Born: c. 1806 1, son of Newell Reynolds, Sr. (1775-1837) and Hannah Brown (1784-1855), and brother of Ransom N. (1812-1813) buried in Keene West Cemetery, Keene, New York

Died: before June 1886 when Ransom & wife Josephine sued his siblings over land and the "Newel Reynolds Farm"

Married: The 1850 U. S. Census shows Martha age 35 born in Mass. Patty (possilby Draper), died Mar. 22, 1884, AE 70 yrs. With Patty, Newel Reynolds had a daughter, Mary Ann, who was born July 22, 1835, and died Jan. 16, 1843. Mary Ann Reynolds is the first known burial in Pine Ridge Cemetery. The 1880 U. S. Census shows Patty is the wife of Oliver B. Kent, living in the same house is Harry Reynolds the son of Patty, Nancy Turner (?) and her children Stephen A. & Franklin.

Children: Dewitt Clinton Reynolds b ~ 1826, Hannah Reynolds Barker b ~ 1833, Ransom Reynolds, Mary Ann Reynolds (July 22, 1835 - January 16, 1843), Helen Reynolds b ~1840 (there is a Helen Reynolds Swinyer b. April 3, 1840, the wife of Henry Swinyer buried in Union Cemetery), Reuben Reynolds, Nancy Reynolds Goodspeed b ~1844, Frederick Reynolds b ~ 1847, Jacob Reynolds b ~ 1849, Kate Welthy Reynolds Colbath b ~ 1851, Harry Reynolds b ~ 1854, Amandy Reynolds b ~ 1857

Newell Reynolds was one of the earliest residents of Saranac Lake. He had a 64-acre farm, to which he added twenty acres purchased from Pliny Miller that he used as a sugar orchard. He lived on his farm for 35 years prior to his death. 2 He is buried in Pine Ridge Cemetery.

He was elected overseer of Harrietstown district 5 in 1868. 3


1. 1850 U.S. Census
2. Malone Palladium, August 12, 1886
3. New York Bar Association, Court of Appeals, vol. 26, p. 40, 1898. Full text here