Eliza Fraser

14 November 1829–
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Fraser was born on 14 November 1829, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, her father, Joseph Fraser, was 32 and her mother, Clara Bigelow, was 32.

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Joseph Fraser
Clara Bigelow
Sarah Fraser
Eliza Fraser
Joseph Fraser
Laura B. Fraser
Clara D Fraser
Matilda L Fraser

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Fraser





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Age 40


Age 42

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

Scottish: of uncertain origin. The earliest recorded forms of this family name, dating from the mid-12th century, are de Fresel, de Friselle, and de Freseliere. These appear to be Norman, but there is no place in France with a name answering to them. It is possible, therefore, that they represent a Gaelic name corrupted beyond recognition by an Anglo-Norman scribe. The modern Gaelic form is Friseal, sometimes Anglicized as Frizzell . The surname Fraser is also borne by Jews, in which case it represents an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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