Sarah "Sallie" Hairston RENTFRO ID#1917, b. 22 February 1799, d. 16 September 1864
Father*Capt. Joshua RENTFRO1,2,3 b. 1 Jul 1757, d. 5 Sep 1815
Mother*Jane "Jenny" HAIRSTON b. 16 Oct 1767, d. 28 Oct 1839
Birth*Sarah "Sallie" Hairston RENTFRO was born on 22 February 1799 in Virginia, several souces say 1798.1,4,2,3,5,6 
She was the daughter of Capt. Joshua RENTFRO and Jane "Jenny" HAIRSTON.1,2,3 
Marriage*Sarah "Sallie" Hairston RENTFRO married John STAPLES, son of Major John Fleming STAPLES Jr. and Martha STOVALL, on 12 October 1813 in Henry, Virginia.7,2,8 
Marriage*Sarah "Sallie" Hairston RENTFRO married Col. Hiram Cassel BOONE, son of Samuel BOONE Jr. and Jane HUGHES, on 2 August 1821.1,8,3,6 
Census 1850Sarah "Sallie" Hairston RENTFRO appeared on the 1850 census of Col. Hiram Cassel BOONE in 1850 in Meade, Kentucky.5

Census 1860Sarah "Sallie" Hairston RENTFRO appeared on the 1860 census of Col. Hiram Cassel BOONE on 17 August 1860 in Meade, Kentucky; H.C. 71 KY, S.H. 62 VA, S.H. 31 KY, Jas M 27 KY, Ellen 23 KY, W.C. 5/12 KY, Junius B 25 KY, Victoria 23 KY, Malvina 20 KY, Hiram 18 KY, M.P. 13 MO.9

Death*Sarah "Sallie" Hairston RENTFRO died on 16 September 1864 in Meade, Kentucky, at age 65.4,2,8 
Burial*She was buried in Hiram C. Boone Family Cemetery, Meade, Kentucky;

Photo: Find A Grave by Susan Deibler.4 

Family 1

John STAPLES b. 5 Oct 1785, d. b 27 Jul 1815

Family 2

Col. Hiram Cassel BOONE b. 3 Jul 1789, d. 11 Aug 1862
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Sources (

  1. [S241] Spraker, Hazel Atterbury, A Genealocical History of The Descendants of George and Mary Boone Who Came to America in 1717, The Tuttle Company, Rutland, Vermont, 1922.
  2. [S3399] Bishop, Donald E., Descendants of Bartholomew Stovall 1655-1722: First Five Generations. Laurel, Mississippi: Stovall Family Association, 1999. 929.273 St76bd, Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  3. [S242] Douglas, William Boone (Great-grandson of Jane "Jenny" Hairston Rentfro and founding member The Institution of American Genealogy) wrote a letter to Mrs. N. H. Hairston (Elizabeth Seawell Hairston, author of "The hairstons and the Penns..."), Washington, D.C., 27 December 1940.
  4. [S48] Find A Grave Website with Photo - only listings with photos of grave markers that are contemporary to the deceased individuals death are acceptable for genealogical proof.
  5. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  6. [S3447] Spraker, Hazel Atterbury, The Boone Family: a Genealogical History of the Descendants of George And Mary Boone, Who Came to America In 1717 : Containing Many Unpublished Bits of Early Kentucky History : Also a Biographical Sketch of Daniel Boone, the Pioneer, by One of His Descendants. Rutland, Vt.: Tuttle Co., 1922., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  7. [S67] Dodd, Virginia Anderson, Henry County, Virginia, Marriage Bonds, 1778-1849, Southern Historical Press, Inc., Greenvile, S.C. 1955.
  8. [S3162] Email from Faith Bishoff, 25 Oct 2001 - Faith Bishoff is a 4th great-granddaughter of Jenny Hairston Rentfro.
  9. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  10. [S3168] Letter from William Boone Douglas, Law office Stocklager, Heard & Douglas, Washington, D. C. to Mrs N H Hairston, Roanoke, Virginia, 27 Dec 1940.
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