Biography of Henry Reynolds
Springfield, Clark County, OH Biographies





HENRY REYNOLDS, farmer; P. 0. Springfield. When Mr. Reynolds was 16 years old, he began the trade of molding and burning brick, at which he worked about forty years, but for the last ten years has devoted his attention chiefly to farming. He was born in Montgomery Co., Va., Jan. 20, 1816, and came to Ohio with his parents in the fall of 1826; they settled near what is now Plattsburg, this county, where they lived one year, and then moved to Green Township, where they lived until their deaths. His father, William Reynolds, died in 1857, and his mother, Elizabeth (Tuggle) Reynolds, died in 1864. In 1845, Henry purchased 80 acres of his present farm, and in 1856 bought 40 acres more; he moved to where he now lives in 1855. He was married, Dec. 29, 1840, to Julia Ann McKinney, daughter of John and Rachel (Shaw) McKinney. Mrs. Reynolds was born in this county July 20, 1820, and died Sept. 24, 1878. They had six children, viz., Nancy, Olive, Gilliam W., John H., Elizabeth and Rachael J. Nancy was married, Dec. 29,1875, to John Warren; Olive was married, Dec. 30, 1867, to Thomas Hill; William was married, March 30, 1876, to Mary A. Filcher; John was married, Sept. 28, 1876, to Sarah Ballentine; John is at present practicing medicine in Lawrenceville, this county. Mr. Reynolds lives in the southeastern part of this township; he is a generous, wholesouled man, possessed of true Virginian hospitality.

From:
History of Clark County, Ohio
W. H. Beers & Co.
Chicago 1881


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