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Susannah (Hamilton) Frasher (abt. 1755 - abt. 1852)

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Susannah [uncertain] "Susan" [uncertain] Frasher formerly Hamilton aka Frazier [uncertain]
Born about in Orange, Virginiamap [uncertain]
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 1774 in Staunton, Augusta County, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Drag Creek, Wayne, Virginia, United Statesmap [uncertain]
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Profile last modified 12 Aug 2019 | Created 27 Dec 2011
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Susannah Hamilton is thought to have been born circa 1755 (headstone has 1740).[1]

Circa 1772, Susannah is presumed to have married Micajah Frasher.[2]

Susannah is presumed to have died in 1852, in Drag Creek, Wayne County, Virginia (now West Virginia). She is buried in Frasher Cemetery in Wayne County, West Virginia.[1]

Research Note

There is a Suzan Frasher living in the household of Granville Frasher in the 1850 United States Census in Wayne County, Virginia (now West Virginia) listed as being 105 years old. (Perhaps they were 10 years off and she was only 95 years old and the widow of Micajah!) [3] Granville Frasher was the son of Hasten Frasher and therefore Susannah's grandson. This record supports the possibility that this is the same Susannah and she lived until 1852. The fact that the headstone lists her birthdate as 1740 lends credence that this person in the census is definitely one and the same Susannah.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 21 August 2018), memorial page for Susan Hamilton Frasher (1755–1852), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8398591, citing Frasher Cemetery, Wayne County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Sheri Clendenen (contributor 46605965) . Find A Grave: Memorial #8398591
  2. Source documentation is needed for this information.
  3. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Suzan Frasher in household of Granville Frasher, Wayne county, part of, Wayne, Virginia, United States; citing family 393, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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  • profile: Susan Hamilton; free-use site, login required to view profile and source documents; profile created through membership's collaboration; date accessed: 21 Aug 2018

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