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Loyalist Directory: David (Son of Daniel Sr.) Fraser (Frasure, Frasier)

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Surname : Fraser (Frasure, Frasier)
Given name : David (Son of Daniel Sr.)
Rank : Drummer or Fifer
Where Resettled : Ernestown, Lennox & Addington Co. Ontario, Canada
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty : UEL List
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : Served in his fathers regiment under Colonel Jacob Baum
Enlistment Date : c, 1774
Date & Place of Birth : b. 1769 in the Mohawk Valley, New York USA
Settled before war : Mohawk Valley, New York State, USA
Date & Place of Death : c. 1850 Ernestown, Lennox & Addington Co. Ontario
Place of Burial : Ernestown, Lennox & Addington Co. Ontario
Wife Name : Dies, Rebecca b. c. 1773 d. c.1834 m.c.1794 daughter of Dies, Matthew & Van Loon, Eva
Children : Fraser, Daniel m. ?/ Fraser, Thomas m. ?/
Fraser, Katherine m. Walker, Roison
Fraser, Matthew Dies m. Ketcheson, Elizabeth
Biography : David Fraser was born in 1769 in the Mohawk Valley New York USA to parents Daniel Fraser and Sarah Conklin, as per Richard Ripley UE, Loyalist Genealogist.
As a young lad David was enlisted as either a Drummer or Fifer in his lather's regiment under Colonel Jacob Baurn's regiment. In the early 1790's David crossed over into Canada and in 1794 David married Rebeccah Dies, daughter of Matthew Dies Sr. and Eva Van Loon in Richmond Twp. Lennox County, where they started a family of four children. In 1797 David applied for a land grant of 200 acres as a Loyalist under the Description of UE. David's petition was granted, he received deeds for Concession 2 Lots 24 and 25. Later in 1822 he purchased 200 acres from Henry Simmons, this land was on Concession 6 Lot 41. David died in 1850 in Emestown, Lennox & Addington County, Ontario.
Proven Descendants : Barry Allan Baker of Hamilton Branch on 2012.11.19;
Military Info : Served as a drummer or fifer in Col. Bam's regiment
Loyalist Genealogy : Fraser, David
->Fraser, Matthew Dies
-->Fraser, John L.
--->Fraser, Gertrude m. Baker, Frederick Thomas
---->Baker, Edward Alan
----->Baker, Barry Alan

See the certificate application from Barry Baker.
Family History :  
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : Richard Ripley UE Loyalist Genealogist.
Loyalist Land Petitions for David and Matthew Dies Fraser.

Information provided by Barry Baker.
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