Sylvia Reynolds

F, #69
Father*Thomas Franklin David Reynolds b. 30 Jan 1885, d. 31 Jan 1949
Mother*Viola Emaline Burgess b. 15 Jan 1893, d. 6 Oct 1985
RelationshipGreat-grandaunt of Kellie Sue Thompson
Last Edited14 Jul 2012

Life Events

     Sylvia Reynolds was born. She was the daughter of Thomas Franklin David Reynolds and Viola Emaline Burgess.
As of 10 May 1934,her married name was Davis.
Sylvia Reynolds married Melvin Davis on 10 May 1934 at Madison, Arkansas.
Arkansas County Marriages, 1837-1957 for Sylvia Reynolds
Groom: Melvin Davis
Groom's Age: 24
Groom's Estimated Birth Year: 1910
Groom's Residence: Purdy, Madison, Arkansas
Bride: Sylvia Reynolds
Bride's Age: 21
Bride's Estimated Birth Year: 1913
Bride's Residence: Loy, Madison, Arkansas
Marriage Date: 10 May 1934
Marriage License Date: 08 May 1934
Marriage Place: , Madison, Arkansas, United States
Film Number: 2020627
Digital Folder Number: 4331495
Image Number: 00263
Page Number: 465
Source: Arkansas County Marriage Records, 1837-1957

Census Enumerations

  • 12 March 1920, Venus Township, Madison, Arkansas
    1920 United States Federal Census
    about Thomas F Reynolds Name: Thomas F Reynolds
    [Thomas F Reynalds]
    Home in 1920: Venus, Madison, Arkansas
    Age: 35
    Estimated birth year: abt 1885
    Birthplace: Arkansas
    Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
    [Head]
    Spouse's name: Viola Reynolds
    Father's Birth Place: Arkansas
    Mother's Birth Place: Arkansas
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Sex: Male
    Home owned: Own
    Able to read: Yes
    Able to Write: Yes
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Thomas F Reynolds 35
    Viola Reynolds 27
    Melvin Reynolds 17
    Elva Reynolds 15
    Fanny Reynolds 8
    Selva Reynolds 7
    Fawn Reynolds 5
    Galda Reynolds 4
    [4 0/12]
    Dewey Reynolds 2
    [2 6/12]
    Tommy F Reynolds 0
    [8/12]


    Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Venus, Madison, Arkansas; Roll T625_71; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 160; Image: 868.

    Source Information:

    Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
    Original data: Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 are on roll 323 (Chicago City).
  • 7 April 1930, Venus Township, Madison, Arkansas
    1930 United States Federal Census
    about Tom Reynolds Name: Tom Reynolds
    Home in 1930: Venus, Madison, Arkansas
    View Map
    Age: 45
    Estimated birth year: abt 1885
    Birthplace: Arkansas
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's name: Viola Reynolds
    Race: White
    Occupation:

    Education:

    Military service:

    Rent/home value:

    Age at first marriage:

    Parents' birthplace: View image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Tom Reynolds 45
    Viola Reynolds 37
    Silva Reynolds 71
    Fawn Reynolds 15
    Goldie Reynolds 14
    Dewey Reynolds 12
    Tommie Reynolds 10
    Franklin Reynolds 8
    Wesley Reynolds 7
    Sarah J Reynolds 5
    Lee F Reynolds 2 2/12
    Roy Reynolds


    Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Venus, Madison, Arkansas; Roll 82; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 26; Image: 502.0.

    Source Information:

    Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.
    Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.

Timeline

  • Sylvia Reynolds was born.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Franklin David Reynolds and Viola Emaline Burgess.
  • Sylvia Reynolds appeared on the 1920 Federal Census Madison, Arkansas in the household of her parents, Thomas Franklin David Reynolds and Viola Emaline Burgess.
    1920 United States Federal Census
    about Thomas F Reynolds Name: Thomas F Reynolds
    [Thomas F Reynalds]
    Home in 1920: Venus, Madison, Arkansas
    Age: 35
    Estimated birth year: abt 1885
    Birthplace: Arkansas
    Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
    [Head]
    Spouse's name: Viola Reynolds
    Father's Birth Place: Arkansas
    Mother's Birth Place: Arkansas
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Sex: Male
    Home owned: Own
    Able to read: Yes
    Able to Write: Yes
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Thomas F Reynolds 35
    Viola Reynolds 27
    Melvin Reynolds 17
    Elva Reynolds 15
    Fanny Reynolds 8
    Selva Reynolds 7
    Fawn Reynolds 5
    Galda Reynolds 4
    [4 0/12]
    Dewey Reynolds 2
    [2 6/12]
    Tommy F Reynolds 0
    [8/12]


    Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Venus, Madison, Arkansas; Roll T625_71; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 160; Image: 868.

    Source Information:

    Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
    Original data: Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 are on roll 323 (Chicago City).
  • Sylvia Reynolds appeared on the 1930 Federal Census Madison, Arkansas in the household of her parents, Thomas Franklin David Reynolds and Viola Emaline Burgess.
    1930 United States Federal Census
    about Tom Reynolds Name: Tom Reynolds
    Home in 1930: Venus, Madison, Arkansas
    View Map
    Age: 45
    Estimated birth year: abt 1885
    Birthplace: Arkansas
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's name: Viola Reynolds
    Race: White
    Occupation:

    Education:

    Military service:

    Rent/home value:

    Age at first marriage:

    Parents' birthplace: View image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Tom Reynolds 45
    Viola Reynolds 37
    Silva Reynolds 71
    Fawn Reynolds 15
    Goldie Reynolds 14
    Dewey Reynolds 12
    Tommie Reynolds 10
    Franklin Reynolds 8
    Wesley Reynolds 7
    Sarah J Reynolds 5
    Lee F Reynolds 2 2/12
    Roy Reynolds


    Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Venus, Madison, Arkansas; Roll 82; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 26; Image: 502.0.

    Source Information:

    Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.
    Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.
  • Sylvia Reynolds married Melvin Davis on 10 May 1934 at Madison, Arkansas.
    Arkansas County Marriages, 1837-1957 for Sylvia Reynolds
    Groom: Melvin Davis
    Groom's Age: 24
    Groom's Estimated Birth Year: 1910
    Groom's Residence: Purdy, Madison, Arkansas
    Bride: Sylvia Reynolds
    Bride's Age: 21
    Bride's Estimated Birth Year: 1913
    Bride's Residence: Loy, Madison, Arkansas
    Marriage Date: 10 May 1934
    Marriage License Date: 08 May 1934
    Marriage Place: , Madison, Arkansas, United States
    Film Number: 2020627
    Digital Folder Number: 4331495
    Image Number: 00263
    Page Number: 465
    Source: Arkansas County Marriage Records, 1837-1957
  • Samuel Spurgeon Davis of Huntsville, Madison County, Arkansas was listed in Thomas Franklin David Reynolds's obituary on 3 February 1949 as a surviving daughter.
    Father of 17 Passed Away Monday, Jan. 31

    Thomas Franklin David Reynolds, age 64, passed away Monday, Jan. 31, at his home in the Reynolds community east of Wharton. He had been ill several months and his death was due to a stroke suffered a few days ago.

    Mr. Reynolds had lived all his life in the community which derived its name from his family, having been born there on Jan. 30, 1885. He had been a member of the Baptist Church for 27 years. He was the father of 17 children, 16 of whom survive. One boy, Loy, passed away in 1935.

    The deceased was first married to Mead Keck in 1900. To them were born three children. His first wife passed away in 1908 and in 1910 he was married to Viola Emaline Burgess, who survives. To them were born 14 children.

    Besides his widow, survivors include eight sons, Melvin, of Kingston, and Dewey, Tommie, Franklin, Lee Troy, Roy, Wesley and Junior, all of the home; eight daughters, Mrs. Bert Harper of Clarksville, Mrs. Claud Stout of Kingston, Mrs. John L. Carter, Mrs. Melvin Davis, Mrs. H. H. Maggard and Mrs. Charlie Carpenter, all of Huntsville; Mrs. Arnold Coble of Aurora; and Viola of the home, 52 grand children and 4 great grand children; a sister, Mrs. Lennie Harris of Oklahoma.

    Graveside services were held at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 2, by Rev. Cecil Garrison of Huntsville. Burial was in Kingston cemetery under the direction of Brashears Funeral Home here.
    Image credit: Kellie S. Thompson
  • Samuel Spurgeon Davis of Huntsville, Madison County, Arkansas was listed in Elva Sara Reynolds's obituary on 7 February 1955 as a surviving half-sister.
    Deaths

    Mrs. Elva Marple

    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today, Feb. 7, at the Hardwicke Chapel in Clarksville for Mrs. Elva Sara Marple, 50, of Clarksville, who died Tuesday, Feb. 4, in a Booneville hospital. The Rev. W.R. Kelton officiated. Burial was at the Carter Cemetery.

    Survivors include her husband Bert; a son, Eugene Faubus of Ozark; a brother, Melvin Reynolds of Modesto, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Elsie Stout of Springdale; seven half-brothers, Tommy, Lee, Dewey, Wesley, Franklin and Ray Reynolds, all of Huntsville, and Junior Reynolds of Polo, Ill.; six half-sisters, Mrs. Fannie Carter, Mrs. Sylvia Davis, Mrs. Florence Bryant and Mrs. Goldie Carpenter, all of Huntsville, and Mrs. Sara Cable and Mrs. Viola Johnson of Washington; her stepmother, Mrs. Viola Reynolds of Huntsville; and one grandchild.
    Image credit: Kellie S. Thompson
  • Samuel Spurgeon Davis of Lowell, Benton County, Arkansas was listed in Elsie Louise Reynolds's obituary on 9 July 1973 as a surviving half-sister.
    Mrs. Elsie Stout

    Funeral services for Mrs. Elsie Stout, 66, 1024 Brogdon, who died July 6 in Springdale Memorial Hospital, were held this afternoon at 2 o'clock in Sisco chapel with Rev. Cecil Garrison officiating.

    Pallbearers were James Thompson, Jimmy Thompson, Carlos Joe Sturdy, Randy Stout, Calvin Stout and Jimmy Williams.

    Burial was in the Friendship cemetery under the direction of Sisco Funeral Chapel.

    A native of Witter, she was born Nov. 11, 1906, the daughter of Thomas F. and Amelia Keck Reynolds, was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church at Kingston, and a resident of Springdale since 1950 moving from Kingston.

    Survivors include her husband, Claude J. Stout of the home; three sons, Bud Stout of Fayetteville, James V. Stout of Rogers and Jerry Stout of Green Forest; one daughter, Mrs. Crawford (Gwendolyn) Thompson of Springdale; her stepmother, Mrs. Viola Reynolds of Huntsville; one brother, Melvin Reynolds of Modesto, Calif; seven step-brothers, Dewey Reynolds of Huntsville, Tommy of Highfill, Franklin of Berryville, Wesley of Hindsville, Lee Troy of Springdale, Roy of Huntsville and Junior Reynolds of Illinois; six half-sisters, Mrs. Fannie Carter and Mrs. Goldie Carpenter of Huntsville, Mrs. Sylvia Davis of Lowell, Mrs. Fawn Bryant of Witter, Mrs. Sara Jane Coble of Antioch, Wash., and Mrs. Viola Johnson of Springdale; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

    Mrs. Elsie Stout

    Mrs. Elsie Louise Stout, 66, 1024 Brogdon, died July 6, 7:30 a.m. in Springdale Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 11, 1906 at Witter, Ark., the daughter of Thomas F. and Almelia Keck Reynolds, and was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church at Kingston, and a resident of Springdale since 1950, moving from Kingston.

    Survivors include her husband, Claude J. Stout of the home; three sons, Bud Stout of Fayetteville, James V. Stout of Rogers and Jerry Thompson of Green Forest; one daughter, Mrs. Crawford (Gwendolyn) Thompson of Springdale; her stepmother, Mrs. Viola Reynolds of Huntsville; one brother, Melvin Reynolds of Modesto, Calif; seven half-brothers, Dewey Reynolds of Huntsville, Tommy of Highfill, Franklin of Berryville, Wesley of Hindsville, Lee Troy of Springdale, Roy of Huntsville and Junior Reynolds of Illinois; six half-sisters, Mrs. Fannie Carter and Mrs. Goldie Carpenter of Huntsville, Mrs. Sylvia Davis of Lowell, Mrs. Fawn Bryant of Witter, Mrs. Sara Jane Coble of Antioch, Wash., and Mrs. Viola Johnson of Springdale; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

    Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock in Sisco chapel with Rev. Cecil Garrison officiating. Burial will be in the Friendship cemetery under the direction of Sisco Funeral Chapel.
    Image credit: Kellie S. Thompson
  • Samuel Spurgeon Davis of Lowell, Benton County, Arkansas was listed in Franklin Reynolds's obituary on 12 October 1982 as a surviving sister.
    Franklin Reynolds

    Franklin Reynolds, 61, of Huntsville died Oct. 11 at Huntsville Memorial Hospital. He was born July 1, 1921, in Madison County, the son of Thomas F. and Viola Burgess Reynolds.

    Survivors include two sons, Johnny Reynolds of Huntsville and Franklin D. Reynolds of Wesley; two daughters, Janice Wright of Huntsville and Linda Reynolds of Rogers; his mother of Huntsville; five brothers, Dewey and Roy Reynolds of Huntsville, Tommy Reynolds of Gentry, Wesley Reynolds of Hindsville, and Junior Reynolds of St. Paul; one half brother, Melvin Reynolds of California; six sisters, Fannie Carter and Goldie Carpenter of Huntsville, Sylvia Davis of Lowell, Fawn Bryant of Witter, Sarah Jane Coble of Yakima, Wash., and Viola Johnson of Springdale; eight grandchildren.

    Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Brashears Funeral Home with Guy Couch officiating. Burial will be in Venus Cemetery. Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
    Image credit: Kellie S. Thompson
  • Samuel Spurgeon Davis of Lowell, Benton County, Arkansas was listed in Viola Emaline Burgess's obituary as a surviving daughter.
    Viola Reynolds

    Viola Reynolds, 92, of Huntsville died Oct. 6 at Huntsville Memorial Hospital. She was born Jan. 15, 1893, at Whorton Creek, the daughter of Doc and Clarissa Jane Dotson Burgess. She was a Baptist. She was the widow of Thomas F. Reynolds, who died in 1949.

    Survivors include five sons, Dewey Reynolds and Roy Reynolds of Huntsville, Tommy Reynolds of Gentry, Wesley Reynolds of Hindsville, and Junior Reynolds of St. Paul; six daughters, Mrs. Fanny Carter and Mrs. Goldie Carpenter of Huntsville, Mrs. Sylvia Davis of Lowell, Mrs. Fawn Bryant of Witter, Mrs. Sarah Jane Coble of Yakima, Wash., and Mrs. Viola Johnson Yeager of Nashville, Ark.; one brother, Dewey Burgess of Tahlequah, Okla., and more than 100 grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

    Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Brashears Funeral ...

Family

Melvin Davis b. 1910