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  • Abraham Frye, I (1730 - 1807)
    Pvt Abraham Frye, Sr,, DAR Ancestor A042976 BIRTH 1722 Virginia, USA DEATH 1 Feb 1807 (aged 84–85) Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA Find a grave memorial Children Mary Elizabeth Frye Kell...
  • Albert Fry (1830 - 1903)
    Albert Fry From Wikipedia ) (1830?–1903). He worked with John Fowler (1826–1864)[16] to develop and manufacture a drainage plough in the mid-19th century. He founded the Bristol Wagon and Carriag...
  • Alfred John Fry (1870 - d.)
    Alfred Fry was born before Jane married Alfred Gatcum, and her son Alfred never took the Gatcum Name. It is possible, being born out of wedlock, that Alfred Gatcum is the biological father of Alfred Fr...
  • Alice Fry (1533 - 1605)
    From: [In Washfield church, Devon] A tablet records the memory of Alicia, daughter of William Fry, Esq. and wife of Philip Steyngyngs, Esq. After giving her husband 9 sons and 5 daughters she survive...
  • Andrew Fry (c.1859 - d.)

About the Fry surname

Fry Name Meaning

English (chiefly south and southwestern England): variant of Free, from the Old English byform frig. English: nickname for a small person, from Middle English fry ‘small person’, ‘child’, ‘offspring’ (Old Norse frjó ‘seed’).

Americanized spelling of German Frei, Frey.

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John Fry (1609 - 1657) was one of the regicides who participated in the judgement and subsequent decapitation of King Charles I in 1649.

Descendants of his include the famed comedian, actor, author and much more; Mr Stephen Fry (1954 - ) as well as the great American Pioneer and Explorer Richard Amherst Fry (1838 - 1898)