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292. William Kellar FRY145 was born in 1822 in Palmyra, Marion County, Missouri.124 He died in 1866 at the age of 44.5

Listed as one of the scholars taught by Frank Hayden in a log school house, 1829.
[Possibly born a year or two earlier than shown. He was between age 10 and 5 in 1830. Permission was given for his marriage.
Married by Rev. John McCrae

1850 Census. Liberty, Marion Co MO; Hh 416
William Fry, age 28, b. MO.
America, age 29, b. KY
Born in Missouri: Charles, age 2. Benjamin F. 4/12.

1860 Census. Liberty, Marion Co MO; Hh 17
Wm K. Fry, age 36, b. MO
America, age 37, b. KY
Children b. in Missouri: Charles, 13. Franklin, 11. Randolph, 8. Walter, 5. Kellar, age 2.

William Kellar FRY and America Ellen KIRBY were married on 28 February 1843 in Marion County, Missouri.140,146 America Ellen KIRBY, daughter of Richard KIRBY, was born in 1821 in Kentucky.124 She died in 1902 at the age of 81.15,146

America Fry sold some of the farm in 1868 and continued to live there until the 1870's after which she disappears from the records.

1870 Census. Liberty, Marion Co, MO, Hh 76
America Fry, age 58.
Charles 21, Benjamin F. 20, Walker 15, Kellor, 12.
George Kirby, age 20.

1880 Census. Westport, Jackson Co, MO, Hh 25
Mabillon McGee, age 52, Farmer, has rheumatism, b. KY
Mary E., 53, wife, b. KY
Ellnor, 86, mother, b. VA
Geo. W. Ward, 80, Father-in-law, b. KY
Sidney N., 69, Mother-in-law, b. KY
America Fry, age 63, aunt, b. KY, parents b. VA
William Ward, 13, Nephew, b. MO
Josephine Brown, 16, b. MO
John Morris, 30, b. MO

1900 Census. Kansas City Ward 4, Jackson Co, MO, Hh 63
Anna Newham, b. Jan 1846, age 54, married 20 years, 4 children - all living, b. MO, parents b. KY
Victor, son, b. Dec 1871, age 28, married 6 years, b. MO, father b. VA, Grocery Clerk
Gussie, dau-in-law, b. Aug 1874, age 25, 2 children, b. Ohio
Bert, son, b. Feb 1878, age 22, at school
Turner, son, b. Jun 1880, age 19, Bookkeeper
Victor Jr, grandson, b. Mar 1894, age 6
Joseph, grandson, b. Jan 1896, age 4
America Fry, Aunt, b. Oct 1816, age 83, b. KY, parents b. KY

William Kellar FRY and America Ellen KIRBY had the following children:

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i.

Charles Wesley FRY was born on 27 July 1847.124,146 He died on 3 May 1930 at the age of 82.146

1900 Census. Monroe Twp, Monroe City, Monroe, MO, Hh 481
Charles W. Fry, b. Jul 1846, age 53, married 20 years, Teamster
Mary E., wife, b. Jan 1861, age 39, 2 children
Walter H., son, b. Dec 1882, 17, Teamster
Willie, son, b. Oct 1885, 14

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ii.

Benjamin Franklin "Frank" FRY was born on 27 February 1849.124,146 He died in August 1938 at the age of 89.146

Age given as 4/12 in 1850 Census. May have been born in Feb of 1850 rather than 1849.

1880 Census. Liberty Twp, Marion Co, MO, Hh 51
Benjamin Fry, 29, Farmer, b. MO
Elisa J., 28, wife, b. MO
Mary E., 7, dau
Nora E., 2, dau

1910 Census. Liberty Twp, Marion, MO, Hh 142
B. F. Fry, 61, married 38 years, b. MO, Farmer
Eliza, wife, 58, 8 children - 4 are living, b. MO

1920 Census. Liberty Twp, Marion, MO, Hh 210
Fry, F. Benj., 70
Liza J., wife, 68

1930 Census. Miller Twp, Marion, MO. Living with son James, Hh 159
James W. is 47, married at age 25, works as Overseer, Public Road
Alice C., wife, 41, married at 19, b. PA
Gentry, son, 19. Richard W., son, 16. Caroline E., dau, 14. Joseph F., son, 13. Wilbert I., son, 7. Mary A., dau, 4. Norma C., dau, age 2? months.
Benjamin F. Fry, father, 81, widow, b. MO, parents born KY, Farmer

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iii.

Randolph David "Rand" FRY was born on 15 April 1853.146 He died on 24 March 1930 at the age of 76.146

Married Mary Catherine Lucke, 21 Oct 1873, Marion Co, MO

1880 Census. Part of Warren Twp, Marion, MO, Hh 51
Randolph Fry, 27, farmer
Mary C., wife, 25
Edward J., 2, son
Walter Fry, 24, Brother
Henry Sowers, 20, Laborer

1900 Census. Moreau Twp, Morgan, MO, Hh 19
Randolph Fry, b. Apr 1853, age 47, married 25 years, Farmer
Mary C., wife, b. Sep 1854, 45, 1 child
Ruth Smith, servant, b. Aug 1883, age 16

1910 Census. Haw Creek Twp, Stover Town village, Morgan, MO, Hh 1
Randolph Fry, 58, married once for 37 years, Farmer
Mary C., wife, 55, 1 child
Edward J., son, 32, married twice, this time for 2 years, Machinist, Threshing & drilling
Beulah M., dau-in-law, 27, 2 children
Jacob E., grandson, 1 year, 5 months
Mary N., granddaughter, 1 month old

435

iv.

Walter Scott "Watt" FRYE was born in May 1855.146 He died on 23 September 1924 at the age of 69.146

1880 Census. Part of Warren Twp, Marion, MO, Hh 51
Randolph Fry, 27, farmer
Mary C., wife, 25
Edward J., 2, son
Walter Fry, 24, Brother
Henry Sowers, 20, Laborer

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v.

William Kellar "Tobe" FRY was born on 16 May 1858.146 He died on 9 October 1935 at the age of 77.146

Married Sarah Ann Lee. She died of burns sustained when she tried to rekindle the cook stove with kerosene one cold morning in November of 1899.

437

vi.

[Daughter] FRY146 was born (date unknown).

Died very young or at birth. Family tradition - no records found.