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WILLIAMS, FRANK E., upholster, was born at Harrisburg, March 2, 1867. He is a son of the late Evan and Amanda (Walborn) Williams. His father was a well-known and honored resident of Harrisburg for many years. He died February 28. 1884. They had two sons: Frank E. and Charles, both living in Harrisburg. The Walborn family to which the mother belonged were among the very early settlers of Dauphin county. The grandfather Walborn died at Berrysburg at the advanced age of eighty-two years. In his youth Frank E. received the advantages of a good education in the public schools of the city. After leaving school he went to New York City, where he spent three years in learning the upholstering business. In 1892 he returned to Harrisburg, since which date he has been engaged in business in this city and has succeeded in building up a profitable and growing patronage. He was married in Harrisburg, November 3, 1889, to Emma Shearer, daughter of William and Mary Shearer, of Perry county, Pa. He is a member of Cinncinnatus Commandery, No. 96, K. of M. He attends the Presbyterian church. Mr. Williams is a thorough expert at his business, which he conducts with credit to his energy and skill and with the utmost satisfaction to his patrons.


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 Date of Transcription: 1 July 2001
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