Henry Albert Dries

18 March 1903–9 September 1991 (Age 88)
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Henry Albert

When Henry Albert Dries was born on 18 March 1903, in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Henry Dries, was 29 and his mother, Annie Ruprecht, was 21. He married Viola Mae Thornhill in 1921, in Vassalboro, Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Belleville, Essex, New Jersey, United States in 1930. He died on 9 September 1991, in Asbury Park, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Tinton Falls, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Albert Dries
Viola Mae Thornhill
Marriage: 1921
Lillian May Dries
Howard Henry Dries

Spouse and Children

Vassalboro, Kennebec, Maine, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Dries


    Annie Ruprecht





    Fred Dries


    William Dries


    Caroline Dries


    Theodore Dries


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 2

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant spelling of Drees .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Harold J Dries in household of Henry J Dries, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harry A Dries in household of Henry Dries, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry A Dries, "United States Census, 1940"

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