Iva Samantha Fry

Female20 August 1883–14 October 1961

Brief Life History of Iva Samantha

When Iva Samantha Fry was born on 20 August 1883, in Peerless, Marshall Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States, her father, Levi Fry, was 58 and her mother, Mary Smith, was 39. She married William Herman McFadden on 19 November 1905, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 14 October 1961, in Bedford, Shawswick Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Bedford, Shawswick Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States.

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William Herman McFadden
Iva Samantha Fry
Marriage: 19 November 1905
James Robert McFadden
Nancy Ellen Mcfadden

Sources (12)

  • Eva S Mcfadden in household of William H Mcfadden, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Infant Fry, Infant, "Indiana Births and Christenings, 1773-1933"
  • Iva Fry, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 November 1905Lawrence, Indiana, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.


    Age 8

    Historical Boundaries: 1891: Lawrence, Indiana, United States


    Age 21

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    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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