Fretwell Family

Leonard Fretwell (1787-1836)

Leonard and his descendants are numbered from 1 to 194 in the book published in 2001, Descendants of Leonard Fretwell (1787-1836) of Lewis County, Missouri. Corrections and additions to those individuals are being made here.  See No. 2, No. 6, No. 7, No. 8, No. 9, No 10, No. 11, No 12, No 13, No. 14, No. 17, No. 19, No. 20, No. 21, No. 23, No. 29, No. 30, No. 31, No. 32, No. 33, No. 34, No. 35, No. 37, No. 38, No. 41, No. 45, No. 46, No. 47, No. 48, No. 49, No. 56, No. 61, No. 62, No. 64, No. 67, No. 68, No. 72, No. 75, No. 78, No. 82, No. 83, No. 90, No. 93, No. 96, No. 97, No. 98, No. 99, No. 100, No. 102, No. 109, No. 110, No. 111, No. 115, No. 152, No. 154, No. 162, No. 163, No. 164, No. 165, No. 169. Click on the number, and add to your book.


First Generation


Descendant No. 1 - LEONARD FRETWELL purchased five parcels of land in Lewis County, Missouri from the United States Government. All of the land patents were filed in the land office in Palmyra, Missoui. The first three patents are dated February 15, 1836 (Nos. 7054, 7055 and 7056) and were included in the book (p. 4). The land was in Sections 24, 25 and 26 of Lyon Township.

The fourth patent is dated April 10, 1837 (No. 7907). It is for forty acres of land described as the Aliquot Parts SWNE [of] Section 31 [in] Twp. 62-N [Dickerson].

The fifth patent is dated August 1, 1838 (No. 7053). It is for 50.045 acres of land described as the Aliquot Parts S 1/2 2 NW [of] Section 31 [in] Twp. 62-N [Dickerson]. Note: Filed after the death of Leonard Fretwell.

As noted in the book, “James S. Fretwell purchased his father’s property in 1850, Lots No. 1 and 2, Section 31, Dickerson Township, Lewis County, Missouri, from his brothers and sisters (p. 5).

 

Fretwell Branch

Leonard Fretwell purchased eighty acres of land on July 15, 1834, in Section 31, Dickerson Township, Lewis County, Missouri. The stream through the property (pictured above) was called the Fretwell branch. It still flows into the Fabius River north of Monticello. The above snapshot was taken in the spring in 1997. It shows the Fretwell branch from Highway A looking west about a mile north of Monticello. As noted in the book, Descendants of Leonard Fretwell (1787-1836) of Lewis County, Missouri (2001), (p. xxxii), the Fretwell branch appears in the Lewis County, Missouri, 1878, Atlas. Copies have been donated to the Library of Congress, the Reference Library of the State Historical Society of Missouri in Columbia and the library of the Lewis County Historical Society in Canton, Missouri.

Second Generation


Descendant No. 2 - JAMES S. FRETWELL was buried in the Tolona Cemetery, Lewis County, Missouri. His grave is marked with a tombstone along the abandoned railroad tracks in Highland Township, Section 36, west side of Highway #6 between Lewistown and Ewing.

The inscription:
James S. Fretwell
Born Sept. 3, 1811
Died June 8, 1887
Have faith in God.
Photo-for-James



Descendant No. 6 - LUCINDA FRETWELL married George Alexander KERFOOT, son of William G. KERFOOT and SALLY KERFOOT. Lucinda and George were parents of thirteen [not twelve] children:
i.  William born ca1840
ii.  George Thomas born 16 December 1841
iii.  Ezra Francis, born ca1843
iv.  Samuel, born ca1845
v.  John Franklin, born 5 September 1846
vi.  Charles W. born ca1848
vii.  Joel Benjamin, born ca1849
viii.  Sarah Ann, born ca1851
ix.  Mary Catherine, born ca1852
x.  Richard, born ca1854 and died in infancy
xi.  Andrew Jackson, born ca1856
xii.  Lucinda, born ca1858
xiii.  Ida Lee, born ca1864

 SOURCE: Kerfott, Kearfott and Allied Families in America. Edited by
                   Robert R. Kearfott. Privately Published by Members of the
                   Family,1948. PP. 68 and 69

Descendant No. 6 - LUCINDA FRETWELL was buried in the Liberty Baptist Cemetery, Washington Township, Clark County, Missouri with her husband, Kerfoot. The cemetery is located in Section 2 in the southern half of Washington Township, Hwy. A northwest of Williamstown, Missouri.

The inscriptions read --
Lucinda Kerfoot
Born Feb. 18, 1818
Died Aug. 17, 1890
A precious and ...
A void ...
A place ...
T...

George A. Kerfoot
Born June 14, 1814
Died May 26, 1881
In the way of righteousness is life
  and in the pathway thereof
There is no death. Prov. 12:28

Photo-for-Lucinda


Descendant No. 7 - John William FRETWELL (1819 - 1907)

SOURCE: Original photograph in the possession of Estil Van Fretwell of Jefferson City, Missouri.

xiv. Mary Etta, b. 8 Sep 1882 and d. 11 Jan 1955 (added 27 May 2012)

SOURCE: Missouri Death Certificate No. 1636.


Photo-for-JohnWilliam



Descendant No. 8 - ANN L. FRETWELL was buried with her husband, Eli Thrasher in the cemetery of Midway Methodist Church, Lewis County, Missouri. The cemetery is located  in Twp. 62N, R8W - Section 19 at the junction of Highways Y & H at Midway, Missouri.

The tombstone inscription reads --
Born Feb. 2, 1821   Born Jan. 4, 1811
Died Nov. 3, 1906   Died Oct. 24, 1896

                             He's gone to world's above,
                             Where saints and angels meet,
Ann Thrasher         Eli Thrasher
                             To realize our Saviour's love,
                             And worship at his feet.

On pedestal: THRASHER
Photo-for-Ann
Eli Thrasher and Ann L. (Fretwell) Thrasher. Copy from Josephine Thrasher, Henderson, Texas.



Descendant No. 9 - Elizabeth Fretwell was buried in the cemetery of Midway Methodist Church, Lewis County, Missouri. The cemetery is located in Twp. 62N, R8W - Section 19 at the junction of Highways Y & H at Midway, Missouri.
The inscription reads --
Elizabeth, Wife of Benjamin Dubois
Born Mar. 20, 1822
Died Mar. 5, 1899
She stretched out her hand to the poor;
Yea, she reached forth her hand to the needy.
Photo-for-Elizabeth




Descendant No. 10 - Thomas Jefferson Fretwell (ca1824 - 1904)

Thomas Jefferson Fretwell home. One hundred thirty-two acres, more or less (SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 33, Twp. 54 N, R 2 W and the NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 and the NE 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 4, Twp. 53 N, R 2 W), Pike County, Missouri.

 

SOURCE: Copy from Ruth Mae (Williams) Kent.

Photo-for-Elizabeth

Descendant No. 11 - SAMUEL LAFAYETTE FRETWELL was buried in the New Woodville Cemetery. It is located along Hwy. W in Section Two of Washington Township, Clark County, Missouri.

The inscription reads:
SAMUEL FRETWELL
Feb. 2, 1832
May 22, 1905

Photo-for-Samuel
Samuel Fretwell (1832-1905).
SOURCE: Photo from Marion Fretwell, Yakima, Washington.

No. 11 - 2nd wife - MARY JANE NICHOLS FRETWELL (added 1 Jan 2013)

     m. 3 Dec 1831, Dry Ridge, Grant Co., Kentucky

     d. 18 April 1871 Franklin Twp., Grundy Co., Missouri buried Nichols Family Graveyard, Clark County, Missouri

     The Nichols Family Graveyard is located on the Old Nichols Homestead, 5 miles NE of Williamstown,
     Lewis Co., MO. The graveyard is actually in Clark County, in the middle of a field no longer owned
     by the Nichols family.

     SOURCE: Find a Grave / Missouri

No. 11 - 3rd wife - LOUISANN WELLS (updated 27 May 2012)

b. 1 May 1845 Missouri
d. 24 June 1922

SOURCE: Name change from notes of Marvin Fretwell (2012) citing warranty deed and gravestone inscription

No. 11 - ii. - WILLIAM LEONARD, d.y. (added 27 May 2012)

SOURCE: Notes of Marvin Fretwell (2012)

No. 11 - iv - JAMES GREEN FRETWELL

b. 6 Jan 1857
d. 24 Nov 1918

No. 11 - v - SAMUEL BURL FRETWELL

b. 17 Feb 1855 Canton, Lewis Co., MO
d. 9 Feb 1944

No. 11 - viii - GRANVILLE LEE FRETWELL (added 1 Jan 2013)

1864-1917
buried Merriman Cemetery, Merriman, Cherry Co., Nebraska
Source: SOURCE: Find a Grave / Nebraska

No. 11 - x - MINTA JANE FRETWELL

b. 3 Sep 1875 Kahoka, Clark Co., MO
d. 11 Mar 1897
 



Descendant No. 12 - KATHERINE FRETWELL was buried in the cemetery of Providence Baptist Church two miles east of Williamstown in Section 23 of Lyon Township, Lewis County, Missouri.

The inscription reads:
Katherine Fretwell
B. May 4, 1827
D. Feb. 18, 1862

Printed on the pedestal:
FRETWELL
Photo-for-Catherine



Descendant No. 13 - MARY JANE FRETWELL was buried with her husband, William Ford, in the cemetery of Providence Baptist Church two miles east of Williamstown in Section 23 of Lyon Township, Lewis County, Missouri.
Photo-for-Mary Jane
The inscriptions reads:
FORD
Mary J. FORD Wm. Ford
Died Died
May 19, 1908 May 11, 1899
Aged Aged
Yr. Ds. 70 Ys. 13 Ds.
Printed on the pedestal
FORD



Descendant No. 14 - FRANCES WARNER FRETWELL (1832-1923) was buried with her daughter, Ida Smyser, in the Glenwood Cemetery, Schuyler County, Missouri. The city cemetery is west of the town of Glenwood, Missouri. HENRY JOEL SMYSER, the husband of Frances, died in 1879 and was buried at Lancaster, Missouri.
Photo-for-Frances
The inscriptions reads:
Printed on the front:  SMYSER


FRANCES W. IDA
1832 -- 1923 1865 -- 1941
Henry Joel Smyser and Frances Warner (Fretwell) Smyser. Copy from Clover F. Fossum, Ojai, California.


Descendant No. 17 - i. JAMES LEONARD. (added 25 May 2012)

     Spouse: Hettie d. 30 Mar 1931, Lewis Col, MO. (added 25 May 2012)

     SOURCE: Missouri Death Certificate No. 10566


Descendant No. 19 - iii. JESSE, d. 16 Jul 1931, Lewis Co., MO. (added 25 May 2012)

     Spouse: Sarah, d. 19 Dec 1932, Lewis Co., MO. (added 25 May 2012)

     Both buried at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery, Williamstown, Missouri. (added 25 May 2012)

     SOURCE: Missouri Death Certificates No. 25540 and No. 40464


Third Generation


Descendant No. 20 - SIDNEY GREEN FRETWELL.

Wedding photograph
M. 6 April 1876, Lewis Co., MO
Bride: Minerva Ann OARD

Source: Photo owned by Judy Fretwell Gottman.

v. Alvertie's day of birth: 29th. Place: Jackson Twp., Clark Co., Missouri. (added 27 May 2012)

SOURCE: Missouri Permanent Record of Births. Roll C 1725, No. 108.

Photo of Sydney and Minerva Fretwell

 


Descendant No. 21 - NANCY AGNESS FRETWELL m. James Thomas HIND, son of Nathan Woodford Bass HIND and Arrelda J. STEPHENSON.

 Child v. Charles Fretwell HIND m. Ruth Alice CARSON 3 July 1922 in
 Campbell County, Kentucky.

SOURCE: Register of the General Society of the War of 1812. Edited by
                  Committee, 1972. PP. 90 and 91.


Descendant No. 23 - xii. FANNIE JETT.

     Spouse: Arch George Selway, d. 31 Jul 1957, Lewis Co, MO. (added 27 May 2012)

     Buried Providence Baptist Church Cemetery, Williamstown, Missouri (added 27 May 2012)

     SOURCE: Missouri Death Certificate No. 25263


Descendant No. 29 - LOUISIANA FRETWELL

b. 10 Dec 1849 Lewis Co., MO
d. 9 Jan 1924


Descendant No. 30 - ANNIE FRETWELL

b. 28 Apr 1853 Williamstown, Lewis Co., MO
d. 24 Mar 1924


Descendant No. 31 - WINIFRED MARTHA FRETWELL

b. 21 Nov 1877 Kahoka, Clark Co., MO
d. 25 Feb 1959


Descendant No. 32 - WILLIAM LAFAYETTE FRETWELL

b. 20 Nov 1879 Kahoka, Clark Co., MO
d. 4 Nov 1948


Descendant No. 33 - CARLETON EARL FRETWELL

b. 2 Aug 1881, Kahoka, Clark Co., MO
d. 26 Sep 1946


Descendant No. 34 - EDWARD EVERETTE FRETWELL

b. 15 Sep 1884 Kahoka, Clark Co., MO
d. 28 Aug 1961


Descendant No. 35 - GROVER CLEVELAND FRETWELL

b. 24 Dec 1886 Wyaconda, Clark Co., MO

d. 6 Jan 1963

Ensign. U.S. Navy. 8-3-18 to 5-10-19. (added 27 May 2012)

SOURCE: Missouri State Archives. Card File No. 394.



Fourth Generation


Descendant No. 37 - ii. LAURA B. FRETWELL married James Harding MOSELEY on 20 December 1893 in Irwin, Barton County, Missouri. At the time, James was of Arlington, Kiowa County, Colorado. James Harding MOSELEY married second Geneva (spelled "Genevra" on the certificate of marriage) Earhart on 12 April 1903 at Virginia Earhart's in Barton County, Missouri. At the time, Geneva was of Milo, Vernon County, Missouri.

                      SOURCE: Marriage records. Barton County, Missouri.

     i. Forrest Fretwell Moseley. CPL U.S. Army. (added 27 May 2012)
     Inducted @ Lamar, Colorado 7/22/1918 (added 27 May 2012)
     Discharged @ Camp Funston, Kansas [ 10/19 ] (added 27 May 2012)

     SOURCE: Missouri State Archives. Military Records File.


Descendant No. 38 - LAWRENCE DELMOND FRETWELL married Ellen Katherine HUDDLESTON.
 Child i. Orlean Janice FRETWELL born 11 May 1908, Mart, Texas,
 married Lewis Lee Hess 3 July 1931. Lewis was born 9 March 1912,
 Baltimore, Maryland, son of Guy Link HESS and Catherine BARRINGER.

SOURCE: The Link Family. Antecedents and Descendants of John
                   Jacob Link. 1417-1951. By Paxson Link. 1951. PP. 453 and 639.


Descendant No. 41 - CLARENCE LEROY FRETWELL m. Lillie Verna HUDDLE, daughter of William HUDDLE and Elsie WEST.

SOURCE: History of the Descendants of John Hottel (Immigrant from
                   Switzerland to America). By W. D. Huddle and Lulu May
                   Huddle. Strasburg PublishingHouse, Inc., 1930. P. 659.


Descendant No. 45 - i. EMMA FLORENCE, b. 25 Sep 1879 and d. 28 Oct 1956, Pike Co., MO. (added 27 May 2012)

     Buried at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery, Williamstown, Missouri. (added 27 May 2012)

     SOURCE Missouri Death Certificate No. 35033.


Descendant No. 46 - ii. NANCY KATHERINE. (added 27 May 2012)

     Spouse: Benjamin Edward NOEL, son of Frank NOEL and Margaret SIMPSON,
     b. 16 Aug 1882, LaBelle, MO and d. 9 Dec 1960, Columbia, Boone Co., MO. (added 27 May 2012)

     SOURCE: Missouri Death Certificate No. 60-041044


Descendant No. 47 - JAMES HERBERT FRETWELL married Posie Tea TRUE 28 September 1907 Knox City, Missouri. Posie was born 28 July 1886, Newark, Missouri, daughter of Joseph TAYLOR and Ella P. ELSTON.

SOURCES: The Elston Family in America. By James Strode Elston.
                    Rutland, Vermont: The Tuttle Publishing Company, Inc . 1942.
                    P. 304.
                   Genealogy of Josiah Munroe. By G. S. Northrup. St. Johns,
                   Michigan: G. S. Northrup, 1912. PP. 264, 266 and 269.

Descendant No. 47 - James Herbert FRETWELL (corrections and additions - p. 57-8)

Birth: 14 Jun 1886, Lewis Co., MO
Death: 19 Nov 1960, Cupertino, Santa Clara Co., CA
 
Spouse: Posie Tea TRUE
Birth: Newark, Knox Co., MO
Death: 6 Jul 1970, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara Co., CA
 
Children: James Taylor (1909-1994)
Children: Benjamin Eldon (1913-1931)
 
SOURCE: Gail Jean Fretwell Hugger, Cupertino, CA (email 9/07).


Descendant No. 48 - Clarence Jesse FRETWELL.
Children (left to right): Hazel, Gladys, Vincel, Roby and Olen.


Descendant No. 49 -- ADDISON ELMER FRETWELL

Wedding photograph.
M. 24 Dec 1903, Lewis Co., MO
Bride: Gertrude Ann JENKINS

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Photo owned by Judy Fretwell Gottman.

Photo of Addison Elmver and Gertrude Ann Fretwell

 


Descendant No. 56 - JORDEN GIBSON FRETWELL m1 Mary Reed 31 July 1923, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma. No issue.

SOURCE: Kay Morris, 2922 Beverly Rd., Pasadena, TX 77503
                  (dated May 23, 2001).

Descendant No. 61 - ii. LENA LEOTA. (added 27 May 2012)
          ii. Stanley Donovan LEIGH, d. 11 Nov 2011. (added 27 May 2012)
          Spouse: JoAnne, d. 2 Dec 2008, Parma, Ada Co., Idaho. (added 27 May 2012)

          SOURCE: Obituary: Idaho Press Tribute.


Descendant No. 62 - iii. MARY LOUISE. (added 27 May 2012)
          ii. Audrey Irene Glandon d. 25 Aug 2010, Sequim, Washington. (added 27 May 2012)
          iii. Rodney Arnold French, d. 2 Aug 2008, Nikiski, Alaska (added 27 May 2012)

          SOURCE: Obiturary: Peninsula Clarion


Descendant No. 64 - v. INA BERNICE. (added 27 May 2012)
          i. Cecil Marvin Breshears, d. 6 Feb 2009, Colfax, Washington. (added 27 May 2012)

          SOURCE: Funeral card from Marvin Fretwell (2011)


Descendant No. 67 - MARION REYNOLD FRETWELL. Marion Reynold Fretwell died 23 March 2015, Yakima, Yakima Co., Washington (obit). Wife Pearl Letta Snider Fretwell died 30 July 2006. Pearl was born 5 November 1918 in Midvale, Idaho. She became a co - pastor with her husband, Marion Reynold Fretwell, at the Tieton Pentecostal Church in Tieton, Washington; their last Pastorate of 23 years at Emmanuel Assembly in Yakima, Washington. Pearl was buried at Terrace Heights Memorial Cemetery, Yakima, Washington.

SOURCE: [Son] Marvin O. Fretwell (e-mail).
                  (dated May 23, 2001).
 SOURCE: [Son] Marvin O. Fretwell (e-mail).
                  (dated March 2015).

Descendant No. 68 - ALLEN FRETWELL. Allen Fretwell died 16 September 2006 in Greenville, South Carolina. . He was born in Roswell, Idaho and graduated from Bob Jones University and Appalachian State University (master's degree). He was a teacher at Berea High School for twenty-seven years. Allen is survived by his wife, Jewell Keys Fretwell; his children: Bill and Paige Fretwell of Fullerton, CA, Darrell and Alicia Fretwell of Greer, Allen and April Fretwell of Greenville, and Jewell and Rob Scheuerman of Greenville. His daughter, Carolyn Fretwell, preceded him in death. Internment at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Greenville, SC.

SOURCE: Obituary. The Greenville News. 18 September 2006.
                  (dated May 23, 2001).

Descendant No. 72 - ii. PHOEBE WINNIFRED, d. 16 Nov 2004 (added 27 May 2012)

          SOURCE: Notes of Marvin Fretwell (2011)


Descendant No. 75 - vii. ISABELLE ONIE, d. 30 Jul 2007, Albany, Linn Co., Oregon. (added 27 May 2012)
          Buried 7 Aug 2007, Oakville, Linn Co, Oregon (added 27 May 2012)

          SOURCE: Notes of Marvin Fretwell (2011)


Descendant No. 78 - iv. SAMUEL EDWARD FRETWELL (added 1 Jan 2013)

            Edward S. Fretwell (name on tombstone)
            b. 4 Aug 1913 and d. 11 Sep 2005
            buried City of Mesa Cemetery, Maricopa Co., Arizona
            
            Issola W. Fretwell (wife of Edward S.)
            b. 1914 and d. 1998
            buried City of Mesa Cemetery, Maricopa Co., Arizona
            SOURCE: Find a Grave / Arizona


Descendant No. 82 - viii. STANLEY WENDELL, d. 20 Nov 1994. (added 27 May 2012)
          Buried 23 Nov 1994, Dry Creek Cemetery, Boise, Ada Co., Idaho (added 27 May 2012)

          SOURCE: Notes of Marvin Fretwell (2011)


Descendant No. 83 - LOUIDAN GERTRUDE FRETWELL. Louidan Gertrude Fretwell died 22 November 1950, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon. Louidan married second Barney Wood and lived in Texas until her divorce. She resided at Estacada, Clackamas County, Oregon at the time of her death. Burial (unmarked grave): Lincoln Memorial Park, Portland, Oregon.

SOURCE: Death certificate No. 12436. Clackamas County, Oregon.
                  (dated May 23, 2001).


Fifth Generation


Descendant No. 90 - ELBERT KIRTLEY FRETWELL, JR.    Wife Dorrie Alice Shearer Fretwell died 30 December 2011. Dorrie was born 12 January 1927 in Chicago, Illinois.  She died in Charlotte, North Carolina. (added Jan. 1, 2013)

E. K. died 18 October 2012 Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina (obituary).

SOURCE: James H. Fretwell. Obituaries in Charlotte Observer.

Descendant No. 93 - Glenn Loren FRETWELL

Children: Janice Elizabeth (1937-)
Donald Morris (1939-)
No. 154 - Margaret Jeanne (1942-) - p. 97 - Peggi
Stephen Glenn (1946-)
Clifford Keith (1948-)
 
SOURCE: Cari Fretwell Beck, Issaquah, WA 98029

Children of Glenn Loren Fretwell and Edna Elizabeth Hockett

i. Janice Elizabeth FRETWELL
Birth: 7 Apr 1937, California
 
Spouse: Van Robert BRANDON
Birth: Nov 1936, Idaho
Marr: 1936
Children: Patricia Ann (1956-)
Vanessa Robyn (1958-)
James Robert (1959-)
Tami Lynn (1960-)
Deanna Lee (1961-)
Glen Russell (1962-)
Scott Michael (1964-)

ii. Donald Morris FRETWELL
Birth: 22 May 1939, Santa Maria, CA
 
Spouse: m1 Valerie -----
Div:  
Children: ----- (ca1962-)
 
Spouse: m2 Sandy HUNTER
Div:  

iii. Margaret Jeanne FRETWELL = No. 154 - Peggi (p. 97)
Birth: 21 Nov 1942, Santa Maria, CA
 
Spouse: m1 Hollis Harding HILL
Birth: 16 Oct 1940
Marr: 11 Oct 1959
Div:  
Children: Richard Dean (1959-)
Clinton Kevin (1960-1960)
Kimberlee Dawn (1963-)
 
Spouse: m2 Albert Lee ROGERS
Birth: 10 Jun 1942
Marr: 29 Aug 1985

iv. Stephen Glenn FRETWELL
Birth: 26 Aug 1946, Santa Maria, CA
 
Spouse: m1 Diana Lynn DITTL
Birth: 6 Jul 1948, Anaheim, Orange Co., California
Marr: 16 Oct 1965
Div: 1970
Children: Cari Dawn (1966-)
 
Spouse: m2 Linda Marie GIUSTI
Birth: 19 Oct 1955
Marr: 24 Jan 1986
Div: 2007
Children: Christopher Glen (1986-)
Stephanie Marie (1993-)
Lauran Nicole (1993-)

v. Clifford Keith FRETWELL
Birth: 26 Aug 1946, Santa Maria, CA
 
Spouse: m1 Patsy CLEAVELAND
Div: 1971
Children: Patrick Lee (1969-)
 
Spouse: m2 Rose PRINCE
Birth: 21 Aug 1952
Marr: 31 Dec 1968
Div: 2007
Children: Ronnie (1973-)
Kevin (1981-)
 
SOURCE: Cari Fretwell Beck, Issaquah, WA 98029



Descendant No. 96 - JAMES TAYLOR FRETWELL, born 22 July 1909, LaBelle, Missouri.

SOURCE: The Elston Family in America. By James Strode Elston. Rutland,
                  Vermont: The Tuttle Publishing Company, Inc., 1942. P. 304.

Descendant No. 96 - James Taylor FRETWELL (corrections and additions - p. 99)

Birth: 22 Jul 1909, La Belle, Lewis Co., MO
Death: 1 Apr 1994, Mt. View, Santa Clara Co., CA
Occ: Employed By U. S. Forest Service.
 
Spouse: Hazel Virginia REGNART
Birth: 29 Dec 1910, Cupertino, Santa Clara Co., CA
Marr: Oct 1932
 
Children: Gail Jean (1943-)
Children: Leonore
Children: Shelley
 
SOURCE: Gail Jean Fretwell Hugger, Cupertino, CA (email 9/07).


Descendant No. 97 -  i.  HAZEL OLEAN FRETWELL.

 ii.  BOBBY DEAN COLLINS, died 6 February 2013, Johnson Co., Iowa (added March 2015)

SOURCE: Terry Fretwell (e-mail).


Descendant No. 98 - GLADYS MARIE FRETWELL died 5 May 2007 Jackson Co., Missouri.

SOURCE: Mary Viola Fretwell Jameson


Descendant No. 99 - CECIL VINCEL FRETWELL. Died 21 February 2011, Mexico, Missouri. Burial: Cemetery @ Ten Mile Baptist Church, Canton, Lewis Co., MO. Wife Prycie Lydia Stephenson Fretwell died 20 December 2006 at the Moberly Regional Medical Center, Moberly, Missouri. Burial: Cemetery @ Ten Mile Baptist Church, Canton, Lewis Co., MO..

SOURCES: E-mail from Terry Fretwell (Prycie). Phone conversation w/Kathy Fretwell VanSchyndel (Cecil Vincel).


Descendant No. 100 - ROBY ELLERY FRETWELL. Died 23 January 2003 Maricopa County, Arizona. Burial: Columbarium (cremation), Lakeview United Methodist Church, Sun City, Arizona.

Adeline died 21 Jul 2001 Lee County, Iowa.  Burial: Providence Baptist Church Cemetery, Williamstown, Missouri.

Portrait of Roby Ellery Fretwell (ca 1951). Portrait of Roby and Adeline Fretwell (Fall 1965).
Roby (ca 1951) Roby and Adeline (1965)

SOURCE: Personal knowledge.


Descendant No. 102 - i. ELMER J. (added 27 May 2012)
          i. Virginia Ann, b. 2 Nov 1936 and d. 2 Feb 1943. (added 27 May 2012)
          Buried at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery, Williamstown, MO. (added 27 May 2012)

          SOURCE: Missouri Death Certificate No. 6839


Descendant No. 109 - ALCENDA MAE FRETWELL.

 Child ii. Billie Jean Gerow m1 James Rogert LaBounty, 8 June 1944.
 No issue.

SOURCE: Kay Morris, 2922 Beverly Rd., Pasadena, TX 77503
                  (dated May 23, 2001).


Descendant No. 110 - CLYDE DAVID FRETWELL m1 Billie Overmeir -- March 1929. They were divorced and Billier later married _____ Carpenter.

SOURCE: Kay Morris, 2922 Beverly Rd., Pasadena, TX 77503
                  (dated May 23, 2001).


Descendant No. 111 - HAZEL MARIE FRETWELL married in Henryetta, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

SOURCE: Kay Morris, 2922 Beverly Rd., Pasadena, TX 77503
                 (dated May 23, 2001).

Descendant No. 115 - iii. ROGER CHARLES married first Gloria Jean MILLS. They were the parents of Wendi Jo and Samuel Charles FRETWELL. Rogert Charles Fretwell [ married ] second Beverly Ann PIPKIN. They had a son: David Thomas - King FRETWELL. Roger Charles Fretwell married third Sarah Jean HEANEY. They were the parents of a son: Russell Theodore FRETWELL. (added 27 May 2012)

          SOURCE: Notes of Marvin Fretwell (2011)


Sixth Generation


Descendant No. 152 - BRUCE S. FRETWELL married Elizabeth Maria BLAGOJEVICS 14 June 2003 Washington D.C.

Child (daughter) i - Alexa Elisabeth Fretwell.

Child (daughter) - ii. Monika Elise Fretwell

Child (son) ------ iii. Karl Rainer Fretwell

SOURCE: Correspondence by email (2005, 2007 and 2009).


 

Descendant No. 162 - CHARLES CECIL FRETWELL. Died 11 May 2010, Cedar Falls, Iowa. Buried Providence Baptist Church Cemetery, Williamstown, Missouri. Memorials may be directed to the National Parkinson Foundation, 1501 NW 9th Ave., Miami, FL 33136-1494.

Cecil wrote the HTML for this web site after his retirement in 1998. He was also diagnosed with Parkinson's disease at that time. He has turned the web site over to his daughter, Christine Fretwell Diesch, and she currently maintains http://www.fretwell-family.com. Shela continues to search for new members of the Fretwell family and add items to the whole Fretwell family.

In 2001, we published a small book, Descendants of Leonard Fretwell (1787-1836) of Lewis County, Missouri. The book is about our branch of the family which begins with Leonard Fretwell (1787-1836) of Lewis County, Missouri. The book is sold out. Copies of the book were donated to the Library of Congress, the Reference Library of the State Historical Society of Missouri in Columbia and the library of the Lewis County Historical Society in Canton, Missouri.

Cecil Fretwell

 

On December 20, 2009, Cecil and Shela celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary.

Cecil and Shela's Wedding

Cecil's obituary from the funeral home's web page may be viewed here.


Descendant No. 163 - ROBERT LEE FRETWELL. Died 20 December 2011, Winchester, Virginia. Buried Keokuk National Cemetery, Lee Co., Iowa w/ashes scattered in Lewis Co., MO.
SOURCE: Announcement by Connie Rae (Kuelper) Fretwell.

  Child iii. Julia Kay FRETWELL married Leonard Christopher EPPARD
  (i.) Son: Jake Grey EPPARD
  (ii.) Daughter: Anna Rae EPPARD

SOURCE: Announcements from parents.


Descendant No. 164 - RICHARD DEAN FRETWELL. Died 15 October 2015, Tucson, Pima Co., Arizona. Buried Providence Baptist Church Cemetery, Williamstown, Lewis County, Missouri.

Richard died 15 October 2015, Tucson, Pima Co., Arizona (added January 2, 2016)

SOURCE: Email from children.

Wife Terri Frances Taylor Fretwell died 26 January 2007, Orange County, California.

SOURCE: Telephone conversation.



Descendant No. 165 - OBIE TERRY FRETWELL

Photo of Fretwell Insurance (2007).
Terry is an agent for Shelter Insurance of Columbia, Missouri with offices in both Canton and Lewistown.

Child i. - Tara Nicole Fretwell married Derek Douglas Dicks, 15 March, 2003, Adams County, Illinois. Derek is the son of Norman and Anita Dicks of Quincy, Illinois.

SOURCE: Wedding program. Melrose Chapel United Methodist Church, 3600 Payson Road, Quincy, Illinois.

Child  ii.  Jeanne JoEllen Fretwell and Troy Steven Voss have a daughter, Tenlee Sueann Voss

SOURCE: Correspondence by email.

Child iv. Kaitlyn married Matthew Wayne FARR, 18 July 2015, Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois (added January 2, 2016)
SOURCE: Attended wedding @ Trinity United Church of Christ, Quincy, IL.

 



Descendant No. 169 - GARY WILLIAM FRETWELL. Lyon Township, Lewis County, Missouri.


p. x - Mary FRETWELL married William BYROM. William Byrom was the head of household on the tax list of Buckingham County, Virginia in 1782. The family settled in Georgia in ca1784 and Mary died there ca1808.
 Children
i.  Seymour Scott Byrom, born ca 1770 and died 9 November 1814 Jasper
 County, Georgia. Seymour married Polly Billingslea.
ii.  John Byrom, born ca1772 and died 17 November 1819 Jasper County,
 Georgia. John married Cynthia Hardwick Fitzpatrick.
iii.  James Byrom, born ca1774 and died 13 April 1807 Hancock County,
 Georgia. James married Mary Davenport.
iv.  Elizabeth Byrom, born ca1776
v.  Isabella Byrom, born ca1778
vi.  Mary Byrom, born ca1780 and died between 1850-1860 Warren County,
 Georgia. Mary m1 WilliamBarksdale ca1800 and m2 Willis Pass ca1823.
vii.  Henry Byrom, born ca1782 and died 20 March 1806 Hancock County,
 Georgia. Henry married Catherine Smith Davenport. Mary and Catherine
 Davenport were the daughters of John Smith Davenport and Lucy Barksdale.
viii.  William Byrom, Jr., born ca1784 and died ca1828 Hancock County,
 Georgia.

SOURCES: Fothergill's Virginia Taxpayers 1782-1787. p 20.
                    The Billingsley Family (Billingsly - Billingslea) in America.
                    By Henry Alexander Davis. Washington, D. C.: unknown,
                    1936. P. 982.


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