Joshua L/6 Frye

M, #6252, (17 November 1832 - 17 October 1917)
Father*Daniel/5 Frye1 b. 2 Oct 1785, d. 2 May 1866
Mother*Jane Smith1 b. 4 Dec 1788 or 14 Dec 1788, d. 5 Feb 1867
Appears on charts:Descendants of Joshua/3k Brooks
Descendants of Pvt. William/4k Brooks
Descendants of Levi/5k Brooks
Last Edited:5 Jan 2018

Children with Mary Ellen/6k Brooks:

Findagrave.com, memorial #136001269. Photo by rma249@yahoo.com.
Joshua L/6 Frye, born 17 Nov 1832 at Eliot, Maine1,2, there married, 16 Nov 1862, Mary Ellen/6k Brooks of Eliot, daughter of Levi/5k Brooks and Shuah Leach.3
     The 1870 census recorded Joshua L. (a. 37, farmer, real estate $2000, personal estate $500), wife Mary E. (a. 30), and children Carrie L. (a. 7, student) and Edgar C. (a. 4, student) in their household at Eliot. Next door was William Frye, relationship unknown.4
     Their 1880 Eliot household included Joshua L. (a. 47), Mary E. (a. 39), daughter Carrie L. (a. 16, student), son Edgar C. (a. 14, student), daughter Maryetta (a. 9, student), daughter Emma A. (a. 7, student), and "aunt" Elizabeth Thayer (a. 77).5
     In 1900 their Eliot household included Joshua L. (marr. 38 y.), wife Mary E. (mother of 4 ch., 3 living), and single daughters Maryetta (a. 29, dressmaker) and Emma A. (a. 27). Next door was William Hill (a. 79), a widowed farmer, with his stepdaughter Lizzie A/7k Brooks (a. 40, single), Mary Ellen's 1st cousin once removed.6
     Joshua died 17 Oct 1917, a. 847, and Mary Ellen 21 Nov 1920, a. 80.8 They are buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, South Eliot.9

Census Detail:

28 Jun 1870Eliot, ME324 | 342 | Frye Joshua L. | 37 | M | W | Farmer | 2000 | 500 | ME | Citizen
Mary E | 30 | F | W | Keeping house | ME
Carrie L. | 7 | F | W | ME | student
Edgar C. | 4 | M | W | ME | student

325 | 343 | Frye William | 49 | M | W | Ship carpenter | 300 | 200 | ME | citizen
Hannah | 43 | F | W | Keeping house | ME
[S]ell[iah] | 19 | F | W | Domestic | ME4
1880Eliot, MEJoshua L. Frye | Self | M | Male | W | 47 | ME | Farmer | ME | ME
Mary E. Frye | Wife | M | Female | W | 39 | ME | Keeping House | ME | ME
Carrie L. Frye | Dau | S | Female | W | 16 | ME | At School | ME | ME
Edgar C. Frye | Son | S | Male | W | 14 | ME | At School | ME | ME
Maryetta B. Frye | Dau | S | Female | W | 9 | ME | At School | ME | ME
Emma A. Frye | Dau | S | Female | W | 7 | ME | At School | ME | ME
Elizabeth Thayer | Aunt | W | Female | W | 77 | ME | ME | ME5
11 Jun 1900Eliot, ME69 | 70 | Frye, Joshua L. | Head | W | M | Nov 1832 | 67 | marr. 38y | ME | ME | ME | Farmer | Literate | Owns | Free | Farm | Sch. 68
---- Mary E. | Wife | W | F | Aug 1840 | 50, s/b 60 | marr. 38y | 4 ch., 3 living | ME | ME | ME | Literate
---- Mary Etta | Dau | W | F | Jan 1871 | 29 | S | ME | ME | ME | Dressmaker | Literate
---- Emma A. | Dau | W | F | Sep 1873 | 27 | S | ME | ME | ME | [occupation blank] | Literate

70 | 71 | Hill, Wm [--] | Head | W | M | Feb 1821 | 69 | Wd | ME | ME | RI | Farmer | Literate | Owns | Free | Farm | Sch. 69
Brooks, Lizzie A. | D in Law | W | F | Aug 1859 | 40 | S | ME | ME | NH | Literate
Junkins, Edison [H] | Servant | W | M | Jan 1860 | 40 | S | ME | ME | ME | Laborer | Literate6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1330] Ellen Frye Barker, Frye Genealogy, 24.
  2. [S2081] FamilySearch.org, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907," Vital records 1892-1907 > A-Ackerson > image 793 of 1430; State Board of Health, Augusta; Horace P. Abbott/Marietta B. Frye m.: Joshua Frye b. Eliot.
  3. [S2248] FamilySearch.org, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907" (FamilySearch), citing Eliot, York, ME, reference; FHL film #10851, Joshua L. Frye/Mary Ellen Brooks m.
  4. [S1870] 1870 U.S. Census, Eliot, York, ME, M593/564/263B, Joshua L. Frye.
  5. [S1880] 1880 U.S. Census, Eliot, York, ME, FHL film 1254491/253B, Joshua L. Frye.
  6. [S1900] 1900 U.S. Census, Eliot, York, ME, T623/602/260A, Joshua L. Frye.
  7. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #136001269.
  8. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #136001320.
  9. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #136001269, #136001320.
  10. [S2081] FamilySearch.org, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907," delayed returns for vital records 1670-1891 > Frost, 1834-Gardner, 1818 > image 945 of 4858; State Board of Health, Augusta, Carrie L. Frye b.
  11. [S1330] Ellen Frye Barker, Frye Genealogy, 32.
  12. [S2081] FamilySearch.org, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907," Vital records 1892-1907 > A-Ackerson > image 793 of 1430; State Board of Health, Augusta; Horace P. Abbott/Marietta B. Frye m.