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Family of Joseph L FRY and Sarah Jane Beeler FRY

Husband: Joseph L FRY (1837-1917)
Wife: Sarah Jane Beeler FRY (1847-aft1900)

Husband: Joseph L FRY

Name: Joseph L FRY1
Sex: Male
Father: Lewis Morris FRY (1813-1873)
Mother: Rebecca WESTMORELAND (1814-1893)
Birth Sep 24, 1837 Stokes Co., North Carolina, USA
Death May 9, 1917 (age 79) Denton, Denton County, Texas, USA2

Wife: Sarah Jane Beeler FRY

Name: Sarah Jane Beeler FRY
Sex: Female
Father: William Henry BEELER (1822-1912)
Mother: Catharine Beeler (born LAYTON) (1827-1862)
Birth Dec 22, 1847 McLean County, Illinois, USA
Death aft 1900 (age 52-53) Denton, Denton, Texas, USA

Note on Husband: Joseph L FRY (1)

Jeptha, Jepp as he was know as, was married to Evander's wife's sister whom both met in Illinois when they were POW's during the Civil War.

Note on Husband: Joseph L FRY (2)

An Article from "Denton Record-Chronicle" Denton, Texas

Wednesday, May 9, 1917

" Jeptha L. FlY Died Wednesday From Bums Received Sunday"


Jeptha L. Fry, Denton county pioneer and Confederate veteran, died at home onus brother, W. S. Fry, at 6:30 O'clock Wednesday morning. While primarily due to the burns he received in a gas explosion Sunday morning, death was superinduced by old age and a generally feeble condition, in which he had been for the past several months.


Mr. Fry joined the Confederate army in 1861, going out with Col. Otis G. Welch's Denton county

regiment. He served until and his brother, the late E. Fry, were captured and sent to Camp Douglass, Chicago, where they were held until tile end of the war. On their release, euroute back to Southland, they stopped for a while at Bloomington, Ill. met two sisters there and subsequently married them. J. L. Fry and wife living there until 1890, when they moved to Nevada, Mo., and then in 1900, to Denton, where Mrs. Fry (born Beeler) died and was buried in 1902. There were no children.


Mr. Fry has made his home for the past several years with his brother and had been increasingly feeble health for the past several months. He would have been 82 years old September 24th. Surviving brothers are D. H. Fry, and W. S. Fry of Denton, J. F. Fry of Shannon, Alex Fry of Spur, and Louis Fry of Paducah,


Burial will be made at the city cemetery along the grave of his wife at 10 o'clock Thursday morning with services at the grave. Owing to the condition of W. S. Fry, there will be services at the home, and friends are requested to attend the services at L1.e cemetery. W. S. Fry who was also seriously burned in Sunday's accident, was reported Wednesday to be resting well and his recovery is now a matter only of time.2


1"Ancestry Family Trees" (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.). Ancestry Family Tree.
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2"Denton Rocord Chronicle 9 May 1917" (Wednesday, May 9, 1917).