FOURTH GENERATION on Glen's Mother's side
(32)and died in England. Hand written account of John's daughter Ada cites his middle name as being spelled "Joel", although the Register of Baptisms "solemized in the Parish of Boughton under Blean", County of Kent, his middle name is spelled "Jull". He married Sarah Ann TUFF * before 1867 in County Kent, England. Census of 1881(Apr) for Boughton under Blean, shows the Frier family (spelled Fryer in census), consisting of John (44) and Sarah (43) with seven children, the oldest being John Archie age 14. The 1891 census there is listed a grandaughter Frances A., age 3, birthplace Turnbridge Hills. (34) Horselees Road, Boughton under Blean parish is in the district of Faversham and very near the spot where ancient Boughton used to be and about 2 miles from the Ville of Dunkirk. Census for 1851 shows Sarah Ann (14) living in the village of Godmersham, as a nursemaid, with the George and Sarah Greenstreet family.
Children of John and Sarah Frier were:
v. John Archley FRIER(15)John was born about 1866 in Ville of Dunkirk, Kent, England. Census of 1881(Apr) indicates John's age as 14 and employed as a Agriculture Laborer.
vii. Rhoda Charlotte FRIER(15)Rhoda was born about 1871 in Boughton under Blean, Kent, England. Census of 1881(Apr) for Boughton under Blean shows Rhoda, age 10, a Scholar (student).
viii. Eliza Amelia FRIER(15)Eliza was born about 1872 in Hernhill, Kent, England. Census for 1881(Apr), Boughton under Blean, shows Eliza, age 8, a Scholar.
ix. Eva Frances FRIER(15)Eva was born about 1874 in Hernhill, Kent, England. Census of 1881(Apr) for Boughton under Blean, shows Eva, age 7, a Scholar.
x. Sarah Ann FRIER(15)Sarah was born about 1876 in Hernhill, Kent, England. Census of 1881(Apr) for Boughton under Blean shows Sarah, age 5.
xi. Bertha Elizabeth FRIER(15)Bertha was born about 1878 in Boughton, Kent, England. She died after 1961 in England. Census of 1881(Apr) for Boughton under Blean shows Bertha, age 2. Bertha's married name was obtained from the obituary of her sister, Ada Sarah, which stated "..survived by sister Mrs. Bertha Alexander, England." During Ada's last years she corresponded frequently with her sister.
xii. William "Will" George FRIER(15)William was born about 1884 in Boughton, Kent, England, and died 4 June 1949 in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California. William and sister Ada Sarah were the only Frier children known to have left England and to settle in America. William first came to Canada from England after his wife died. He brought with him his 4 year old son Ernest. In 1914, after he had enlisted in the Canadian Army, his sister Ada and her husband adopted Ernest at Williams request. After William survived the war he eventually settled in Long Beach. Sometime during this period he married Florence "Flo" (maiden name unknown), whether in Canada or the US is not known. For many years Will and Flo managed the Argyle Apartments on Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach. During this period, Ernest was living in Compton, California, and often visited his father. In the 7 May 1913 Orleans Republican, an Albion, New York, newspaper, under the "Personal Mention" column was the following paragraph: "Mrs. Henry Peters is entertaining her brother from England". This one line shows William with his sister Ada in Albion, just prior to his going into World War I. When Will died he was cremated and his ashes dispursed into the ocean near Long Beach.