David Burkholder Frey

1890–1979 (Age 89)
Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of David Burkholder

When David Burkholder Frey was born on 16 May 1890, in Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Abraham Long Frey, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Sollenberger Burkholder, was 34. He married Fanny Horst Martin on 19 December 1916, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Franklin Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Greene Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 7 November 1979, at the age of 89, and was buried in Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Burkholder Frey
Fanny Horst Martin
Marriage: 19 December 1916
Irvin Martin Frey
Lista Mae Frey
Catherine Naomi Frey
Adin Leroy Frey
Miriam Amanda Frey
Beulah Elizabeth Frey
Lois Isabelle Frey
Rev. Preston Mark Frey

Spouse & Children

19 December 1916
Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Abraham Long Frey


  • Elizabeth Sollenberger Burkholder




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 15

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. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

German: status name for a free man, as opposed to a bondsman or serf, in the feudal system, from Middle High German vrī ‘free’, ‘independent’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • David B Frye in household of Abraham L Frye, "United States Census, 1900"
  • David B Frey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • David Frey, "United States Census, 1940"

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