Frank R. Harrold 4
- Born: Mar 22, 1876, Lakeview Hospital, Ridgefarm, Illinois 5
- Marriage: Grace Emaline Rees on May 31, 1903 in Ridgefarm, Illinois 5
- Died: Aug 31, 1945, Danville, Illinois at age 69 5
Frank Harrold, a lifelong resident of Vermilion County and former Ridgefarm merchant, died at 5:30 a.m. Friday in Lake View Hospital where he had been a patient the past week. Mr. Harrold suffered a stroke nine years ago and since had been confined to his home at 103 West Harrison Street.
Mr. Harrold formerly operated a general dry goods store in Ridgefarm. The family moved to Danville about 12 years ago.
The son of Marion and Louise Harrold, he was born March 21, 1876 in Ridgefarm.
In 1903 he was married to Grace Rees, who survives together with three daughters, Mrs. George Clements, 213 E. Winter Ave., Mrs. Margaret Brady, and Mrs. Betty Wilson of Los Angeles, and a son, Sgt. Robert Harrold with the Army in France. Also surviving are a sister, Mrs. Edith Hammond of Long Beach, California, a brother, Herbert Harrold of Chicago, and six grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at First Methodist Church in Ridgefarm, the time to be announced. The Rev. John W. R. Sumwalt, D.D., pastor of St. James Methodist Church of Danville, will officiate.
The body is at the Brewer Funeral Home in Ridgefarm and will be brought here Saturday to Calahan Funeral Home to remain until the time of the services. Further arrangements are incomplete pending arrival of the relatives.
(Obituary for Frank Harrold)
**** 1920 Illinois Census, Vermilion County: 1920 Illinois Census (Vermilion County) lists his occupation as "Propietor". The same census shows that he lived next door to his brother, Charles M. Harrold. The 1920 Census lists his family members including a "Mary Montgomery". Mary's occupation was listed as "maid".
Frank married Grace Emaline Rees, daughter of Thomas Clarkson Rees and Charity Jane Mendenhall, on May 31, 1903 in Ridgefarm, Illinois.5 (Grace Emaline Rees was born on Jul 24, 1879 in Ridgefarm, Illinois 5 and died on Jun 6, 1972 in Whittier, California.)