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
Goldie May Troupe
Irene LaRue Fry
Lennie Fry
Robert Vern Fry
Frances Ruby Fry
Marguerite Marie Fry
Leonare Lyle Fry
James Donald Fry
Melvin Junior Fry
Ralph Paul Fry
Deanna Ann Fry
Helen Lois Fry

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


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.

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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