Person:Ezekiel Frink (1)

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  1. Ezekiel Potter Frink1823 - 1907
  2. Horace Brown Frink1824 -
  3. Cyrus Truman Frink1835 - 1915
m. 1844
  1. Alexander Dunham Frink1845 - 1915
Facts and Events
Name Ezekiel Potter Frink
Gender Male
Birth[1] 18 Feb 1823 Scott, Cortland, New York, United States
Marriage 1844 Alfred, Allegany, New York, United Statesto Salome Babcock
Death[1] 28 Feb 1907 Milton Junction, Rock, Wisconsin, United States
  1. 1.0 1.1 The Milton Journal
    p. 4, March 7, 1907.

    Ezekiel Potter Frink was born in Scott, Cortland Co., N. Y., Feb. 18, 1823, and died of heart failure at his home in Milton Junction, Wis., Feb. 28, 1907.
    His early life was spent in the place of his birth until 1844, when he was married to Salome S. Babcock of the same place. The ceremony was performed in Alfred, N. Y., March 31, by the Rev. James R. Irish. Soon afterward in company with their father's family they came to the territory of Wisconsin settling in the town of Milton. To them were born four children, two sons and two daughters. Being a mechanic, this brother worked at his trade in connection with opening up a new farm. He remained at Milton six years when he moved to the Eld. Stillman Coon farm, which is now the southern part of the village of Milton Junction. After three changes in his home, all in the township of Milton, he settled on the farm where he spent the remainder of his life, about 47 years. In connection with his work on the farm, he superintended the erection of several churches and public buildings, including the south portion of Milton College and the S. D. B. church of Milton Junction.
    When a young man he professed faith in Christ and was baptized into membership with the Scott S. D. B. church. On moving to Wisconsin he soon became one of the early members of the Milton S. D. B. church. About 1880 he transferred his membership to the Milton Junction S. D. B. church where he has since remained a consistent and loyal member. In character he was kind, honest, generous and of strong convictions as to truth and righteous living.
    Brother Frink was thrice married. His first wife died Feb. 12, 1855. Some three years later he was married to Mary A. Maxon of Utica, Dane Co., Wis., who departed this life Mar. 4, 1878. He was afterward married to Mary Gower who still survives him. Besides the sorrowing widow he leaves to mourn his departure, two sons, Alexander D. of Milton Junction, and Lucius H. of Rock Island, Ill.; two daughters, Mrs. Amy V. Williams of Albion, and Mrs. Salome E. Stone of Fulton township.
    Services were held at the Milton Junction S. D. B. church, mar. 2, at 10:30 a.m. conducted by Rev. E. B. Shaw of Milton, assisted by the pastor, Rev. G. W. Lewis. The text used was Job 5:26. The music was furnished by the Milton College male quartet and was of exceedingly high order, greatly appreciated by all. The body was laid to rest in the Milton Junction cemetery. G. W. Lewis