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195. Sarah SHEPLER was born on 16 March 1802 in Washington County, Pennsylvania.2 She died on 7 November 1879 at the age of 77 in Rush County, Indiana.2

Sarah SHEPLER and Elijah FRYE were married in 1822.2,109 Elijah FRYE2, son of Abraham FRYE and Hester JOHNSON, was born on 3 June 1801 in Washington County, Pennsylvania.2 He died on 15 January 1854 at the age of 52 in Rush County, Indiana.2 Elijah and Sarah left Pennsylvania for Indiana, intending to go to Peoria, Illinois. Upon arriving in Cincinnati they hired teams and went to Rush Co. IN, the home of Isaac Fry. They purchased about 300 acres near Falmouth in Rush Co and moved into their new home the next year.

Elijah Fry died of blood poisoning after injuring his thumb on the barn door latch.