Birth Name: Brad Barron Renfro
Date of Birth: July 25, 1982
Place of Birth: Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.
Date of Death: January 15, 2008
Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Ethnicity: English, Scottish, distant Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, German, and Welsh, remote French
Brad Renfro was an American actor and musician. As a prominent actor in his teens, he had leading roles in the films The Client, The Cure, Tom and Huck (1995), and Ghost World, among others.
Brad was the son of Angela and Mark Refnro. The surname Renfro usually originates in either England or Scotland. Brad was raised by his paternal grandmother Joanne. She died seventeen days after his death. Brad had a son, who lived in Japan.
Brad’s paternal grandfather was Jack Delano Renfro (the son of Helen Pauliene Renfro). Jack was born in Tennessee. Helen was the daughter of John Carmichael Renfro and Ardell Magnolia Fennell.
Brad’s paternal grandmother was Joanne Barron (the daughter of William Nathaniel Gale Barron III and Jemima Lena “Mima” Brooks). William was the son of Robert Patton Barron, Sr. and Mary Louise “Mollie” Dempster. Jemima was the daughter of James Madison Brooks and Nancy Caroline Stewart/Stuart.
Brad’s maternal grandfather was Billy/Bill Wayne McCroy (the son of Leroy/Le Roy Edgar McCroy and Mary Thelma Cooper). Leroy was the son of John H. McCroy and Julia Blair. Thelma was the daughter of Franklin Lafayette “Fate” Cooper and Margaret Amplise/Amprice Lail/Laile.
Brad’s maternal grandmother was Judy Earl (the daughter of Chester Francis Earl and Helen Marie Haynes). Chester was the son of Barney Iron Earl and Mary Mae Fox. Helen was the daughter of Oscar Joseph Haynes and Margaret Rose Davis.
Sources: Genealogy of Brad Renfro – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Brad’s paternal grandmother, Joanne (Barron) Renfro – https://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Brad’s paternal great-grandfather, William Nathaniel Gale Barron III (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Brad Renfro (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Brad’s maternal grandfather, Billy/Bill Wayne McCroy (focusing on his own mother’s side) – https://wc.rootsweb.com
Genealogies of Brad’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Franklin Lafayette “Fate” Cooper and Margaret Amplise/Amprice Lail/Laile – https://www.findagrave.com