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Fry Cemetery- Arab, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 34° 16.823 W 086° 25.594
16S E 552780 N 3793393
Quick Description: Rural historic cemetery that is the final resting place of a Revolutionary War veteran
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 4/28/2012 6:46:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMEAQG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 4

Long Description:
The cemetery is named for the Fry family that emigrated from Virginia to this area. The marker is located on Fry Gap Road (CR 48) southeast of Arab. The marker was placed by Fry cemetery Perpetual Care & Preservation, Inc.
Marker Name: Fry Cemetery

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Addtional Information::
Located on the hilltop 500 feet southwest of here, Fry Cemetery typifies rural valley-and-ridge community cemeteries of the 1800s. The Fry family emigrated from Virginia to this area when it was still part of the Mississippi Territory. Revolutionary War veteran Phillip Fry was buried here in 1840. Family names found in the cemetery include Carnes, Copeland, Cox, Fry, Hinds, Mays, Wilcox and others. Numerous graves are indicated by cairns, stone slabs, and inscribed stones, while many graves no longer have visible markers. Listed in the Alabama Historic Cemetery Register


Date Dedicated / Placed: 2009

Marker Number: None

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