David Burris Frey

1882–1969 (Age 86)
Gillespie, Macoupin, Illinois, United States

The Life of David Burris

When David Burris Frey was born on 29 October 1882, in Gillespie, Macoupin, Illinois, United States, his father, Abraham Frey, was 49 and his mother, Arminda Grant, was 39. He married Bonniebel Blackburn on 12 October 1909, in Macoupin, Illinois, United States. He lived in Carlinville, Macoupin, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died in 1969, in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

David Burris Frey
Bonniebel Blackburn
Marriage: 12 October 1909

Spouse & Children

12 October 1909
Macoupin, Illinois, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Abraham Frey


  • Female1843–1911Female



  • Female1854–1944Female

  • Emma Caraline Frey


  • Edward Thomas Frey


  • Eddie ( Twin) Frey


  • Charles Frey


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 3

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 Frey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • David B Frey in household of Abraham Frey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • David B Frey, "United States Census, 1920"

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