Thomas J. Reynolds
Facts and Events
Thomas Reynolds was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Botetourt County, VA
- Botetourt County, Virginia
- Deed Book: 21
- Proved: Partly at April Court 1817 & final, January 12, 1835.
- Page 43-44: Reynolds Heirs to William Reynolds - This Indenture made this twenty fourth day of August in the year of Christ one thousand eight hundred and sixteen between James Reynolds and Susanna his wife, Thomas Reynolds and Sarah his wife, John Reynolds and Susanna his wife, Joseph Givens & Anna his wife, Joseph Taylor and Frances his wife heirs and heiress of John Reynolds dec'd of the one part and William Reynolds of Botetourt County & State of Virginia of the other part. Witnesseth that the said James Reynolds and Susanna his wife, Thomas Reynolds and Sarah his wife, John Reynolds and Susanna his wife, Joseph Givens and Anna his wife and Joseph Taylor and Frances his wife heirs and heiress of John Reynolds dec'd in consequence of a title bond executed by the above mentioned John Reynolds in his life time to his son William Reynolds for part of a tract of land whereon the said John Reynolds lived in his life time which his heirs was bound to convey to said William Reynolds at the death of said John Reynolds & Magdaline his wife, notwithstanding the said Magdaline is still alive, we are willing to make the Conveyance agreeably to said title bond: Witnesseth that the above mentioned heirs and heiress for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar to us in hand paid by the said William Reynolds at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth grant bargain and sell unto the said William Reynolds his heirs & assigns part of a Certain tract or parcel of Land patented in the name of John Reynolds by Survey bearing date the 29th December 1796 and patent dated the 28th day of May 1798 for 320 acres of land lying and being in the County of Botetourt on the head of Sinking Creek a branch of New river and bounded as follows. Beginning at two white oaks on the south side of the Waggon Road, near the houses of s'd John Reynolds dec'd from thence along the waggon Road to the end of the lane towards Joseph Givens land, thence up the hill with the old fence as it now stands to the outside line towards the little mountain, thence with the lines of said Survey of 320 acres to the Beginning, Containing (blank) acres, together with all and singular appurtenances & To have and to hold the said land to the only proper use and behoof of him the said William Reynolds his heirs and assigns forever and the said James Reynolds and Susanna his wife, Thomas Reynolds and Sarah his wife, John Reynolds and Susanna his wife, Joseph Givens and Anna his wife, and Joseph Taylor and Frances his wife the said land contained within the limits above mentioned with all and singular the appurtenances unto the said William Reynolds his heirs and assigns free from the Claim or Claims of them the said James Reynolds and Susanna his wife, Thomas Reynolds and Sarah his wife, John Reynolds and Susanna his wife, Joseph Givens and Anna his wife, and Joseph Taylor and Frances his wife, heirs and heiress and representatives of the Estate of John Reynolds Dec'd or any person or persons claiming under them Shall and will warrant & forever defend by these presents. In testimony whereof we have here unto Set our hand and Seals the day and year above written. The word "part of" in the 30th line from the beginning interlined before Signing.
- Signed, Sealed and delivered
- James Reynolds
- Thomas Reynolds
- Sarah X Reynolds (her mark)
- John Reynolds
- Susanna X Reynolds (her mark)
- Joseph Givens
- Anna X Givens (her mark)
- in presence of
- Js Trenor as to Js Reynolds
- Thomas Reynolds, Sarah Reynolds
- John Reynolds, Susanna Reynolds
- and Joseph Givens
- John McIver as to Same
- George H. Trenor as to Same
- Botetourt County to Wit
- We Henry Walker and Alexander Handley Justices of the Peace in the County aforesaid in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that Ann Givens the widow of Joseph Givens dec'd party to a certain Deed bearing the date in the year of Christ 1816 the 24th day of August (and hereunto annexed) personally appeared before us in our County aforesaid and having the Deed aforesaid fully explained to her she the said Ann Givens acknowledged the Same to be her act and Deed and declared that she had willingly Signed, Seal'd and delivered the Same and desired us to certify the said acknowledgement to the Clerk of the County Court of Botetourt in order that the said Deed may be more fully recorded. Given under our hands and seals this 29th day of June 1833.
- Hy Walker (Seal)
- Alex Handley (Seal
- At Botetourt April Court 1817
- This Deed was partly proven in Court as to James Reynolds, Thomas Reynolds, John Reynolds, Susanna Reynolds & Joseph Givens parties thereto by the oath of James Trenor & John McIver two of the witnesses thereto and ordered to lie for further proof and on the 12th day of January 1835 was fully proved by the oath of George H. Trenor another subscribing witness thereto. Whereupon the said Deed together with the certificate thereon, was admitted to record.
- Teste HW Bowyer clk
- 2. Thomas J. Reynolds, deceased, his wife and children are named.
- Wife: Sarah -?- (probably Sarah Caldwell)
- a. James
- b. Hugh
- d. Henry
- e. Margaret m. William Stokes/Starkes
- f. Mary m. Martin Moody
- g. Ruth m. John Caldwell
- h. Alexander, infant - (William Kile, guardian)
- i. Breckenridge, infant - (William Kile, guardian)
- [Source: http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/craig/bios/renlds06.txt].