Philip Slaughter Fry

Brief Life History of Philip Slaughter

When Philip Slaughter Fry was born on 23 April 1801, in Madison, Virginia, United States, his father, Reuben Fry, was 34 and his mother, Ann Clayton Slaughter, was 35. He married Pamelia Mildred Anderson on 31 July 1833, in Orange, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. He lived in Orange, Orange, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Orange Court House, Orange, Virginia, United States in 1850. He died on 15 August 1859, in Orange, Virginia, United States, at the age of 58.

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Philip Slaughter Fry
Pamelia Mildred Anderson
Marriage: 31 July 1833
Philip Henry Fry
Edmund Mortimer Fry
Thomas Slaughter Fry
Charles William Fry
Luther Conway Fry
Reuben Macon Fry
Alexander Maury Fry

Sources (15)

  • Philip S Fry in household of Unknown, "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850 "
  • Philip S Fry, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Philip S Fry, "Virginia, Orange County Marriage Records, 1757-1938"

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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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