A. J. Frischkorn is among the most prominent and successful farmers of Yellow Creek Township. He was born in
Washington County, Pa., Nov. 14, 1888, and is the son of Peter and Eva (Link) Frizchkorn.
Peter Frischkorn, a leading farmer of Columbiana County, is a native of Germany. He came to the United States at
the age of 22 years and spent several years in Pittsburgh before purchasing his present farm in Yellow Creek Township
in 1880. Mr. Frischkorn owns 200 acres of land and is an extensive dairy farmer. Mr. and Mrs. Frischkorn have four
children: Lizzie, married Lester Anderson, lives at Wellsville; A. J., the subject of this sketch; Margaret, lives
at Wellsville; and Clara, lives at home.
A. J. Frischkorn was reared and educated in Yellow Creek Township. He was employed in the oil fields of Pennsylvania
and Ohio for 16 years, after which he spent four years in the employ of the McLean Fire Brick Company as an engineer.
Mr. Frischkorn has lived on his present farm of 72 acres since 1922 and is specializing in dairy farming. His wife
is interested in the poultry business and raises white leghorn chickens.
In 1909 Mr. Frischkorn was united in marriage with Miss Jeanette Herbert, who was born at Wellsville, in June,
1888, the daughter of Henry and Jane (McGaugh) Herbert. Mr. Herbert died in 1907 and his wife died in 1900. They
had five children, as follows: John, deceased; Kate, married C. H. Taggart, lives in Yellow Creek Township; Maude,
deceased; Margaret, married Andrew 1VIoncrief, lives at Chester, W. Va.; and Mrs. Frischkorn. To Mr. and Mrs. Frischkorn
five children have been born: Jason Herbert, born Oct. 1, 1910; Martha, born May 12, 1913; Esther, born Aug. 6,
1918; Kenneth V., born June 6, 1922; and William Mc., born Jan. 12, 1925.
Mr. Frischkorn is a Republican and a member of the school board. He is identified with the Lutheran Church.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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