I’m taking a little break from my own research and focusing on that of my step-father’s family. Today: Fryer
6. SIDNEY JAMES FRYER was born on 12 Oct 1862 in Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. He died on 12 Jan 1936 in Los Angeles Co., California. He was buried in Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles Co., California. He married Martha H. Eddy.
Children of Sidney and Martha: Florence Fryer (1895-1977), Zella M. Fryer (abt 1887-abt 1915)
12. WILLIAM FRYER was born on 26 Mar 1836 in Upper St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. He died on 3 Apr 1866 in Upper St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. He was buried on 3 Apr 1866 in Bethany Presbyterian Cemetery, Bridgeville, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. He married Elizabeth McMillen.
13. Elizabeth McMillen was born on 24 Sep 1838. She died on 28 Nov 1873 in Upper St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. She was buried in Bethany Prebyterian Cemetery, Bridgeville, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania.
Children of William and Elizabeth: Sidney J. Fryer (1862-1936), William Jefferson Fryer, (1859-1944), Jonathan Fryer (?), and Dallas G. Fryer (1865-1870)
24. WILLIAM FRYER was born in 1785/1790 in Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. He died on 8 Aug 1871 in Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. He was buried in Bethany Presbyterian Cemetery, Bridgeville, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. He married Annie Middlesworth about 1833 in Upper St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania.
Children of William and Annie: William Fryer (1836-1866), Moses Fryer (1834-1855), Leonard Fryer (1834-1834), Elizabeth (1838-1861), Ann Eliza Fryer (1839-1856), Jonathan Fryer (1842-1850).
Children of Leonard & Ellen: Samuel Fryer (1803/1805 – 1883), William Fryer (1785/1790 – 1871), Thomas Fryer (?), Leonard Fryer (abt 1793-?)
History of Allegheny Co, .683:
Leonard Fryer, the pioneer of this family, and a farmer, came from County Down, Ireland, at an early period, and soon after located in Allegheny county. He married Ellen Porter, and by her had thirteen children. He was a soldier in the army, fought against the Indians, and was wounded at a noted battle near Cincinnati. At the expiration of his term of enlistment, he walked from Cincinnati to Washington city to get his pay.
Samuel Fryer was the seventh son born to Leonard, and was a miller by trade, and also a farmer; he was born in 1803 and died in 1883; he married Julia Abbott, to whom were born seven children, six of whom grew to maturity.
Of these Amos…was educated at the common schools in Upper St. Clair township and at the business college of Pittsburgh. He was reared on a farm an dhas been engaged in various business pursuits. He purchased his present home in Bridgeville in 1883, and is successfully engaged in teh lumber and undertaking business. He married, in 1885, Miss Carrie J., daughter of Philip Conrad, and two children, Samuel B. and Philip Blain, have been born to them. Mr. Fryer has served on the school board, is a member of the Presbyterian Church and is a republican.
If you have any information of this FRYER family or are a cousin, please leave me a comment!