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Frizell Family of Buchanan County, Iowa
Data has been submitted by Mike Frizell, G-G-Grandson of Erasmus Frizelle/Frizell
email him at mnfrizell@att.net

 

 

Erasmus Frizelle / Frizell

b. 6 May. 1801, New Woodstock, Cazenovia, Madison County, New York
d. 24 Mar. 1883, (Hanging by own hands, County Doctor & Vital Records) , Independence, Washington Twp. Buchanan Co., Iowa, aged 82 years, Interment; Oakwood Cemetery, ref. Iowa Cemetery records, add 1, lot 156

married 22 Dec. 1832, Columbus, Licking County, Ohio.

Occupation , farmer, & wagon maker

Third of 9 children of Samuel Frizell / Frizelle & Polly Tiffany

* 1823-1834 : Lived in Ohio from 1828-1834, Erasmus sold the Frizelle Family Farm, in New Woodstock , NY, were he and all his children were born. Removed to Independence, Iowa, March 1861, In 1866 bought 34 acres 1/4 mile east of Independence.

* 1840: US Federal Census, Cazenovia, New York: Frizzle, Erasmus: 1 male 5-10, 1 male 30-40; 3 females under 5, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 30-40

* 1850: United States Federal Census, Cazenovia [New Woodstock ], Madison Co., NY, page 107, roll m 432-526: Frizelle, Erasmus, age 49 years, Farmer, b. NY; Sarah, wife, age 40, b. Penn.; Electus, son, age 17, b. Ohio; Eliza Ann, age 15, b. NY; Elizabeth, age 14, b. NY; Elzina , age 10, b. NY; Erasmus B., age 8, b. NY; Emily, S., age 6, b. NY; Ellen E., age 4, b. NY; one other person living in household, John Goodale [relationship ? Cousin ]

* 1860: United States Federal Census, Cazenovia, [ New Woodstock] Madison Co., NY: Frizell, Erasmus , age 59, b. 1800, NY; Sarah S., wife, age 50, b. 1809, Pennsylvania; Erasmus B. son, age 18, b. 1841. NY; Ella W, dau., age 11, b. 1849, NY; Ensign H. age 9, b. 1850, NY. { Note: the "W" in Ella, b. 1849 could be a mistake}

* 1870: United States Federal Census, Washington Twp. Independence, Buchanan Co., Iowa, roll m-379, p. 576: Frizelle, Erasmus, 69, Farmer, Value of real estate 1500, personal 1200, b. NY; Sarah, 60, wife keeping house, b. Penn.; Emma , 25, dress maker, b. NY; Ella A, 21, b. NY, Ensign H. 19, b. NY, farm labor.

* 1880, June 8: United States Federal Census, Independence, Washington Township, Buchanan county, Iowa: Dalley , Isaac, age 69, [b. Abt. 1811], head, married, occupation: Farmer, b. NY, both parents b. NY; Elzina, age 40, [b. Abt. 1840] wife, married, Keeping house, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. PA.; Frizell, Erasmus, age 79, [ b. abt. 1801] father-in-law, no occupation, b. NT, father b. Mass, mother b. Conn.; Stewart, Sarah, age 20, [ b. abt. 1860], step-daughter, Dress Maker, b. NY, both parents b. NY

* 1881: History of Buchanan County, Iowa: Erasmus Frizell was born in the town of Cazenovia, Madison County, New York, May 6, 1801. With the exception of the intervening years between 1828 and 1834 , which he spent in Ohio, he lived upon the farm were he was born, till he was sixty years of age, in March, 1861, he came to Buchanan County, Iowa, and has since been a citizen of this county. In 1866 he purchased the place of thirty-four acres were he still resides, one fourth mile east of Independence, lying north of the railroad. Mr. Frizell was married in Ohio in 1831, in Licking County, to Miss Sarah Sawyer, who died April 30, 1878, in this county. They had a family of nine children, seven of whom are living: Electus l. , a carpenter, who resides in Greene County, Iowa; Elizabeth married Mr. J. C. Remcier, and resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Eliza married Isaac Dalley, keeping house for his father; E. B. resides in Greene County, Iowa; Emma, single, and carries on a dressmaking store in Cincinnati, Ohio; Nettie married Charles Cook; is a widow and resides at La Cross, Wisconsin; E. H. in the hotel business, at Buna Vista, California. Mr. Frizell is sprightly and active for a man of his years. Has had a long and wide experience in the world. Has raised a large family, all of whom are taking their port in the great business of life.

* 1883: The Independence Bulletin Death's doings, March 1883:
Erasmus Frizelle; Last Saturday another old and respected resident of this county, Mr. Erasmus Frizelle, closed his eyes in death after a severe illness, which had been, however, but of brief duration. Mr. Frizelle was born in the state of New York, May 6, 1801, and thus was, at the time of his death, nearly eighty-two years old. When he was yet quite young his parents removed to Ohio, and here he resided for many years. In 1831 marrying the lady who continued to share life's trials and triumphs with him till death called her hence about five years ago. Soon after their marriage they removed to Madison County, New York, where they lived till the year 1861, and were nine children were born to them. In the year 1861 they removed to this county were they have resided ever since. Of the nine children of Mr. Frizelle six are still living. The funeral services were held at the M. E. Church on Monday, Rev. J. A. Ward officiating. The Masons, of whose order he had been a member for 60 years, had charge of the ceremonies at the grave. Mr. Frizelle was the oldest mason in the city, and indeed there are few lodges which can boast a member who has been with the order for 60 years. Mr. Frizelle was a man of honor, respected by all his acquaintances. His was a long and happy life and at a ripe old age he has rounded out a full career.

Last Will and Testament of Erasmus Frizell, 10 January 1882
I Erasmus Frizell being of sound disposing mind and memory. Do hereby make and publish this my last will and Testament. After the payment of my just debits, if such there should be. I direct that all of my property, both real and personal shall be disposed of in manner and form following, to-wit:

First, I hereby give and bequeath to my daughter Elzina Dally the sum of two hundred $200 Dollars. Such sum to be paid to her first and in addition to the request hereafter set forth.

Second , After the payment of the above mentioned, request I direct that the residue of my property both real and personal shall be divided as follows. Wit:

Third, To my son Erasmus B. Frizell I give the one sixth part of the residue of my personal property and the undivided one sixth of any real estate of which I may die seized.

Fourth, To my daughter Ella E. Ellsworth I give the one sixth part of the residue of my personal property and the

undivided one sixth of any real estate of which I may die seized.

Fifth, to my daughter Elzina Dally I give the one sixth part of the residue of my personal property and the undivided one sixth of any real estate of which I may die seized.

Sixth, I give to Annie S. Frizell wife of my son Ensign H. Frizell I give the one sixth part of the residue of my personal

property and the undivided one sixth of any real estate of which I may die seized.

Seventh, I hereby give and bequeath to Ella Frizell daughter of my son Electus Frizell the one sixth part of the residue of my personal property and the undivided one sixth of any real estate of which I may die seized.

Eighth, I hereby give and bequeath to Charles E. Ransier the son of my daughter Elizabeth Ransier the one sixth part of the residue of my personal property and the undivided one sixth of any real estate of which I may die seized.

Ninth, Granting unto the said parties to whom said request are made full powers of alienation by deed or otherwise

Tenth, I hereby nominate and appoint my friend John Holleth of Independence, Iowa as Executor of this Will.

In witness were of I have hereunto set my hand this tenth day of January A. D. 1882

 

Erasmus Frizelle
Died Mar. 24, 1883
Aged 82 years

Sarah
Wife of Erasmus Frizell
Died Apr 30, 1878
Aged 68 yrs, 3 mo and 10 days
She lives in memory

Oak Wood Cemetery, Independence, Iowa

 

spouse of Erasmus Frizell: Sarah Sawyer
b. 21 Jan. 1810, Pennsylvania, (date of 20 Feb. 1810, Penn., found)
d. 30 Apr. 1878, Independence, Washington Twp., Buchanan County, Ohio, Interment: Oak Wood Cemetery, Independence, Iowa

Adopted daughter of Captain Humphrey of Mansfield, Ohio , lived in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio

1830 US Census: Green Township, Richland Co., Ohio: Humphrey, Andrew: household: males: 1 under 5, 1 5-10, 1 20-30; females 1 under 5, 3 5-10, 1 10-15, 1 30-40

1830: US Census: Sharon Township, Richland Co., Ohio: Humphrey, Benjamin: Males: 1 under 5, 1 5-10, 1 20-30; females 1 under 5, 1 20-30.

1840: US Census, Mansfield, Richland Co., Ohio: Humphrey, Andrew: males 1 5-10, 1 20-30, 1 50-60; females: 1 5-10, 1 10-15, 3 20-30, 1 30-40, 1 50-60

1840: US Census, Vermillion Township, Richland Co., Ohio: Humphrey, Hiram, males 2 under 512 20-30; females 1 under 5, 1 15-20, 1 20-30

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