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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John Fry
Sarah Hulls
Mary Ann Fry
Eliza Fry
William W. Fry
Alice Fry
Isaac Fry
James Fry
John Fry

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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.
Age 30
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
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.

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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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