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Henry Frankenburger
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Birth: Jun. 7, 1839
Leesburg
Mercer County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 1903

Professor H. Frankenburger, County Superintendent of Public Instruction, came to Kansas in April, 1870, and located at Fort Scott, engaging in the business of contracting and building for about eighteen months. He then taught in the district schools of the county for one year, and was then, until 1880, Principal of the East Fort Scott School, holding during this time the office of Clerk of the Board of Education. In 1880, he was elected County Superintendent of Public Instruction. He was born in Leesburg, Mercer Co., Penn., June 7, 1839, and lived there until 1844, when he went to Lawrence County, Penn., making that his home until 1855, graduating in the meantime at the Mahoning Valley Academy. He then went to Wisconsin and located in Green County, near Monroe, residing there until he came to Kansas. He was married to Ann Groves August 21, 1857. They have six children--Clara Irene, Henry Grant, Lewis Smith, John Martin, Frank Rawlin and Mamie Tot. Mr. Frankenburger enlisted August 2, 1864, in Company D, Thirty-eighth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, as a private, and served until the close of the war. He is a member of the Grand Army of the Republic and I.O.O.F. In the fall of 1882, he was re-elected to the office of County Superintendent and also Q. M. of W. H. Lytle Post, No. 32, Grand Army of the Republic. (from "History of the State of Kansas" by William G. Cutler, published 1883 by A.T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.)

He was married a second time to Lizzie Blair, daughter of James & Mary (Snoots) Blair. 
 
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 Spouses:
  Lizzie E. Blair Hiatt (1860 - 1934)
  Rachel Ann Groves Frankenburger (1840 - 1883)*
 
 Children:
  Lewis Smith Frankenburger (1868 - 1950)*
  Frank Roland Frankenburger (1873 - 1946)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Fort Scott
Bourbon County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Row 8
 
Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: May 06, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14189996
Henry Frankenburger
Added by: VJS
 
 
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