Mary Lillie Fry

17 February 1866–12 March 1937 (Age 71)
Bluford, Jefferson, Illinois, United States

The Life 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.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

    William Addison King



16 November 1890
Jefferson, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

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 The Amendment was later repealed.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.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 19

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly south and southwestern England): variant of Free , from the Old English byform frīg.2 English: nickname for a small person, from Middle English fry ‘small person’, ‘child’, ‘offspring’ (Old Norse frjó ‘seed’).3 Americanized spelling of German Frei , Frey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary L King in household of Addie King, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Frye in household of Filanan D Frye, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary E Fry in household of T D Fry, "United States Census, 1880"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.