|Birth: ||Jan. 16, 1886|
|Death: ||Jul. 4, 1970|
Son of Albert Claus Frisk and Matilda Joy Lindholm Frisk.
He was united in marriage with Mary Ellen "Ellie/Ella" Caudle on Jan. 16, 1911 in Norwood, Wright, Missouri.
They lived in Woodbine, Dickinson, Kansas, farming and that is where their 4 children were born. Ellie died in 1917 from Child Bed Fever days having her 4th child. His Mother came to Kansas from Missouri to help out and later went home with oldest daughter and 7 week old baby, with the oldest child Ray being farmed out between Uncles and 3rd daughter went to friends or a family until later, when she went to live with her Grandmother at about age 5 or 6.
Their children are:
Ray Edward Frisk 1911-2007
Hazel Nellie Frisk Woodson 1913-2005
Vera Ellen Frisk Dodd 1915-2004
Grace Margaret Frisk Jones 1917-1996
Alvin married Ruth Hope DeCamp less than two years after being Widowed on Sep 18, 1918. They had 4 sons, one dying in infancy, youngest two being twins. At some point they were up in Ohio where their 2nd son was born and died, then they moved to California, around the time he began working for the Gillette Ranch (more on that below). When the twins were about 3 years of age, their marriage of about 11 years ended, Ruths father had gotten very ill so she took the 2 year old twins with her home to Arkansas, when she came back, Grandpa divorced her for leaving.
Their children are:
Clifford Oscar Frisk 1920-2012
Glenn James Frisk 1923-1923
Clarence Gilbert Frisk 1927-
Clyde Lowell Frisk 1927-
For several years Alvin was care taker of the "King Gillette Ranch", some years in Tulare and then the Malibu one, where to this day there is a house called the Frisk House, on the property in Malibu where Grandpa use to live. Alvin also worked at share cropping and farm labor, also did some Lumber Jacking in Washington State, after the 1930's. In 1968 he moved to Arkansas and lived with daughter Vera and her family until his death from complations from Diabetes.
My Paternal Grandfather
by W. Loy Frisk Simmons
Albert Claus Frisk (1858 - 1899)
Matilda Joy Lindholm Frisk (1860 - 1959)
Mary Ellen Caudle Frisk (1891 - 1917)
Ruth R DeCamp Frisk Ryan (1901 - 1946)
Ray Edward Frisk (1911 - 2007)*
Hazel Nellie Frisk Woodson (1913 - 2005)*
Vera Ellen Frisk Dodd (1915 - 2004)*
Grace Margaret Frisk Jones (1917 - 1996)*
Clifford Oscar Frisk (1920 - 2012)*
Maintained by: W. Loy Frisk Simmons
Originally Created by: Deb R.
Record added: Nov 06, 2006
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