Alice Fry

6 January 1849–18 March 1898 (Age 49)
Sacombe, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alice

When Alice Fry was born on 6 January 1849, in Sacombe, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Fry, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Hulls, was 32. She married James Knox Morlan on 31 May 1865, in Harrison, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Walton, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Jefferson Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States for about 5 years. She died on 18 March 1898, in Logan, Harrison, Iowa, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Harrison, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Knox Morlan
Alice Fry
Marriage: 31 May 1865
Sarah Ellen Morlan
Joseph Francis Morlan
Mason M Morlan
Albert Leroy Morlan
Lowery Wilson Morlan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 May 1865Harrison, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Harrison, Iowa, United States
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 5
    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 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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 (18)

    • Allice Morland in household of James K Morland, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
    • Alice Tery in entry for Albert Leroy Morlan, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
    • Alice Fry in household of John Fry, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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