Jacob Alfred Fry

29 July 1826–20 February 1906 (Age 79)
Licking, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Jacob Alfred

When Jacob Alfred Fry was born on 29 July 1826, in Licking, Ohio, United States, his father, Jacob Fry, was 40 and his mother, Susana Beckenbaugh, was 39. He married Letta Harris on 10 October 1846, in Johnson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in English River Township, Washington, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Washington, Iowa, United States in 1905. He died on 20 February 1906, in Johnson, Iowa, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Frytown, Johnson, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Alfred Fry
Letta Harris
Marriage: 10 October 1846
Mary Lucretia Fry
Albert E Frye
Jacob Bruce Fry
Emma Nevada Fry
Ellen Elizabeth Fry
Margaret M Fry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1846Johnson, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 13
    Historical Boundaries: 1839: Washington, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Washington, Iowa, United States
    Age 26
    Historical Boundaries: 1852: Johnson, Iowa, United States

    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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    Sources (23)

    • Jacob Fry in entry for Ella E Wallick, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Jacob Fry, "Kansas State Census, 1875"
    • Jacob Fry in entry for Emma Nevada Fry Evans, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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