Elizabeth Fraser

21 July 1895–
Nipissing, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Fraser was born on 21 July 1895, in Nipissing, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Henry Fraser, was 22 and her mother, Naomi Armitage, was 23. She married John Christopher Wager on 1 November 1915, in North Bay, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada. She lived in Ontario, Canada in 1895 and Nipissing, Ontario, Canada in 1901.

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Family Time Line

John Christopher Wager
Elizabeth Fraser
Marriage: 1 November 1915

Spouse and Children

1 November 1915
North Bay, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 11

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 39

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 48

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lizzie Fraser in household of John Fraser, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Elizabeth Fraser, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Elizabeth Fraser, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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