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7. John FREY2 was born in 1703 in Roxborough, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.8 He died on 23 October 1766 at the age of 63 in Franconia Twp, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.2,8

John Frey of Franconia Township had a deed as early as 14 Nov 1723 for 150 acres. It's possible that he is older than indicated here as often the land was lived on for years before the warrant obtained. No record of earlier quitrents paid has been found.

Buried in the Mennonite Cemetery of Franconia, near Neiffer, Montgomery Co PA. Will written 10 Sep 1766 and probated 7 Nov of the same year, recorded Philadelphia, WB O, p.45

Find A Grave Memorial# 44423866 includes a list of children

1) William Frey b. Abt. 1724 Montgomery Co., PA
2) Henry Frey b. 1724 Montgomery Co., PA
3) Samuel Frey b. 13 MAR 1726-1727 Montgomery Co., PA
4) Daniel Frey b. 1728 Montgomery Co., PA
5) Jacob Frey b. 1729 Montgomery Co., PA
6) Hannah Frey b. 1732 Montgomery Co., PA
7) Catherine Frey b. 1732 Montgomery Co., PA
8) Jonathan Frey b. 1739
9) Enoch FREY b: Abt. 1742 Frederick Co., MD (birthplace seems unlikely)

John FREY and Mary KEISLER were married.21 Mary KEISLER was born in 1707.22 She died on 31 August 1766 at the age of 59 in Perkiomen County, Pennsylvania.2

Mary's surname is also seen as Kaiser, Keysler, Keyser.

Mary's gravemarker has 1766; the published records of the Franconia Mennonite Cemetery have her as having died in 1746.

John FREY and Mary KEISLER had the following children:

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Henry FREY23 was born in 1724 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Henry married Mary Hendricks.

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William FREY was born circa 1724 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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Samuel FREY22 was born on 13 March 1726/7 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He died in 1813 at the age of 86.

Samuel married Dianna Wells circa 1758. She was born 1738, died 1813.

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Daniel FREY was born in 1728 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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Jacob FREY was born in 1729 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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vi.

Catherine FREY was born in 1732 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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Hannah FREY was born in 1732 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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Jonathan FREY was born in 1739.

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Enoch FREY.