William Reid Dry

24 September 1868–November 1939 (Age 71)
Monroe, Missouri, United States

The Life of William Reid

When William Reid Dry was born on 24 September 1868, in Monroe, Missouri, United States, his father, William B. " Buck" Dry, was 43 and his mother, Martha C. Taggart, was 37. He married Adelia Catherine Rhodes about 1896, in Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Meridian, Ada, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Alberta, Canada in 1911. He died in November 1939, in Warspite, Smoky Lake County, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 71, and was buried in Waskatenau, Smoky Lake County, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

William Reid Dry
1868–1939
Adelia Catherine Rhodes
1879–1938
Marriage: about 1896
William Edward Dry
1897–1972
Ethel Dry
1899–1899
Dry
1901–1901
Dry
1903–1903

Spouse and Children

    Male1868–1939Male

    Adelia Catherine Rhodes

    Female1879–1938Female

MARRIAGE
about 1896
Oklahoma, United States
children

(4)

    Male1897–1972Male

    Ethel Dry

    Female1899–1899Female

    Dry

    Female1901–1901Female

    Dry

    Male1903–1903Male

Parents and Siblings

    William B. " Buck" Dry

    Male1825–1902Male

    Female1831–1868Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1869

Age 1

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1872 · Yellowstone National Park Created

Age 4

President Ulysses S. Grant signed the law passed by congress on March 1 1872, making Yellowstone a National Park. The park covers parts of Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Dray .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

Dry and Rhodes families and a move to Canada

written by Viola Dry (Gwaltney), in a letter I believe to Helen Rhodes. I was a preschooler when we moved to a place in Idaho, USA, about 1 mile from Meridian, across the road lived Mr. and Mrs. Ed R …

Sources (3)

  • William R Dry, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Willie Dry in household of Wm Dry, "United States Census, 1880"
  • W Reed Dry, "United States Census, 1910"

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