Philip Slaughter Fry

23 April 1801–15 August 1859 (Age 58)
Madison, Virginia, United States

The Life 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. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. He lived in Orange, 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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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

31 July 1833


+2 More Children

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World Events (7)


Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 11

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 18

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Philip S Fry, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Philip S Fry, "Virginia, Orange County Marriage Records, 1757-1938"
  • Philio S. Fry in entry for Luther Conway Fry, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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