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Harrold J. Frantz, Katherine B. Frantz

In 1880 Gage County, Nebraska Isaac J. 30 and Anna E. Frantz w7 have "Kittie" B., 5, and Ross E. 1.

In 1900 Yuma County brothers Ross Mar 1879 in Illinois and Harold Oct 1887 in Nebraska are stock raisers.

In 1900 Beatrice, Nebraska Katherine, Jan 1876 Illinois, with with parents Oscar J. Ohio Jan 1850 and Anna E. June 1853 Illinois.   Leland J. October 1893 Nebraska is also there.

1901 "Miss Lulu Sickman, who has been visiting at the home of her uncle, I.J. Frantz, returned to her home in Illinois yesterday."

In 1902 R.E. Frantz had the TFork brand -"7 miles northeast of Yuma"

1902 "Miss Kate Frantz will teach in the Watters district the coming term."

1905 "Miss Kate Frantz arrived in Yuma this week for a visit with her parents.  Miss Frantz left about three years ago to enter a hospital at Beatrice, Nebr. as a nurse.  She graduated in June."

In 1908 I.J. Frantz was a candidate for county clerk.


Katherine was the Yuma postmaster from 1907 to 1913.

In 1910 on Warren Avenue in Yuma,  "Ike J." is farming, and he and Anna have Katherine B. and Leland.   Katherine is the postmaster.

Also in 1910, Isaac sued the Bartnums over land in 2N 47W

In 1910 Yuma County  Harold is married to Beulah A. 22, and they Albert 8 and four-month-old Howard.

1910 Ross Frantz was down from Denver this week visiting friends and enjoying county life.

1911 "Born Monday, September 18, to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Frantz, of Eckley, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. I.J. Frantz in this city (Yuma) a baby boy.  Mother and son doing nicely, and Dr. Crawford says he thinks Grandpa Frantz will pull through all right."

1911 "Miss Kathrine Frantz left for a two weeks' visit with her brother at Franklin Nebraska"

1911 "Mr. and Mrs. W.P Norcross of Beatrice, Nebraska, the former a brother-in-law to I.J. Frantz, stopped off here on a short visit the fore part of the week."

In 1912 R.E. Frantz was one of the directors of the Farmers State Bank.

1913 "Ross Frantz, a postal clerk in Denver, came down Wednesday for a short visit with the home folks."

Ross E. Frantz, 34,  married Louise H. Lilley, 32,  November 25, 1913 in Littleton.

1914 "R.C. Frantz and family departed this week for their new home near the border line between New Mexico and Oklahoma."

1915 "Word from H. J. Frantz states that they are nicely located and like their work fine.  Miss Kate is improving from her recent illness.  His mother and brother, Lee, have gone to California to visit until the first of the year."

Katherine B. Frantz married William D. Pritchard May 9, 1918.

Probably is the Katherine 44, born in Illinois - married to William D. Pritchard in 1920 Kit Carson County.  He's 39, immigrating from Wales in 1888, naturalized in 1913.

In 1930 they're in Castle Rock, and in 1940 Littleton.  They might be the Katherine B. Pritchard 1876-1940 and William D. Pritchard 1880-1964 in Crown Hill Cemetery.    They and the Frantz's are both in Block 24.

Ross E. and Louise H. - 48, born in Pennsylvania - Frantz are also in Castle Rock in 1930, where he is a bookkeeper in a garage.  Brother-in-law George E Hurlburt 40, with his two boys James O. 11 and  Alfred M. 8 -both born in Colorado, are with them.

Louise is probably the one in 1910 Cass County, Indiana - She's 28, says married five years but no husband listed - living with parents George P. and Katherine Hurlburt (George died in 1925 in Denver).  Louise has Katherine, 3, born in Ohio, and Vera 1, born in Indiana.  Catherine L. Lilley was born in Lake County, Ohio October 8, 1906 to Clifford L. Lilley and Louise Hurlburt, and died November 24, 1910 - buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Cass County.  FindAGrave has another infant Lilley buried there, dying 1910 - so that might be Vera.

In 1934 Jefferson County Louise H. Frantz divorced R.E. Frantz.

In 1942 Minneapolis Louise Frantz (wid Ross) is living at 2419 5th av.

Harrold proved up 320 acres in 1916 in 3N 45W - mostly in section 19, and Katherine next to him in 1916 and 1921.

Leland registered for WWI in Baca County - 200 miles south - saying he was born October 4, 1893  in Beatrice Nebraska. 

Leland Frantz married Lydia Perrin August 24, 1926, and Lee S. Frantz divorced Lydia Perrin Frantz in Denver in 1931. June 17, 1937 Leland S. Frantz married Clara Agnes Lea.

Harold registered for WWI in Denver, saying he was born October 4 1886 in Beatrice Nebraska, had a wife and two children, and had a storage business.

In 1920 Denver Harold and Beulah have Howard H. 10 and Donald G. 8.  Eighteen-year-old nephwew Albert R. Petrie.

In 1922 a B.E. (or H.E.) Frantz had purchased 200 acres to the south of them.

In 1930 Denver Harold and Lucille B.. both 43, have Howard and Donald.

In 1940 Denver Harold and Lucile are alone, and Harold is running a lumber store.

Harold J. 1886-1941 and Beulah A. 1888-1926 are buried in Crown Hill cemetery, Wheat Ridge.

 Lucille Frantz 1886 -1940 is in Fairmount, on a stone with Sara E. White 1880-1971.

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