John Fry

10 July 1854–
Sacombe, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Fry was born on 10 July 1854, in Sacombe, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Fry, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Hulls, was 38. He lived in Iowa, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

John Fry
1815–1879
Sarah Hulls
1816–1898
Mary Ann Fry
1841–
Eliza Fry
1842–1911
William W. Fry
1845–1935
Alice Fry
1849–1898
Isaac Fry
1851–
James Fry
1851–1929
John Fry
1854–

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World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
Age 3
The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
1884
Age 30
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908
Age 54
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English (mainly southern and southwestern): from Middle English frie ‘free’ (Old English frīo, frīg), with reference either to rank or tenurial status (‘free-born’) or to character (‘generous, open-handed’). It is synonymous with Free .Americanized form of German Frei or Frey , or of the Dutch cognate Vrij.

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

Possible Related Names

Frye
Free

Sources (2)

  • John Fry in household of John Fry, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Fry, "New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1891"

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