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Male Samuel Fry Click to view Samuel Fry in the family tree Click to view Samuel Fry in the family tree

Samuel was born in 1729 in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.  Samuel'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, Henry, Jacob, Joseph, Lodowick, Christin, William and Elizabeth.  He was the fifth youngest of the ten children.  He died at the age of 85 on August 5th, 1814 in Washington County, Pennsylvania.  He was buried in Fry Cemetery, Washington County, Pennsylvania.