Edward Frey

3 July 1896–4 April 1985 (Age 88)
McClusky, Sheridan, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Edward

When Edward Frey was born on 3 July 1896, in McClusky, Sheridan, North Dakota, United States, his father, John Frey, was 33 and his mother, Christina Wahl, was 31. He married Beatha Schaeffer on 31 July 1920, in McClusky, Sheridan, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Pierce, North Dakota, United States in 1935 and Egg Creek Township, McHenry, North Dakota, United States in 1940. He died on 4 April 1985, at the age of 88, and was buried in Granville, McHenry, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Frey
Beatha Schaeffer
Marriage: 31 July 1920
Mable Edna Frey
Alvin E. Frey
Alvin Edward Frey
John Frey
Melvin Glen Frey

Spouse and Children

31 July 1920
McClusky, Sheridan, North Dakota, United States


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+3 More Children

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.

Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eduard Frey in household of Johan Frey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edward Frey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward Frey, "Find A Grave Index"

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