Iva Samantha Fry

20 August 1883–14 October 1961 (Age 78)
Peerless, Marshall Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary 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, Lawrence, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Bedford, Lawrence, Indiana, United States.

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

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
Age 3
The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
Age 21
St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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 (11)

  • Eva S Mcfadden in household of William H Mcfadden, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ina Mcfadden in household of Herman Mcfadden, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Iva Mcfadden in household of Herman Mcfadden, "United States Census, 1940"

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