Thomas Fraser

Thomas Fraser (abt. 1788 - abt. 1859)

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Thomas Fraser aka Frazier, Frasier
Born about in Mount Gilead, Montgomery, North Carolina, United Statesmap
Husband of — married about in Troy, Montgomery, North Carolina, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Mount Gilead, Montgomery, North Carolina, United Statesmap
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Biography

Fraser Family History: Thomas, (son of John) born 1788 and died 1850 married Elizabeth SEDBERRY born 1790 and died 1876. Their children were: Pleasant, William, John, Lucy, and Merret. He lived and raised his family in the old family home left by his father. Tradition deems him a superstitious person, so afraid of a cow he would not even pass by one. After the Civil War and the slaves were freed Uncle Dave and his wife refused to leave "Mr. Tommy and Miss Liza" remaining with them as long as they lived. Their graves are in the slave cemetery of the DeBerry Family. By request Thomas FRASER was buried near the old home. A flint stone marks his grave. Elizabeth his wife went to live with their eldest son and is buried in the Fraser cemetery on the Pleasant FRASER plantation.

The Grave of Thomas Fraser is located on 400 acre John Fraser plantation four miles north of Mt. Gilead, N.C. on Highway #27 and has no marker." (from old letter written by Granville (nephew of Thomas)) (From Find A Grave Memorial)

'-From DAR Records a "T.F." was on a slate marker as well as "E.F" in this cemetery. (From Find A Grave Memorial)

The Sedberry family came from England to America, immigrating from Virginia into North Carolina near Troy. Mr. Sedberry's great grandfather was also a William Sedberry (1777-1856) who married Lucy Fraser, probably in Montgomery County, North Carolina and moved to Maury County, Tennessee in 1834. William had seven brothers: John (b. 1770), James H. (b. 1776), George (b. 1778), Miles (b. 1781), Seth Miller (b. 1784), James Merritt (b. 1787) and David (b. 1793). One sister, Elizabeth, married Thomas Fraser. William Sedberry's parents were George Sedberry (1750-1800) and the former Mary Birdsong. George's parents were John Sedberry (1730-1808) and Sally, last name unknown.

Index to War of 1812 Pension Application Files:

Name: Fraser,Thomas
State of Service:1788-1859, NC, Montgomery County, NC
Wife: Sedberry,Elizabeth "Betsy"
Marriage Date: Sep 1811

Sources

  • "United States War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files, 1812-1910," database with images, FamilySearch (Index Link: accessed 22 March 2016), Thomas Fraser, ; citing military unit Pvt Capt Elijah Halton's Co N C Mil, NARA microfilm publication M313 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 840,464.
  • "United States Census, 1830," database with images, FamilySearch (Index Link: accessed 23 March 2016), Thomas Frasier, East of Pee Dee and Yadkin River, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States; citing 38, NARA microfilm publication M19, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 123; FHL microfilm 18,089.
  • "United States Census, 1840," database with images, FamilySearch (Index Link: accessed 23 March 2016), Thomas Frasier, East Pee Dee River, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States; citing p. 251, NARA microfilm publication M704, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 365; FHL microfilm 18,095.
  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (Index Link: accessed 23 March 2016), Thos Fraser, Montgomery county, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States; citing family 148, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Montgomery County, NC - 1880 Census - Mount Gilead Township
  • Year: 1880; Census Place: Mount Gilead, Montgomery, North Carolina; Roll: 973; Family History Film: 1254973; Page: 160C; Enumeration District: 127; Image: 0317
  • Find A Grave Memorial 181935933
  • Index to War of 1812 Pension Application Files
  • Genealogy Data Page 3081
  • Rootsweb/Ancestry
  • "S & T" Family Histories
  • Jelke and Frazier and allied Families by Louis Effingham De Forest


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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Thomas by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Thomas:

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Old Frazier Cemetery
Old Frazier Cemetery

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