Robert Colton Fryer

28 September 1845–26 May 1917 (Age 71)
Stroxton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Robert Colton

When Robert Colton Fryer was born on 28 September 1845, in Stroxton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Fryer, was 32 and his mother, Ann Colton, was 35. He married Bashua Dorcas Kingsbury on 4 October 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Collinston, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1900 and Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 26 May 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Colton Fryer
Bashua Dorcas Kingsbury
Marriage: 4 October 1867
Bashua Ann Fryer
Robert William John Fryer
Joseph Thomas Fryer
Franklin George Fryer
Rodney Hyrum Fryer
Nellie Dorcas Fryer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 October 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 9
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Freer 1.Americanized form of German Freier or Freyer .

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

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    Sources (41)

    • Robert Fryer in household of Joseph Wright, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Robt C Fryer in entry for Elijah Don Davis and Bashua Ann Fayer Chapman, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Robert C Fryer in entry for Annie Bashua Fryer Chapman Fryer Chapman Davis, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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