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William Adams Fry
 
m. est. 1758-67
  1. William Adams Fryabt 1765 -
  2. Joshua Fry1769 - 1839
  3. Tabitha Fry
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Name William Adams Fry
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt. 1765 Albemarle County, Virginia
Other[3] 14 Oct 1785 Essex, Virginia, United Statesnamed in Will of Thomas Adams, uncle
Other[3] 22 Oct 1788 Essex, Virginia, United Statesnamed in probate of Will of Thomas Adams, uncle
References
  1. International Genealogical Index. (LDS Church, 1999-2005).

    Note: estimates on William Fry's birthdates vary between 1755-1771.

  2.   William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine.

    Vol V (1897), pp 159-164.
    GENEALOGY OF THE ADAMS FAMILY OF NEW KENT AND HENRICO COUNTIES, VA. Compiled by C.W. Coleman.

    8. Sarah, married Col. John Fry, of Albemarle Co., and had issue:
    i. Joshua Fry, married Peachy, daughter of Dr. Thomas Walker, of "Castle Hill," Albemarle Co.;
    ii. William Adams Fry, d.s.p.;
    iii. Tabitha Fry, married Bowler Cocke, of Kentucky.
    [See Slaughter's Memoir of Col. Joshua Fry.]

  3. 3.0 3.1 Chalkley, Lyman. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County, 1745-1800. (Rosslyn, Virginia: The Commonwealth Printing Company, 1912-1913 in Three Volumes).

    Page 99.--14th October, 1785. Thomas Adams' will, of the Calfpasture, being about to take a perilous journey to the Ohio River; to wife, Elizabeth, lands in Augusta and Amherst; to only brother, Richard Adams; to nephew William Adams Fry, all lands on Western Waters; to William Smith, son of my highly esteemed and much lamented nephew, William Smith, lately of County of Essex, deceased; to nephew, William Adams; to friend, John Blair, Chancellor, lands he purchased of testator in Albemarle County known by name of Mountain Plains; to Ralph Wanlass, lands whereon Ralph lives and to support Ralph's mother while she lives; to niece, Tabitha Epps; to slave, Joe, freedom --"As there is no man to whom I consider myself under Greater obligations than to my slave Joe." Executors, Maj. Thos. Massie, of Frederick, nephews Wm. Adams and Wm. Adams Fry. Written with own hand. Proved, 22d October, 1788. Executors Massie and Fry qualify; other executor is dead. Handwriting is proved by Thomas Hughart and Archibald Stuart.