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Henry was born in August 1724 in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.  Henry's father was Benjamin Fry and his mother was Christen Ann Merkle.  His paternal grandparents were Heinrich Frey and Anna Catherine Levering; his maternal grandparents were Abraham Merkle and Anna Veronica Landvatter. He had eight brothers and a sister, named Abraham, Benjamin, Jacob, Joseph, Samuel, Lodowick, Christin, William and Elizabeth.  He was the third oldest of the ten children.  He died at the age of 87 on April 13th, 1812 in Hampshire, Hardy County, West Virginia.  He was buried in Fry Cemetery, Hampshire, Hardy County, West Virginia.