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Below is a family biography included in The History of Miller County, Missouri published by Goodspeed Publishing Company in 1889.  These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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George Frazee, station agent of the Missouri Pacific Railroad at Olean, was born in Jackson County, Ohio, January 5, 1862, and is the fifth in a family of nine children born to Dudley and Nancy (Devond) Frazee, the father a native of Ohio and the mother of Virginia. Dudley Frazee was a farmer by occupation, and was elected assessor of his district a number of times. He was reared on the farm, and attended school until fourteen years of age. Afterward he engaged in various occupations until 1880, when he entered the railroad office at Byer Junction to learn the telegraph business, and there remained ten months. He then came to Missouri, and at once engaged with the Missouri Pacific Railroad. He has held office at several good towns until he was sent to Olean, August 19, 1884, where he has since remained. He was married November 23, 1886, to Miss Effie J. Goodman, daughter of J. and Mary Goodman. In March, 1887, Mr. Frazee built a handsome cottage in the town; has been quite active in affairs of interest there, and is also quite active in politics, and votes with the Democratic party, his first presidential vote being for Grover Cleveland in 1884. He is a member of the K. of P., Capital Lodge No. 110, is also a member of the Endowment Rank K. of P., $2,000, and also has a policy with the Fidelity Accident Insurance Company of $1,000.

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This family biography is one of 120 biographies included in The History of Miller County, Missouri published in 1889.  For the complete description, click here: Miller County, Missouri History, Genealogy, and Maps

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