History of Greene
W. C. FRY, farmer, Waynesburg, Greene
County, Penn.—The subject
sketch was born in June 1847, on the farm where he resides on Center
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 Lizzie 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,
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.
History of Greene County,
Samuel P. Bates
Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago.
Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles
The Greene County,
Biographies Project –
Date of Transcription: 7 June 2007
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