William Henry Harrison Renfro

M, (4 March 1841 - 20 February 1915)
     William Henry Harrison Renfro was born on 4 March 1841 at Grundy County, Missouri.1 He was the son of James Christopher Renfro and Susannah Thrailkill. William Henry Harrison Renfro married, at age 27, Louisa Thompson Witten, age 25, daughter of Thomas G. Witten and Matilda Laird, on Sunday, 29 November 1868 at Grundy County, Missouri. William Henry Harrison Renfro died on 20 February 1915 at Trenton, Grundy County, Missouri, at age 73 years, 11 months and 16 days.
     He From Gary R. Hawpe, ed. and Darrel & Sally, comp., 'William Henry Harrison Renfro,' Van Bibber Pioneers E-Newsletter, Vol. 4 No. 8 (June 2001), p. 24.


'W. H. Renfro, a son of J. C. and Susan Renfro, was born near Trenton, March 4, 1841. He now lives on route two. Mr. Renfro married Louisa Witten, daughter of T. G. Witten. They have one child, Nanny M., now Mrs. L. C. Lemley.

Mr. Renfro moved with his parents to Mercer county when one year old. Here they stayed four years, then moved to Trenton where Mr. Renfro, Sr. went into business. They stayed here till Mr. Renfro was twelve years old, then went to farming in Harrison township, where Mr. Renfro now owns a three
hundred and twenty acre tract.

Mr. Renfro was a member of the first militia company organized in this county for the Civil war, Company A, made up at Trenton and Chillicothe, commanded by Captain Garvin and part of Col. King's regiment.'

A History of Grundy County, James E. Ford, pp. 426-427, Copyright 1908.

Children of William Henry Harrison Renfro and Louisa Thompson Witten

Last Edited=13 Oct 2008


  1. [S110] James Everett Ford, A History of Grundy County (Trenton, Missouri: News Publishing Company, 1908), pp. 426 - 427.