Elizabeth Ann "Lizzie" Fryer

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Ann "Lizzie"

When Elizabeth Ann "Lizzie" Fryer was born on 1 January 1878, in Priceville, Hart, Kentucky, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Fryer, was 32 and her mother, Mary Ann Alvey, was 25. She married Elbert Dale Richardson on 2 February 1898, in Hardin, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Farmington, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 25 June 1966, in Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elbert Dale Richardson
1879–1949
Elizabeth Ann "Lizzie" Fryer
1878–1966
Marriage: 2 February 1898
Carroll Dean Richardson
1899–1979
Stella Mae Richardson
1905–
Eula Alberta Richardson
1906–1992
Robert Lee Richardson
1910–1981
Lottie Pearl Richardson
1910–1994
Geneva Richardson
1915–2012

Sources (33)

  • Lizzie Richardson in household of Elbert Richardson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Ann Fryer - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Elizabeth Ann Fryer
  • Lizzie A. Fryer, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1885 · The First Skyscraper

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Freer 1.

Americanized form of German Freier or Freyer .

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

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