1886 James A. Fry Funeral Card, Rushville, Rush County IN (Isabel Fry)
1886 James A. Fry Funeral Card, Rushville, Rush County IN (wife: Isabel D. Fry) #507:
A beautiful old original funeral notice or mourning piece, found in the Hudson Valley of NY. Interestingly, this old piece was found near Rushville, New York in Ontario & Yates Counties., thus this Fry family may have some NY ties.
Text on funeral notice reads:
"Funeral Notice: The funeral services of the late James A. Fry condicted by Rev. W.H. Sands, assisted by Elder J.W. Connor and Rev. D.M. Stewart, will be held at the residence of the deceased, Thursday at 10 o'clock, October 28, 1886. Interment at East Hill Cemetery. Friends Invited."
Found in Public Records:
James A. Fry
Birth: born in Kentucky
Death: Oct. 26, 1886
Spouse: Isabel D. Fry (1826-1916) (possible spellings in census records are: Isabelle Fry, Isabella Fry, Isabel Fry, Isabell Fry)
His Father was born in Pennsylvania PA
His mother was born in West Virginia WV
He died at age 73 years, 8 months, 7 days
Burial: East Hill Cemetery
Rushville, Rush County, Indiana, USA
His wife Isabel D. Fry is buried with him:
Birth: West Virginia (also iisted as Iborn in Indiana in other records)
Her Father was born in Pennsylvania
Her Mother was born in West Virginia
Spouse: James A. Fry (1813- 1886)
She died at age 91 years, 7 months, 24 days
Also Buried @ East Hill Cemetery
Note: She is also known as Isabella Fry in census records.
Home in 1880: Jackson, Rush County, Indiana
A beautiful old piece, condition as seen in scan. Victorian mourning customs often used a black banner around edge of documents related to one's passing, as in this case. Beautiful fonts and typeface.
Size: 4.5 x 7 inches
Note: This is an original antique item, not a reprint. A new high quality rigid sleeve is included for extra protection, especially during shipping. You may buy this item alone, or large 300 dpi high resolution scans of the front and back sent immediately via email, or both. Thank You, enjoy! ~debra
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