Walter Howard Taft Frye

Male 1908 - 1983


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  • Born  18 Jul 1908  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  21 Jan 1983  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Mount Olivet United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I16  Virts
    Last Modified  26 Apr 2017 

    Father  John William Frye,   b. 29 Sep 1861, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1939, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Catherine Jeanette Frye,   b. 3 Dec 1870, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1944, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  29 Dec 1891  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F753  Group Sheet

    Family  Jessie Alice Virts,   b. 20 Aug 1913, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 2003, Winchester, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  24 Dec 1935  Waterford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified  14 Nov 2012 
    Family ID  F6  Group Sheet

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    Jessie Alice Virts and Walter Howard Taft Frye
    Jessie Alice Virts and Walter Howard Taft Frye
    Jessie was born August 20, 1913 in Lovettsville, Virginia to Oscar Franklin and Mary Catherine Mann Virts. She died June 4, 2003 in Winchester, Virginia. She married Walter Howard Taft Frye on December 24, 1935. Walter was born July 18, 1908 in Lovettsville and died January 21, 1983 in Lovettsville. Both are buried in the Cemetery at the Mt. Olivet Methodist Church in Lovettsville.

    Photo Courtesy of Raymond E. Virts Family
    The Jacob Potterfield Home, circa 1862, Long Lane, Lovettsville, Virginia
    The Jacob Potterfield Home, circa 1862, Long Lane, Lovettsville, Virginia
    This was the home of Walter Howard Taft Frye and Jessie Alice Virts. Also Jacob was the father of Samuel Wesley Potterfield and Leah Ann Potterfield.
    Walter Howard Taft Frye and Jessie Alice Virts Home, Long Lane, Lovettsville, Virginia
    Walter Howard Taft Frye and Jessie Alice Virts Home, Long Lane, Lovettsville, Virginia
    Walter Howard Taft Frye and Jessie Alice Virts Home, also known as the Jacob Potterfield Home, see picture circa 1862

    Headstones
    Jessie Alice Virts (1913-2003) and Walter Howard Taft Frye (1908-1983) Headstone
    Jessie Alice Virts (1913-2003) and Walter Howard Taft Frye (1908-1983) Headstone

  • Notes 
    • Loudoun Times Mirror, January 27, 1983

      Walter Howard Fyre, 74, of Lovettsville, a retired railroad employee with 22 years of service, died Jan. 21 at his home. Mr. Frye was born at Lovettsville, July 18, 1908, the son of John Frye and Catherine Jeanetta Frye. Surviving are his wife, Jessie Alice Frye and one sister, Glenna Arnold. Interment was in the Mt. Olivet Methodist Cemetery, Lovettsville

  • Sources 
    1. [S572] Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940.