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1830 Abraham Forry lived in Windsor, York County, Pennsylvania in a household with Males: 2 (age Under 5), 1 (age 15 thru 19), and 1 (age 20 thru 29); Females: 1 (age Under 5), and 2 (age 20 thru 29, wife Elizabeth and brother Ulrich's widow Susanna?). [1] These children might be brother Ulrich's, since Abraham Forry ()or perhaps Abraham Flory) was named as their guardian in a document dated 13 Dec 1836 from the estate of Ulrich's father Henry. The adjacent listing was Abraham's brother Jacob.

1850 Abraham Forry (age 44, born in Pennsylvania) lived in Lower Windsor, York County, Pennsylvania with Elizabeth Forry (age 44), William Forry (age 14), Moses Forry (age 12), Elizabeth Forry (age 10), Aaron Forry (age 8), David Forry (age 6), Emaline Forry (age 4), Sarah Forry (age 2), Lanah Geist (age 18), Jacob Scandle (age 23), and Lewis Geist (age 20). [2] [3]

1860 Abram Forry (age 55, born in Pennsylvania) lived in Silver Creek, Stephenson County, Illinois, at post office Freeport, with Catharine Forry (age 34), Moses Forry (age 21), Emaline Forry (age 14), Sarah Forry (age 12), Malinda Forry (age 6), Marg J Forry (age 5), Chas E Forry (age 3), and William Gamon (age 12). [4] [5]

1870 Abraham Forrey (age 45 sic, born in Pennsylvania) lived in Silver Creek, Stephenson County, Illinois with Catharine Forrey (age 45), Melinda Forrey (age 17), Marg Elise Forrey (age 15), Chas Forrey (age 13), Alice (age 9), George (age 7), Janne (age 4) and James A (age 3). [6]

1880 Abram Farray (age 74, born in Pennsylvania), married, self (head), Farmer, lived in Silver Creek, Stephenson County, Illinois (father born in Pennsylvania and mother born in Pennsylvania) with Kate Farray (age 52), George Farray (age 16), Arvilla Farry (age 14), and James Farry (age 19). [7] [8]

1886 Abraham Forry died on August 15 and was buried at State Road Cemetery, near Freeport, (formerly Silver Creek) in Stephenson County, Illinois (US-20 & S Bunker Hill Rd Illinois). Abraham was born on October 9,1805. [9] An obituary reports [10]:

Abraham Forry was one of the first ministers of the Evangelical Association in Pennsylvania, but did not preach much after coming west, devoting himself exclusively to farming. His wives names are not listed in the obituary but it does list his surviving children. Six children by the first wife are as follows: John, Philadelphia; William W., Waterloo, Iowa; Moses, Cresco, Iowa; Mrs. W. H. Spitler, Freeport; Mrs. Joel Fry, Turner county, D.T.; Mrs. M. Bardell, Silver Creek; by the second wife, Mrs. William Dickover, Freeport; Charles, George and James, Freeport; Mrs. Stebbins, Iowa, and Mrs. Albert Baucher.

1903 Catharine Forry died on August 25 and was buried at State Road Cemetery, near Freeport, (formerly Silver Creek) in Stephenson County, Illinois (US-20 & S Bunker Hill Rd Illinois). Catharine was born on December 11, 1828.[11] [12]

1905 Malinda Esther Forry Dickover died on January 19 and was buried at Cedarville Cemetery, Cedarville, Stephenson County, Illinois. Malinda Esther Forry Dickover was born on October 17, 1853. [13] [14]

1919 Arvilla Jane Forry Parker died on September 17 and was buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan. Arvilla Jane Forry Parker was born on June 24, 1873. [15] [16] [17]

1936 James Farry, d, died on June 2 in Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois. James Farry was buried on June 5, 1936, in Silvercreek, Stephenson County, Illinois. He was born on March 14, 1876, in Freeport, Illinois. He was a Laborer. [18]

1942 George Andrew Forry died on November 19 and was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Alameda County, California. George Andrew Forry was born on March 22, 1863. [19] [20] [21]

1953 Charles Edward Forry died on July 5 and was buried at Gridley-Biggs Cemetery, Gridley, Butte County, California. Charles Edward Forry was born on November 15, 1857. [22] [23]

Research Notes:

1840 Abraham Flory [Fory?] lived in Lower Windsor, York County, Pennsylvania in a household with Males: 1 (age Under 5), 1 (age 5 thru 9), 2 (age 10 thru 14), and 1 (age 30 thru 39); Females: 1 (age Under 5), 1 (age 10 thru 14), and 1 (age 30 thru 39). Jacob Flory was listed nearby. [24]

1872 Abraham Forry died on October 30 at York County, Pennsylvania and was buried at Prospect Hill Cemetery, York, York County, Pennsylvania. Abraham Forry was born on May 6, 1808. [25]


Footnotes:

[1] United States Federal Census, 1830, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[2] United States Federal Census, 1850, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[3] United States Federal Census, 1850, [AncestryRecord].

[4] United States Federal Census, 1860, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[5] United States Federal Census, 1860, [AncestryRecord].

[6] United States Federal Census, 1870, the wrong family is listed, perhaps, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[7] United States Federal Census, 1880, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[8] United States Federal Census, 1880, [AncestryRecord].

[9] Find A Grave Memorial 38592444, [FindAGrave].

[10] Newspaper, Freeport Daily Journal, August 23, 1886.

[11] Find A Grave Memorial 38592444, [FindAGrave].

[12] Find A Grave Memorial at Ancestry.com, [AncestryRecord].

[13] Find A Grave Memorial 184690141, [FindAGrave].

[14] Find A Grave Memorial at Ancestry.com, [AncestryRecord].

[15] Find A Grave Memorial 203343857, [FindAGrave].

[16] Find A Grave Memorial at Ancestry.com, [AncestryRecord].

[17] Michigan, Death Records, 1867-1950, [AncestryRecord].

[18] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947, [AncestryRecord].

[19] Find A Grave Memorial 167566084, [FindAGrave].

[20] Find A Grave Memorial at Ancestry.com, [AncestryRecord].

[21] California, Death Index, 1940-1997, [AncestryRecord].

[22] Find A Grave Memorial 159238191, [FindAGrave].

[23] Find A Grave Memorial at Ancestry.com, [AncestryRecord].

[24] United States Federal Census, 1840, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[25] Find A Grave Memorial 94874065, [FindAGrave].