William C. Fry Biography

W. C. FRY, farmer, Waynesburg, Greene County, Penn.--The subject of this sketch was born in June , 1847, on the farm where he resides in Center Township, Greene County, Penn. He is a son of William and Susannah (Strosnider) Fry, pioneers of the county. William Fry, Sr., was born June 9, 1808, and his wife in 1812. They were united in marriage in 1832 and have resided in this county all their lives. They are the parents of eleven children, nine of whom are living. W.C. is the sixth. He was united in marriage in April, 1878, with Lizze R., daughter of Abnor M. Bailey. She was a native of Greene County born in 1857. To Mr. and Mrs. Fry were born two children-- Alonzo B. and Lida B. Mrs. Fry, who was a kind and affectionate wife and mother, departed this life August 1, 1884. Mr. Fry was reared on a farm, and owns 120 acres of land in Center Township. In politics he is a Democrat, and belongs to the Christian Church.

Bates History of Greene County, 1888, Page 580

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