Clark County Clipper, December 6, 1928

(John Reynolds)

John Reynolds was born in Metcalf County, Kentucky, October 20th, 1850, and died in Ashland, Kansas, November 22nd.; age 78 years, one month and two days.

On January 18th, 1883 he was united in marriage to Matilda Cockrun.  To this union was born 12 children: James, Alonzo, Reuben, Tippie, George and an infant, Lillie, Rose, Charley, Ruth, Pearl and John.

In early manhood he united with the Baptist Church at Dripping Springs, Kentucky, and at the same place was a member of the Masonic order.

In the fall of 1898 the family moved from Kentucky to Missouri.  Afterwards in 1911, they came to Ashland.

Three children have passed on before: Tippie, Lillie and the infant son.

With the wife and nine remaining children, there are many relatives and friends who mourn the loss of the deceased.

He was a kind father and husband, always exercising constant patience and giving the utmost care for the family he so much loved.

Contributed by ~Shirley Brier~ November 2, 2005.


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