Cause of his death was diabetes.
He was the son of Joseph Frye and Unice Knight.
• He worked as a lumber merchant.
• He appeared on the census in 1910 in Oxford, Oxford County, Maine. He was head of household and property owner.
Joseph married Elizabeth Ella Small. (Elizabeth Ella Small was born 17 September 1837 in Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine,269 died 2 February 1917 in Oxford, Oxford County, Maine 252 and was buried 4 February 1917 in Oxford, Oxford County, Maine at Town House Cemetery 252.) The cause of her death was influenza.