Lucretia Margaret Frye

Brief Life History of Lucretia Margaret

When Lucretia Margaret Frye was born on 3 January 1916, in Reserve, Brown, Kansas, United States, her father, Leslie Ewing Frye, was 23 and her mother, Bessie Marie Swain, was 19. She had at least 2 sons with Robert Roy Chesnut. She lived in Falls City Township, Richardson, Nebraska, United States in 1950 and Falls City, Richardson, Nebraska, United States in 2000. She died on 8 August 2000, in Quenemo, Osage, Kansas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Cornelison Cemetery, Reserve, Brown, Kansas, United States.

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Robert Roy Chesnut
Lucretia Margaret Frye
Albert R Chesnut
Wilbur Eugene Chesnut

Sources (9)

  • Lucretia Chesnut, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Margaret Lucretia Chesnut, "Kansas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Lucretia Margaret Chesnut, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

World Events (8)


U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Fry .

North German: variant of Frey .

History: Joseph Frye (1711/12–94) was a military officer from Andover, MA, where the family had long been of local prominence. In 1762, he was granted a township in ME, later named Fryeburg after him, and moved his family there. His great-great-grandson William Pierce Frye was born in Lewiston, ME, and served in Congress, first as a member of the House of Representatives and then the Senate from 1871 until his death in 1911.

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

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