Frederick, son of Isaac and Ann (Reese) Stoutenburg, was born in Hopewell, August 17, 1834. He was educated in the district school and the Wesleyan seminary at Lima. Then he engaged for a number of years in farming. In 1867 he sold his farm and went to Brooklyn, New York, where he entered into the flour, feed and grocery business. Selling this business, he manufactured doors, sashes and blinds for a year and a half. He sold out this business and returned in 1870 to Phelps. Then he was engaged for five years in the plastering business. Later, he worked at carpentry and sold windmills. He married, February 5, 1861, Lucy M., daughter of Kendall and Anna (Stilwell) King, died October 31, 1902. Children: 1. Adriana, married George C. Gates; they have one child, Lula A., who married John D. Bootes of Chicago, Illinois; she is a musician of considerable note and ability. 2. Jennie K. 3. Carrie M.