Came to Pike County Mo with his father, probably 1819. Soon after he moved his family into Marion County. His father died in 1821 and his brother, James Jr. died in 1822. Benjamin arrived in Marion Co about the same time as the McFall family. He lived in Fabius Twp just north of Palmyra.
He is listed in "Ten Thousand Missouri Taxpayers" by Sherida K. Eddleman as paying taxes in 1827 in Marion County. His children James, William, Abraham, and Rebecca Baxter lived in Liberty Twp.
From "Missouri Poineers" by Holdes & Woodruff, p. 4 Marion Co MO Wills, WB A:
BENJAMIN FRY and AGNES "NANCY" KELLAR were married on 9 March 1797 in Bourbon County, Kentucky.5,59,90 AGNES "NANCY" KELLAR96,97, daughter of JACOB KELLAR and ELIZABETH FRYE, was born about 1780. She died before October 1841 at the age of 61 in Marion County, Missouri.59
1830 Census. Marion Co MO
[birth estimated from marriage date]
BENJAMIN FRY and AGNES "NANCY" KELLAR had the following children:
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