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 
WillIn Joseph RENTFRO's will dated 14 November 1772 in Bedford, Virginia, William RENTFRO was named as an heir.1 
Oath to Virginia*He on 31 October 1777, in Henry, 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, Tennessee.6 



Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S3055] Will of Joseph Rentfro - 1772 - Bedford County, Virginia Will Book 1.
  2. [S3163] Akers, William Reed. Our Kinsfolk. Booneville, Miss.: Milwick Print. Co., 1957. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89062956990, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  3. [S3046] Virginia Historical Society. The Virginia Magazine of History And Biography. Richmond: Virginia Historical Society, June 1902, Volume IX., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  4. [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.
  5. [S3079] Wingfield, Marshall. Franklin County, Virginia: A History. Berryville, VA: Chesapeake Book Co, 1964. Print., Personal Collection - printed book.
  6. [S3164] Joseph Rentfro Family - William G. Scrogins 7 Nov 1989.
Last Edited9 Nov 2023