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By Deborah Shelton Wood

My closest link to the Blackard family is my gg-aunt, Mary Jane Shelton who married Aaron Yates Blackard in Patrick County, Virginia in 1867. Some of my other families also married Blackards.
Descendant Register, Generation No. 1
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1. Willoughby BLACKARD was born ABT 1758 in Granville Co NC, and died ABT 1834. He married Susanna OWENS. 
   
 Children of Willoughby BLACKARD and Susanna OWENS are:
+ 2   i. Thomas BLACKARD was born ABT 1798 in NC, and died 1880 in Patrick Co VA.
  3   ii. Dilcey Jane BLACKARD was born ABT 1799 in Rockingham Co NC. She married Daniel SUTPHIN, son of Hendrick SUTPHIN and Rachel OWEN. He was born 7 Jan 1811 in Bedford Co VA, and died 15 Apr 1897 in Wythe Co VA. 
  4   iii. Lucinda BLACKARD. She married William SUTPHIN Jr. 6 Oct 1816 in Patrick Co VA, son of William SUTPHIN and Alcey. He was born 1793, and died May 1860 in Surry Co NC. 
  5   iv. Susanna BLACKARD was born ABT 1810. She married Jefferson ETTER 22 Jul 1830 in Wythe Co VA. 
  6   v. Charles BLACKARD was born ABT 1803. He married Susan 12 Nov 1840 in Wythe Co VA. She was born ABT 1825 in Wythe Co VA. 
 
 
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Descendant Register, Generation No. 2
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2. Thomas BLACKARD (Willoughby BLACKARD1) was born ABT 1798 in NC, and died 1880 in Patrick Co VA. He married Ellender SUTPHIN 20 Aug 1822 in Grayson Co VA, daughter of Hendrick SUTPHIN and Rachel OWEN. She was born 1806, and died AFT 1873. 
   
 Children of Thomas BLACKARD and Ellender SUTPHIN are:
+ 7   i. Nancy BLACKARD was born 1828 in Floyd Co VA, and died 20 Aug 1888 in Patrick Co VA.
+ 8   ii. Willoughby BLACKARD was born ABT 1831 in VA, and died 20 Apr 1862 in Civil War.
+ 9   iii. Aaron Yates BLACKARD was born ABT 1833, and died 3 Nov 1914 in VA.
  10   iv. Sabrina BLACKARD was born 20 Jul 1836 in Patrick Co VA, and died ABT 1914 in VA. She married James W FRAZIER 1857 in Patrick Co VA, son of Benjamin FRAZIER and Virginia FULKERSON. He was born ABT 1836 in VA, and died 1864 in Civil War. 
  11   v. Lucinda BLACKARD was born 1840.
  12   vi. Tobias BLACKARD was born ABT 1848. He married Mary Emily CHAPMAN 2 Sep 1875 in Patrick Co VA. 
 
 
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Descendant Register, Generation No. 3
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7. Nancy BLACKARD (Thomas BLACKARD2, Willoughby BLACKARD1) was born 1828 in Floyd Co VA, and died 20 Aug 1888 in Patrick Co VA. She married Alexander A SHELTON 12 Dec 1850 in Patrick Co VA, son of Absalom SHELTON and Mary THOMPSON. He was born Jun 1832 in VA, and died ABT 1910 in Patrick Co VA. 
   
 Children of Nancy BLACKARD and Alexander A SHELTON are:
  13   i. Aaron C SHELTON was born 2 Oct 1855 in VA, and died 1 Dec 1877 in Patrick Co VA.
+ 14   ii. Naomi Ann SHELTON was born Jun 1858 in Patrick Co VA.
+ 15   iii. Haymon Critz SHELTON was born 23 Dec 1860 in Patrick Co VA, and died 1907 in Raleigh Co WV.
  16   iv. Joshua Green SHELTON was born ABT 1864 in Patrick Co VA.
  17   v. Ruth F SHELTON was born ABT 1866 in Patrick Co VA.
 

8. Willoughby BLACKARD (Thomas BLACKARD2, Willoughby BLACKARD1) was born ABT 1831 in VA, and died 20 Apr 1862 in Civil War. He was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, VA. He married America DeHART 23 Jun 1853 in Patrick Co VA, daughter of Stephen DeHART and Susannah P ELGIN. She was born ABT 1829, and died 1899. 
   
 Children of Willoughby BLACKARD and America DeHART are:
+ 18   i. Virginia Ellender BLACKARD was born 1858 in Patrick Co VA, and died 1942 in VA.
  19   ii. John Caleb Aaron BLACKARD was born 31 Mar 1854 in Patrick Co VA. He married Lucy A SHELOR 15 Jan 1874 in Patrick Co VA. She was born ABT 1853 in Patrick Co VA. 
  20   iii. Susan Alice BLACKARD was born ABT 1856 in Patrick Co VA. She married Jefferson Davis SHELOR 4 Jun 1873 in Patrick Co VA. He was born ABT 1852 in Patrick Co VA. 
  21   iv. Joseph Bishop BLACKARD was born Dec 1859 in Patrick Co VA. He married Lillian PENDLETON 12 Sep 1892 in Patrick Co VA. She was born ABT 1873 in Patrick Co VA. 
  22   v. Lucinda Victoria BLACKARD was born ABT 1862 in Patrick Co VA. She married James SHELOR 12 Sep 1892 in Patrick Co VA. 
 

9. Aaron Yates BLACKARD (Thomas BLACKARD2, Willoughby BLACKARD1) was born ABT 1833, and died 3 Nov 1914 in VA. He was buried in Private Cemetery on the Blackard Place, Patrick Springs, Patrick Co VA. He married Mary SHELTON 14 Feb 1867 in Patrick Co VA, daughter of Thomas "Tom" SHELTON and Elizabeth "Liz" D ALLEN. She was born May 1842 in Patrick Co VA, and died 11 May 1904 in Patrick Co VA. She was buried in Blackard Homeplace, Patrick Springs, Patrick Co VA.
   
 Children of Aaron Yates BLACKARD and Mary SHELTON are:
  23   i. Thomas Jackson BLACKARD was born 1868 in Patrick Co VA, and died 1915 in VA. He married Ms. ABT 1888 in VA. He married Martha "Mattie" RODGERS 30 Jan 1898 in Patrick Co VA, daughter of Clement RODGERS and Ruth BLANCHARD. She was born 10 May 1875 in Patrick Co VA, and died 19 Jun 1933 in High Point, Guilford Co NC. 
+ 24   ii. Sarah Alice BLACKARD was born 16 May 1870 in Patrick Co VA, and died 1 May 1920 in Smyth Co VA.
+ 25   iii. Charley Tobe BLACKARD was born 27 Oct 1873 in Patrick Co VA, and died 23 Aug 1947 in Patrick Co VA.
+ 26   iv. James Samuel BLACKARD was born 1 Apr 1875.
+ 27   v. Peter Riley BLACKARD was born 24 Jun 1879 in Patrick Co VA, and died Mar 1969 in Martinsville, VA.
+ 28   vi. Robert Lee BLACKARD was born 24 Aug 1881 in Patrick Co VA, and died 6 Mar 1965 in Mayodan, Rockingham Co NC.
 
 
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Descendant Register, Generation No. 4
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14. Naomi Ann SHELTON (Nancy BLACKARD3, Thomas BLACKARD2, Willoughby BLACKARD1) was born Jun 1858 in Patrick Co VA. She married James A. KEATON 14 Feb 1889 in Patrick Co VA, son of Jordan KEATON and Keziah MARTIN. He was born Jun 1850 in VA. 
   
 Children of Naomi Ann SHELTON and James A. KEATON are:
  29   i. Emma KEATON was born Nov 1891 in Patrick Co VA.
  30   ii. Ada KEATON was born Nov 1891 in Patrick Co VA.
  31   iii. James KEATON was born Oct 1895 in Patrick Co VA.
 

15. Haymon Critz SHELTON (Nancy BLACKARD3, Thomas BLACKARD2, Willoughby BLACKARD1) was born 23 Dec 1860 in Patrick Co VA, and died 1907 in Raleigh Co WV. He married Ruth Starr HAZELWOOD 21 Dec 1884 in Patrick Co VA, daughter of Josiah "Si" HAZELWOOD and Ruth E RODGERS. She was born Feb 1866 in VA, and died 1941. 
   
 Children of Haymon Critz SHELTON and Ruth Starr HAZELWOOD are:
  32   i. Thomas Green SHELTON was born 30 Dec 1885 in Patrick Co VA, and died AFT 1930 in WV. He married Virgie. She was born 1898 in WV. 
  33   ii. Robert Lee SHELTON was born Aug 1887 in Patrick Co VA.
+ 34   iii. Georgia Belle SHELTON was born Aug 1890 in Patrick Co VA.
+ 35   iv. Frances SHELTON was born 20 Sep 1892 in Patrick Co VA, and died 17 Mar 1996 in Sweetwater, WY.
  36   v. Lillie H SHELTON was born Dec 1894 in Patrick Co VA. She married Charles N HALL ABT 1916 in WV. He was born ABT 1888. 
  37   vi. Charles Edward SHELTON was born May 1897 in Patrick Co VA, and died 1979 in Greenbrier Co WV. He married Susan J SMITH 7 Apr 1920 in Logan Co WV. She was born 1895 in KY, and died ABT 1985 in Greenbrier Co WV. 
  38   vii. Nancy Susan SHELTON was born Jul 1897 in Patrick Co VA, and died 1991 in Mercer Co WV. She married James Harvey RIFFE 27 Mar 1922 in WV. He was born ABT 1889, and died 1942 in Tazewell Co VA. 
  39   viii. Anna M SHELTON was born 1902 in Raleigh Co WV, and died 1902 in Raleigh Co WV.
  40   ix. LIVING. She married Oscar BISHOP. He was born ABT 1903 in WV, and died 1927 in WV. She married James M DOVER. He was born 16 Jul 1902 in ENG, and died 1992 in Rupert, Greenbrier Co WV. 
 

18. Virginia Ellender BLACKARD (Willoughby BLACKARD3, Thomas BLACKARD2, Willoughby BLACKARD1) was born 1858 in Patrick Co VA, and died 1942 in VA. She was buried in Meadows of Dan Bapt. Church Cem., Patrick Co VA. She married Walter M. REYNOLDS 8 Aug 1872 in Patrick Co VA, son of James B. REYNOLDS and Roxanne SHELOR. He was born 1852, and died 23 Nov 1896 in Patrick Co VA. 
   
 Children of Virginia Ellender BLACKARD and Walter M. REYNOLDS are:
  41   i. Estil Herbert REYNOLDS was born 1874 in VA, and died 1928 in VA. He married Ella V. SHELOR 1895 in VA or NC. She was born 1877 in Patrick Co VA. 
  42   ii. Winona H REYNOLDS was born 1876. She married E. SMITH 5 Mar 1899 in Patrick Co VA. 
  43   iii. Grover C REYNOLDS was born 14 Oct 1884 in Patrick Co VA, and died 8 Aug 1958 in VA. He married Stella M SHELOR. She was born 1 Feb 1898 in VA, and died 4 Oct 1975 in VA. 
  44   iv. J. Talmidge REYNOLDS was born ABT 1882 in Patrick Co VA. He married Sarah BARNARD. She was born ABT 1882 in VA. 
+ 45   v. Una Victoria REYNOLDS was born 8 Jun 1880 in Patrick Co VA, and died 7 Aug 1968 in VA.
  46   vi. Lillie Ellen REYNOLDS was born 27 Dec 1886 in VA, and died 31 Mar 1961 in VA. She married Charles Ellis SHELOR. He was born 4 Jul 1883 in Patrick Co VA, and died 1950 in VA. 
 

24. Sarah Alice BLACKARD (Aaron Yates BLACKARD3, Thomas BLACKARD2, Willoughby BLACKARD1) was born 16 May 1870 in Patrick Co VA, and died 1 May 1920 in Smyth Co VA. She was buried in Elizabeth Cem. Saltville, Smyth Co VA. She married William CHAPMAN 1 Oct 1885 in Patrick Co VA. He was born 7 Sep 1862 in Patrick Co VA, and died 12 Apr 1920 in Smyth Co VA. He was buried in Elizabeth Cem. Saltville, Smyth Co VA.
   
 Children of Sarah Alice BLACKARD and William CHAPMAN are:
  47   i. Flora CHAPMAN was born 1894 in VA.
  48   ii. Kate CHAPMAN was born 1896 in VA.
  49   iii. Myrtle CHAPMAN was born 1898 in VA.
  50   iv. Anna CHAPMAN was born 1900 in VA.
  51   v. LIVING.
 

25. Charley Tobe BLACKARD (Aaron Yates BLACKARD3, Thomas BLACKARD2, Willoughby BLACKARD1) was born 27 Oct 1873 in Patrick Co VA, and died 23 Aug 1947 in Patrick Co VA. He was buried in Big A Cem, Patrick Co VA. He married Callie RODGERS 20 Nov 1895 in Patrick Co VA, daughter of Clement RODGERS and Ruth BLANCHARD. She was born 25 Nov 1871 in Patrick Co VA, and died 26 Jul 1950 in Patrick Co VA. She was buried in Big A Cem, Patrick Co VA.
   
 Children of Charley Tobe BLACKARD and Callie RODGERS are:
  52   i. Sue BLACKARD was born ABT 1897 in Patrick Co VA.
  53   ii. George Peter BLACKARD was born 15 Dec 1899 in Patrick Co VA, and died Apr 1979 in Martinsville, VA.
  54   iii. LIVING.
  55   iv. LIVING.
  56   v. LIVING.
  57   vi. Tola B BLACKARD was born 10 Dec 1907 in Patrick Co VA, and died 26 Feb 1991 in Stuart, Patrick Co VA.
  58   vii. Joseph Everett BLACKARD was born 21 Dec 1908 in Patrick Co VA, and died 19 Oct 1976 in Patrick Co VA.
  59   viii. Shubel W BLACKARD was born 17 Jan 1911 in Patrick Co VA, and died 10 Oct 1978 in Stuart, Patrick Co VA. He married Pearl HOLT. She was born 5 Nov 1917 in VA. 
  60   ix. LIVING.
  61   x. LIVING.
 

26. James Samuel BLACKARD (Aaron Yates BLACKARD3, Thomas BLACKARD2, Willoughby BLACKARD1) was born 1 Apr 1875. He married Elizabeth N OWENS 1899 in TN. She was born Jan 1883 in VA. 
   
 Children of James Samuel BLACKARD and Elizabeth N OWENS are:
  62   i. Mamie BLACKARD was born 22 Sep 1900 in VA, and died Sep 1983 in Kingsport, TN. She married Ben Lee CURTIS. He was born 6 Feb 1897 in VA, and died Jun 1963 in TN. 
  63   ii. Allen Aaron BLACKARD was born ABT 1903 in VA, and died 1956.
  64   iii. Jessie Earl BLACKARD was born 20 May 1905 in VA, and died Aug 1982 in KY.
  65   iv. LIVING.
  66   v. LIVING.
  67   vi. LIVING.
  68   vii. LIVING.
 

27. Peter Riley BLACKARD (Aaron Yates BLACKARD3, Thomas BLACKARD2, Willoughby BLACKARD1) was born 24 Jun 1879 in Patrick Co VA, and died Mar 1969 in Martinsville, VA. He was buried in Tabernacle Methodist Church Cem., Julian NC. He married Amanda Lee YEATTS 1904 in Patrick Co VA, daughter of Beverly YEATTS and Mary Ellen NEWMAN. She was born 1880 in Patrick Co VA, and died 1952 in NC. He married Nancy "Nannie Bet" HAZELWOOD, daughter of Albert HAZELWOOD and Belle WALKER. She was born 25 Jul 1882 in VA, and died 17 Dec 1960 in Residence-Randolph Co NC Place of death-Granville Co NC. 
   
 Children of Peter Riley BLACKARD and Amanda Lee YEATTS are:
  69   i. Alton BLACKARD was born Nov 1904 in Patrick Co VA, and died 1993 in Guilford Co NC. He married LIVING. 
  70   ii. Brooks BLACKARD was born 1905 in Patrick Co VA, and died 1981 in Guilford Co NC. He married LIVING. 
  71   iii. Ima Lois BLACKARD was born ABT 1912 in Patrick Co VA, and died 2001. She married LIVING. 
  72   iv. Aaron Y. BLACKARD was born 1913 in Patrick Co VA, and died 1978 in VA. He married LIVING. 
  73   v. Benton Shelton BLACKARD was born 6 Apr 1915 in Patrick Co VA, and died 22 Feb 1991 in Martinsville, VA. He married LIVING. He married LIVING. 
  74   vi. Thomas BLACKARD was born 1917 in Patrick Co VA, and died 1985 in VA. He married LIVING. 
  75   vii. Daisy BLACKARD was born ABT 1919 in Patrick Co VA, and died 1978 in Guilford Co NC. She married LIVING. 
  76   viii. John P BLACKARD was born ABT 1920 in VA, and died BEF 2010. He married Betty BOWMAN. She was born 1926, and died BEF 2010. 
  77   ix. Andrew L. BLACKARD was born 1923 in Patrick Co VA, and died 1999 in Guilford Co NC. He married LIVING. 
 

28. Robert Lee BLACKARD (Aaron Yates BLACKARD3, Thomas BLACKARD2, Willoughby BLACKARD1) was born 24 Aug 1881 in Patrick Co VA, and died 6 Mar 1965 in Mayodan, Rockingham Co NC. He was buried in Mayodan Cemetery, Rockingham Co NC. He married Margaret HAZELWOOD. She was born ABT 1892 in VA. 
   
 Children of Robert Lee BLACKARD and Margaret HAZELWOOD are:
  78   i. Carsby Elizabeth BLACKARD was born 15 Jul 1910 in Patrick Co VA, and died 21 Apr 1986 in Rockingham Co NC. She married ATKINS. He died BEF 1986. 
  79   ii. Pearl BLACKARD was born 30 Sep 1912 in Patrick Co VA, and died 10 Feb 2001 in Granite Falls, Caldwell Co NC. She married Robert MOORE. He died BEF 2001. 
  80   iii. Elva BLACKARD was born 10 Jul 1914 in Patrick Co VA, and died 11 Aug 1958 in Rockingham Co NC. She married LIVING. 
  81   iv. Jackson Woodrow BLACKARD was born 2 Feb 1915 in Patrick Co VA, and died 21 Feb 1968 in Mayodan, Rockingham Co NC. He married Josephine JOYCE. She was born Nov 1927 in NC or VA, and died Aug 2000 in Mayodan, Rockingham Co NC. 
  82   v. Eva BLACKARD was born 19 Dec 1916 in Patrick Co VA, and died 24 Aug 2006 in Stoneville, Rockingham Co NC. She married LIVING. 
  83   vi. Madie BLACKARD was born 19 Oct 1918 in Patrick Co VA, and died 26 Jun 1998 in Rockingham Co NC. She married LIVING. 
  84   vii. Robert Lee BLACKARD Jr. was born 12 Nov 1920 in Patrick Co VA, and died 5 Feb 2009 in Mayodan, Rockingham Co NC.
  85   viii. Leon BLACKARD was born 10 Mar 1923 in Patrick Co VA, and died 5 Aug 1986 in Rockingham Co NC.
  86   ix. Adeline BLACKARD was born 1925, and died BEF 2009. She married LIVING. 
  87   x. LIVING.
  88   xi. Carl Amos BLACKARD was born 28 Nov 1928 in Rockingham Co NC, and died 21 May 2008 in Rockingham Co NC.
  89   xii. Living. She married LIVING. 
  90   xiii. Living. She married LIVING. 
 
 
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Descendant Register, Generation No. 5
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34. Georgia Belle SHELTON (Haymon Critz SHELTON4, Nancy BLACKARD3, Thomas BLACKARD2, Willoughby BLACKARD1) was born Aug 1890 in Patrick Co VA. She married Nathan HALL 1907 in WV. He was born 12 Sep 1883 in Rush, Carter Co KY. 
   
 Children of Georgia Belle SHELTON and Nathan HALL are:
  91   i. LIVING.
  92   ii. LIVING.
  93   iii. LIVING.
 

35. Frances SHELTON (Haymon Critz SHELTON4, Nancy BLACKARD3, Thomas BLACKARD2, Willoughby BLACKARD1) was born 20 Sep 1892 in Patrick Co VA, and died 17 Mar 1996 in Sweetwater, WY. She married Isaac BERRY 29 Jun 1912 in WV. He was born 16 Sep 1886 in Rush, Carter Co KY, and died Jan 1974 in Sweetwater, WY. 
   
 Children of Frances SHELTON and Isaac BERRY are:
  94   i. LIVING.
  95   ii. LIVING.
 

45. Una Victoria REYNOLDS (Virginia Ellender BLACKARD4, Willoughby BLACKARD3, Thomas BLACKARD2, Willoughby BLACKARD1) was born 8 Jun 1880 in Patrick Co VA, and died 7 Aug 1968 in VA. She was buried in Meadows of Dan Bapt. Church Cem., Patrick Co VA. She married Isaac Maury REYNOLDS 12 Feb 1899 in Patrick Co VA, son of Pleasant Calloway REYNOLDS and Tempy Louise MASSEY. He was born 8 Mar 1876 in Patrick Co VA, and died 16 May 1960 in VA. 
   
 Children of Una Victoria REYNOLDS and Isaac Maury REYNOLDS are:
+ 96   i. Claude Alford REYNOLDS was born 4 Dec 1899 in Patrick Co VA, and died 29 May 1982 in VA.
+ 97   ii. James Fred REYNOLDS was born ABT 1901 in VA, and died 1974.
  98   iii. Clyde REYNOLDS was born ABT 1903 in VA, and died BEF 2010.
  99   iv. Minnie P REYNOLDS was born 15 Sep 1904 in VA, and died 10 Nov 1999 in Patrick Co VA. She married LIVING. 
  100   v. John Edgar REYNOLDS was born 15 Mar 1907 in Patrick Co VA, and died Oct 1969 in Patrick Co VA.
  101   vi. Virginia Audrey REYNOLDS was born ABT 1909 in VA, and died BEF 2010. She married LIVING. 
  102   vii. Kenneth C REYNOLDS was born Dec 1910 in Patrick Co VA, and died Mar 1986 in Patrick Co VA.
  103   viii. Beatrice REYNOLDS was born ABT 1914 in VA, and died BEF 2010. She married LIVING. 
  104   ix. Clarice E REYNOLDS was born ABT 1919 in VA, and died BEF 2010.
  105   x. William Maury REYNOLDS was born 13 Jun 1923 in Patrick Co VA, and died 6 Sep 2005 in Stuart, Patrick Co VA.
 
 
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Descendant Register, Generation No. 6
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96. Claude Alford REYNOLDS (Una Victoria REYNOLDS5, Virginia Ellender BLACKARD4, Willoughby BLACKARD3, Thomas BLACKARD2, Willoughby BLACKARD1) was born 4 Dec 1899 in Patrick Co VA, and died 29 May 1982 in VA. He was buried in Meadows of Dan Bapt. Church Cem., Patrick Co VA. He married Gladys COX 6 Oct 1923, daughter of James Boyd COX and Eliza L "Bertie" REYNOLDS. She was born 15 Oct 1903 in VA, and died BEF 2010. She was buried in Meadows of Dan Bapt. Church Cem., Patrick Co VA.
   
 Children of Claude Alford REYNOLDS and Gladys COX are:
  106   i. LIVING.
  107   ii. Lloyd C REYNOLDS was born 1928 in Patrick Co VA, and died BEF 2010.
  108   iii. Living.
 

97. James Fred REYNOLDS (Una Victoria REYNOLDS5, Virginia Ellender BLACKARD4, Willoughby BLACKARD3, Thomas BLACKARD2, Willoughby BLACKARD1) was born ABT 1901 in VA, and died 1974. He married LIVING. 
   
 Children of James Fred REYNOLDS and LIVING are:
  109   i. LIVING.
  110   ii. LIVING.
  111   iii. Living.
  112   iv. Living.
  113   v. Living.
 
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