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Family of Alexander A. FRY and WASHINGTON VIRGINIA (Jenny) WILKS

Husband: Alexander A. FRY (1849-1929)
Wife: WASHINGTON VIRGINIA (Jenny) WILKS (1869-1959)
Children: ALBERT ALEXANDER FRY (1893-1969)
Robert Eugene FRY (1896-1975)

Husband: Alexander A. FRY

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Alexander A. FRY

Name: Alexander A. FRY1,2,3
Sex: Male
Father: Lewis Morris FRY (1813-1873)
Mother: Rebecca WESTMORELAND (1814-1893)
Birth Apr 14, 1849 Stokes Co., North Carolina, USA3
Residence 1880 (age 30-31) Denton, Denton, Texas, USA3
Marital status: SingleRelation to Head of House: Son
Death Sep 6, 1929 (age 80) Spur, Dickens Co., Texas, USA

Wife: WASHINGTON VIRGINIA (Jenny) WILKS

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WASHINGTON VIRGINIA (Jenny) WILKS

Name: WASHINGTON VIRGINIA (Jenny) WILKS
Sex: Female
Father: JOHN Washington WILKS (1825-1878)
Mother: NANCY HENNIGAN ( - )
Birth Apr 16, 1869 Denton, Denton County, Texas, USA
Death Jun 21, 1959 (age 90) Spur, Dickens Co., Texas, USA
Burial Jun 25, 1959 Red Mud Cemetery
Spur, Dickens County, Texas

Child 1: ALBERT ALEXANDER FRY

Name: ALBERT ALEXANDER FRY
Sex: Male
Spouse: Esther Daisy Cobb FRY (1895-1980)
Birth Mar 22, 1893 Denton, Denton County, Texas, USA
Occupation Farmer
Death Jul 24, 1969 (age 76) Crosby County, Texas

Child 2: Robert Eugene FRY

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Robert Eugene FRY

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Spouse: Imogene Ruth Brantner FRY

Name: Robert Eugene FRY
Sex: Male
Spouse: Imogene Ruth Brantner FRY (1896-1976)
Birth Aug 20, 1896 Denton, Denton County, Texas, USA
Residence 1930 (age 33-34) Kent County, Texas4
Death Oct 8, 1975 (age 79) Dumas, Moore, Texas, United States
Burial Oct, 1975 Red Mud Cemetery
Spur, Dickens County, Texas

Note on Husband: Alexander A. FRY (1)

Notes for ALEXANDER A FRy:

Alex and his brother L. W. (Bud) went to Oklahoma territory to gather cattle, and Bud

came back with 1000 head of maverick cattle he had branded. Jennie went in a wagon to

find them.

 

Alex was a Texas Ranger around Antelope, Texas during the Civil War, where he serced as

constable. He had, on occasion. had to put his brothers and relatives in jail for rowdy

behavior. One of his brothers planned to shoot him, and Alex put his hand on the gun, it

went off, and he carried the bullet in his hand until he died.

Source: Grandson Edd Fry5

Note on Husband: Alexander A. FRY (2)

Obituary of Alex Fry:

September 13, 1929 [unnamed paper, possibly the Jayton Herald]

Alec Fry, Old Citizen, Passes to His Reward in the Great Beyond

Alec Fry died Friday of last week at his farm and ranch on Cat Fish, his remains being

interred Saturday in Red Top cemetery.

 

Alec Fry was eighty years of age, and had been in feeble health several years, suffering a

stroke of paralysis on Monday before his death Friday. He had lived with his family in the

county the past fifteen years. He was born April 14, 1849, in North Carolina, coming to

Texas at the age of ten years with his parents, spending seventy years of his life on the

Frontier of Texas. In the earlier days he served on the Texas Ranger force, fought Indians,

and out-laws and helped pave the way for present day civilization in West Texas.

 

Surviving members of the family are his wife and two sons, A A Fry, and Gene Fry. Of

a family of nine brothers and two sisters, Alec Fry has only one surviving brother, Bill Fry

of Denton, Texas.

 

Alec Fry was a good, loyal, useful citizen. He was our friend and a friend to many

others, and we join with them in mourning with the family in his passing on to another

world.

 

More About ALEXANDER A. FRy:

Fact 1: 1914, Moved from Oklahoma Territory in a covered wagon to the Catfish

community,Texas5

Note on Wife: WASHINGTON VIRGINIA (Jenny) WILKS

Notes for W.ASHINGTON VIRGINIA WILKS:

Obituary from The Texas Spur, Thursday, ,June 25, 1959

Mrs. Fry buried in Red Mud

 

Funeral services for Mrs. A. Fry, 90, Spur, were held in the Spur Church of Christ, C. V.

Allen officiating. He was assisted by minister Robert Bankhead.

Mrs. Fry, a resident of Spur since 1948 sied in Spur Memorial Hospital Sunday following a

long illness.

 

Interment was in Red Mud Cemetery.

 

Survivors include two sons, A. A. Fry, Spur, and R. E. Fry, Clayton, NM. She was preceded

in death by her husband who died in 1929.

 

Sixteen grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren survive.

 

Pallbearers were Thedford Fry, Alex Fry, Dale Fry, Nelson Fry, Edd Fry, and Eric Fry.

Sources

1"Ancestry Family Trees" (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.). Ancestry Family Tree.
Text From Source: http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=103120472&pid=110
Ancestry.com.
2"Findagrave".
www.findagrave.com.
3Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "1880 United States Federal Census" (Ancestry.com Operations Inc). Year: 1880; Census Place: Denton, Denton, Texas; Roll: 1300; Family History Film: 1255300; Page: 21A; Enumeration District: 101.
Ancestry.com.
4"Robert.eugene.Fry.b1896.KENT.1930.Census".
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Source: Robert.eugene.Fry.b1896.KENT.1930.Census, Robert.eugene.Fry.b1896.KENT.1930.Census

5Greg Haviland, "Decendants of Lewis Morris Fry".