Coretta Ann Irwin

12 December 1848–14 March 1915 (Age 66)
Lewis, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Coretta Ann

When Coretta Ann Irwin was born on 12 December 1848, in Lewis, Kentucky, United States, her father, James David Irwin, was 50 and her mother, Rebecca Nash, was 38. She married Horatio Bruce Fry on 19 March 1872, in Lewis, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Magisterial District 1, Lewis, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Magisterial District 1, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 14 March 1915, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Cedar Leaf Cemetery, Concord, Lewis, Kentucky, United States.

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Horatio Bruce Fry
Coretta Ann Irwin
Marriage: 19 March 1872
Horatio Elwood Frye
Cassius Minor Frye

Spouse and Children

    Horatio Bruce Fry



19 March 1872
Lewis, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 2

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 18

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

1 Northern Irish, Scottish, and English: variant of Irvin .2 English: from the Middle English personal name Irwyn, Erwyn, or Everwyn, Old English Eoforwine, composed of the elements eofor ‘wild boar’ + wine ‘friend’.3 From the Welsh personal name Urien ( see Uren ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Coretta Irvine in household of James D Irvine, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Coretta A Ison in household of James Ison, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Corretta A Fry in household of Cassius M Fry, "United States Census, 1910"

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