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Charles William Fry Pedigree

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Origin of the surname “Fry:”

 

 

Generation

 

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7   Joshua Fry

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 31 May 1700 at Crewkeme, Somerset County, England.  Died 31 May 1754 in Virginia; interred Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland.

 

2. Wife: Mary Micou

 

Born 1716.  Died 1772.  Married Joshua Fry in April 1736 in Essex County, Virginia (also seen: m. 1732 at Old Rappahannoch, Essex Co., VA).

 

3. Children:

 

a. John Fry: See generation 6, below.

 

b. Henry Fry: Born 30 October 1738 at Alberene, Albemarle County, Virginia.  Died 6 September 1823 in Madison County, Virginia.

 

c. Margaret Fry: Born 15 May 1740 at Gooochland, Essex County, Virginia.  Died 1811 in Albemarle County, Virginia.

 

d. Martha Fry: Born 15 May 1740 in Essex County, Virginia.  Died 8 July 1823 in Virginia.

 

e. Judith Fry: Born 1742 in Norfolk County, Virginia.  Died 9 May 1790.

 

f. John Fry: Born 1743 in Albemarle County, Virginia.  Died March 1825 in Stokes County, North Carolina.

 

g. William Fry: Born 6 February 1743 in Albemarle County, Virginia.  Died 1 July 1760 in Virginia.

 

6   John Fry

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 7 May 1737 in Virginia.  Died 18 November 1778 in St. Annes Parish, Albemarle County, Virginia.

 

2. Wife: Sarah Adams

 

Born 7 July 1734 at Williamsburg, James County, Virginia.  Died 1778 in Albemarle County, Virginia.  Married John Fry in 1761 in Virginia.

 

3. Children:

 

a. John Fry, Jr.: See generation 5, below.

 

b. William Adams Fry: Born 17 October 1761 in Albemarle County, Virginia.  Died about 1835 in Jessamine County, Kentucky.

 

c. George Fry: Born 1768 in Albemarle County, Virginia.  Died 1840 in Clark County, Kentucky.

 

5   John Fry, Jr.

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1760 in Maryland or Pennsylvania.  Died 1841 in Holmes County, Ohio.

 

2. Wife: Ann L. (?)

 

Born about 1765 in Pennsylvania.  Likely died in Holmes County, Ohio.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Mary "Poll" Frey: Born 1798 in Pennsylvania.  Died 24 September 1824 in Ohio; interred Austin, Scott County, Indiana.  Married Peter B. Everhart on 27 February 1816 in Harrison County, Ohio.

 

b. Thomas Fry: See generation 4, below.

 

c. Margaret Fry: Born 9 July 1802 in Jefferson County, Ohio.  Died 28 September 1883 in Carroll County, Ohio.

 

d. Anne Fry: Born 1805 in Jefferson County, Ohio.  Died 27 April 1870 in Harrison County, Ohio.

 

4   Thomas A. Fry

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1799/1800 in Ohio (also seen: b. Somerset Co., PA).  Died 11 December 1871 at Brooklyn, Poweshiek County, Iowa.

 

1850 US Census: Thomas Fry, age 50 (b. OH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Poweshiek Township, Poweshiek County, Iowa.  His real estate was valued at $500.  The household also included his wife, Julia Fry, age 42 (b. PA); son, James Fry, age 23 (b. OH) and employed as a farmer, whose real estate was valued at $160; daughter, Elizabeth Fry, age 20 (b. OH); daughter, Mariah Fry, age 19 (b. OH); daughter, Rebecca Fry, age 15 (b. OH); son, Robert Fry, age 12 (b. OH); son, Samuel Fry, age 10 (b. OH); son, William Fry, age 8 (b. OH); and son, Henry Fry, age 6 (b. OH).

 

1860 US Census: Thomas Fry, age 60 (b. OH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Warren Township, Poweshiek County, Iowa.  His real estate was valued at 1,800, and his personal property was valued at $708.  The household also included his wife, Julia Ann Fry, age 58 (b. PA); and son, William Fry, age 18 (b. OH).  Of interest, the households headed by his sons, James Fry, age 31, and Robert Fry, age 23, were enumerated next door, before and after, on the same census page.

 

2. Wife: Juliann/Julia Ann Prong

"Julia"

 

Born 2 May 1802 in Pennsylvania.  Died 5 June 1862 at Brooklyn, Poweshiek County, Iowa.  Married Thomas Fry on 6 February 1823 in Tuscarawas County, Ohio.

 

3. Children:

 

a. James Fry: Born about 1827 (also seen: b. 29 Jan 1828) at Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio.  Died 17 April 1898 in Poweshiek County, Iowa.

 

1860 US Census: James Fry, age 31 (b. OH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Warren Township, Poweshiek County, Iowa.  His real estate was valued at $1,080, and his personal property was valued at $490.  The household also included his wife, Phebe Jane Fry, age 25 (b. NYS); and son, Thomas Fry, age 1 (b. IA).  Of interest, the households headed by his father, Thomas Fry, age 60 , and brother, Robert Fry, age 23, were enumerated next door.

 

James Fry married (1st) Catherine Nusbaum on 10 September 1856 in Poweshiek County, Iowa.  Married (2nd) Phebe Jane Hayes (b. 1830) on 8 October 1857 in Poweshiek County, Iowa.  Married (3rd) Elizabeth Grace Pease on 26 May 1887 in Poweshiek County, Iowa.

 

b. Elizabeth Fry: Born about 1830 (also seen: b. 2 Sep 1827) in Ohio.  Died 11 May 1894 in Poweshiek County, Iowa.  Married (1st) John Wasson.  Married (2nd) Joseph H. Harper on 27 October 1859 in Poweshiek County, Iowa.

 

c. Mariah Fry: Born 14 February 1832 at Millersberg, Holmes County, Ohio.  Died 27 May 1917 at Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Washington; interred there in Ioof Cemetery.  Married Charles Levi Wheeler (b. abt 1832, d. 1882) on 8 July 1852 in Poweshiek County, Iowa.

 

d. Rebecca Jane Fry: Born 2 February 1836 (also seen: b. 5 Mar 1835) at Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio.  Died 25 May 1913, age 77, at Ellenburg, Kittitas County, Washington.  Married Sanford Parish Hayes (b. abt 1832 in OH) on 9 February 1853 in Poweshiek County, Iowa.

 

e. Robert Greer Fry: See generation 3, below.

 

f. Samuel Fry: Born 1 April 1840 at Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio.  Died 10 September 1852 in Poweshiek County, Iowa.

 

g. William M. Fry: Born 1 April 1842 in Holmes County, Ohio.  Died 19 June 1901 in Poweshiek County, Iowa.  Married (1st) Rachel J. Shildiz on 8 November 1866 in Harrison County, Ohio.  Married (2nd) Amina Mary Cunning on 8 December 1874 in Poweshiek County, Iowa.  Married (3rd) Mary Magdeline Breneman on 5 April 1896 in Poweshiek County, Iowa.

 

h. Henry Fry: Born 31 March (also seen: b. 6 May) 1844 at Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio.  Died 6 September 1852 in Poweshiek County, Iowa.

 

3   Robert Greer Fry

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 16 June 1838 at Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio.  Died .

 

1850 US Census: Robert Fry, age 12, resided with his parents in Poweshiek Township, Poweshiek County, Iowa.

 

1860 US Census: Robert Fry, age 23 (b. OH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Warren Township, Poweshiek County, Iowa.  His real estate was valued at $600, and his personal property was valued at $341.  The household also included his wife, Martha Fry, age 21 (b. OH); and son, John Fry, age 1 (b. IA).

 

1870 US Census: Robert G. Fry, age 32 (b. OH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household at Xenia, Sarpy County, Nebraska.  His personal property was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his wife, Martha Fry, age 29 (b. IA); son, John Fry, age 11 (b. IA); son, Charles H. Fry, age 9 (b. IA); daughter, Rhoda J. Fry, age 6 (b. IA); daughter, Elizabeth Fry, age 5 (b. WA); and son, Robert L. Fry, age 1 (b. CA).

 

2. Wife #1: Martha Wasson

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1841 in Iowa (also seen: b. Adams Co., OH); daughter of Thomas and Martha Patton (Campbell) Wasson.  Died 1 February 1900 at Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Washington.  Married Robert Fry about 1848 in Ohio.

 

1860 US Census: Robert Fry, age 23 (b. OH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Warren Township, Poweshiek County, Iowa.  His real estate was valued at $600, and his personal property was valued at $341.  The household also included his wife, Martha Fry, age 21 (b. OH); and son, John Fry, age 1 (b. IA).  Of interest, the household headed by Thomas Fry, age 60 (b. OH) and employed as a farmer, and James Fry, age 31 (b. OH) and employed as a farmer, were enumerated next door.

 

1880 US Census: Joseph Warran, age 32 (b. IA; father b. OH; mother b. VT), single, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Lemoore Township, Tulare [now Kings] County, California.  The household also included his sister, Martha Fry, age 40 (b. IA; father b. OH; mother b. VT) and married; Martha's son, John W. Fry, age 21 (b. IA; father b. OH; mother b. IA), single, and employed as a laborer; Martha's son, Charles  H. Fry, age 20 (b. IA; father b. OH; mother b. IA), single, and employed as a laborer; Martha's daughter, Rhoda J. Fry, age 17 (b. IA; father b. OH; mother b. IA); Martha's daughter, Elizabeth I. Fry, age 15 (b. WA; father b. OH; mother b. IA); Martha's son, Robert L. Fry, age 11 (b. CA; father b. OH; mother b. IA); and Martha's daughter, Phoebe A. Fry, age 9 (b. NE; father b. OH; mother b. IA).

 

b. Children:

 

(1. John W. Fry: Born about 1859 in Iowa.

 

(2. Charles Henry Fry: See generation 2, below.

 

(3. Rhoda J. Fry: Born about 1863 in Iowa.

 

(4. Elizabeth I. Fry: Born about 1865 in Washington.

 

(5. Robert L. Fry: Born about 1869 in California.

 

(6. Phoebe A. Fry: Born about 1871 in Nebraska.

 

3. Wife #2: Prisilla/Drisila Gardner:

 

Born June 1860 in Harrison County, Ohio.  Died 31 May 1933 at Yakima, Yakima County, Washington.  At age 21 married (1st) Robert G. Fry, age 38, on/about 16 March 1879 in Otoe County, Nebraska.  Married Hannibal Ward on 5 July 1902 at Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Washington.

 

2   Charles Henry Fry

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 6 June 1861 in Iowa.  Died 9 December 1944 in Santa Cruz County, California.

 

1900 US Census: Charles H. Fry, age 38 (b. Jun 1861 in IA; parents b. IA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Coquille Precinct, Coos County, Oregon.  The household also included his wife of 18 years, Eva J. Fry, age 33 (b. Nov 1856 [quite legible; should be 1866] in CA; father b. IL; mother b. IA), who had had 3 children, all still alive; daughter, Stala M. Fry, age 15 (b. Jan 1885 in CA); daughter, Clara B. Fry, age 12 (b. Sep 1887 in CA); and son, Charles W. Fry, age 7 (b. Nov 1892 in CA).

 

1910 US Census: Charles H. Fry, age 48 (b. IA; parents b. OH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Olive Street in El Centro Township, Imperial County, California.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 28 years, Eva J. Fry, age 42 (b. CA; parents b. OH) and employed as proprietor of a cafeteria, who had been married once and had had 3 children, all still alive; and son, Charles W. Fry, age 17 (b. CA; father b. IA; mother b. CA) and not employed.

 

1920 US Census: Charles H. Fry, age 59 (b. IA; parents b. IA) and employed as a dairy rancher, was heading a household in Fresno County, California.  The household also included his wife, Eva J. Fry, age 53 (b. CA; father b. OH; mother b. IA); partner, Joseph Meerley, age 38 (b. WI; parents b. WI), single, and employed as a dairy rancher; roomer, John Kiley, age 15 (b. MT; parents b. Ireland), single, and not employed; and roomer, Edward Kiley, age 14 (b. MT; parents b. Ireland), single, and not employed.

 

1930 US Census: Charles H. Fry, age 68 (b. IA; parents b. OH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household at 370 Blythe Road in Fresno County, California.  He married 1st at age 21.  The household also included his wife, Eva J. Fry, age 62 (b. CA; parents b. IA), who married 1st at age 16; and lodger, Joseph E. Murley, age 48 (b. WI; parents b. WI), single, and employed as a farmer.

 

1940 US Census: Charles H. Fry, age 78 (b. IA), with no occupation recorded, was heading a household at Soquel, Santa Cruz Township, Santa Cruz County, California.  He had completed 7th grade.  The household also included his wife, Eva J. Fry, age 73 (b. CA), with no occupation recorded, who had completed 8th grade; daughter, Clara B. Ferris, age 53 (b. CA), with no occupation recorded, who had completed 1 year of high school; granddaughter, Philles Ferris, age 15 (b. WA), with no occupation recorded, who had completed 1 year of high school; and lodger, Joseph E. Murley, age 58 (b. WI) and employed as a gardener for a private home, who had completed 4 years of high school.  Charles, Eva, and Joseph resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.  At that time Clara and Philles resided at Stanfield, Umatella County, Oregon.

 

2. Wife: Eva Josephine Gardener

 

Born November 1866 in California.  Died .

 

3. Children:

 

a. Stella May Fry: Born 11 January 1885 at Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, California.

 

b. Clara Bell Fry: Born 23 September 1887 in California.  Died 26 April 1967 in Santa Cruz County, California.

 

1900 US Census: John Ferris, age 61 (b. May 1839 in Ireland; parents b. Ireland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Waitsfield Township, Washington County, Vermont.  The household also included his wife of 39 years, Eliza Ferris, age 60 (b. Feb 1840 in Ireland; parents b. Ireland), who had had 10 children, 9 of whom were still alive; daughter, Emma Ferris, age 29 (b. Jan 1871 in VT), single, and employed as a servant; son, Carey H. Ferris, age 18 (b. Sep 1882 in VT), single, and employed as a farm laborer; son, Clarence E. Ferris, age 15 (b. Apr 1885 in VT); and boarder, Hattie Nelson, age 11 (b. Apr 1889 in VT).  Of interest, Charles E. Ferris, age 36 (b. Sep 1863 in VT) and his wife, Jessie M. (Dana) Ferris, age 24 (b. Feb 1876 in VT) were enumerated on the same census page. 

 

1910 US Census: Carey Ferris, age 27 (b. VT; parents b. Ireland) and employed as a lumberman in the lumber industry, was heading a household at 193 Park Avenue in the City of Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon.  The household also included his wife of 1 year, Clara Ferris, age 26 (b. CA; parents b. IA), who had had no children, and a large number of lodgers.

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Carey Howard Ferris, age 36 (b. 9 Sep 1882) and employed as a self-employed dairyman, resided in Wallula, Walla Walla County, Washington.  His nearest relative was his wife, Clara B. Ferris; same address.

 

1920 US Census: Carey H. Ferris, age 37 (b. VT; parents b. Ireland) and employed as a dairy farmer, was heading a household in Wallula Precinct, Walla Walla County, Washington.  The household also included his wife, Clara B. Ferris, age 32 (b. CA; father b. IA; mother b. CA); daughter, Hilda M. Ferris, age 9 (b. WA); and daughter, Irene L. Ferris, age 5 (b. WA).

 

1930 US Census: Carey H. Ferris, age 47 (b. VT; parents b. Northern Ireland) and employed as a dairyman on a dairy ranch, was heading a household on Gravel Road in Umatilla County, Oregon.  He married 1st at age 26.  The household also included his wife, Clara B. Ferris, age 42 (b. CA; father b. IA; mother b. CA), who married 1st at age 21; daughter, Hilda M. Ferris, age 19 (b. WA), single, and not employed; daughter, Irene L. Ferris, age 15 (b. WA); and daughter, Phyllis R. Ferris, age 5 (b. WA).

 

1940 US Census: Clara B. Ferris, age 53 (b. CA), with no occupation recorded, and her daughter, Philles Ferris, age 15 (b. WA) resided with her parents at Soquel, Santa Cruz Township, Santa Cruz County, California.  Clara's marital status was not clear.

 

1940 US Census: Carey H. Ferris, age 57 (b. VT) and employed as a farm hand, resided in the household headed by Hawley J. Bean, age 48 (b. OR) in Umatilla County, Oregon.  Carey's marital status was not clear.

 

1942 WWII Draft Registration: Carey Howard Ferris, age 59 (b. 9 Sep 1882 in Waitsfield Twp, Washington Co., VT) resided at Echo, Umatilla County, Oregon.  He named Irene Adams of Echo as a person who would always know his address.  He signed his name: C. H. Ferris.

 

At age 22 married Carey Howard Ferris (b. 9/27 Sep 1882 at Waitsfield, VT, d. 15 Mar 1972 in Los Angeles Co., CA), age 27, son of John and Eliza (McKinzie) Ferris, on 24 November 1909 (license issued 22 Nov 1909) in Imperial County, California and had the following daughter:

 

(1. Hilda M. Ferris: Born about 1911 in Washington.

 

(2. Irene L. Ferris: Born about 1915 in Washington.

 

(3. Phyllis Ferris: Born about 1925 in Washington.

 

c. Charles William Fry: See generation 1, below.

 

1   Charles William Fry:

 

Born 14 November 1892 in San Luis Obispo Township, San Louis Obispo County, California.  Died 27 August 1969 at San Diego, San Diego County, California.  Married Winifred Catherine Burdick, paragraph D.1. of generation 2 of the Burdick Annex on 4 April 1916.

 

See Burdick Annex for More Info

 

 

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