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Rev Asa Frakes

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Rev Asa Frakes

Birth
Nelson County, Kentucky, USA
Death
8 Dec 1873 (aged 70)
Vigo County, Indiana, USA
Burial
Prairie Creek, Vigo County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID
20179125 View Source

s/o Phillip and Phoebe (Case) Frakes
Note - according to the book Charles R. Piety wrote and published in 1956, "An Early History of the Piety Family and Kinsman"; the section regarding the Partial Genealogy of the Frakes Family, reveals Phillip came to the United States from Nova Scotia in 1770. He met and married 1785 in Bardstown, KY Phoebe Case, daughter of Nathaniel Case. He served in the War of 1812, a Private in Sholt's Battalion, Indiana Militia. He moved out of Vigo County about 1839 to Porter County, Indiana. To him and Phoebe, ten children were born. Of his children; Asa, Phillip Jr, Sarah and Conrad remained in the Prairie Creek area and children of the Frakes brothers do get confusing.

Asa is found written up in the above history book and the Hutsonville Township section of the History of Crawford and Clark Counties, Illinois. He was ordained March 26, 1836 and served in the First Prairie Creek Baptist Church and was also the second pastor of the Hutsonville Baptist Church officially organized February 21, 1856.

He married Rebecca Dickerson, February 26, 1824 in Vigo County, Indiana - - Recorded March 8, 1824
(Blessed with ten known children)

Those not linked:
Phillip Frakes
Rachel Frakes, b. 1826
John Dickerson Frakes, 1832-1894
Rebecca Ann Frakes, b.1839-1901
Sarah Ann Frakes, b.1839

NOTE: the chair Rev. Frakes is sitting in was custom made and is on display at Fowler Park's Village.

s/o Phillip and Phoebe (Case) Frakes
Note - according to the book Charles R. Piety wrote and published in 1956, "An Early History of the Piety Family and Kinsman"; the section regarding the Partial Genealogy of the Frakes Family, reveals Phillip came to the United States from Nova Scotia in 1770. He met and married 1785 in Bardstown, KY Phoebe Case, daughter of Nathaniel Case. He served in the War of 1812, a Private in Sholt's Battalion, Indiana Militia. He moved out of Vigo County about 1839 to Porter County, Indiana. To him and Phoebe, ten children were born. Of his children; Asa, Phillip Jr, Sarah and Conrad remained in the Prairie Creek area and children of the Frakes brothers do get confusing.

Asa is found written up in the above history book and the Hutsonville Township section of the History of Crawford and Clark Counties, Illinois. He was ordained March 26, 1836 and served in the First Prairie Creek Baptist Church and was also the second pastor of the Hutsonville Baptist Church officially organized February 21, 1856.

He married Rebecca Dickerson, February 26, 1824 in Vigo County, Indiana - - Recorded March 8, 1824
(Blessed with ten known children)

Those not linked:
Phillip Frakes
Rachel Frakes, b. 1826
John Dickerson Frakes, 1832-1894
Rebecca Ann Frakes, b.1839-1901
Sarah Ann Frakes, b.1839

NOTE: the chair Rev. Frakes is sitting in was custom made and is on display at Fowler Park's Village.


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  • Maintained by: kdxdot
  • Originally Created by: Brian
  • Added: 30 Jun 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 20179125
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/20179125/asa-frakes: accessed ), memorial page for Rev Asa Frakes (10 Apr 1803–8 Dec 1873), Find a Grave Memorial ID 20179125, citing Middletown Cemetery, Prairie Creek, Vigo County, Indiana, USA; Maintained by kdxdot (contributor 47612014).