Israel Putnam Fry

4 July 1863–18 July 1917 (Age 54)
Barbour, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Israel Putnam

When Israel Putnam Fry was born on 4 July 1863, in Barbour, West Virginia, United States, his father, James W Fry Sr, was 30 and his mother, Julian A Hoffman, was 28. He married Mary Ellen Felton on 28 October 1884, in Barbour, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Philippi, Barbour, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years. He died on 18 July 1917, in West Virginia, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Moatsville, Barbour, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Israel Putnam Fry
1863–1917
Mary Ellen Felton
1865–1938
Marriage: 28 October 1884
Winifred D Frye
1885–1907
Thomas Gaston Frye
1887–1929
Everet L. Fry
1889–1904
Daniel James Fry
1891–1953
Harriet L Frye
1893–
Luda Frye
1895–1973
Edwin Forest Frye
1898–1967
William Otto Frye
1900–1949
Charles Albert Frye
1903–1963
Ada Jane Frye
1907–1989

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 October 1884
Barbour, West Virginia, United States
children

(10)

    Winifred D Frye

    Female1885–1907Female

    Thomas Gaston Frye

    Male1887–1929Male

    Everet L. Fry

    Male1889–1904Male

    Daniel James Fry

    Male1891–1953Male

    Harriet L Frye

    Female1893–Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 18

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Israel P Fry, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Israel P Frye, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Israel P Fry in household of James W Fry, "United States Census, 1870"

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