11. AGNES "NANCY" KELLAR23,24 was born about 1780. She died before October 1841 at the age of 61 in Marion County, Missouri.6
1830 Census. Marion Co MO
1m 5-10 [Wm Kellar], 1m 10-15 [Jacob], 1m 15-20 [John or Benjamin], 1m 20-30 [John or Benjamin] Abraham & James were both married.
1f 5-10 [Margaret], 1f age 50-60 [Nancy]
[birth estimated from marriage date]
Benjamin and Nancy were first cousins.
1840 Census, Marion Co MO, Fabius Twp. Nancy Fry age 60-70. 1m 15-20 [William], 1m 20-30 [??? older sons were married]
Died just after her son James.
AGNES "NANCY" KELLAR and BENJAMIN FRY were married on 9 March 1797 in Bourbon County, Kentucky.6,7,22 BENJAMIN FRY1,25, son of JAMES FRYE and ANN "NANCY" SPEARS, was born about 1775 in Pennsylvania.26 He died in 1829 at the age of 54 in Palmyra, Marion County, Missouri.7
Came to Pike County Mo with his father, probably 1819. Soon after he moved his family into Marion County. His father died in 1821 and his brother, James Jr. died in 1822. Benjamin arrived in Marion Co about the same time as the McFall family. He lived in Fabius Twp just north of Palmyra.
He is listed in "Ten Thousand Missouri Taxpayers" by Sherida K. Eddleman as paying taxes in 1827 in Marion County. His children James, William, Abraham, and Rebecca Baxter lived in Liberty Twp.
From "Missouri Poineers" by Holdes & Woodruff, p. 4 Marion Co MO Wills, WB A:
Fry (Frye), Benjamin, Will dated 7 Jul 1829. Wife, Nancy Fry, one third part of all my lands with the house in which I now live & personal property during her lifetime. Wife retain possession of balance of lands until 1 Nov 1830 & then sold. One dollar each to sons Abraham, & James Fry and duaghter, Rebecca Baxter & her husband Elijah Baxter, having received. Son Benjamin Fry a gray mare know as his, and a horse to each of my sons, Jacob, John & William Fry and my daughter Margaret Fry. Younger children to be educated. After death of wife, residue of estate to be equally divided among my sons, Benjamin, Jacob, John & William Fry and my daughter, Margaret Fry, giving each one fifth part....as they arrive at age. Executors: wife Nancy Fry and son Abraham K. Fry. Witness: Robert B. Bartlett & S. W. B. Carnegy. L/T granted above named exrs. Rec. 3 Aug 1829. (17-19)
AGNES "NANCY" KELLAR and BENJAMIN FRY had the following children: