JACOB E. FRANKENFIELD

 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
A M Frankenfield 42 BORN: 1868
Elizabeth Frankenfield 39
Amanda Frankenfield 12
Stanley Frankenfield 8
Susanna Frankenfield 7
Jacob Frankenfield 5
James Frankenfield 9/12

Haycock Township - Bucks County

Frankenfield family-

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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