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480. Benjamin Oscar FRY was born on 25 December 1854 in Texas.154 He died on 21 September 1936 at the age of 81 in Woodson, Throckmorton County, Texas.

1900 Census. Prec 1, Throckmorton Co, TX, Hh 30
Benjamin O. Fry, b. Dec 1854, age 45, married 19 years, b. TX, Parents b. MO, Stock Farmer
Mary E., wife, b. Jun 1860, 39, 8 children - 7 are living, b. TX, father b. AL, mother b. MS
John W., son, b. Sep 1883, 16
Lyda M. dau, b. Sep 1888, 11
Mattie P., dau, b. Jul 1891, 8
Bennie, dau, b. Aug 1893, 6
Joseph O., son, b. Jan 1875, 5
Eula M. Dau, b. Oct 1897, 2
Lula M., Dau, b. Oct 1897, 2
Thomas Dixon, servant, b. May 1876, age 24, b. TX, Farm labor

Texas Death Certificate #47267
B. O. Fry, died in Woodson, Throckmorton Co, TX on 21 Sep 1936 of senility. He was born 25 Dec 1854. Listed as Married - husband of Mrs. B. O. Fry. The informant was Lula Fry of Woodson - she gave his father as "Harry Fry" of Misarrow (Missouri?) and his mother as "Merrian" of Missippee - neither of which was correct - his father was John Marion Fry, his mother Harriet Rankin - she seems to have reversed their names.

Buried Woodson Cemetery,

Benjamin Oscar FRY and Mary Emma BENTON were married on 21 October 1879 in Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas.154 Mary Emma BENTON was born on 26 June 1860 in Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas.154 She died on 3 November 1939 at the age of 79 in Woodson, Throckmorton County, Texas.

B. F. Fry and Miss M. E. Benton were married by G. A. Coulson, a minister of the Gospel, on 21 Oct 1879, Corsicana, Navarro, TX

Texas Death Certificate #52978
Marry Emma Fry died in Woodson, Throckmorton Co, TX on 3 Nov 1939 of insanity & senility. She was a widow, born 26 Jun 1861 in Texas. Her father listed as "Mr. Benton". Teet Fry of Woodson was the informant.

Benjamin Oscar FRY and Mary Emma BENTON had the following children:

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i.

John Walter FRY was born on 30 September 1883 in Texas. He died on 9 July 1959 at the age of 75 in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, Texas.

Texas Death Certificate #39473.
John Walter Fry died at Memorial Hospital in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins Co, TX. He lived at Evmory, Route #1, Hopkins Co - had lived there for 8 years. He died of myocarial infarction (heart attack). John was born in Texas, 30 Sep 1883. His father was Ben O. Fry; his mother Mary Emma Benton. Glenn Fry was the informant. He was buried Restlawn Cemetery.

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ii.

Lyda M. FRY was born in September 1888 in Texas.

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iii.

Mattie P. FRY was born in July 1891 in Texas.

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iv.

Bernice "Bennie" FRY was born in August 1893 in Texas.

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v.

Joseph O. FRY was born in January 1895 in Texas.

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vi.

Eula M. FRY was born in October 1897 in Texas.

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vii.

Lula M. FRY was born in October 1897 in Texas.