David Sylvester Frey

11 April 1869–28 November 1958 (Age 89)
York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of David Sylvester

When David Sylvester Frey was born on 11 April 1869, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Adam Frey, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Keener, was 26. He married Katie Elizabeth Wambaugh on 28 November 1893, in York, York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Hallam, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 28 November 1958, in Hellam Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Hellam Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Sylvester Frey
Katie Elizabeth Wambaugh
Marriage: 28 November 1893
Flora S Frey
Lottie Jane Frey
Earl Elwood Frey
William Edgar Frey
Beulah E Frey
Meada Ethel Frey
Russell Sylvester Frey
Carl E Frey

Spouse and Children


    Katie Elizabeth Wambaugh


28 November 1893
York, York, Pennsylvania, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Adam Frey


    Elizabeth Jane Keener




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 8

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

German: status name for a free man, as opposed to a bondsman or serf, in the feudal system, from Middle High German vrī ‘free’, ‘independent’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • David S Fry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • David Fry in household of Adam Fry, "United States Census, 1870"
  • D S Frey in household of Earl E Frey, "United States Census, 1940"

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