Reynolds (Old Pfost) Cemetery

Location: On a hill on the old Reynolds farm at the intersection of Old Rt 21 at Fairplain, overlooking I-77. Bulldozed when someone wanted to build a house on the site.

Transcribed, with permission, from "Jackson County Cemeteries, Vol 1" by the Jackson County Historical Society. Information not found on the markers has been added by the person reading the cemetery, and may not be accurate. Additional data and some corrections have been added by Betty Briggs.


  • Elliott, Margaret    Jan 7, 1846 - March 17, 1873    d/o Jonathan & Elizabeth (Wetherholt) Pfost    Married James, s/o John & Rachel Elliott, June 9, 1867

  • Pfost, Jonathan    Died June 23, 1886    Aged 66 Y 10 M 5 D    s/o Isaac & Elizabeth Pfost    Married Ellizabeth Wetherholt, March 8, 1845

  • Pfost, 5 Infant Children of Jonathan & Elizabeth Pfost (No dates)

  • Pfost, John W.    Died Sept 17, 1879    Aged 25 Years    s/o Jonathan Pfost

  • Pfost, George W.    Died Nov 21, 1869    Aged 22 Y 2 M 4 D    s/o Jonathan Pfost

  • Shinn, Mary    Died Aug 22, 1885    Aged 23 Y 5 M 25 D    wife of Samuel F. Shinn    [d/o Jonathan & Elizabeth Pfost]

  • Shinn, George B.    Died (no date) Aged 1 M 1 D    s/o Samuel Frederick & Mary Shinn    [Death record shows he died in Aug 1883, Age 25 days]

  • Shinn, Warren,    Died (no date)    Aged 4 M 11 D    s/o S.F. & Mary Shinn


  • Reynolds, James M.    Died Aug 14, 1891    Aged 64 Y 2 M 2 D    [s/o Reuben & Jean (Tanner) Reynolds    Married 2nd Mary, d/o Adam & Martha (Samuels) Aultz, Sept 27, 1870]

  • Reynolds, Angelina    Died March 23, 1870    Aged 39 Years    [d/o Archibald and Sarah (Anderson) Skidmore    Married James M. Reynolds March 15, 1847]

  • Reynolds, George W.    Died March 24, 1870, s/o James & Angelina Reynolds

  • Reynolds, Ellen M.    Died Oct 1, 1886    Aged 23 Y 2 M 7 D    d/o James M. Reynolds

  • Reynolds, Roscoe    Died 1896    s/o C.L.[Charles Lewis] Reynolds

  • Reynolds, Johnnie A.    Died Sept 4, 1891    Aged 6 M 10 D    s/o Archibald A & Permelia (Shinn) Reynolds

  • Simmons, James    Nov 10, 1834 - Feb 24, 1876    s/o J.W. Simmons    [Married Elizabeth, d/o Isaac Casto, widow of JS Vandine, Dec 31, 1859.    Elizabeth's sister, Mary Madeline, was the sister-in-law of Angelina Skidmore Reynolds, which explains why he is buried in this family cemetery]




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