Samuel was willed 168 acres on the North Fork of the Shenandoah which was likely where the family first lived when coming to Virginia. A deed of 1755 shows Samuel paying for this property [the will did instruct Samuel to pay his siblings for the tract].
Moved to Washington County, Pennsylvania c1768.
An old family group sheet says that a Virginia Land Grant issued to him dated 30 Dec 1784 for Revolutionary War Service. I believe this may be a misunderstanding as I found on the Internet another note stating that that a warrant was issued for 293 acres, "Christian's Queen" on Maple Creek adjoining lands of Abraham Frye, the land surveyed for Samuel Frye 23 Nov 1785. "Samuel's Farm", 236 was granted Frederick Cooper, 22 Feb 1780 who afterwards sold the same to Samuel Frye, who had it surveyed 22 Nov 1785.
Samuel is listed in the DAR database. He served in the Infantry, presumably from VA.
Buried Samuel Fry Cemetery near Charleroi, Washington County, PA
Samuel FRYE and Christena SPEARS were married on 24 September 1767 in Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia.10 Christena SPEARS, daughter of HENRY SPEERS and REGINA FROMAN, was born on 17 February 1752.10 She died on 9 November 1841 at the age of 89 in Washington County, Pennsylvania.10
Mr. Adams has given a birthplace as Winchester, in Frederick Co VA. If the family came from Germany to Pennsylvania in 1772, just before the death of Henry's father, then Christena was surely born in Germany - this date of arrival appears to be the error.
Buried Fry Cemetery near Charleroi, Washington County, PA
Samuel FRYE and Christena SPEARS had the following children:
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