Frank E. Beals
Frank cash-claimed a quarter in 13, 6N 48W in 1891. That quarter was acquired by the U.S. Government in 1950 "mineral interest"
That matches the Frank E. Beals in Rutland County Vermont in 1880, with parents Henry and Susan, and brother Barden 11.
In 1883 Salem, New York Anson Cook of Middleton married Mary Jones. Lydia Cook was a bridesmaid, and Frank Beals was a groomsman. They gave a gift of a silver tilting ice pitcher and goblet.
Frank E. Beals in 1900 Rutland also matches, born Dec 1863 in Vermont, a teamster living with his brother Raymond and his wife Mattie and son Roydon. Frank said he was married, but no spouse.
In 1887 Rutland, Frank E. Beals is a clerk, living at 15 Park Avenue.
In 1887 Fort Collins Frank E. Beales had mail waiting at the post office.
John Barden Beals born Aug 5, 1869 died Apr 24, 1919, and is buried in Grandview Cemetery, Fort Collins.
He was in Larimer County in 1900, married to Guertha, 25, with James B. 3 and Henry 1.
Frank E. Beals married Lydia H. Cook, 39, in Vermont December 27, 1899.
1903 Fort Collins "Frank Beals and wife arrived Saturday from Vermont."
August 19, 1903
July 1903 Fort Collins "Mrs. A.V. Ransom of Castleton, Vermont, is visiting with her sister, Mrs. Frank Beals."
That's Rachel Anna (Cook) Ransom 1851-1915, daughter of Elihu 1826-1914 and Elizabeth Benson Cook.
Lydia Beals, born about 1860 to Elihu B. Cook and Carrie Vealey, married George W. Wilkinson Nov 7, 1906 in Vermont. She was the third of his four wives.
Lydia B. Wilkinson, born April 14, 1860 in Danby Vermont, died May 13, 1928 in Addison County, Vermont.