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128. Jacob FRYE109 died in 1840 in Pike County, Missouri.5

Inherits father's land in Pike County, according to his father's will.

Land Patent issued to Jacob Fry as assignee of Squire Anderson, 10 Dec 1827, in Pike Co. It was a cash sale for 80 acres in Section 24, T 53N, R 2W, the East half of the SE quarter.

1830 Census. Pike Co MO - next to his sister-in-law, Elizabeth Fry, widow of his brother James
Jacob Fry: 1m -5, 4m 5-10, 1m 10-15, 1m 30-40. 1f under 5. 1f 30-40

There was also a patent issued to William H. Fry on 28 Jul 1838 for 40 acres in Pike Co, located in Section 23, T 53N, R 2W, the NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4. I cannot identify this man. Could this have been a son of Jacob?

A FamilySearch family tree has a son for Jacob, listed as "Harvey" who married in Pike Co MO, in 1857 - but he was born in 1823 and wouldn't have been old enough to patent in 1838.

Jacob FRYE and Eleanor SPEAKS were married on 13 May 1816 in Bourbon County, Kentucky.29,94 Eleanor SPEAKS was born (date unknown).

1850 Census. Buffalo Twp, Pike Co, MO, Hh 666
Eleanor Fry, 56, b. KY
Born in Missouri are:
Harvey, 27; Newton T., 20; Jacob J., 18; John S., 15
and living with them is Nancy J. McIntire, 14, b. KY