When Maria Barbara Frey was born on 6 October 1792, in Neffs, North Whitehall Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Peter Frey, was 28 and her mother, Christina Hotz, was 30. She married John Stopp about 1818, in Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 7 March 1834, in North Whitehall Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 41.
Swiss German and German: status name for a free man, as opposed to a bondsman or serf, in the feudal system, from Middle High German vrī ‘free, independent’. This surname is also found in Hungary, Poland, and especially in France (Alsace and Lorraine). Compare Free and Frei .
English: variant of Fray .
History: This surname (see 1 above) is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.
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