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Hughriah "Hugh" Reynolds, Sr
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Birth: Nov. 5, 1795
Anderson County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 2, 1871
Lauderdale County
Alabama, USA

The eldest son of Hamilton and Rachel Clements Reynolds, Hughriah or "Hugh", was born the 5th of November 1795 in Pendleton District, SC. A grave marker, bearing that date, still exists in the Reynolds Family Cemetery in Lauderdale County, AL. Hugh Reynolds was no less a patriot than his Revolutionary War veteran father, Hamilton Reynolds. Records are available to substantiate Hugh Reynolds' service in the Alabama Militia during the War of 1812.

Elizabeth Hamm and Hugh Reynolds were the parents of 14 children who were born in either Giles County, TN or Lauderdale County, AL. The majority of the family members lived in the Pruitton, Lauderdale County, AL area until after the Civil War. The fourteen children were: Thomas Hamilton (b. 1817); William Carroll (b. 1819); Nancy Emily (b. 1821); James Marion (b. 1823); John Wiggins (b. 1825); Phoebe Jeanette (b. 1827); Hugh Riah, Jr. (b. 1828); Wesley Blassingame (b. 1830); George Riley (b. 1831); Joseph Pleasant (b. 1834); Anderson Pinkney (b. 1836); Winston Pettus (b. 1838); Elizabeth Dorinda (b. 1840); and Richard Randolph (b. 1842).

In the 1860s, the Civil War reached the Reynolds family and several of Hugh and Elizabeth's sons joined the cause of the Confederacy. It has been reported that General Nathan Bedford Forrest and Colonel Jacob Biffle spent the night at Hugh Reynolds' home in late 1864.

[In remembrance by Hughriah and Elizabeth Hamm Reynolds' great-great-great granddaughters.]
 
 
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 Parents:
  Hamilton Reynolds (1761 - 1851)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Hamm Reynolds (1800 - 1882)
 
 Children:
  James Marion Reynolds (1823 - 1909)*
  John Wiggins Reynolds (1825 - 1845)*
  Wesley Blasengame Reynolds (1830 - 1901)*
  George Riley Reynolds (1831 - 1903)*
  Joseph Pleasant Reynolds (1834 - 1870)*
  Winston Pettus Reynolds (1838 - 1914)*
  Elizabeth Dorinda Reynolds Hough (1840 - 1866)*
  Richard Randolph Reynolds (1842 - 1926)*
 
 Sibling:
  Hughriah Reynolds (1795 - 1871)
  Isaac Clements Reynolds (1802 - 1866)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Gravemarker broken and covered by undergrowth. Visable engraving: HUGH REYNOLDS, DIED Aug. 2, 1871. Birthdate hidden by broken stone.
 
Burial:
Reynolds Family Cemetery
Pruitton
Lauderdale County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: LindaLou
Record added: Nov 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31294177
Hughriah Hugh Reynolds, Sr
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Hughriah Hugh Reynolds, Sr
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Hughriah Hugh Reynolds, Sr
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-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 2, 2016
In remembrance of Hughriah Reynolds, Sr. by his 3rd great granddaughter
- LindaLou
 Added: Mar. 2, 2016
Hugh Riah Reynolds, in your memory, 5th Great Uncle.
- P Morphew
 Added: Feb. 8, 2016
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