Facts and Events
Parentage of Margaret Renick
Margaret Renick is a daughter of Robert Renick, who was killed by Shawnee Indians near the James River in Augusta County on 25 July 1757. She is thought to be one of Robert Renick's seven children taken prisoner, along with their mother, by the Shawnee and later released:
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- 1757 - July 25th, Robert Renick, at Forks of James River, killed; Thomas Moor, at Forks of James River, killed; Mrs Renick and 7 children, at Forks of James River, prisoners.
Margaret is also named in the will of her brother, William Renick, who died before 25 April 1815 in Greenbrier County:
- Page 8--Will of William Rennick of Greenbrier County. Niece, Rebecca Rennick, daughter of his brother Robert; nephews and nieces (brothers and sisters of Rebecca), viz: William, Franklin, Sally and Frances Rennick; niece, Polly Rennick, now married to William Dotton; niece, Pheby Kinkead; niece, Margaret Kinkead, wife of Daniel Alison; sister, Margaret Kinkead. Dated 29th July, 1814. Codicil, 16th March, 1815. Devisee, John Vincent and wife. Recorded in Greenbrier, 25th April, 1815.