Mary Lillie Fry

Female17 February 1866–12 March 1937

Brief Life History of Mary Lillie

When Mary Lillie Fry was born on 17 February 1866, in Bluford, Jefferson, Illinois, United States, her father, Tillman Davis Fry, was 32 and her mother, Salina Dobbs, was 29. She married William Addison King on 16 November 1890, in Jefferson, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Webber Township, Jefferson, Illinois, United States for about 50 years and Illinois, United States in 1937. She died on 12 March 1937, in Mount Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Bluford, Jefferson, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Addison King
Mary Lillie Fry
Marriage: 16 November 1890
Loman Tilman King
Hillard Hall King
Lilly Lena King

Sources (13)

  • Mary L King in household of Addie King, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary L. King, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Mary L. Fry, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 November 1890Jefferson, Illinois, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 1

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.


    Age 5

    In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.


    Age 20

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly southern and southwestern): from Middle English frie ‘free’ (Old English frīo, frīg), with reference either to rank or tenurial status (‘free-born’) or to character (‘generous, open-handed’). It is synonymous with Free .

    Americanized form of German Frei or Frey , or of the Dutch cognate Vrij.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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