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Max Frauenthal
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1836
Munich (München), Germany
Death: Mar. 8, 1914
Desha County
Arkansas, USA


Max Frauenthal is an
Arkansan who is well noted
for his bravery during the
Civil War.

Later, he became a successful
Arkansas businessman.

He was called:
the "Father of Heber Springs
and Cleburne County, Arkansas"


As a 16 year old immigrant,
Max Frauenthal enlisted in
the Confederate Army as a
Private for the 16th Regiment,
Company A, Mississippi Volunteers.
He took part in the battle called:
"Bloody Acute Angle"
at the
Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia.
There he showed unflinching gallantry.
Confederate veterans used the name:
"Fronthall" as a synonym for
'physical courage'.


Frauenthal was HUSBAND to
WIFE - Sallie Jacobs

They were wed on January 24, 1869
in Louisville, Mississippi

He was FATHER to 13 children


In 1871, Frauenthal moved to
Faulkner County, Arkansas.
He started a successful business
across from the downtown railroad
with a small homeplace nearby.
Following a fire, he replaced his
formerly-wooden structures with the
town's first brick building.
The quality constructed Frauenthal
building still stands and is on the
National Register of Historic Places.


* Frauenthal gave property
for a court square
in anticipation of the new
Cleburne County
being established.

* 'Sugar Loaf'
(soon to be renamed Heber Springs)
became the county seat.

* A frame courthouse was
constructed by Frauenthal.

* 'Spring Park'
was another donation
he made to the community.




This biography is
humbly presented by
Audrey Burtrum-Stanley / Arkansas

Family links: 
  Sallie Jacobs Frauenthal (1848 - 1915)*
  Rosa Frauenthal (1870 - 1872)*
  Mortimer Frauenthal (1872 - 1936)*
  Julius Frauenthal (1873 - 1892)*
  Eugene Moses Frauenthal (1877 - 1894)*
  Cora Frauenthal Richardson (1879 - 1908)*
  Clarence Frauenthal (1880 - 1949)*
  Theresa Frauenthal Friedman (1888 - 1920)*
  Ruth Frauenthal Krone (1894 - 1983)*
*Calculated relationship
Temple Israel Cemetery
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
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Record added: Dec 16, 2009
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Max Frauenthal
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In honour of a great patriotic. Deo Vindice, sir, we salute you.
- hlhanna
 Added: Mar. 17, 2014

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