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Edmund Maury Fry

Male 1870 - 1912


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  • Born  3 May 1870  Point Clear, Baldwin Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Oct 1912 
    Buried  Mobile, Mobile Co, Alabama, USA, -Magnolia Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1800  Clarkson
    Last Modified  30 May 2018 

    Father  Thomas Slaughter Fry,   b. 23 Feb 1838, Orange Co, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1902, Mobile, Mobile Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Shorter,   b. Nov 1840, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1910, Mobile, Mobile Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  6 Dec 1865 
    Family ID  F671  Group Sheet

    Family  Olivia Pearl Wescott,   b. Abt 1880,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  18 Apr 1900  Wilmington, New Hanover Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F681  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Edmund Maury Fry was born in May of 1870, the third son of Thomas Slaughter Fry and Mary Shorter of Mobile, Alabama. He is listed in the Catalogue of the University of Alabama as a member of the Class of 1889. His area of study was Science. After graduation he worked as a clerk in Mobile Alabama for about ten years.

      Edmund Maury Fry married Olivia Pearl Wescott in 1900 in Wilmington North Carolina. He worked as a travelling salesman for American Manufacturing of New York. By 1908, when his brother Charles P Fry was married in New York City, Edmund Maury Fry was identified "of Philadelphia". He died just a few years later, in October 1912, at the age of forty-two. He was buried with his parents and several siblings in the Magnolia Cemetery in Mobile, Alabama. There is no record of children.

      1880 Census of Mobile county Alabama, Mobile
      Thomas S Fry; 42; cotton commissioner
      Mary S Fry; 31
      Charles P Fry; 11
      Edmond M Fry; 10
      Laura K Fry; 8
      Fannie G Fry; 6
      Reuben L Fry; 4
      Mary M Fry; 2
      Luther C Fry; 35; brother; work on warehouse
      Charlotte Williams; b; 50; laundress
      Laura Cranford; b; 59; nurse
      - living on Church Street

      Fry Burials at Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile county Alabama
      Thomas Slaughter Fry; b. Feb. 23, 1838 d. Feb. 6, 1902; age 63
      Mary James Shorter Fry; b. Nov. 23, 1847 d. Jan. 20, 1924; age 76
      Fry, Thomas Shorter; b. May 2, 1867 d. Mar. 13, 1870; age 2
      Edmund Maury Fry; b. May, 1870 d. Oct., 1912; age 42
      Katie Fry; b. Feb. 25, 1872 d. Sep. 19, 1881; age 9
      Reuben Lindsey Fry; b. Aug. 31, 1876 d. Nov. 8, 1909; age 33
      Mary Fry Rubira; b. Oct. 3, 1878 d. May 13, 1969; age 87
      Ethel Fry; b. Feb. 11, 1881 d. Sep. 20, 1970; age 89
      Elcie Fry; b. Nov. 13, 1882 d. Jan. 5, 1968; age 85

      Notes for Edmund Maury Fry; compiled by Pamela Hutchison Garrett, 2013; for Family Stories at pamgarrett.com.