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Robert Reynolds of Isle of Wright

Hartwell Davis
Published by in Wheat Relatives · 4 June 2019
Robert REYNOLDS [12738], son of George Christopher REYNOLDS [13003] and Thomasyn CHURCH [13004], was born in 1611 in Graveland, England and died on 1 May 1654 in Cypress Creek, Isle Of Wright, VA at age 43. General Notes: ID: I0432 Name: Christopher Robert Reynolds Sex: M Birth: ABT 1611 in Gravesend, England Death: 1654 in Cypress creek, Isle of wright, Va Immigration: 1622 Ship John and Frances Reference Number: 8J3L-9P Note: 1622 He came to Virginia aboard the "John &. Francis". It should benoted that he was well educated and could read and write.
16 Feb 1623, he was one of the survivors of the Indian attack onWarrascoyack, Isle Of Wright, Virginia.
7 Feb 1625 As part of the Virginia Miltia he reported for muster atthe Edward Bennett Plantation.
15 Sept 1636 He recieved 450 acres of land near Pagan Creek (17C P.87).
1 May 1654 It was noted in the Isle Of Wright colonial records thathis wife, Elizabeth was pregnant.
Census: 1623 Servant of Edward Bennett Census: 16 FEB 1622/23 Post massacre muster of living ihabitants at
Waresquoack Served 1625 Mr. Bennett Muster 7 FEB 1623/24 Waresquoack living Deposition 18 MAR 1624/25
General Court Jamestown secretary to Robert Bennett, seen & read indenture of Peter Collins bound to Bennett for 5
yrs from 1621 Christopher Reynolds the emigrant was 11 years old when he was sent to Bennetts plantation on in
1622. He survived the indian massaacre of 1622. 1636, he patented 450 acres near Pagan Creek, Warwick Co, VA
The first Day of May, 1654. I, Christopher Reynolds, of the Isle of Wight county, in Virginia, planter, being
healthful in Body and Sound in Mind andMemory. Imprimis. I give and Bequeath unto my Son, Christopher
Reynolds, all my land on the Southerly side of the freshet Swamp that Richard Jordan now liveth upon. And I give
unto my son John, all my Land on the Northerly Side of the freshet Swamp, and one cow, and he to enjoy the said
Land at Twenty one years of age. And unto my son richard, I give all my land I now live upon and one cow, and he
to enjoy the land at Twenty one years of age. And my daughter Abbasha, I have given unto her a Portion already,
which was two cows and two calves. And I give unto my daughter Elizabeth, one Heifer of two years old, besides the
stock I gave her formerly. And unto my daughter Jane, I give one cow and one yearling Heifer. And I give unto
Geroge Rivers one yearling Heifer. And I give unto the child my wife now goeth with if it lives two cows to enjoy
them at three years old. And if any of my children dye, my will is that the other should succeed what estate they
leave. And unto Elizabeth, my loving wife, I give all the rest of my estate, both goods and chattels, moveable and
unmoveable, and debts that are due to me from any person or persons whatsoever, and my two servants, she paying
all my debts truly and justly. And I do constitute and ordain Elizabeth, my loving wife, my whole and sole Executrix.
And my will is that my wife, Elizabeth, shall have the ordering and bringing up John and Richard, my sons, until they
be sixteen years of age, and Elizabeth & Jane until they be fifteen years of age. In wit -- whereof, I the s- Christopher

Sybil Reynolds Taylor, "Christopher Reynolds of Virginia," Reynolds Family Association Centennial Collection:
100 Years of Historical and Genealogical Material Collected by the Reynolds Family Association, 1992. Compiled
and Edited by Susan Rogers Clement, RFA Executive Secretary and Archivist (Reynolds Family Association. Printed
and Bound by The Gregath Company, Cullman, Alabama). pp417-424. Library of Congress CS71.R464 1992:

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Hartwell Taylor Davis, Ed.S., MA, M.Min
Oviedo, FL  32765
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