Facts and Events
William Renfro was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:
- Pages 191-93. 23-24 July 1740. Robert Mackay of Orange County to William Rentfroe of same. Lease and release; for £17 current money. 828 acres on the west side Shanandoe River on both side Crooked Run, granted Robert Mackay 3 Oct. 1734... on the top of Guard Hill... (signed) Robert Mackay Junr. 24 July 1740. Acknowledged by Robert Mackay Junr. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 4, Dorman, pg. 46].
Records of William Renfro in Orange County, VA
- Request of William Rentfro, 23 May 1737, tht Peter Woolf of Sol. Frowman be made constable in his stead. [Orange County Virginia Judgements 1735, Dorman, pg. 74].
- Petition, 23 July 1737. William Rentfrow signed a petition in Orange County, Virginia questioning Thomas Chester's "pressing forward upon us to make a waggon road through the Blue Ridge in a gap called Chester's Gap". [Orange County Virginia Judgements 1736, Dorman, pg. 113].
- Order, [ ] May 1739. William Renfrow listed on a list of surveyors. [Orange County Virginia Judgements 1736, Dorman, pg. 115].