Lovett Kenzie Fraser III

Male21 December 1934–7 April 1941

Brief Life History of Lovett Kenzie

When Lovett Kenzie Fraser III was born on 21 December 1934, in Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States, his father, Lovett Kenzie Fraser, was 24 and his mother, Viola Cless Mortensen, was 29. He lived in Oakland Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. He died on 7 April 1941, in Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 6, and was buried in El Cerrito, Contra Costa, California, United States.

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Lovett Kenzie Fraser
Viola Cless Mortensen
Lovett Kenzie Fraser III

Sources (6)

  • Lovett Fraser in household of Cless Fraser, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lovett Kenzie Fraser, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"
  • Lovett K. Fraser, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (5)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

1935 · The Social Security Act

Age 1

This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 3

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish: apparently a nickname from Anglo-Norman French fraser(e), fresere ‘strawberry plant’. Fresel and Frisel, from Anglo-Norman French fresel ‘strawberry’, are early variants of the Fraser surname, the modern Gaelicized form of which is Friseal. See Frizzell . The crest on the Scottish family's coat of arms takes the form of a strawberry plant, but its antiquity is unknown. Claims of a habitational derivation, in particular from a place called la Frézelière in Anjou (France), are attractive but they lack verifiable evidence.

Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish surnames.

History: There are two clans Fraser in Scotland, with common ancestry going back to Simon Fraser of Keith in East Lothian, who lived in the 12th century. One of these clans has its seat at Philorth Castle (subsequently re-named Cairnbulg) on the northeast coast of Scotland. Sir Alexander Fraser, 8th laird of Philorth (c. 1536–1623) converted the fishing village of Faithlie into the burgh of Fraserburgh in the 1590s. The other clan is Fraser of Lovat, associated mainly with the city of Inverness are. They are descended from Simon Fraser, a younger son, who lived in the early 14th century. In Gaelic, the head of Clan Fraser of Lovat is known as Mac Shimi ‘son of Simon’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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