Category Archives: Rentfrow family

Eight is Enough

Turpin Rentfrow and his wife Sarah (Troup) Rentfrow had eight children. For the time and place that they lived, eight wasn’t very many. Most farmers who made their way west after the Revolution had at least that many kids to … Continue reading

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Here Come the Irish

From 1718 to 1775, more than 100,000 people came from Ireland to the American colonies.  These Irish immigrants weren’t just Irish, they were mostly families that had moved from Scotland and the north of England to Ulster province in Ireland … Continue reading

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Fire!

Today as I sat in the local Jiffy Lube, the entire complement of fire trucks from Station 81 went roaring through the center of our town.  I looked up to see the SUV carrying the fire chief, followed by several … Continue reading

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