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Loyalist Directory: Simon Fraser

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Surname : Fraser
Given name : Simon
Rank : Captain, Secretary, Indian Department (1777)
Where Resettled : died in captivity
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Source :  
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : Indian Department
Enlistment Date :  
Date & Place of Birth :  
Settled before war : Mapletown, NY (near Albany) on land disputed by Vermont
Date & Place of Death : 24 Dec 1777 – sentenced to prison, Albany, NY; died in arms
Place of Burial :  
Wife Name : & Isobal [Isabella] Grant (of Daldregan)
Children : Lt William Fraser, KRR NY and Simon Fraser, (youngest of 8), famed Explorer of British Columbia
Biography : his widow, Isabella is listed on the old UE list as 'widow' with their sons, William and Angus
Proven Descendants : Simon, youngest son and Explorer of the Fraser River in British Columbia and by who’s exploratory efforts, as a British subject, was partly responsible for Canada's boundary later being established at the 49th parallel
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy : Certificate application by Vancouver Branch, approved on 2008.09.02;
Family History :  
Family Genealogy : eldest son, William was a Lt Col, 2nd Battalion, KRR NY (on Old UE List)
Other Info : certificate application submitted by UELAC, Vancouver Branch
Reserved :