JACOB E. FRANKENFIELD, farmer, P.O. Erwinna, is a grandson of Michael Frankenfield, whose parents were residents of Springfield township. He was a resident of NOCKAMIXON township, but later returned to Springfield, where he died. His son, also named Michael, was born in Nockamixon township February 25, 1809, and died January 9, 1859. He bought a farm, part of which Jacob now owns, and lived on it until his death. He was a straightforward, honest man, of strong convictions, and never feared to express his opinions. His wife was Rachel, daughter of Jacob Barron, of Springfield township, where she was born March 20, 1807. She died August 23, 1870. They had eight children: Abraham, Ezra, Henry, Aaron, Michael, Elizabeth R., Clinton and Jacob E., who was the second son and was born January 27, 1835. After his father’s death he and his brother Ezra bought the home farm, which they owned jointly for thirteen years, when they divided it. On December 8, 1860, Mr. Frankenfield married Mary Ellen, daughter of William and Rebecca (Hillpot) Heaney. She was born November 24, 1835. Her father died on October 11, 1839, and her mother was again married to Samuel Yost, who died in 1873. She is now 87 years old. Mr. Frankenfield and wife are members of the Lower Tinicum Lutheran church, of which he has been for several years an elder. Battle's History of Bucks County
1910 Census - Fair Hill Bucks PA
Haycock Township - Bucks County
Adam Frankenfield came to America from Germany and settled in Springfield township. He had 8 sons, henry, e.s., who married Catharine Weaver, to whom were born 2 sons and 2 daughters.
Henry came to haycock in 1808, purchased 65 acres. there were 4 children in this family. the e.s. Henry married Anna Datesman, d/o Jacob and Elisabeth
(Shellenberger) Datesman. they had 3 sons and 2 daus. his e.d. Mary married Abraham Youngkin, s/o Nicholas and Mary Youngkin of Nockamixon Twp. 1 son was born to this marriage, Abraham f. Abraham Youngkin died in 1856. she married again to Aaron Ziegenfuss in 1861. 5 children were born of this marriage; Ellmanda, Anne, Mahlon, Henry and Harvey.
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