Lincoln County West Virginia Biography of Christian T. FRY


            Christian T. FRY, one of the farming population of Hart Creek district, was born in Cabell county, West Virginia, in 1824, and he is a son of John and Catharine (Snodgrass) Fry, natives of Giles county, Virginia. Mr. Fry chose for a help-mate Elizabeth Hunter, and in Boone county, West Virginia, in 1849, they were married. Their children number eight, born as follows: Julia A., April 26, 1850; Anthony, November, 1853; Caroline, December, 1856; Mary A., August, 1859; John H., September, 1861; Cora A., September, 1864; Hardin, June 15, 1867; Lurana, July, 1871. Mrs. Fry was born in Kanawha county in 1835, and her parents are Robert and Elizabeth (Taylor) Hunter, who reside in Boone county. Christian T. Fry is a prosperous farmer in Hart Creek district, owning 300 acres of good farming land, situated on Browns branch. The land has good improvements, a fine orchard, and a part is heavily timbered with pine, poplar and oak. There is mineral, coal and iron ore in abundance. Mr. Fry’s postoffice address is Hart, Lincoln county, West Virginia.


      Extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Lincoln County, WV, Biographies List, 1884.

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