Donald Joseph Fry

4 April 1920–27 April 1989 (Age 69)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Donald Joseph

When Donald Joseph Fry was born on 4 April 1920, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, William Nester Fry Sr., was 25 and his mother, Frances Englert, was 25. He married Mary Elizabeth Engelman on 21 August 1954, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. He lived in Detroit Ward 16, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 27 April 1989, in Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 69.

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Donald Joseph Fry
1920–1989
Mary Elizabeth Engelman
1922–1998
Marriage: 21 August 1954

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 August 1954
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Male1920–1989Male

    Marian A. Fry

    Female1921–2000Female

    William Nester Fry Jr.

    Male1922–1984Male

    John Henry Fry

    Male1924–1960Male

    Edward Thomas Fry

    Male1925–1998Male

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World Events (8)

1921 · The Detroit Historical Society

Age 1

Since its founding, the Detroit Historical Society has been dedicated to ensuring that the history of Detroit and its surrounding region is preserved. This is to help current and future generations better understand the people, places, and events that helped shape the lives of those who build up the city of Detroit.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1941

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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 (3)

  • Donald Fry in household of William Fry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald J Fry in household of William N Fry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Donald J Fry, "Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996"

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