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Descendants of Alexander Fraser

Generation No. 1

1. ALEXANDER3 FRASER (JOHN2, JOHN1) was born April 8, 1808 in Dores, Inverness, Scotland. He married CATHERINE MCGRUER November 23, 1830 in Dores, Inverness, Scotland, daughter of PAUL MCGRUER and CATHERINE FRASER. She was born September 17, 1808 in Boleskine, Inverness, Scotland.

1841 Census

Speymouth Parish
Bk 6 pg 7, At Bads,
Alexander FRASER 32, wood cutter,
Catherine 30,
Jessie {alternative name for Janet} 7,
Ann 5,
Catherine 3,
Isabella 5mth.
All were born outside the parish except for Isabella.

1851 Census

Speymouth Parish
Book 1, p. 8, Bands
FRASER, Alexr head mar 44 wood merchant Inverness:Doors
FRASER, Catherina wife mar 43 Inverness:Doors
FRASER, Jannet dau 17 scholar Inverness:Doors
FRASER, Ann dau 15 Ag Lab Inverness:Baltarmlie?
FRASER, Catherina dau 12 scholar Inverness:Baltarmlie?
FRASER, Isabella dau 10 scholar Moray:Speymouth
FRASER, Hughine dau 7 Moray:Speymouth
FRASER, Alexr son 5 Moray:Speymouth
FRASER, William son 2 Moray:Speymouth

1881 Census

Dwelling: Queenspark
Census Place: Urquhart, Elgin, Scotland

Marr Age Sex Birthplace
Alexr. FRASER W 73 M Dores, Inverness, Scotland
Rel: Head
Occ: Farmer Of 60 Acres 45 Arable Employing 1 Boy & 1 Girl
John FRASER U 27 M Speymouth, Elgin, Scotland
Rel: Son
Occ: Farmers Son
Mary Jane FRASER U 24 F Speymouth, Elgin, Scotland
Rel: Dau
Occ: Farmers Daughter
Jane JACK 15 F Urquhart, Elgin, Scotland
Rel: Serv
Occ: Dom Serv
Robert MUNRO 14 M Speymouth, Elgin, Scotland
Rel: Serv
Occ: Farm Serv
Jessie OLIVER U 14 F Inverness City
Rel: Visitor

i. CATHERINE4 FRASER, b. December 16, 1831, Dores, Inverness, Scotland; d. Bef. November 1837, Unknown.
ii. JANET FRASER, b. November 28, 1833, Dores, Inverness, Scotland.
iii. ALEXANDER FRASER, b. May 29, 1834, Kiltarlity, Inverness, Scotland; d. Bef. November 1845, Unknown.
iv. ANN FRASER, b. February 19, 1836, Kiltarlity, Inverness, Scotland.
v. CATHERINE FRASER, b. November 27, 1838, Kiltarlity, Inverness, Scotland.
vi. ISABELLA FRASER, b. December 10, 1840, Speymouth, Moray, Scotland.
vii. HUGHINA FRASER, b. June 12, 1843, Speymouth, Moray, Scotland; d. February 13, 1933, 129 Haslingden Road, Blackburn, Lancashire.

Hughina Fraser (unmarried), in the 1881 Census she was residing at 33 Dock Street, Dundee, Forfar, Scotland, and her occupation was that of a Housekeeper she was 34 yrs old and born in Spaymouth, Aberdeen, Scotland she worked for a William NICOLL whom was unmarried, aged 60 and born in Dundee, Forfar, Scotland, and whos occupation was a Merchant Shipowner.

Information shown of the 1881 Scottish cencus for Hughina is as follows:-
Hughina FRASER U 34 F Speymouth, Moray, Scotland
Rel: House Keeper
Occ: Housekeeper

The 1880/1 Dundee Directory gives the following
General Directory section:-
"Nicoll, William, lime merchant and shipowner, 53 Dock Street; h[ouse] 33."
Street Directory section:-
William Nicolls owner of 5 scooners
"AGNES (schooner), Stephen (Master), WN (Owner or Agent), 51 tons, built 1838
HAVILAH (barque), Garthly (Master), WN (O or A), 471 tons, built 1868
LANCASTER (sch), Fleming (Master), WN (O or A), 74 tons, built 1843
MARGARET REID (sch), Holland (Master), WN (O or A), 94 tons, built 1848
WAVE (sch), Smith (Master), WN (O or A), 105 tons, built 1864"

William Nicoll died on the 16th march 1889 after a brief illness at the aged 76, this proves wrong the age shown on the 1881 census, he wes well like and very respected in Dundee were he ran the business of ferrying Lime from the lime quarries to Holy Island.
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