About Horace Monroe Frink
"...Frink, Horace Monroe – (7th Ten) Born May 31, 1832, in Livingston Co., N.Y., to Jefferson and Emily Lathrop Frink. The family lived for a time in Nauvoo. He was chosen as a driver in the original company at age 15. After arriving in the Salt Lake Valley, he traveled in the fall of 1847 to Hangtown, Calif., where he was at Sutter's Mill when gold was discovered. He returned to Missoouri on horseback and from there outfitted a wagon and brought his maternal grandmother, a sister and two half-brothers to Salt Lake Valley. They helped settle Sa Bernardino, California. Later, with his brother, he purchased a large tract of land in San Timoteo Valley in Calif. He married Polly Ann DeWitt on Feb. 27, 1857, and they remained in San Bernardino when the other members returned to Utah. He became one of the original orange growers in the area. He died I San Bernardino Aug. 15, 1874, at age 42..."