Joseph RENTFRO ID#2463, b. about 1700, d. before 25 March 1776
Father*John RENTFRO
Mother*Mary (surname unknown)
Birth*Joseph RENTFRO was born about 1700. 
He was the son of John RENTFRO and Mary (surname unknown)
Marriage*Joseph RENTFRO married Mary (surname unknown) in 1724. 
Military*"To Joseph Rentfroe, as Lieutenant 15.15.0" County of Bedford, Setember 1758 - Hening's Statutes at Large, Vol VII. 
Property*1760 - Joseph Rentfro of Bedford County took a Privy examination of Alice Brown relating to a property sale on 22 Sep 1760. Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 8, p.403, 20 Aug 1760. 
Court Record*3 April 1767 Bedford County, Virginia, - Joseph Rentfro, Samuel Hairstone, John Phelps, Robert Ewing, Charles Talbot, William Mead, Richard Stith and Jeremaih Early were Justices of the Peace in Bedford County, Virginia.1 
Will*Joseph RENTFRO left a will on 14 November 1772 in Bedford County, Virginia.2 
Death*He died before 25 March 1776 in Bedford County, Virginia. 
Probate*His estate was probated on 25 March 1776 in Will Book 1, page 243-245, Bedford County, Virginia. Inventory & appraisel rec. 27 Apr. 1779.
p. 344-345. Accounts rec. 27 July 1779.
Will Book No. 1, 1763-1787 (Reel 25).2 


Mary (surname unknown)

Sources (

  1. [S3266] Virginia State Library. Bulletin. Justices of the Peace of Colonial Virginia: 1757-1775. Richmond, [Virginia]: Sup. public printing, 1922., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  2. [S3055] Will of Joseph Rentfro - 1772 - Bedford County, Virginia Will Book 1.
  3. [S113] Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications.
Last Edited2 Apr 2021