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James F. DeFrees (b.1850, Ohio) 1880 res. Waco,Tx
Posted by: BJ (ID *****9685) Date: September 24, 2010 at 16:43:25
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....This is not my line of DeFrees
(mine came from TN to McLennan Co. later) ...

but folks related to this one might be interested in looking at the Waco City Directory in which this James F. DeFrees has a large ad...

On 1880 census - McLennan Co. Tx. (Waco)

James DeFrees (30) Ohio-Ohio-Ohio - distiller, single
(listed at house of Sarah Cargill, apparently a rooming house)

Waco City Directory (1880-81) -per online database at Baylor University
...there's a large half-page business ad -- wholesale liquors --
J.F. De Frees & Co. - #71 Austin St. - under Taylor House - wholesale distillers and rectifiers -- also wines, brandies, and gins

(per residential listing)
DeFrees and Co. (J.F. DeFrees and C. Hayner) wholesale and retail wines and liquors, and distilled - 71 n s Austin bet. North 4th & 5th.

DeFrees, J.F. (DeFrees & Co.) brds Taylor House

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