Willis Leroy (Roy) Friz

Male 1883 - 1970


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  • Name  Willis Leroy (Roy) Friz 
    Born  02 Sep 1883  Tallmadge Twp, Ottawa Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1912  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Friz, Roy, occupation: switchboard man @ Citizens Tel., residence: 14 Trankle SW
    Died  02 Nov 1970  Pasadena, Los Angeles Co, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • This uncle left $10,000 to each of his ten nieces and nephews. They were: W. George Morris, Ruby Morris, Lottie Morris, Harry Morris, Bob Morris, Gerald Millard, Alton Millard, and three others (Kishman's?). Uncle Roy Friz said in his will, "if anyone complains, they get cut off with one dollar." His wife got the house, furniture, car and paintings. His two step-sons got nothing.
    Person ID  I763  Bryant
    Last Modified  20 Mar 2005 

    Father  Andrew Jackson Friz,   b. 16 Apr 1826, Shelby, Orleans Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1915, Wyoming Twp, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Elizabeth Williams,   b. 21 Oct 1846, Newfane, Niagara Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jan 1918, Tallmadge Twp, Ottawa Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  31 Dec 1861  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • book #1, page 72 #1057
      Andrew J. Friz age 35
      residence: Jamestown Twp
      Mary E. Williams age: 15
      esidence: Jamestown Twp
      clergyman: S.S.N. Greeley
      witnesses: J.W. Rathbun & Hiram Rathbun*

      Hiram Rathbun was a hotel keeper in Grand Rapids (Rathbun House). He was also a Justice of the Peace in 1851. At the time of their marriage, they listed their residences as Jamestown Township.

      J. W. Rathbun was Hiram's brother, John Williams Rathbun - named for his paternal grandmother, Mary Williams. No known family connection to Mary Elizabeth Williams, but interesting. (4/2003)
    Family ID  F90  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Marion T. Smith,   b. 07 Dec 1883, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1946, Pasadena, Los Angeles Co, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Oct 1925  probably, Los Angeles Co, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F145  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Georgeanna Wilcox White,   b. 02 Oct 1888,   d. Sep 1986, Eugene, Lane Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 May 1947  California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Georgeanna had two children from a previous marriage.
    Family ID  F146  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 02 Sep 1883 - Tallmadge Twp, Ottawa Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1912 - Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Oct 1925 - probably, Los Angeles Co, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 May 1947 - California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 02 Nov 1970 - Pasadena, Los Angeles Co, California Link to Google Earth
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