Nelson Friz

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  • Name  Nelson Friz 
    Born  21 Mar 1834  Orleans Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Notes 
    • In 1862, Nelson Friz was director of the Jamestown School District.

      Sold his property in Jamestown Township and moved to Kansas in 1867. (per "Early History of Jamestown Township"), but per 1870 Census, he and his family lived in Eaton Co, Michigan. He didn't actually go to Kansas until 1879.

      NELSON FRIZ, farmer, Section 16, Newbern Township, P. O. Abilene, born in Orleans County, N. Y., March 21, 1834, was raised in his native State until twelve years of age, when he moved to Ottawa County, Mich., where he completed his studies, after which he engaged in farming until 1879. He then came to Kansas and settled in Dickinson County, where he engaged in farming and stock-raising. His landed estate consists of 720 acres of land. Married in Allegan County, Mich., October 23, 1859, to Miss Mary Brown, a native of Lorain county, Ohio. She was born April 14, 1842. They have four children - Mabelle L., Perry L., Clyde N., and Blanche.
      !William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas; DICKINSON COUNTY, Part 10
    Person ID  I760  Bryant
    Last Modified  5 Jun 2005 

    Father  Andrew C. Friz,   b. 18 Aug 1793, Germantown, Columbia Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1874, Jamestown Twp, Ottawa Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Christina Link,   b. 10 Nov 1793, Upper Red Hook, Dutchess Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1870, Jamestown Twp, Ottawa Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Feb 1815  Montgomery Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Andrew and Christina were married by Rev. John Toll, a pastor in the Reformed Dutch Churches in the Canajoharie District. Both Andrew and Christina were "of Sharon" in the original record in the possession of the Montgomery County Historical Society. Sharon is actually in neighboring Schoharie County to the south. They are the only FRIZ and LINK marriage records found in the source mentioned.
    Family ID  F64  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Brown,   b. 14 Apr 1842, Lorain Co, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  23 Oct 1859  Allegan Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F142  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Mar 1834 - Orleans Co, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Oct 1859 - Allegan Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S36] Montgomery Co, NY Marr. Record, Melvin W. Lethbridge, (St. Johnsville, NY: author, 1922), p.30.


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