David Frazer 1842

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Birth:

Date unknown but in Ballinasollus, Kildress

Source: 1909 Old Age Pensions Claim Form stating that his parents were living in this place in 1841.

Marriage:

David FRAZER of Ballinasollus [Parents: David FRAZER & Lydia BOYD] & Eliza FLEMING of Claggan [Father William FLEMING] Both Fathers were Farmers.

Married on 8th October 1872 at the Carland Presbyterian Church, Gortnaglush, in the Parish of Donaghmore, County Tyrone.

Witnesses: Samuel FLEMING & Alexander BLAIR.

Death:

David FRAZER died on 25th July 1929  at Tatnagilta in the District of Cookstown, County Tyrone.

Age on death certificate is stated as 77yrs but he was reported in the newspapers of 1909 as having made a false claim for the Old Age Pension and there was much debate as to what year he was born.  Possibly 1842 or later.

He was buried on 27th July 1929 at Dundonald Cemetery, Belfast, County Antrim in the same grave as his wife Eliza and Son Alexander: Grave section and number C2 859

Life:

He spent his life farming in Ballynasollus where he seems to have been constantly getting into trouble and fighting with his neighbours as reported in the newspapers. 

However, in 1901 he is Shown on the Census as living at 112 Hillman Street Dock Ward, Antrim & also listed in Belfast 1901 Street Directory "Fraser, David, farmer, 112 Hillman Street"

Children:

[Twins] William Robert married Martha THOMPSON

& David Henry  married Ellen TAYLOR

Martha Jane married Robert MITCHELL

Elizabeth Hannah [Lizzie]

Ellen

Alexander

 

 

 

 

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1842 (circa)  
Date of Death 25th Jul 1929 VIEW SOURCE

References

Old Age Pension Claim 1909 Ireland VIEW SOURCE

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