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Elva Louise Fry

Female 1908 - 2013  (104 years)


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  • Name Elva Louise Fry 
    Born 31 Jul 1908  Dysart, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 May 2013 
    Person ID I1031  Algonquin Highlands Settlers
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2018 

    Father Herbert Coleman Fry,   b. 7 Sep 1879, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1945, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Edith Violet Sisson,   b. 21 Dec 1885, Carnarvon, Minden, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1956  (Age 70 years) 
    Family ID F199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jay LeRoy Land,   b. Abt 1906, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1959  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Children 
     1. Evelyn Irene Land,   b. 5 Jun 1930, Flint, Genesee, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1933, Flint, Genesee, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     2. Danny (Francis) Lloyd (Fry) Land,   b. 9 Sep 1936, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1985, Orange, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  [Adopted]
    Last Modified 4 May 2019 
    Family ID F793  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    The Fry family - early 1930s
    The Fry family - early 1930s
    Back: Irene, Phrona, Vertle, Beryl, Elva, Lorne
    Front: Winifred, Margery, Marion, Herbert, Violet, Phyllis
    Children of Herbert Coleman Fry & Edith Violet Sisson
    Children of Herbert Coleman Fry & Edith Violet Sisson
    B. Lottie (Lorne\'s wife), Lorne, Elva, Vertle, Beryl, Phyllis, Phrona
    F. Margery, Winnie, Irene, Marion
    Childern of Herbert Coleman Fry & Edith Violet Sisson
    Childern of Herbert Coleman Fry & Edith Violet Sisson
    B. Phrona, Elva, Lorne, Beryl, Vertle
    F. Irene, Margery, Winnie, Marion
    Grandpa Richard Fry at Maple Lake circa 1924
    Grandpa Richard Fry at Maple Lake circa 1924
    Back: Beryl, Richard Sr, Elva, Phrona, daughter Muriel Fry.
    Front; Irene, Violet (Sisson) Fry holding Marion, Winnifred, Marge.
    The Fry Family at Maple Lake
    The Fry Family at Maple Lake

  • Notes 
    • Elva Louise Land, age 104, died Thursday, May 16, 2013.
      Eva was born to Herbert and Violet (Sisson) Fry July 31, 1908 in Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
      She had 6 sisters and 2 brothers, three who are still living in Canada. She moved to Flint April 1927; married Jay Land March 1, 1930. He died in 1959. Two children preceded Elva in death - Evelyn in 1934 and Danny in 1985.

      Elva was employed by GM at AC for 36 years, retiring in 1971. She became a US citizen in 1947.

      Her nephew and wife, Jack and Maria Fry have continued to be supportive and helpful with her care and whatever she needed or requested throughout her later years.
      Elva liked to knit and crochet until Macular Degeneration caused her to stop due to failing eyesight.
      In her younger years she was active fishing and hunting with her husband. She also
      enjoyed watching sports on TV.

      Elva leaves her nephew, Jack Fry (Maria); sisters, Phyllis Jones, Mary Bain, and Phrona Cooper of Canada; 6 grand daughters, Shelly Langman (FL), Carman Phillips (Flushing), Carleen Campbell (Canada), Acacia, Cathy, Christi Land (OR); great grandchildren.

      Her ashes will be buried in Maple Lake, Ontario, Canada.

      Online tributes may be posted on the obituaries page at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com
      Burial:
      Cremated, Other.

  • Sources 
    1. [S19] Ontario Birth Registrations, Reg# 21226-08.

    2. [S34] 1921 Census of Canada, Ontario / Victoria / Stanhope / Page 6, Family 58.