Fank Murdered in the 'Bad Lands", Grant Co., Wis.
John Fank, son of Nicholas and Elizabeth "Betsy" (Carpenter) Fank, a farmer in Lima Twp., was murdered September 1, 1898 in the 'Bad Lands', Lima Twp., Grant Co., Wis.Mr. Fank was married to Alice Jane Noggle, April 5, 1880 in Grant Co., WI.She was the daughter of Calvin and Anna (Lester) Noggle.She died September 12, 1940.
Mr. and Mrs. Fank were the parents of a Female Child who died in infancy.
Fank was murdered by William P. Holzer, a resident of Lima Twp.
I have the Newspaper accounts of the murder and will share with other family members.I Would like to hear from anyone who knows more about the Fank family.