Biography of Edwin A. Fry
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Fry, Edwin A., was born in Hartwick, Otsego county, N. Y., July 14, 1833. His grandfather was a captain in the Revolutionary war and his great grandfather served in the Revolutionary and French and Indian wars. His father William Fry, was born in Rhode Island, and served in the war of 1812; he died in 1872. Edwin A. received his education in Sherburne Academy and Albany Normal School, and commenced teaching in West Troy. He afterwards taught in Cohoes, Green Island, and has been teaching in Troy twenty four years. He enlisted in the Civil war and served until its close. He is a past commander of Post Griswold G. A. R., and a member of Apollo Lodge F. & A. M. His first wife was Catherine A. Hackett of West Troy who died in 1886. His present wife was Gertrude A. Cressey also of West Troy; they have two daughters.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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