Willard Asel Fry

11 November 1896–9 November 1959 (Age 62)
Grimes, Polk, Iowa, United States

The Life of Willard Asel

When Willard Asel Fry was born on 11 November 1896, in Grimes, Polk, Iowa, United States, his father, Wesley Fry, was 24 and his mother, Lulu Mae Campbell, was 25. He had at least 1 daughter with Katherine Elizabeth Wagner. He lived in Walnut Township, Dallas, Iowa, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 9 November 1959, in Grimes, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Grimes, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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Willard Asel Fry
Katherine Elizabeth Wagner
Margurite Darlene Fry

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    Margurite Darlene Fry


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 17

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly south and southwestern England): variant of Free , from the Old English byform frīg.2 English: nickname for a small person, from Middle English fry ‘small person’, ‘child’, ‘offspring’ (Old Norse frjó ‘seed’).3 Americanized spelling of German Frei , Frey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Willard A Fry in household of William J Wagner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wallard S Fry in household of W W Fry, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Willard A Fey in household of Wesley W Fey, "United States Census, 1920"

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