible]
      *135 James Reynolds b. Aug. 12, 1784; m. three times
        136 Mary Reynolds b. Mar. 7, 1786; m. 1st Dr. James Davidson; m. 2nd Dr. David S. Bonner. They lived in Urbana, OH
        137 Thomas Smith Reynolds b. Dec. 7, 1787, d. 1812 in 25th year [Bible]
      *138 Elizabeth Reynolds b. Aug. 17, 1789, d. Sep. 20, 1815 [Bible]; m. Dr. David S. Bonner, lived Urbana, OH
      *139 Sarah Reynolds b. Feb. 24, 1791, d. July 27, 1859; m. Jacob van Meter
                13.10. Robert Smith Reynolds b. Oct. 11, 1792; m. ___ Lansdale, lived Vincennes, IN 1829
              *13.11. Martin Reynolds b. Sep. 8, 1795, d. Oct. 19, 1870; m. 1815 Elizabeth Hitt Reynolds
                13.12. Samuel Reynolds b. Feb. 27, 1797, d. June 14, 1814 in 17th year [Bible]

18 Mary Reynolds (John) b. Sharpsburg, MD Mar. 12, 1752, d. Oct. 21, 1809. She married June 8, 1773 Alexander Lemen, son of John Lemen, b. VA Dec. 10, 1738, d. Nov. 2, 1805. Children b. Berkeley Co., WV, Lemen:
      181 Elizabeth b. Jan. 22, 1775, d. Sep. 4, 1778
      182 Jane b. July 11, 1777, d. Urbana, OH Mar. 5, 1857; m. John Reynolds (see no. 131)
      183 William b. Jan 12, 1779, d. Sep. 20, 1849; m. 1804 Mary Donaldson d. 1854
      184 Margaret b. July 7, 1781, d. OH 1840; m. Sep. 6, 1808 John W. Vance
      185 John Reynolds b. Dec. 7, 1783, d. July 21, 1854; m. Rebekah Donaldson
      186 Ann b. May 3, 1786, d. May 5, 1792
      187 Alexander b. Apr. 6, 1788, d. May 12, 1792
      188 Mary b. Dec. 13, 1790, d. 1869; m. Dec. 17, 1807 Joseph Vance, b. Mar. 21, 1781


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