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Johnny Fry

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Birthplace: Bourbon, Kentucky
Death: October 06, 1863 (22-23) (Civil war casualty as one of Quantrill's Raiders in the Battle of Baxter Springs.)
Place of Burial: Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Fry and Mary Fry

Managed by: William Owen "Bill" Irwin
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About Johnny Fry

Johnny Fry (1840 – October 6, 1863) was the first "official" westbound rider of the Pony Express. Johnny Fry, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pony Express From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia First riders: While there are no photographs of the start of the Pony Express, the old tin-type of Johnny Fry standing next to Johnson William Richardson in a sailor's hat and jacket, with Charlie Cliff and his brother Gus Cliff pictures the riders hired by Lewis for Russell, Majors and Waddell.

"Pony Express Rider, 1861" EyeWitness to History, www.eyewitnesstohistory.com (2008).

The Pony Express made its first run on April 3, 1860 and immediately captured the imagination of the nation. It had been established to provide a speedy method of delivering mail over a two thousand mile route that stretched between St. Joseph

Pony Express, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Johnny Fry's Timeline

1840
1840
Bourbon, Kentucky
1863
October 6, 1863
Age 23
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Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas, United States