Joseph Renfroe was born in 1839 in Lawrence County, Ar. His father had died before October when his birth occurred. Mark was killed in an accident involving a horse. Joe's mother remarried James Hughes when Joe was about 5 or 6. They moved to Searcy County, Ar. before 1850, as the Hughes family and the Renfroe children are listed on the census.
Joseph Renfroe @ Rootsweb
Joseph Renfroe served in the United States Army during the Civil War. In his old age he drew a pension for his service. He married Martha Ann Bradley, daughter of William Anderson and Sarah Hamm Bradley, after he returned to Searcy County after the War.