Eliza Fry

23 July 1842–22 May 1911 (Age 68)
Hertford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Eliza

When Eliza Fry was born on 23 July 1842, in Hertford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Fry, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Hulls, was 26. She married John Sylvestus Nye on 1 March 1863, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Walton, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Calls Fort, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 22 May 1911, in Fielding, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Sylvestus Nye
Eliza Fry
Marriage: 1 March 1863
John Sylvestus Nye
Sarah Alice Nye
William Lorenzo Nye
Frederick James Nye
Charlotte Annie Nye
Ephraim Alfred Nye

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 March 1863Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 9
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    Age 21
    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 (27)

    • Eliza Nze in household of John Nze, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Eliza Frye in entry for Sarah Alice Wheatley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Eliza Fry in household of John Fry, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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