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PVT John Frazer

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PVT John Frazer Veteran

Birth
Scotland
Death
17 Sep 1862 (aged 31–32)
Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Burial
Lost at War. Specifically: Battle of Antietam Add to Map
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On 11 Mar 1854 John married Anna E. Eccles, 19, daughter of Miles Eccles and Mary Aspinwall, at Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. They had two children. By 1860 they lived in Clinton, MA, where their children were born.


n 12 Jul 1861 John, a factory operative, mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Clinton, MA.


John and William Eccles, brothers-in-law, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.


John Frazer died on 17 Sep 1862 at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland.


On 4 Jan 1863 his brother-in-law, William Eccles, died at Stewart Hospital, Baltimore, MD.


The same year, Fanny, his daughter, died on 21 Mar 1863 at Clinton, MA, of typhoid at age 6.


On 18 Apr 1863 Anna E. (Eccles) Frazer received a widow's pension based on John's service; receiving $8 per month.

On 11 Jan 1865 his brother-in-law, Roger Eccles, died at Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, while serving with the 36th Massachusetts Infanty.

Anna E. Frazer was enumerated as the widow of John Frazer, of the 15th Massachusetts, in the 1890 Veterans' Schedules of the US Federal Census in Jun 1890 at Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, with the notice that he died at Antietam.


On 12 Jun 1890 John's widow, Anna, remarried to John McPhail at Clinton, MA, in a second marriage for both.

On 11 Mar 1854 John married Anna E. Eccles, 19, daughter of Miles Eccles and Mary Aspinwall, at Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. They had two children. By 1860 they lived in Clinton, MA, where their children were born.


n 12 Jul 1861 John, a factory operative, mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Clinton, MA.


John and William Eccles, brothers-in-law, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.


John Frazer died on 17 Sep 1862 at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland.


On 4 Jan 1863 his brother-in-law, William Eccles, died at Stewart Hospital, Baltimore, MD.


The same year, Fanny, his daughter, died on 21 Mar 1863 at Clinton, MA, of typhoid at age 6.


On 18 Apr 1863 Anna E. (Eccles) Frazer received a widow's pension based on John's service; receiving $8 per month.

On 11 Jan 1865 his brother-in-law, Roger Eccles, died at Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, while serving with the 36th Massachusetts Infanty.

Anna E. Frazer was enumerated as the widow of John Frazer, of the 15th Massachusetts, in the 1890 Veterans' Schedules of the US Federal Census in Jun 1890 at Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, with the notice that he died at Antietam.


On 12 Jun 1890 John's widow, Anna, remarried to John McPhail at Clinton, MA, in a second marriage for both.

Gravesite Details

The plaque is wrong. The inscription on the statue gives the 15th and that on the plaque gives the 21st. The metal engraver made an error.



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