Civil War Veterans Buried In Washington State - Henry Fry

Henry L Fry

Representing: Union

G.A.R Post

  • Isaac Stevens Post #1 Seattle, King Co. WA

Unit History

  • 5th Iowa Infantry K
Henry Fry
Family History

CWV Mt Baker Cem Orcas Eastsound San Juan Co FRY HENRY UNION CENSUS CHRON 2022



Henry Fry
Residence Lansing IA;

Enlisted on 7/15/1861 as a Private.

On 7/15/1861 he mustered into "K" Co. IA 5th Infantry

He was Mustered Out on 7/30/1864 at Chattanooga, TN

He was listed as:

* Wounded 9/19/1862 Iuka, MS (Wounded in hand)

Other Information:

born in New York



Henry Fry




K 5 Iowa Infantry

Filing Date:

21 Sep 1872

Place Filed:

Washington, USA

Relation to Head:



Nancy M Fry

Roll number:



1880 Atlantic Cass Co. IA

Henry Fry 41/1839/NY engineer

Nancy 36

George 8


1900 Seattle Ward 5 King Co. WA

Henry Fry 61/Feb 1939/NY married 1867 parents NY/NY retired Marine Engineer

Nancy M 57/May 1843/NY parents NY/NY 1ch 1liv

George L 29/Nov 1870/WI son

Mary E dau in law



Henry Fry



Birth Date:

abt 1838

Death Date:

29 May 1914

Age at Death:


Death Location:

Seattle, King, Washington


Martin Fry

Record Source:

Washington State Death Records

Pvt Henry Fry


12 Feb 1839

Oswego County, New York, USA


29 May 1914 (aged 75)

Seattle, King County, Washington, USA


Mount Baker Cemetery

Orcas, San Juan County, Washington

Henry Fry (possibly Martin Henry Fry) was born Feb.12,1839 in Oswego Co., N.Y. the son of Henry Laurens Fry and Ellen Wells Fry.
At an early age he moved to Allamakee Co., Iowa where his older brother, John Nelson Fry, and his family resided.
He enlisted as a 22 yr. old in Co. K, 5th Iowa Infantry on July 15,1861 as an additional enlistment after the company had been sworn into U.S. service at Camp Warren, Burlington, Iowa. According to Elias Bush Bascom, also of Co. K, Henry was sent with Homer Ellis with dispatches from Glasgow, Mo. to Boonville, Mo. during the night of Sept.27,1861.
On July 25,1862 Henry received from the Q.M. Dept. at Camp Clear Creek, Miss. - 1 unlined blouse, 1 pair of infantry pants, 2 pairs of cotton flannel drawers, 1 shirt, 1 pair of pegged shoes, and 3 pairs of woolen socks.
At the Battle of Iuka, Miss. Sept.19,1862, Henry was slightly wounded in the hand. He is listed as absent with leave on the Steamer "Masonic General" on a Co. return dated Nov.30,1863. On another Co. return dated May 30,1864 he is listed as absent on special service in 3rd Division Commissary, 15th A.C.
Henry was mustered out at the expiration of his term of service at Chattanooga, Tn. on July 30,1864.
In 1869 he married Miss Nancy M. Landon and they had two children.
Henry filed for an invalid pension on Sept.21,1872 and received pension certificate # 126.843.
By 1900 he is found as a 61 yr. old retire marine engineer living with his wife at Seattle, King Co., Washington.
Henry Fry died on May 29,1914 in Seattle, Washington and his remains were buried in San Juan Co., Washington at Mt. Baker Cemetery. His older brothers John Nelson and Michael were both buried in the same cemetery.
Henry's widow, Nancy M., filed for a widow's pension on June 6,1914 and was awarded certificate # 778.339.


Nancy M Landon Fry


30 May 1843

New York, USA


20 Aug 1920 (aged 77)

Seattle, King County, Washington, USA


Mount Baker Cemetery

Orcas, San Juan County, Washington, 

Added by bobawendy


Father: William H Landon
Mother: Hannah Wright
Spouse: Henry Fry
Married: 4 Sep 1868 in Crawford County, Wisconsin



Buried at Mt Baker Cemetery

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