Wilhelm Franck was born in Lutjenbrode, Holstein. He is in the 1870 Chicago census as William Frank. His daughters are Mathilda Dorothy, 12-22-1869, 3-22-1950:never married. Marie Anna,2-2-1873,5-6-1924: married Olaf Neilson;Bertha Minnie, 11-30-1875, 7-17-1952, Married Emil Robert Rohwedder. All the above are buried in Davenport. I have not found anything about wilhelms parents or siblings or when he came to America, the birth place has not been confirmed.