A. W. Reynolds, BiographyPorter County biographical sketches . . . .

Transcribed biography of A. W. Reynolds

A. W. REYNOLDS was born in La Porte County, Ind., September 18, 1846; he is a son of A. W. and Harriet Reynolds, who were natives of New York. Our subject came with his mother to Valparaiso this county, in 1854, where he attended the Valparaiso Male and Female College. At the age of fifteen, he began to learn the trade of baker with his step-father, Mr. Cross, at which he continued until May, 1864, when he enlisted in Company C, One Hundred and thirty-eighth Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and served until September 2, 1864; he afterward enlisted in Company B, One Hundred and Fifty-first Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and served until the close of the war. When he returned, he resumed his trade of baker, working for Wood Bros. On February 1, 1871, he was married to Avril L. Hayden, native of La Porte County, Ind., by whom he had three sons - Gordon L., Charlie A. and Garland J. Soon after his marriage, he moved on the farm on which he now resides, which embraces 266 acres of superior land.

Source: Goodspeed, Weston A., and Charles Blanchard. 1882. Counties of Porter and Lake, Indiana: Historical and Biographical, Illustrated. Chicago, Illinois: F. A. Battey & Company. 771 p.
Page(s) in Source: 351

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