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Reynolds, Isaac Gregg

Isaac G. Reynolds

In the Chester County Hospital at 5:30 o'clock last evening, Isaac G. Reynolds, of Church Street and College avenue, passed away following a heart attack, which he had suffered on Tuesday night. He had suffered from a heart condition for several years, but his death came as a shock to his many friends and relatives. He was in the 80th year of his age.

Mr. Reynolds was born at Peach Bottom, Lancaster County, but had spend most of his life in West Chester. He was a son of the late David M. and Amanda G. Reynolds.

In his early life, he was associatied in the jewelry business in West Chester with a Mr. Hill, and later traveled for a jewelry firm in Detroit, Mich.

In connection with his brother-in-law, Charles M*. McFarland, he established the West Chester Laundry a number of years ago, which they conducted successfully, later selling to Plummer E. Jefferis, it now being conducted by the Jefferis Brothers.

He was a member of the Society of Friends, and a member of the Board of Managers of the Friends Home on North Walnut Street. Through his oversight largely the Hickman House was built, following the receipt of the legacy from the late Nathaniel G. Hickman. He was also a member of the West Chester Club and a trustee of the Dime Savings Bank.

Mr. Reynolds married Elizaeth G**., daughter of the late David M. McFarland, who survives, with three children: Mary R., wife of John R. Bingaman, of Reading; Gregg D., of Reading, and Elwood M., of Westfield, N.J. There are five grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.


*Charles T. McFarland - his full name was Charles Tatman McFarland
** Elizabeth W. - her full name was Elizabeth Watt McFarland

Owner/SourceDaily Local, 11/11/1943, notes added by Mary Briggeman
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