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16. Elisha Reynolds was born about 1816 in WeschesternCo. N Y, died on 16 Jul 1887 in Jewell Co. KS and was buried in Burr Oak Cem. Jewell Co. KS.

Various Jewell Co, KS newspaper items:

"The Independent" iss. 11 Mar 1887 - "Mr. Reynolds was improving. It was
hoped his cancer could be stopped."

"Burr Oak Herald" iss. 21 Jul 1887 - p.1 Holmwood - "Mr. Elisha Reynolds died
last Saturday the 16th inst. He is done with immense suffering that he had
to go through, while here but we hope he has gone at rest now and our
sympathy is with the bereaved friends of the deceased."

"Burr Oak Republican" iss. 28 Jul 1887 - Troublecreek - "The will of Elisha
Reynolds was read last Monday [i.e. 25 July] being ten days after his death.
There is dissatisfaction on the part of some and arrangements are being made
to break the will, as it is claimed that it was not done according to law,
there being no witnesses when the will was made. While one of the interested
being present at the time."

Died 17 Jul 1887 in Jewell Co., Kansas from cancer after long illness
according to newspaper obit.
The posted index for Burr Oak Cemetery, Jewell Co, KS, lists Elisa Reynolds
in an unmarked grave in Section A, Block 3, Plot 16. Elisha Reynolds died 17
Jul 1887. Each plot has 16 gravesites. Only five in this plot are marked

1850 Census, Sandy Creek, Oswego Co, NY, p. 183 #410
Elisha Reynolds, 36, M, laborer, NY
Amanda, 42, F, NY
Emily, 11, F, NY
John W., 6, M, NY
Daniel A., 3, M, NY
Elisha Jr., 1/12, M, NY
1855 Census, Sandy Creek, Oswego Co, NY, #228/#267, log house
Elisha Reynolds, 39, M, New York City, res. 19 yrs Sandy Cr., farmer, voter,
Amanda Reynolds, 45, F, wife, b. Madison Co, res. 14 yrs
Emily Reynolds, 16, F, dau, b. Madison Co, res. 14 yrs
John W. Reynolds, 11, M, son, b. Oswego Co , res.11 yrs
Daniel A. Reynolds, 9, M, son, b. Oswego Co, res. 9 yrs
Eli Reynolds, 6, M, son, b. Oswego Co, res. 6 yrs
Cynthia Reynolds, 2, F, dau, b. Oswego Co, res. 2yrs

Elisha married Amanda Priest, daughter of William Priest and Catherine Ehle, on 5 Sep 1835 in Chittenango, Madison Co. NY. (Amanda Priest was born in Madison Co. N Y, died on 20 Jan 1887 in Jewell Co. KS and was buried on 21 Jan 1887 in Burr Oak Cem. Jewell Co. KS.)

Their children were:

+ 17 M    i. John W Reynolds was born in 1842 in Ellisburg, Jefferson Co. N Y, died on 16 Aug 1864 in Alexandria Va. and was buried in In unmarked grave in Va.
+ 18 F    ii. Emily Gates Reynolds .
   19 M    iii. Daniel Austin Reynolds .
   20 M    iv. Elisha Reynolds .
   21 F    v. Cynthia Mariah Reynolds .

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