Name: Burrows Holcombe FRASCH
Occupation: Petroleum Geologist
Birth: NOV 13 1894 in Corning, OH 1
Death: 1962 2
Burial: Cedar Hill Cem, Newark, Licking Co, OH 3
Note: The McCandlish-Black Family History, Compiled by ELIZABETH BLACK (Worthington, Ohio: 1935, reproduced online by Heritage Quest), pp. 78, contains the notation as follows:
BURROWS HOLCOMBE FRASCH (653)
Left Denison University to enter World War Aviation Department. Member Sigma Chi Fraternity. Married April 12th, 1923, Lenora Flory Phillips, lives at Newark, Ohio.
His birth date was noted in the Ohio, County Births, 1856-1909," George Frasch in entry for Burough Holcomb Frasch, 1894 (Ohio, County Births, 1856-1909," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X66S-8M2 : accessed 10
May 2012), George Frasch in entry for Burough Holcomb Frasch, 1894). The date was 13 Nov 1894 at Corning, Perry, Ohio to George Frasch and May Holcomb, contrary to an online compilation with notable documentation, and to the 1900 census where his
birth month was entered as September.
Burrows Holcombe Frasch b Sep 13 1894 registered for the WW I draft; he was single and was an engineer (World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Record for Burrnam [film is Burrows] Holcombe Frasch; Registration Location: Licking County, Ohio;
Roll: 1832330; Draft Board: 0).
Burrows H. Frasch served in WW I and was at the Sch of Mil Aerouautics at Austin, Tex (Ancestry.com. Ohio Soldiers in WWI, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: The Official Roster of Ohio
Note: Known as Holcombe Frash age 25 in 1920, he was a geologist for an oil company (1920 Rush Creek, Fairfield, Ohio; Roll: T625_1378; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 31; Image: 1045).
Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the World War, 1917-18. Columbus, OH, USA: The F.J. Heer Printing Co., 1926).
His marriage was noted in online compilation as Apr 22 1923, but the record stated May 12 1923. (Cuyahoga County Archive; Cleveland, Ohio; Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1810-1973; Volume: Vol 129-130; Page: 324; Year Range: 1922 Dec -
1923 Jun.) The record showed Burrows H. Frasch 28 b Corning, OH, residing at Buenos Aires, Arz, S.A. where he was a Petroleum Geologist. His parents were Geo J Frasch and Emma [sic] M Holcomb. Lenora F. Phillips 30 was born at Newark, OH to Phillip
S Phillips and Ida Flory, and neither of them had been previously married.
Burroes [sic] Holcombe Frasch b Corning, Ohio on 13 Sep 1894 to George J. Frasch, b Logan, OH then deceased, applied for a passport on May 17, 1923 to sail on the 19th (National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington D.C.; Passport
Applications: Chicago, New York City, New Orleans, San Francisco and Seattle, 1914-1925; Collection Number: ARC Identifier 1246000 / MLR Number A1 535; Box #: 4153; Volume #: 15). He stated he destroyed his previous passport. He worked for
Standard Oil whose special agent vouched for him and his wife.
Burrows Holcombe Frasch b Sep 13 1894 at Corning, OH, listed his permanent contact as Mrs B H Frasch and they lived at 63-10th St, Newark, OH. He was self employed at the Licking Gravel Company (Ancestry.com. U.S. World War II Draft Registration
Cards, 1942 [database on-line]).
Burrows Holcombe Frasch, son of George J Frasch and Nina May Holcombe applied and was accepted as a member of the SAR under his ancestor Elijah Holcombe 1750 - 1822 (U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970;
Father: George John FRASCH b: MAY 29 1860 in Ohio
Mother: Nina May HOLCOMBE b: MAY 30 1866 in Bremen, Fairfield Co, OH
Lenore Flory PHILLIPS b: JAN 17 1893 in Newark, Licking Co, OH
MAY 12 1923
in Cuyahoga Co, OH by Rev John K. Collidge. 4
- Ohio, County Births, 1856-1909 dig folder 4017275 film no 911379
Burough Holcomb Frasch b 13 Nov 1894 at Corning, Perry, Ohio
Parents George Frasch and May Holcomb
- Soc Sec record #289-12-1260 shows dob as 13 Sep 1894 with soc sec card issued
in OH and dod of Jan 1963 , last residence in OH (headstone is 1962)
- www.findagrave.com, Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newark, Licking County, OH
Burrows Holcombe Frasch 1894 - 1962 FAG # 75159906
Lenora F Frasch 1893 - 1979 FAG # 75159939
- Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Marriage Records and Indexes, 1810-1973
Cuyahoga County Archive; Cleveland, Ohio; Marriage Records, 1810-1973; Vol.
129-130; Page: 324. Burrows H Frasch 28 and Lenora F. Phillips 30