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Label
1897
Inclusive dates
1897
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Autobiographical sketch, 1897, of William Doniphan Frazee (b. 1822) of San Bernardino, California, detailing his ancestry back to the first Frazee who moved to New Jersey, through his grandfather Samuel Frazee (1753-1849) who settled in Mason County, Kentucky, and his father Ephraim Frazee (1792-1824); commenting on his mother Susan Doniphan Frazee (1794-1884) and her family the Doniphans; describing his life as a lawyer in Kentucky, Indiana, and California; commenting on his life as a minister of the Disciples of Christ; and mentioning some of the books he wrote, including REMINISCENCES AND SERMONS
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Biographical or historical data
William Doniphan Frazee was born 9 April 1822 in Mayslick, Kentucky, to Ephraim Frazee (1792-1824) and Susan Doniphan Frazee (1794-1884). He attended Bason College and studied law in Mason County, Kentucky, in 1840. He was admitted to the bar in 1842 and began practicing in Greenup and Carter Counties, Kentucky. In 1843, he moved to Indiana and practiced law in Rushville. In 1849, Frazee headed to California to mine for gold and while there continued his legal practice. In 1854 he returned to Indiana from California and married Rebecca Jenkinson (d. 1876) 14 May 1854. Frazee practiced law in Winchester and Indianapolis, Indiana, until 1873, when he moved to San Bernardino, California. At this time, Frazee began preaching as a member of the Disciples of Christ. In 1892, he published a book titled REMINISCENCES AND SERMONS.
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Vi
Form designation
Autobiographical sketch
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
18
Immediate source of acquisition
Chalkley, Thomas S.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001533342
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves

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