John Rodgers Fraser

Male, (1817 - 1884)
FatherMichael Fraser
MotherEsther Rodgers
BirthJohn Rodgers Fraser was born 28 July 1817 in Dover, Kent, England. 
INFO BAPTISM 25 Feb 1818 at Zion Chapel Last Lane - Countess of Huntingdon, Dover, Kent, England. Son of Michael and Esther Fraser. from IGI - Source LDS 0596906. (IGI) TO BE VERIFIED. 
MarriageHe married Elizabeth Minton
Note NOTE: To NZ about 1866 if in NZ about 18 years at death in 1884. 
INFO NZ GOVERNMENT GAZETTE 1873. Index entry. John Rogers Fraser 1873, page 209 type of entry: GOLDMC [=Gold Mining Company]. (NZSGIndex5 Pandora's Box.) 
INFO NZ GOVERNMENT GAZETTE 1873. Index entry. John Rogers Fraser 1873, page 106 type of entry: PETITN. (NZSGIndex5 Pandora's Box.) 
INFO BOOK INDEX: John Rogers Fraser, a teacher, Kennedy st. (Westport NZ), petitioner, in book Westport--Struggles for Survival 1873-1973, p.75. (RtWebAusRec, 4 July 2001.) 
INFO MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE. 1881 #3 District of Buller. Married 12 September at the residence of J.R. Fraser, Queen Street, Westport. John Rodgers Fraser age 62 and Clara Fiddick Swinbourn age 27. John - a school master, widower, decease of former wife Nov 11th 1880. Born Dover England. Present and usual residence Westport. Father Michael Fraser, tailor. Mother Esther Fraser nee Rodgers. Clara: spinster, born Melbourne Victoria. Present residence Westport. Usual residence Melbourne. Father James Swinbourn, engineer. Mother Elizabeth Weston Swinbourn nee Farmar. Married by John J. Pladray?, minister. Witnesses Emma F. Eaton?? and Margret Pladray, both of Westport. (NZMarrCert 1881:3193.) 
MarriageJohn Rodgers Fraser married Clara Fiddick Swinbourn, daughter of James Swinbourn and Elizabeth Weston Farmar, 12 September 1881 in Westport, New Zealand. 
INFO CIV REG INDEX NZ Marriage. 1881 John Rodgers Fraser #3193. (NZCivRegInd LDS6341154.) 
DeathJohn Rodgers Fraser died 22 August 1884 in Westport, New Zealand, at age 67. 
INFO DEATH CERTIFICATE. #432? Buller District. d.22 August 1884, Queens Street, Westport. John Rogers Fraser, Accountant, 65 years. cause: Senile decay, cardiac and renal disease for 3 years. doctor... . Father Michael Fraser, customs house officer. Mother Esther Fraser formerly Rogers. Burial 1884 24 August at Orowaiti Cemetery ...undertakers certificate. Minister Revd JJ.J.? Plandray United Methodist Church. Born Dover, Kent, England. In N.Z. about 18 years. Married at Westport New Zealand at 62 years to Clara Fiddick Swinbourn. Issue: 2 females: 2years, and 2 months. W. Hagedorn, Undertaker, Westport. W.S. Munday, Registrar, 25 Aug 1884. (NZDeaCert 1884#1194.) 
INFO CEMETERY REC. Westport, Middle Orowaiti Cemetery. #589. Fraser marker (2 graves), row 9&10, Blk2, Plot 2390240. no additional information. (NZCemRec LDS6200279#625 P01.10 #589.) 
INFO PROBATE. Index entry. FRASER John Rogers of Westport. Occup: Commission Agt. Death: 22 Aug 1884. Court: Westport. Archives ref: CAIF CH300 5/84. Will filed 4 Sep 1884. Held at Archives NZ Christchurch. (NZSGIndex5.) 
INFO TESTAMENTARY REGISTER. Entry 8 Sept 1884 #29. Fraser John Rogers, d. 22-8-84. Administration date 30-8-84 Clara Fiddick Fraser. Whole estate to widow. (NZTestReg LDS1515118 Nelson District 1884 #29.) 
INFO CIV REG INDEX NZ Death 1884 Fraser, John Rogers #1194 [SepQ Buller, Westport] (NZCivRegInd LDS6341155.) 


Clara Fiddick Swinbourn (1854 - 1899)