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Harriet Surrilda Mounts Fridley
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Birth: Sep. 2, 1835
Scott County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 1906
Scott County
Iowa, USA

She was a daughter of Joseph Mounts and Elizabeth Stinnet. Harriet was born less than two weeks after her parents had arrived in Scott Co. from Albion, IL. She was the first white girl, and the second white child, to be born in Scott Co. Harriet and her husband, Jacob Tharpe Fridley, were first buried in Montpelier Cemetery but were later moved to Blue Grass Cemetery by their son Lincoln.

Children:
...Elizabeth
...Louise
...Nancy
...Sylvester Lincoln
...Mary Ellen
...Ida Mae
...Rosa Rhoda
...Harriet
...Hamlin Hannibal
...Mahalla
...Jacob Montgomery
...Joseph

(Obituary)
Harriet Mounts Fridley, said to be the first white child born in Scott Co., passed away this morning at 4 o'clock at the home of her son Hamlin Fridley, on the farm where she lived all her married life and she had been suffering since last Sunday from pneumonia. Mrs. Fridley was born in Buffalo Twp. Sept. 2, 1835.

Making her 71 years old at time of death she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mounts who were among the first settlers of Scott County.

Her husband Jacob Fridley died 15 years ago. She had spent her entire life in Scott Co. of Buffalo Twp. Mrs. Fridley is survived by 5 dau. and 2 sons.
(Newspaper not identified)
Daughter Harriett 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Montgomery Mounts (1810 - 1882)
  Elizabeth Stennett Mounts (1817 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Jacob Tharpe Fridley (1820 - 1892)
 
 Children:
  Louisa Fridley Hartman (1852 - 1919)*
  Joseph Fridley (1853 - 1857)*
  Elizabeth Fridley Preston (1855 - 1909)*
  Nancy Jane Fridley Moore (1858 - 1946)*
  Sylvester Lincoln Fridley (1860 - 1936)*
  Abraham Hamlin H. Fridley (1862 - 1928)*
  Hamlin H Fridley (1862 - 1928)*
  Mary Ellen Fridley Nugent (1864 - 1887)*
  Jacob Montgomery Fridley (1866 - 1866)*
  Ida May Fridley Irwin (1867 - 1955)*
  Mahalla B. Fridley (1869 - 1880)*
  Maud Fridley Walker (1874 - 1919)*
  Harriett Alwilda Fridley Eis (1879 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sylvester Mounts (1833 - 1913)*
  Harriet Surrilda Mounts Fridley (1835 - 1906)
  Louisa Mounts (1837 - 1914)*
  Mathias M Mounts (1838 - 1851)*
  Nancy Jane Mounts (1843 - 1854)*
  Joseph Mounts (1848 - 1848)*
  Mahala Brady Mounts Holt (1850 - 1928)*
  Margaret Ellen Mounts Myers (1853 - 1927)*
  Charles M Mounts (1856 - 1919)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Blue Grass Cemetery
Blue Grass
Scott County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Michael Repp
Originally Created by: Richard Osburn
Record added: Oct 21, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22345921
Harriet Surrilda <i>Mounts</i> Fridley
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Harriet Surrilda <i>Mounts</i> Fridley
Added by: Richard Osburn
 
Harriet Surrilda <i>Mounts</i> Fridley
Added by: Richard Osburn
 
 
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 Added: Apr. 28, 2012
 
 
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