FREDERICK M. FEIN               GRAVESTONE PHOTO                      

William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas




FREDERICK M. FEIN, farmer, Section 10, P. O. Halstead, owns 160 acres; seventy-five in cultivation, all enclosed with hedge ad one acre in orchard; small grove of mulberry trees; dwelling 12 x 24; barn 32 x 44; granary 8 x 24; stock yard and sheds; has twelve horses and twenty-one head of cattle. His wheat crop for 1882 averaged thirty bushels per acre. Came to Kansas in 1874 and bought and located here. Was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, October 6, 1839, and followed vintaging. In 1861, he enlisted in Company F, Tenth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and with his command was sent to West Virginia and participated in the engagements at Carnifax Ferry. After which they were sent to Kentucky and engaged in the battle of Perryville. Afterwards they occupied the position of guards for the army headquarters until mustered out in 1864, when he went home and came to Illinois in 1867 and from there to Kansas. Was married October 5, 1871, to Miss Caroline Mueller, a native of Germany. They have three children -- Cornelius F., Fredolin W. and Melinda L. He is a member of the German Methodist Church and has been Road Master.