Thomas Clingman Childers + Emily Dawson
Robert C. Reynolds + Mattie W. Childers
12 Jun 1873 - 20 Mar 1949 17 Dec 1900 1878 - 4 Apr 1963
Macon GA Bunc Co NC Bunc Co NC Swain Co NC - Haywood Co NC
Woodlawn Cemetery Woodlawn Cemetery, Oakley (Bunc County)
Julia Berlin Reynolds + Robert Edwin Reno
17 Nov 1898 - 29 Aug 1960 24 Sep 1894 - 21 Jun 1954
Bunc Co NC Haywood Co NC Forsyth Co NC
Beaverdam Methodist Salem Cemetery,
Canton, NC Winston-Salem, NC
Hubert L. Reno (1917 - 1975)
Forsyth Co NC - Mecklinburg Co NC
In 1896, a "Miss Mattie W. Childers" resided on Eagle Street, at the corner of Valley Street, in
In the 1900 Census, "Mattie Childers" and baby "Julia Childers" resided at 12 North Court Square,
Asheville, NC. Aunt Mattie was head of household and her occupation was listed as "Laundress".
Other families or individuals residing at this address had the following occupations: painter, revenue
officer, gardener, laundress, dress-maker, and laborer.
On 17 December, 1900, Mattie married Robert C. Reynolds.
In the 1920 Census, Mattie and husband Robert C. Reynolds resided in Winston-Salem Ward 3,
along with daughter Julia, her husband Robert E. Reno, and their baby son Hubert L. Reno.
In April, 1930, when the census was taken, Robert Reynolds and Mattie Childers Reynolds lived in
the Biltmore ward of Asheville, NC. Robert was employed as a machinist in a bleaching mill.
In April, 1940, when the census was taken, Mattie lived with husband Robert Reynolds, daughter
Julia Reno, and Julia's son Hubert Reno, in the Sayles district of Oakley, in east Buncombe County.
Robert was employed as a machinist in the bleaching industry (Sayles Biltmore Bleachery), and
Hubert was employed as a bleacher in that same industry.
Sources: U. S. Census, 1900, 1920, 1930, 1940, via Ancestry.com;
Asheville City Directories, 1896, 1929, via Ancestry.com;
Obituary clipping for Thomas C. Childers, Jr. (Thanks to Stephen A. Shepherd for
finding the clipping which identified Mattie's married name.)
N. C. Death Certificate, Mattie W. Childers Reynolds;
N. C. Death Certificate, Robert C. Reynolds;
Find A Grave Memorial# 28644113 (Julia Reynolds Reno);
N. C. Marriage Record, Robert C. Reynolds and Mattie Childers, via Ancestry.com.
Beverdam Community Cemetery
(Beaverdam Methodist Church
Cemetery), Canton NC.