Person:Thomas Renick (1)

m. Abt. 1703
  1. William Renick1704 - Bef 1741
  2. Thomas Renick1705 - 1751
  3. Elizabeth RenickAbt 1707 -
  4. Capt. Robert RenickAbt 1710 - 1757
Facts and Events
Name Thomas Renick
Gender Male
Birth? 1705 Inneskillen, North Ireland
Death[1] 16 May 1751 Frederick, Maryland, United States

Information on Thomas Renick

Thomas, son of George RENICK and Margaret (—?—), was born in the early 1700s at Inniskillen, Fermanagh, North Ireland. This Thomas was the only man by that name who owned land in Lancaster county at that time. He died intestate on 16 May 1751 at Frederick County, VA.

Thomas m. Mary Ann — or Katherine —. Their children (all stayed in VA, but John who went to OH) are often mistakenly assigned to William Renick (1714-1805) and Ann Hamilton.

  1. Margaret - b. 1734, d. 1778; m. Felix SEYMOUR Jr
  2. George - b. 1736, d. 16 Mar 1778; m. Mary Jane WELTON
  3. Catherine 'Katy' - b. 1738, d. 3 Jul 1791; m. Abel RANDALL
  4. Thomas - b. circa 1740, d. before 1782; m. Elizabeth —
  5. Mary Ann - b. 1742, d. 1780; m. Thomas PARSONS
  6. William - b. 1746, d. after 15 Jul 1807; m. Ann Rachel HEATH
  7. James - b. 1747, d. btw 1779-1782; m. Elizabeth YOAKUM/YOKEM
  8. Robert - bp. 7 Feb 1749, d. after 7 Jul 1749
  9. Jonathan 'John' - b. 10 Oct 1750, d. 14 Jan 1814; m. Mary HEATH

• 27 Mar 1738 - warrant to Thomas for 400 acres of the land originally patented to his father by James Logan, Secretary to William Penn at Paxtang Twp., Lancaster (now Dauphin) County, PA.
• 1744 - named in the fee book of Col. James Wood. at Frederick County, VA.
• 19 Mar 1747 - sold land in Paxtang to William Peters prior to moving to Virginia.
• 14 Aug 1748 - obtained 270 acres on the Great South Branch at Frederick County, VA, (later Hampshire Co VA; now Hardy Co WV). The farm adjoined his good friend and kinsman Mr. Harris. Perhaps his wife was a HARRIS. Oldest son George later patented the property because Thomas had not fulfilled the provisions of the contract.

References
  1. "Henry and Martha Wilson Renick Family", in My West Virginia Pioneer Families by Glenn S Gealy
    https://freepages.rootsweb.com/~wvpioneers/genealogy/renickfamily.html.