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431. James Oscar FRY192,217,220 was born on 5 November 1880 in Butte County, California.165 He died on 12 February 1953 at the age of 72 in Butte County, California.

In 1910, James O. Fry was listed as proprietor of a Transfer wagon. Alberta was also born in CA; her father b. in Maine, her mother b. in CA. The two little girls were the only children born to the couple by 1910.

In 1920, Oscar Fry was living with his mother-in-law. Someone gave his father as born in Texas, his mother born in Indiana. He was a wheel wright at a steel company.

1930, Oroville, Butte Co CA. Oscar J. Fry, age 47, married at age 24. Father b. MO, mother b. IN. Electrician. Alberta C. age 45, married at 22. Bethel J. age 20, Jeryl age 17, and Richard B. age 7.

1940 Census. Oroville, Butte, CA, 4-31A, Hh 173
2155 Spencer Ave - owns his home, value $1995. Lived in the same house in 1935.
Oscar J. Fry, 59, had 1 year of high school, b. CA, Electrician, Sugar Co.
Alberta C., wife, 47, b. CA
Berle A, daughter, 33, b. CA, Teaching, grammar school
Dick B., son, 17, b. CA

His death is recorded online in the CA Death Index.

James Oscar FRY and Alberta Clyde HAM were married on 17 December 1905 in Forbestown, Butte County, California.219 Alberta Clyde HAM220 was born on 2 April 1883 in California.219 She died on 1 April 1975 at the age of 91 in Butte County, California.

In 1920, the Frys were living with Alberta's mother, Mary Ham, age 57 and a widow. Mary was born in California but lists both parents as born in England. Lester, Mary's son and Alberta's brother was age 24, born in California, his father born in Maine. Lester was working as an office hand in a hardware store.

Dates of birth and death found in CA Death Records online.

James Oscar FRY and Alberta Clyde HAM had the following children:

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i.

Beryl Alberta FRY was born on 11 December 1906 in Butte County, California.217 She died on 25 July 1990 at the age of 83 in Butte County, California.

Beryl apparently never married and her ashes were interred in the Old Oroville Cemetery on 15 Aug 1990. Information from Cemetery records sent from Paradise Genealogical Society.

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ii.

Bethel FRY was born in 1909 in Butte County, California.217

Age given as 11/12 in the 1910 Census.

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iii.

Jeryl FRY was born in 1913 in Butte County, California.220

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iv.

Richard B. FRY was born in 1923 in Butte County, California.192