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David D. Frame, Sr.

Birthplace: Bath County, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Braxton County, West Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Frame and Margaret Frame
Husband of Elizabeth Frame
Ex-husband of Mary Frame
Father of Jared Frame; James Frame; Elizabeth Duffield; Mary Jane Virginia Givens (Frame); John William Frame and 4 others
Brother of Mary Roebuck; William M. Frame; John Frame and Andrew Frame

Managed by: John William Grimm
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About David D. Frame, Sr.

David Frame b. bef. 1742 d.1810 (Military) Revolutionary War, Augusta County Militia,Captain Robert McCreery's Company.


8. David D. FRAME Sr.1, M. Born in 1745 in Augusta County, Virginia.1 David D. died in Braxton County, Virginia [Now West Virginia] in 1810, he was 65.1

In a short time after his 1st marriage to Mary Donohue,a scandal arose and David employed Thomas Jefferson to represent him in a suit against James Burnside, who had accused Frame of adultery with a widow, Elizabeth (Hanna) Botkin. On March 22, 1769 Mary (Donohue) Frame relinquished her dower to David, effectively divorcing him. He immediately married Elizabeth (Hanna) Botkin.Elizabeth, a daughter of James Jr. and Anne (Johnson) Hanna, was born in Ireland May 14, 1747 and died in KY September 22, 1796.She came to PA with her parents in the Spring of 1756.

In 1772, David and Elizabeth bought a farm on the Cowpasture River in present day Bath county, VA.They lived on this farm though the American Revolution.David served the Colonies as a Private in Captain McCreery's Augusta County Troops of the VA line.

In 1797, the family moved to Greenbrier County, VA and later to Little Levels.In 1801, they moved to Big Birch River, near the mouth of Powell's Creek, in present day Nicholas County WV. David died in Braxton County in 1810 and Elizabeth died in Kanawha County VA (WV) in 1830.1

aft 22 Mar 1769 when David D. was 24, he first married Elizabeth HANNA BOTKIN FRAME1, F, daughter of James HANNA Jr., M & Anne JOHNSON HANNA, F.1 Born on 14 May 1747 in Ireland.1 Emigrated in Spring of 1756 from to Pennsylvania from Ireland.1 Elizabeth died in Kanawha County, West Virginia [Was Virginia] in 1830, she was 82.1

They had the following children:        21       i.       Elizabeth, F (1769-1848)        22       ii.       John William, M (1771-1855)        23       iii.       Virginia Jane Or Jane Virginia, F (1773-1856)        24       iv.       James, M (1776-1840)        25       v.       David D., M (1781-1861)               vi.       Margaret1, F. Born in 1790.1

Margaret first married James KENNY1, M.

Margaret second married David HUGHES1, M.

       26       vii.       Thomas, M (1790-1829)

In 1762 when David D. was 17, he second married Mary DONOHUE FRAME1, F.1 They were divorced on 22 Mar 1769.1

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David D. Frame, Sr.'s Timeline

May 14, 1748
Bath County, Virginia, United States
Age 14
Age 15
June 8, 1769
Age 21
Bath County, Virginia, United States
October 3, 1773
Age 25
Augusta Co., VA
Age 26
Augusta Co., VA
Age 27
near Cowpasture River, Augusta Co, VA
December 17, 1781
Age 33
Augusta County, Virginia, United States