James Fraser

James Fraser[1]

Male 1880 - 1963  (83 years)

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  • Name James Fraser  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 31 Aug 1880  Carbon Run, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Washington Twp, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5

    • 1) Allan Frazer, male, age 48, Born in Canada, coal miner, immigration 1877.
      2) Elizabeth Frazer, femailed, age 39, 10 children, 7 living, borb in Canada.
      3) John Frazer, male, age 21, coal miner.
      4) «b»James Frazer«/b», male, age 20, born in Canada, driver.
      5) Sadie Frazer, female, age 14, born in Canada.
      6) Harry Frazer, male, age 12, born in Canada.
      6) Grant A. Frazer, male, age 5, born in Canada.
      7) Thomas A. Frazer, male, age 3, born in Canada.
    Occupation 1918  Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    owned a trucking company 
    • He owned the Fraser Trucking Company
    Census 1920  Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12

    • 1) James Frasier, male, age 39, born Pennsylvania, file clerk factory.
      2) Eva Fraser, female, age 31, born in Pennsylvania.
      3) Roy Frasier, male, age 12, born Pennsylvania.
      4) William Frasier, male, age 10, born Pennsylvania.
      5) Howard Frasier, male, age 9*, born Pennsylvania.
    Occupation 1928  Flint, Genesee, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Occupation 1928  Flint, Genesee, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Census 1930  Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15

    • 1) James Fraser, male, age 49,ent $60, born Pennsylvania, taxicab driver.
      2) Eva Fraser, female, age 41, born Pennsylvania.
      3) William Fraser, male, age 20, born Pennsylvania, took maker.
      4) Howard Fraser, male, age 18, born Pennsylvania, forman auto repair gar
    Cemetery Mentor Twp, Oscoda, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Died Nov 1963  West Branch, Ogemaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 17
    Buried Nov 1963  Mio, Oscoda, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17, 18
    Person ID I935  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 25 May 2014 

    Father Allan Fraser,   b. Apr 1851, , Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1928, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Walker,   b. 20 Jun 1860, , , Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 1877  [19, 20
    Family ID F352  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ceilie Eva George,   b. 8 Feb 1888, , Houtsdale , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1978, Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 1907  [2, 21
    Children 
     1. Roy Edward Fraser,   b. 22 Aug 1907, , Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1990, Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. William Harry Fraser,   b. 15 Jan 1910, Carbon Run, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 2003, Grayling, Crawford, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     3. Howard George Fraser,   b. 16 Aug 1911, Beech Tree, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 2003, Athens, Clarke, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F353  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Aug 1880 - Carbon Run, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Washington Twp, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - owned a trucking company - 1918 - Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1928 - Flint, Genesee, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1928 - Flint, Genesee, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCemetery - - Mentor Twp, Oscoda, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Nov 1963 - West Branch, Ogemaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Nov 1963 - Mio, Oscoda, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    James Fraser
    James Fraser

    Headstones
    Jim & Eva Fraser
    Jim & Eva Fraser

  • Notes 
    • He was a man that stood 5 feet 1 inch. At the age of 10 he worked 10-12
      hrs a day in the coal mind filling the coal
      cars right along with the men.

      1913 the family moved from Pennsylvania to Detroit to work for Henry Ford's
      five dollar a day wages. [22]

  • Sources 
    1. [S280] Map, ((N.p.: n.p., n.d.).).

    2. [S67] Fraser Family Records, Fraser, Harriet Hamilton, Names, spouces and children's names (Reliability: 3), 19 Nov 2008.
      Fraser's Family Records were written by Harriet Hamilton Fraser, the daughter of Archibald H. Fraser anf Elizabeth Huggan.

    3. [S15] Personal Knowledge - Judy Fraser Kutchen, Personal knowledge. (Reliability: 3), 22 Nov 2008.

    4. [S109] SSDI, Social Security Administration, (\i Family Search Org\i0  (familysearch.com : 2004 - 2009)), entry for James Fraser, 1963, accessed 23 Sep 2006 (Reliability: 3), 23 Sep 2006.

    5. [S186] Pennsylvania, Jefferson County - 1900 - USA Census, Pennsylvania, Jefferson, (www.heritagequestonline.com: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), T623, roll 1417, Washington Twp., enumeration district (ED ) 88, sheet 5A, p. 153, dwelling 85 (Reliability: 3), 16 Jan 2010.

      1) «b»Allan Frazer«/b», male, age 48, Born in Canada, coal miner, immigration 1877.
      2) Elizabeth Frazer, femailed, age 39, 10 children, 7 living, borb in Canada.
      3) John Frazer, male, age 21, coal miner.
      4) James Frazer, male, age 20, born in Canada, driver.
      5) Sadie Frazer, female, age 14, born in Canada.
      6) Harry Frazer, male, age 12, born in Canada.
      6) Grant A. Frazer, male, age 5, born in Canada.
      7) Thomas A. Frazer, male, age 3, born in Canada.

    6. [S96] Michigan, Wayne County - 1920 - US Census, Michigan, Wayne, (www.heritagequestonline.com: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), T625, roll 810, Detroit, enumeration district (ED) 348, she et 10B, p. 89, dwelling 659 (Reliability: 3), 19 Jan 2010.

      1)«b» James Frasie«/b»r, male, age 39, born Pennsylvania, file clerk factory.
      2) Eva Fraser, female, age 31, born in Pennsylvania.
      3) Roy Frasier, male, age 12, born Pennsylvania.
      4) William Frasier, male, age 10, born Pennsylvania.
      5) Howard Frasier, male, age 9*, born Pennsylvania.

    7. [S66] Michigan, Wayne County - 1930 - US Census, Michigan, Wayne, (www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), T626, roll 1034, Detroit, enumeration district (ED) 61, she et 32A, dwelling 14 (Reliability: 3), 25 Jan 2010.

      1) «b»James Fraser«/b», male, age 49,ent $60, born Pennsylvania, taxicab driver.
      2) Eva Fraser, female, age 41, born Pennsylvania.
      3) William Fraser, male, age 20, born Pennsylvania, took maker.
      4) Howard Fraser, male, age 18, born Pennsylvania, forman auto repair garage.

    8. [S81] Reason For Being, William Fraser, (1987; reprint, Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Book House, 1994.), Page 18. (Reliability: 3), 2005.

    9. [S96] Michigan, Wayne County - 1920 - US Census, Michigan, Wayne, (www.heritagequestonline.com: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), T625, roll 810, Detroit, enumeration district (ED) 348, she et 10B, p. 89, dwelling 659 (Reliability: 3), 19 Jan 2010.

      1)«b» James Frasier«/b», male, age 39, born Pennsylvania, file clerk factory.
      2) Eva Fraser, female, age 31, born in Pennsylvania.
      3) Roy Frasier, male, age 12, born Pennsylvania.
      4) William Frasier, male, age 10, born Pennsylvania.
      5) Howard Frasier, male, age 9*, born Pennsylvania.

    10. [S66] Michigan, Wayne County - 1930 - US Census, Michigan, Wayne, (www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), T626, roll 1034, Detroit, enumeration district (ED) 61, she et 32A, dwelling 14 (Reliability: 3), 25 Jan 2010.

      1) «b»James Fraser,«/b» male, age 49,ent $60, born Pennsylvania, taxicab driver.
      2) Eva Fraser, female, age 41, born Pennsylvania.
      3) William Fraser, male, age 20, born Pennsylvania, took maker.
      4) Howard Fraser, male, age 18, born Pennsylvania, forman auto repair garage.

    11. [S81] Reason For Being, William Fraser, (1987; reprint, Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Book House, 1994.), page 28. (Reliability: 3), 12 Mar 2010.
      He owned 7 or 8 trucks, (Acheson, Pierce-Arrow, Hall, International and Fulton).

    12. [S96] Michigan, Wayne County - 1920 - US Census, Michigan, Wayne, (www.heritagequestonline.com: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), T625, roll 810, Detroit, enumeration district (ED) 348, she et 10B, p. 89, dwelling 659 (Reliability: 3), 19 Jan 2010.

      1) James Frasier, male, age 39, born Pennsylvania, file clerk factory.
      2) Eva Fraser, female, age 31, born in Pennsylvania.
      3) Roy Frasier, male, age 12, born Pennsylvania.
      4) William Frasier, male, age 10, born Pennsylvania.
      5) Howard Frasier, male, age 9*, born Pennsylvania.

    13. [S81] Reason For Being, William Fraser, (1987; reprint, Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Book House, 1994.), page 29. (Reliability: 3), 12 Mar 2010.

    14. [S282] R. L. Poke Directory, R. L. Poke, (Detroit, Michigan: R. L. Poke, n.d.), Page 801, James Fraser (Reliability: 3), 12 Mar 2010.
      He build the Royal Hotel with his partner.

    15. [S66] Michigan, Wayne County - 1930 - US Census, Michigan, Wayne, (www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), T626, roll 1034, Detroit, enumeration district (ED) 61, she et 32A, dwelling 14 (Reliability: 3), 25 Jan 2010.

      1) James Fraser, male, age 49,ent $60, born Pennsylvania, taxicab driver.
      2) Eva Fraser, female, age 41, born Pennsylvania.
      3) William Fraser, male, age 20, born Pennsylvania, took maker.
      4) Howard Fraser, male, age 18, born Pennsylvania, forman auto repair garage.

    16. [S281] Grave Markers - Mentor, Mentor Township Cemetery (Oscoda, Michigan; Section 18, S. River Rd/County Rd.622, east of Mount Tom Rd/M-33 Intersection, Mio), James Fraser marker, Data collected by B. & J. Kutchen, 1 A ug 2007. (Reliability: 3), 1 Aug 2007.
      Fraser
      Eva G James
      1888 - 1978 1880 - 1963

    17. [S81] Reason For Being, William Fraser, (1987; reprint, Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Book House, 1994.), Page 31. (Reliability: 3), 2005.

    18. [S281] Grave Markers - Mentor, Mentor Township Cemetery (Oscoda, Michigan; Section 18, S. River Rd/County Rd.622, east of Mount Tom Rd/M-33 Intersection, Mio), James Fraser marker, Data collected by B. & J. Kutchen, 200 7. (Reliability: 3), 1 Aug 2007.

      FRASER

      Eva G. James
      1888-1978 1880-1963

    19. [S67] Fraser Family Records, Fraser, Harriet Hamilton, Names, spouces and children's names (Reliability: 3), 18 Nov 2008.
      Fraser's Family Records were written by Harriet Hamilton Fraser, the daughter of Archibald H. Fraser anf Elizabeth Huggan.

    20. [S37] Discover Your Story - Keethbontadell, Monnaheeth, ((www,ancestry.com : 1907)), accessed 1 Dec 2006), Marriage date; name search. (Reliability: 1), 1 Dec 2006.

    21. [S37] Discover Your Story - Keethbontadell, Monnaheeth, ((www,ancestry.com : 1907)), accessed 1 Dec 2006), Date of marriage; name search. (Reliability: 1), 1 Dec 2006.

    22. [S81] Reason For Being, William Fraser, (1987; reprint, Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Book House, 1994.), Pages 19, 31. (Reliability: 3), 2005.