Biography of Noah A. Frederick
Columbiana County, OH Biographies

Noah A. Frederick, vice president of the Potters National Bank of East Liverpool, is a prominent and influentiial citizen of Columbiana County and a veteran of the Civil War. He was born in this county, Oct. 28, 1840, and is the son of Solomon and Amy Ann (Jackson) Frederick.

Solomon Frederick, deceased, was a native of Fredericktown, Ohio, as was his wife. He was a miller by trade and in 1856 erected a large flour mill in East Liverpool, which he disposed of in 1868, and which later burned. He lived retired for several years before his death in February, 1875. His first wife died in 1851, leaving the following children: Martha J., died in 1862, was the wife of Z. Smith, also deceased; Jackman, died in infancy; Noah A., the subject of this sketch; Deborah Ellen, died in 1897, was the wife of Samuel Arbuckle, a native of East Liverpool, who became a prosperous farmer of Minnesota, and is now deceased; Matthew E.; and Mary E., deceased, was the wife of Henry Frederick, who lives retired at Hollow, Okla. Mr. Frederick's second wife was Sarah raeton, of Columbiana County, who died in February, 1915. To them three sons were born: Curtis, died in infancy; George C., died in 1897; and Thomas L., died in 1893. Mr. Frederick was a Republican and a member of the Disciples Church.

Noah A. Frederick attended the public schools of East Liverpool and during the winter of 1860-61 he taught in the district schools. In August, 1861, he enlisted in Company F, 46th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, as a private. He was wounded Aug. 9, 1862, at Cedar Mountain, Va., and on that date was taken prisoner and sent to Libby prison. Later he was taken to Belle Island and paroled, after which he was returned to his regiment. He was engaged in the Battle of Gettysburg and at Chancellorville. He was discharged with the rank of second sergeant. In the spring of 1865 Mr. Frederick established a dry goods business at East Liverpool, which was later sold. He then engaged in the oil business at Island Run, Pa., and in 1868 with his father again engaged in the dry goods business in this city, which was continued until 1881. During that year he organized the Globe Pottery Company, of which he served as president until 1915, when the business was sold to other interests. In 1881 Mr. Frederick was one of the organizers of the Potters National Bank, of which he has served as vice president for many years.

In 1864 Mr. Frederick was united in marriage with Miss Cynthia J. McCain, who was born in Allegheny, Pa., and a daughter of Joseph and Matilda (Laughlin) McCain, both deceased. She was reared at Smith's Ferry, Pa., and Liverpool Township, Columbiana County. To Mr. and Mrs. Frederick were born four children: Ella, born in 1865, died in 1897, and is buried in Riverview Cemetery; Lu, born in 1867, married Dr. J. E. Toot, a prominent physician of East Liverpool, Ohio, and they have a son, Dr. J. Frederick Toot; Joseph H., born in 1870, died in 1881 and is buried in Riverview Cemetery; and Bessie, born in 1873, died in February, 1877.

Mr. Frederick is a member of the Grand Army of the Republic and is past commander of General Lyon Post No. 44. He has been a delegate to practically every national encampment. In 1902 while entertaining his company at their annual reunion, he and his wife were presented with a silver loving cup by the members of Company F, 46th Pennsylvania Volunteers.

In politics Mr. Frederick is identified with the Republican party. He served as a member of the local board of education for 21 years and is one of the organizers and president of the Riverview Cemetery Association. Mr. Frederick is a member of the First Presbyterian church, of which he has been trustee for many years, and he belongs to the Masonic Lodge.

History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926

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