William W. Fry

30 September 1845–14 January 1935 (Age 89)
Sacombe, Hertfordshire, England

The Life Summary of William W.

When William W. Fry was born on 30 September 1845, in Sacombe, Hertfordshire, England, his father, John Fry, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Hulls, was 29. He married Sarah C. Acrea on 4 May 1865, in Harrison, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Canyon City, Grant, Oregon, United States in 1880 and Silvies, Grant, Oregon, United States in 1910. He died on 14 January 1935, in Grant, Oregon, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Dayville Cemetery, Dayville, Grant, Oregon, United States.

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William W. Fry
Sarah C. Acrea
Marriage: 4 May 1865
Eliza Ellen Fry
Martha Ann Fry
Thomas Lenard Fry
William Fry
Jake Fry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 May 1865Harrison, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1854: Harrison, Iowa, United States
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 25
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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 (14)

    • Wm W. Fry in entry for Charles Fry, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • William Fry, "United States Census, 1870"
    • William Fry in household of Charles C Hankins, "United States Census, 1910"

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