Name: Frankish Burton Tindall
From: The Waterford Post,
Date: Thursday, December 1, 1932
With the exception of two years in the Klondike, 1898-1900, Mr. Tindall was a lifelong resident of Waterford Township and lived at the present home 18 or 20 years. In 1881, he married Miss Emma Thompson who passed away Oct. 19, 1902, leaving two children, Lacey L. Tindall and Mrs. Elam Buttles. On Dec. 25, 1905, he married Miss Alice Barnes who survives him with two sons, Francis and Donald. Also one brother, Chas. Tindall, Rochester, two sisters, Mrs. Chas. Johncox, Caldwell, and Mrs. Sadie Weber, of Vienna and 9 grand-children.
With the exception of two or three terms, Mr. Tindall served as assessor for the time the village was incorporated until he was succeeded by Barney Alby two years ago. He also served on the County Board of Supervisors for many years. Mr. Tindall was quite a poultry fancier, exhibiting his birds and also vegetables and fruits, at the County and State Fairs, where he won many prizes.
Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at local M. E. Church, Rev. Wm. Riggs in charge with burial at Caldwell Cemetery. Pallbearers were Hermon Trost, Gus Weideman, Ray Bryant, Lozelle Brown, Clarence Buttles and Delmont Patterson, the last three from Caldwell.
He was a charter member of M. W. A. when the local camp was first organized at Caldwell.