Frank Holton


Personal and Family Information

Frank was born on 1 MAY 1885 in Brule, Douglas, Wisconsin, the son of John Holton and Maria Bassett.

He died on 1 OCT 1962 in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, U.S.A..

His wife was Olga Gjertrud Hansen, whom he married on 24 JUN 1908 in Superior, Douglas, Wisconsin, U.S.A.. Their three known children were John Albert (1909-1913), Lester (1911-1911) and Verna Gertrude (1917-1923).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Frank Holton


John Holton


John Holton


John Harvey Holton


Elizabeth Willcox


Sarah Ratlidge


Maria Bassett



Birth01 MAY 1885
Place: Brule, Douglas, Wisconsin
Death01 OCT 1962
Place: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, U.S.A.
Burial05 OCT 1962
Place: Greenwood Cem., Superior, Douglas, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
Type: Burial


Note 1

!He was the first child born to his parents in the United States. His father had come from England in 1882, and his mother came over in 1884. He was born at the Railroad Section House at Brule, Wisconsin. Except for a brief time on a ranch in North Dakota he spent his entire life in northern Wisconsin. He worked on the railroad in various positions from brakeman up to General Yardmaster of the Soo Line Railroad. He was a devoted hunter and fisherman, as well as a loving husband and father.

!BIRTH: Certificate on file at Douglas County Court House, Superior, Wisconsin..

!MARRIAGE: I have the copy of their certificate.

!DEATH/BURIAL: Personal knowledge.