Biography of Chauncey E. Reynolds
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Reynolds, Chauncey E., was born in Troupsburg, February 2, 1853. and is the third of nine children born to William and Ruth (Metz) Reynolds, he a native of Troupsburg, and she of Pennsylvania. The paternal grandparents were Frederick S. and Betsey Reynolds; Frederick R. came from Massachusetts with his parents, Squire and Patty (Rice) Reynolds, to Troupsburg at an early day, and here the old people lived and died. Squire Reynolds was born in Middlebury, Mass., February 21, 1761. Frederick Reynolds followed farming in Troupsburg, and spent his last days in Jasper, where he died in 1876. Mrs. Reynolds died in 1863. William Reynolds, father of Chauncey E., was reared on the farm, and always followed farming. He died in July, 1892. Chauncey E. Reynolds was reared on the farm and for eighteen years followed farming. In 1893 he entered in partnership with Mr. Fitch in the mercantile business at Troupsburg, under the firm name of Fitch and Reynolds. In 1875 Mr. Reynolds married Ella, daughter of John and Minerva Fitch, of Brookfield, Pa., by whom he had six children: Olive, Fitch, Verna, infant, Harry, and Chauncy. Verna died at the age of ten months; infant at two months.

From:
Landmarks of Steuben County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Harlo Hakes
Assisted by: L. C. Aldrich and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1896


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