David Frey

1844–1916 (Age 72)
York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of David

When David Frey was born on 26 July 1844, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Henry Frey, was 23 and his mother, Rebecca Schenberger, was 20. He lived in Windsor Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 5 August 1916, in Wrightsville, Wrightsville, York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Pennsylvania, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

David Frey
Sarah J Frey

Spouse & Children

  • Male1844–1916Male

  • Sarah J Frey


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1821–1888Male

  • Rebecca Schenberger




  • Male1844–1916Male

  • Emma E Frey


  • Sarah Sallie Fry


  • Mary Ann Fry


World Events (7)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 19

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

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 Fry in household of Henry Fry, "United States Census, 1870"
  • David Frey, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"
  • Death Certificate David Frey

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