Frank Krell


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Frank Krell (b.1856 - d.1922) was born in New York in 1856. No information found about his parents.

Handwriting on photograph reads: "Frank Karell. Early Cattle Rancher came to Prescott 1880's?"

Records show he was serving in the military at Fort Whipple, Yavapai County, Arizona on June 30, 1879.

 He was a longtime stockman in Chino Valley and the Upper Verde. Frank appeared in the 1880 census in Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory. He was a delegate to the Yavapai County Democratic convention in Prescott on August 4, 1888. He owned property on August 8, 1889 in Yavapai County. Frank was a registered voter in Yavapai County in 1890. He appeared in the 1920 census in Coconino County, Arizona.

He was the half-brother to Elizabeth B. Heiser of Coconino County. His estate was probated on November 24, 1922 in Yavapai County, leaving everything to his brother-in-law Charles Weiser Heiser.

Frank died in Los Angeles, California on April 17, 1922. He is buried in Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum in Altadena, California.

Sources:; Weekly journal-miner 8-4-1888, 12-16-1908, 11-9-1910, 10-14-1914, 1-9-1920;


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