1. JOHANN GEORGE FREDERICK was born in Rhine Palatinate, Germany, and died 1771 in Earle Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania.
Notes for NOAH FREDERICK: REPORT OF THE COMMISSION TO LOCATE THE SITE OF THE FRONTIER FORTS OF PENNSYLVANIA, VOLUME 1, Wm. Stanley Ray, State Printer, Harrisburg, PA (1916).
October, 1756 a letter from Adam Read to Provincial Council concerning attacks by Indians and pleading for assistance [spelling and grammar has not been altered]: "Friends and Fellow Subjects: I send you, in a few lines, the maloncholly condition of the Frontiers of this County; last Tuesday the 12 of this Instant ten Indians came on Noah Frederick plowing in his Field, killed and scalped him and carried away three of his children that was with him, the Eldest but Nine Years old, plundered his House, and carried away everything that suited their purpose, such as Cloaths, Bread, Butter, a Saddle and good Rifle Gun &ca, it being but two short Miles from Captain Smith's Fort, at Swatawro Gap, and a little better than two from my house."
The biographical sketch in The Compendium of American Genealogy, Vol. VII is the source of most of what we know about Thomas Frederick, Sr. It states that his father was killed by Indians at the beginning of the French and Indian War. He was taken by Indians and lived among them during the period of the French and Indian War, until he was about twelve years old. During the American Revolution, he served with the Pennsylvania Militia Frontier Rangers. After the war he lived in Laurelton, Union County, Pennsylvania until he moved his family to Lisbon, Columbiana County, Ohio.
HISTORY OF COLUMBIANA COUNTY, OHIO, (D.W. Ensign and Co., 1879)
"Among earliest settlers in the North East part of the township [Lisbon] was Thomas Frederick. He came in 1804 and located on section 12, He reared sons named Jacob, George, Thomas, Henry, William, Noah, John and Samuel."
Ohio tax lists for Columbiana County, Ohio 1806-1810 lists Thomas Frederick, Sr., Thomas Frederick, Jr. Other Fredericks for these same years are Conrad Frederick, George Frederick, Henry Frederick, jacob Frederick, John Frederick, Joseph Frederick, Peter Frederick and William Frederick.
4. THOMAS FREDERICK (THOMAS3, NOAH2, JOHANN GEORGE1) was born 1778 in Pennsylvania, and died 1871 in Wayne Co., Ohio. He married ELIZABETH SHANK May 2, 1804 in probably Pennsylvania. She was born 1785.
Notes for THOMAS FREDERICK:
Douglass, "History of Wayne County, Ohio," pg. 854-855
"Thomas Frederick was born in Columbiana County, Ohio December 1, 1778 [incorrect, he was born in Pennsylvania] and was married May 2, 1804 to Elizabeth Shank who was born March 8, 1785. He removed to Chippewa township in 1813 settling on the farm where his son Henry lives, where he died, aged ninety-three years. He was a soldier in the war of 1812. He planted the first cherry-tree in the township, which grew to the height of one-hundred feet and is now living. He has the following children: Jacob, Harriet, Margaret, Sophia, Reasin, Dolly, Rachael, Matthew E., William F., Henry, Catherine A., Sarah A., Elizabeth, Mary A. Of the surviving ten, all save two live in Chippewa township. He was a famous pedestrian, and equally famous hunter, killing bears, wolves, deer, in immense numbers. He was a member of the Lutheran church and a worthy citizen and Christian man."
The will for Thomas Frederick was recorded in Wayne County and was admitted to probate on August 11, 1871. It mentions daughters Margaret, Dorathy Elizabeth and Sophia; son, Jacob and son-in-law William Turner. The estate was settled in 1874. Sophia inherited $2536.45.
Purchased land in lot 69, Sharon Township, February 2, 1836.
1850 Census of Chippewa Township, Wayne County, Ohio lists Thomas Frederick, age 70, born in Pennsylvania living with Henry and Isabella Frederick. Henry was Thomas' son.
Thomas saw service during the War of 1812 in Capt. Martin's Co., Ohio Militia; he enlisted on August 24, 1812 and was discharged on Nov. 30, 1812. In 1854 and 1855, when his first application was made his residence was Chippewa Township, Wayne County, Ohio. When the second application was made in 1871 he was residing in Sharon Township, Medina County, Ohio (a platt map of Sharon Township from 1874 shows his property in the north half of section 69).
5. SOPHIA FREDERICK (THOMAS4, THOMAS3, NOAH2, JOHANN GEORGE1) was born Abt. 1808 in Ohio, and died August 23, 1886 in Sharon Center, Medina Co., Ohio. She married CHARLES WALL December 17, 1829 in Baughman Twp., Wayne Co., Ohio, son of CHRISTIAN WALL and CATHERINE BAUGHMAN. He was born September 14, 1808 in Penn Twp., Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, and died January 10, 1893 in Sharon Center, Medina Co., Ohio.
6. REASON WALL (SOPHIA FREDERICK3, THOMAS4, THOMAS3, NOAH2, JOHANN GEORGE1) was born May 19, 1840 in Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio, and died March 29, 1911 in Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio. He married ABIGAIL KUDER December 12, 1861 in Wadsworth, Medina County, Ohio, daughter of JACOB KUDER and MARY KUDER. She was born January 4, 1844 in Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio, and died April 7, 1910 in Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio.
7. REASON DEFOREST WALL (REASON6, SOPHIA FREDERICK5, THOMAS4, THOMAS3, NOAH2, JOHANN GEORGE1) was born November 25, 1875 in Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio, and died April 14, 1965 in Wadsworth, Medina Co., Ohio. He married WINIFRED PEARL TYLER December 25, 1895 in Wadsworth, Ohio, daughter of RUSH TYLER and LAURA STANARD. She was born June 21, 1876 in Wadsworth, Medina Co., Ohio, and died June 4, 1958 in Sharon Twp., Medina Co., Ohio.
8. VIVIAN ARLIE WALL (REASON DEFOREST7, REASON6, SOPHIA FREDERICK5, THOMAS4, THOMAS3, NOAH2, JOHANN GEORGE1) was born November 11, 1921 in Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio, and died March 31, 1946 in Lodi, Ohio. He married CLARA LUVENIA CORBETT June 14, 1941 in Copley, Summit Co., Ohio, daughter of ARTHUR CORBETT and OSA WESTFALL. She was born January 8, 1921 in Copley, Summit Co., Ohio, and died November 26, 1990 in Wagon Wheel, Navajo Co., Arizona.