David Elmer Frey

1885–1967 (Age 82)
Van Horne, Benton, Iowa, United States

The Life of David Elmer

When David Elmer Frey was born on 26 February 1885, in Van Horne, Benton, Iowa, United States, his father, William Andrew Fry, was 29 and his mother, Angeline Wright, was 27. He married Grace Blanche Graft on 27 July 1910, in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in French Camp, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1930 and Castoria Judicial Township, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1940. He died on 27 October 1967, in San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Park View Cemetery, Manteca, San Joaquin, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Elmer Frey
Grace Blanche Graft
Marriage: 27 July 1910
Leslie Merele Frey
Bernice Stinson
Doris Fox
Herb Frey
John Howard Frey

Spouse & Children

27 July 1910
Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States


  • Male1922–2005Male

  • Bernice Stinson


  • Doris Fox


  • Herb Frey


  • John Howard Frey


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 6

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 22

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • David Frey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • David E Frey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • David E Frey, "United States Census, 1930"

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