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John Frownfelter

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Re: Frauenfelder/Frownfelter

Posted: 5 Oct 2002 12:12PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 11 Oct 2002 1:25PM GMT
I have been doing some family background research and so fare have confirmed that ancestor "frauenfeldt" now spelled "frownfelter" came to America from Switzerland in the late 1700's. They actually came from a small village in Switzerland by the name of "Frauenfeldt" located on Lake Geneva. The pronunciation of Frauenfeldt is actually Frownfelter in english. We have a doctor here in Indianapolis who told me one day that he knew a lot of my relatives; that he was born and raised in Frauenfeldt, Switzerland.

My great great grandfather was Jake Frownfelter who moved from Pennsylvania to souther Ohio and from there to southern Indiana. He had a son Samuel who had a son George C. (my grandfather) who had two sons Ralph R. and Lawrence S. (my father) and I have one brother Marvin D. All are deceased except me, my brother and our sons Gary D., Jeffrey A., (my sons) and Brian (Marvin's adopted son). Ralph has four surviving sons.

I was born July 13, l933 (now 69).

Clarence Frownfelter
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Aberdeen22 3 Sep 2010 5:52AM GMT 
Nancy40 6 May 2001 2:00PM GMT 
frowniec 5 Oct 2002 6:12PM GMT 
Nick Frauenfelder 6 Oct 2002 11:27AM GMT 
Karen Collins 6 Oct 2002 2:13PM GMT 
bevgio6 21 Feb 2010 11:48PM GMT 
efroun 12 Oct 2005 3:35PM GMT 
aginsberg151 7 Apr 2008 3:09AM GMT 
bfronefield63 20 Jan 2013 11:32PM GMT 
Karen361 21 Jan 2013 12:32AM GMT 
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