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Frank H. Winston attended the Evansville Seminary in 1867. He was the oldest son of Nelson and Eliza Parson Winston. He was a groomsman in the wedding of Charles F. Pullen to Eva Winston in 1873. He played in the Evansville Cornet Band until he moved to California in 1876. In 1884, he was mining and ranching in New Mexico.
Here is an article from the Evansville newspapers: The Well known firm of N. Winston & Sons of this place will begin closing out their stock of goods on Saturday next. They wish to use the money now invested in goods in New Mexico, where Mr. Frank Winston has been living for the past three years.
The Enterprise, December 2, 1884, Evansville, Wisconsin
Mr. Frank Winston of our firm started yesterday for his home in New Mexico. The closing out sale will be continued until all goods are sold or until stock is so reduced that it can be moved to New Mexico. You can save money by dealing with us as long as we have goods to sell. N. Winston & Son.
January 13, 1885, Enterprise, Evansville, Wisconsin
Mr. Frank Winston returned from New Mexico the first of the week; Mrs. Winston has been here some time. He will remain a month or more, and in that time will close out the remaining goods in store, or reduce the stock, so that he can pack the balance and take it along with him. This will close out the oldest and longest established merchantile concern in Evansville. The senior, Mr. Nelson Winston, has grown old in the business and now will give it over to his sons, who combine it with other business in the growing country of New Mexico, where better inducements are offered for their enterprise and thrift.
August 7, 1885, ? Evansville, Wisconsin
Mr. Frank Winston, so well known to all the old residents of this city is a member of the New Mexico legislature and is spending the week in Santa Fe.
January 28, 1899, The Badger, Evansville, Wisconsin
In 1901, at the time of his parent's 50th wedding anniversary, he and his wife were living in Fairview, N.M.
The Hon. Frank Winston, a grandson of the man who donated the land for the Seminary Campus, is a prominent merchant of New Mexico and has been to the legislature. “old students of the Seminary.
April 25, 1903, Badger, Evansville, Wisconsin
Frank Winston who has been visiting his brother, Fred Winston and other relatives in town, left this morning for Dakota to visit his brother George Winston.
July 2, 1912, “today’s Evansville News,” p. 6, col. 2, JWord has been received that Frank Winston formerly of this city, who has for several years been running a store at Fairbury, N. M. lost the store and contents by fire last Friday night.
January 4, 1923, Evansville Review, Evansville, Wisconsin
anesville Daily Gazette, Janesville, Wisconsin