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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


D. W. FRY, Waynesburg, Penn., was born in Wayne Township, Greene County, Penn., February 26, 1838, and is a son of George and Elizabeth Fry.  His parents were born in Greene County—his father in 1813 and his mother in 1818.  She died November 16, 1883.  They were the parents of seven children, five of whom are living.  The subject of this sketch was united in marriage, March 10, 1859, with Sarah, daughter of John Simington.  She departed this life April 18, 1860.  Mr. Fry was a second time married, July 14, 1861, with Mary M. Eagon, a native of Greene County, where she was born May 13, 1843.  Her parents, Uriah and Cassandra Eagon, are both deceased.  Mr. and Mrs. Fry are the parents of three children—Elizabeth S., wife of Joseph Huffman; George W. and Louie.  Mr. Fry was reared on a farm and has devoted all his time to farming.  He owns 230 acres of land, on which are substantial buildings.  He also engaged in the mercantile business at Rogersville for a period of eighteen months.  In politics Mr. Fry is a Republican, and he and his wife are prominent members of the Christian Church.


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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

Samuel P. Bates

Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888


Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles

The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project –

Date of Transcription: 7 June 2007

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