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Frank Dusy
Original name: Frank Dusey
Birth: Dec. 17, 1837, Canada
Death: Nov. 9, 1898
Selma
Fresno County
California, USA

Western Frontiersman. A prominent pioneer of California, he was the founder of Fresno and Tulare Counties. He discovered the Tehipite Valley in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and named Tunemah Peak and Kettle Dome. The Dusy Basin and two waterways are named for him. He was a prominent sheep rancher in Selma and helped found the Fresno "Weekly Republican" Newspaper. He enlisted in the Union Army during the Civil War, and served in Company H of the 3rd California Volunteer Infantry. He helped bring irrigation to these areas. (bio by: Maureen Trinley) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Catherine Ross Dusy (Dusey) (1850 - 1897)
 
 Children:
  Chester A. Dusy (Dusey) (1875 - 1939)*
  John Dusy (Dusey) (1887 - 1954)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery
Fresno
Fresno County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Maureen Trinley
Record added: May 05, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7415466
Frank Dusy
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Frank Dusy
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Frank Dusy
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Fresno County was incorporated in 1856... Frank Dusy didn't come to California until 1858...He did a lot of great things in his lifetime but founding Fresno County was not one of them...
- Tracy Parker
 Added: Feb. 20, 2015
R.I.P.
- Tracy Parker
 Added: Feb. 20, 2015

- PJH / Angelbird
 Added: Dec. 21, 2014
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