HAIRSTON.org ID#4880, b. about 1734, d. about 1789
|Father*||Joseph RENTFRO1 b. a 1700, d. b 25 Mar 1776|
|Mother*||Mary (surname unknown)1|
|Marriage*||William RENTFRO married Cloe TAYLOR.2|
|Birth*||William RENTFRO was born about 1734.|
|He was the son of Joseph RENTFRO and Mary (surname unknown).1|
|Will||In Joseph RENTFRO's will dated 14 November 1772 in Bedford County, Virginia, William RENTFRO was named as an heir.1|
|Oath to Virginia*||He on 31 October 1777, in Henry County, Virginia, county, took Oath Of Allegiance to Commonwealth of Virginia and renounced allegiance to Great Britian.3|
|Survey*||On 9 May 1780, William Rentfrow had 145 acres of land on Runnett Bag Creek surveyed in Henry County. Surveyor's Book 1, p. 158. FSL 8151702-108.|
|Military*||In 1782, William Rentfro was a Lieutenant in Captain Hale's company.4|
|Tax Rolls*||In 1786, William Rentfro appeared on the tax rolls of Franklin Co., Virginia.5|
|Property*||1788 Franklin Co. - William Akers bought from William Rentfro and wife, Cloe, 30 Jan 1788, Franklin County, Virginia.2|
|Death*||He died about 1789 in Greene County, Tennessee.6|
- [S3055] Will of Joseph Rentfro - 1772 - Bedford County, Virginia Will Book 1.
- [S3163] Akers, William Reed. Our Kinsfolk. Booneville, Miss.: Milwick Print. Co., 1957. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89062956990, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
- [S3046] Virginia Historical Society. The Virginia Magazine of History And Biography. Richmond: Virginia Historical Society, June 1902, Volume IX., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
- [S3074] Hale, Nathaniel Claiborne, Roots In Virginia: an Account of Captain Thomas Hale, Virginia Frontiersman, His Descendants And Related Families. With Genealogies And Sketches of Hale, Saunders, Lucke, Claiborne, Lacy, Tobin And Contributing Ancestral Lines. Philadelphia?, 1948.
https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89066151580, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
- [S3079] Wingfield, Marshall. Franklin County, Virginia: A History. Berryville, VA: Chesapeake Book Co, 1964. Print., Personal Collection - printed book.
- [S3164] Joseph Rentfro Family - William G. Scrogins 7 Nov 1989.
|Last Edited||9 Nov 2023|