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438. William Henderson FRY119,228,229,230 was born on 27 October 1871 in Texas.230,231 He died on 10 February 1944 at the age of 72 in Fannin County, Texas.

1900: William, Alma and the two oldest boys lived with his parents.
Justice Prec. 4, Fannin Co, TX, Hh 305
George W. Fry, b. Feb 1836, age 64, married 40 yr, b. MO, parents b. KY, farmer
Mary E., wife, b. Dec 1840, age 59, 9 children - 7 living; b. MO as were her parents
William, son, b. Jan 1872, age 28, married 5 yr, b. TX
Alma, d-in-law, b. May 1876, age 24, 1 children, b. GA as were her parents
[Neither of the births given for William & Alma match their death certificates]
Emmett, gson, b. Jun 1896, age 3, b. TX
George, gson, b. Dec 1899, age 5 months, b. TX

1910 Census: Family found as listed. They lived next door to Will's dad.
Will H. Fry, age 38, married 15 years, farmer.
Alma, wife, age 33, 5 children
Emmit age 13. George 10. Edith 6. William 3. Bessie, age 1.

1920 Census. Justice Prec. 4, Fannin Co, TX, Hh 25, next door to Fitz E. Fry; Ivan Fry just down the page.
Will H. Fry, age 48, b. TX, parents b. MO, farmer
J. Alma, wife, age 43, b. GA, parents b. GA
Born in Texas: George B. son, age 20. Edith A., dau, age 15. William N., son, age 13. Bessie L, dau, age 11.

Death Certificate #8043. Will's name listed as William Henry Fry. He had lived his lifetime in Fannin Co, 1 mile southeast of Ladonia. He was born 27 Oct 1872 in Ladonia, and died 10 Feb 1944. He was married and a farmer. He died of endocarditis. Father was George Fry born in MO; mother Mary Adams, also b. MO. The informant was Geo. Fry of Ladonia. He was buried Presbyterian Cemetery, Ladonia. [Presbyterian & Ladonia City Cemetery are in the same location and indistinguishable]

Buried in Ladonia Cemetery: W.H. Fry 1871-1944, Julia Alma, Wife 1876-1953
Online transcription of the Ladonia Cemetery gives the wife of W. H. Fry as Julia Alma Fry.

William Henderson FRY and Julia Alma COOPER were married on 23 January 1895 in Fannin County, Texas.119,203 Julia Alma COOPER was born on 18 December 1876 in Georgia.230,231 She died on 11 January 1953 at the age of 76 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.

Texas Death Certificate #1655
Julia Alma Fry died in Dallas in a rest home located at 2410 N. Henderson. Her residence listed as 6002 Anita. She was born 18 Dec 1876, Rutledge, Georgia, the daughter of J. D. Cooper and Julia Ann Brewer, both born in Georgia. She died 11 Jan 1953 and age 76 years, 23 days, of cerebral hemorrhage. Geo. B. Fry was the informant. She was buried Ladonia Cemetery.

William Henderson FRY and Julia Alma COOPER had the following children:

517

i.

Emmett FRY119 was born in June 1896.230

Graduated in the Class of 1914, Ladonia High School; May 30, 1947 Ladonia News.

518

ii.

George B. FRY119 was born in December 1899 in Texas.230,231 He died on 14 March 1975 at the age of 75 in Fannin County, Texas.

Although the census gave his birth as December of 1899, his grave marker has his date of birth as 22 Nov 1899.

His wife Mildred T. is buried with him, Ladonia Cemetery. She was born 14 Jun 1905 and died 2 Apr 1989.

Graduated from Ladonia High School in the Class of 1918; May 30, 1947 Ladonia News.

519

iii.

Edith A. FRY119 was born in 1904 in Texas.231

Married Albert Stevens. Graduated from Ladonia High School in Class of 1921; May 30, 1947 Ladonia News.

520

iv.

William Noah "Pete" FRY119 was born in 1906 in Texas.231

Lived in Mesquite, TX
Graduated from Ladonia High School, Class of 1925; May 30, 1947 Ladonia News.

521

v.

Bess Lou FRY119 was born in 1909 in Texas.231

Married name Smith. Lived in Dallas TX
Graduated from Ladonia High School in the Class of 1928; May 30 1947 Ladonia News.

522

vi.

Lena Frances FRY was born on 6 December 1912. She died on 29 October 1914 at the age of 1 in Fannin County, Texas.

Texas Death Certificate #20353: Lena Francis Fry, died Fannin Co, Texas. Date of birth was Dec. 6, 1912; date of death Oct 29, 1914. The doctor attended her for two days - she died of diptheria. Daughter of W. H. Fry; her mother's maiden name listed as Cooper.

Lena is buried near her parents, Ladonia City Cemetery.