Transcribed from History of Labette County, Kansas and its Representative Citizens, ed. & comp. by Hon. Nelson Case. Pub. by Biographical Publishing Co., Chicago, Ill. 1901

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George W. Frame

GEORGE W. FRAME, a highly successful farmer, lives in Neosho township, Labette county, Kansas, in the east half of the southwest quarter of section 17. He is prominently identified with the progress and development of the county, and has assisted in many public enterprises. Mr. Frame was born in Elkhart county, Indiana, in 1853, and is a son of John and Sarah (Richards) Frame.

John Frame was born in Pennsylvania in 1818, and was a carpenter by trade. He located in Labette county, Kansas, in 1866, where he bought the west half of the northwest quarter of section 20, Neosho township, and lived there until his death, which occurred in 1880. He married Sarah Richards, who was born in Pennsylvania, in 1820, and died in 18go. They reared the following children: Samuel, deceased; George W., the subject of this sketch; David, deceased; Frank and Mary (Gaddis).

George W. Frame was reared and schooled in his native state, and came to Labette county, Kansas, in 1867. He bought his present home in Neosho township, and there he carries on general farming; being a conscientious, thrifty man, he has been very successful. He has a thorough knowledge of agricultural matters, and his advice is often sought in such a connection.

Mr. Frame was united in marriage with Ida Stemple, who was born in Iowa, in 1858, and is a daughter of Jacob M. and Rebecca (Cochran) Stemple. Jacob M. Stemple was born in Virginia, and is a prominent farmer of Labette county. His wife was a native of Indiana. Mr. and Mrs. Frame had the following children, namely: Millard; Oliver; John; Carl; Eva; Earl; Jacob; and Charles and Harry, deceased. Mr. Frame is a Democrat in politics, and is now serving his third term as treasurer of Neosho township. He belongs to the A. 0. U. W. lodge, No. 1, of Parsons. He is an honored and respected citizen, and has many friends in the county, who admire his honest, upright ways.