Melvin Junior Fry

23 March 1928–1 September 2010 (Age 82)
Strawberry Point, Clayton, Iowa, United States

The Life of Melvin Junior

When Melvin Junior Fry was born on 23 March 1928, in Strawberry Point, Clayton, Iowa, United States, his father, Augustus Davis Fry, was 36 and his mother, Goldie May Troupe, was 30. He died on 1 September 2010, in Edgewood, Clayton, Iowa, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Augustus Davis Fry
1891–1935
Goldie May Troupe
1897–1965
Irene LaRue Fry
1917–2003
Lennie Fry
Robert Vern Fry
1919–1943
Frances Ruby Fry
1920–2001
Marguerite Marie Fry
1922–2009
Leonare Lyle Fry
1924–2003
James Donald Fry
1926–1968
Melvin Junior Fry
1928–2010
Ralph Paul Fry
1929–2002
Deanna Ann Fry
1934–1935
Helen Lois Fry
1935–1935

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 6

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.
1950

Age 22

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly south and southwestern England): variant of Free , from the Old English byform frīg.2 English: nickname for a small person, from Middle English fry ‘small person’, ‘child’, ‘offspring’ (Old Norse frjó ‘seed’).3 Americanized spelling of German Frei , Frey .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Melvin Fry in entry for Frances Ruby Phelps, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Melvin Fry, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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