Susan Ann Fry

22 May 1853–5 August 1936 (Age 83)
Wooster, Wayne, Ohio, United States

The Life of Susan Ann

When Susan Ann Fry was born on 22 May 1853, in Wooster, Wayne, Ohio, United States, her father, Noah Washington Fry, was 31 and her mother, Rebecca Tevis, was 21. She married Joseph F. Henry on 25 December 1874. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Moniteau, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Willow Fork Township, Moniteau, Missouri, United States for about 40 years. She died on 5 August 1936, at the age of 83.

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Joseph F. Henry
Susan Ann Fry
Marriage: 25 December 1874
Bertha Henry
Percy William Henry

Spouse and Children

25 December 1874


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World Events (8)


Age 7

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 7

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly south and southwestern England): variant of Free , from the Old English byform frīg.2 English: nickname for a small person, from Middle English fry ‘small person’, ‘child’, ‘offspring’ (Old Norse frjó ‘seed’).3 Americanized spelling of German Frei , Frey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susan Ann Fry in household of Washington Fry, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susan A Henry in household of Joseph Henry, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susan A Henry in household of Joseph Henry, "United States Census, 1900"

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