John Raphael Freye

1910–1980 (Age 69)
Springfield Township, Clark, Ohio, United States

The Life of John Raphael

When John Raphael Freye was born on 21 April 1910, in Springfield Township, Clark, Ohio, United States, his father, John Michael Frye, was 52 and his mother, Mary Ellen Graney, was 39. He married Jeannette Frances Vanderford on 13 August 1938, in Allen, Indiana, United States. He lived in Urbana, Urbana Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 27 February 1980, in Lee, Florida, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Fort Myers, Lee, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Raphael Freye
Jeannette Frances Vanderford
Marriage: 13 August 1938

Spouse & Children

  • Male1910–1980Male

  • Jeannette Frances Vanderford


13 August 1938
Allen, Indiana, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • John Michael Frye


  • Mary Ellen Graney




  • Female1888–1962Female

  • Ellen "Nellie" Thressa Freye


  • Mary Agness Freye


  • Female1892–1963Female

  • Francis Frey


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 4

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Age 19

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Frey .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John R Freye in household of Charles Vanderford, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John R Fry in household of Mary J Marinda, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Frye in household of John Frye, "United States Census, 1920"

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