Cassandra Frakes was born 229 years ago – May 30, 1784 – in Pennsylvania. Cassandra was the daughter of Henry Frakes and Hannah Dougherty. She married William McKee September 27, 1804, in Hardin County, Kentucky. William and Cassandra had 12 children: Hannah, Cassandra, James, Nancy Agnes, William, Dorcas, Mary, Elizabeth, Henry T., Joel, Amanda and Clara Ann McKee. The family moved to Schuyler County, Illinois.