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John Frey

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Wohlen, Bremgarten, AG, Switzerland
Death: August 24, 1894 (69)
New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States
Place of Burial: New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Christian Hansen Frey, Sr. and Anna Frey
Brother of Anna "Annie" Kaderly, [1]; Christian Frey, [1]; Elisabeth Frey, [1]; Jacob Frey; Anna Frey, [2] and 5 others

Occupation: Farmer
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About John Frey

From "The History of Tuscarawas County, Ohio" Warner, Beers 1884, p. 699: John Frey, farmer, residing on the Rehobeth Road, in Goshen Township, was born in the Canton of Berne, Switzerland, July 20, 1825. His father, Christian Frey, came to America in 1848, and first located on Pike Run. He subsequently bought 70 acres of land of Jesse Landes, and 90 acres of David Kitch, on which farm he resided until his death March 13, 1867. He married Anna Barth, also a native of Switzerland. They came to America with 5 children, only 2 of whom are now living. Mrs. Frey died on the same day of the month, 1872, just 5 years after her husband's death, and at the same age. The subject of this notice has always lived on the home farm and been engaged in farming. He bought out the interest of the heirs of the old homestead (160 acres in all), but has sold some of the land, and now owns only 87 acres. This is leased to his brother Frederick, who also resides on the farm. Mr. Frey is Democratic in politics, but never held office. His brother Frederick married Annie Trachsel, a native of Switzerland. They have 8 children - Anna, Emma, Clara, Minnie, Frederick, Edward, Ida and Cora. Mr. Frey and brother and wife are members of the German Reformed Church of New Philadelphia.

Additional information courtesy of L Winslow (FAG #46875728).

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John Frey's Timeline

1825
June 1, 1825
Wohlen, Bremgarten, AG, Switzerland
1894
August 24, 1894
Age 69
New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States
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New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States