Mary Vivian Frey

1836–3 October 1923 (Age 87)
Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Vivian

When Mary Vivian Frey was born in 1836, in Kentucky, United States, her father, George Fry, was 36 and her mother, Susan Rosaline Bullock, was 20. She married ? in 1854, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States. She lived in Sumner, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States for about 50 years. She died on 3 October 1923, in Grayson, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in West Hill Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States.

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Richard Alexander Chapman
Mary Vivian Frey
Marriage: 1854
James E. Chapman
Richard Alexander Chapman Jr.
Rebecca Lucille "Lula" Chapman
Susan Fry Chapman
George Fry Chapman
Mamie Elizabeth Chapman

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  • Marriage
    1854Sumner, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 0
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 10
    Historical Boundaries: 1846: Grayson, Texas, United States
    Age 25
    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

    Name Meaning

    Swiss German and 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’. This surname is also found in Hungary, Poland, and especially in France (Alsace and Lorraine). Compare Free and Frei .English: variant of Fray .History: This surname (see 1 above) is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Mary V Chapman in household of R A Chapman, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary V Fry in entry for Geo F Chapman, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • Mary Fry in household of Susan R Fry, "United States Census, 1850"

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