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The Burnside Zouaves

John Fry Tobey

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John Fry Tobey

John Fry Tobey listed on 26 May 1862 as Lieutenant 1st Class with the 10th Rhode Island Infantry Regiment Company K he was mustered out on 01 Sept 1862
John was born 29 November 1835 in Providence, Rhode Island.
Father: Samuel B.(Boyd) Tobey -b. 1806 -d. Samuel was a Medical Doctor. Samuel had two wives.
1st: Sarah L.(Lockwood)-b.1802 -d. 05 June 1833
2nd: Sarah F.(Fry) - 1807 -d.25 May 1894
John had three half-brothers from 1st wife Sarah L:
1. William B. -b. 09 September 1829 -d. 06 December 1830 age 14 months.
2. William B. -b. 17 November 1830 -d. 01 December 1888.
3. Samuel B. -b. 06 December 1831 -d. 03 January 1898.
All but the older William B. were buried in Quaker Burial Grounds which was moved into North Burial Grounds in Providence, Rhode Island in 1857.
John was the oldest of four children from Samuel's 2nd wife Sarah F. (Fry):
Brother: Thomas F. -b.1841 -d. 07 June 1920. Also buried in Quaker/North Burial Grounds
Sisters: Sarah C. -b.1844
         Lyndia A. -b.1847
John F.(Fry) Tobey was married on 20 June 1860 to Adeline Chandle (Rhodes)they had No Children.
John was a Lawyer he died 05 October 1882.
Adeline died 15 November 1883.
Both are buried in Swan Point Cemetery in Providence, Rhode Island.


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