John Fraser
(Cir 1790-1848)


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Katherine Duncan

John Fraser 2

  • Born: Cir 1790, not Banffshire
  • Marriage: Katherine Duncan on 5 Oct 1816 in Cullen 1
  • Died: 30 Nov 1848, Cullen 3

  General Notes:

We know from Alexander's will dated 1825 that his daughter's husband was then cashier for the Earl of Seafield in Cullen. (PTG)


Source: Wm. Cramond, A.M. L.L.D., Schoolmaster of Cullen.

(1) Sacred to the memory of ALEXANDER DUNCAN, Esq., Surgeon, Royal Navy, who died 13th February, 1826, aged 62 years.

(2) Erected by the surviving members of the family of the late JOHN FRASER, in affectionate remembrance of their deceased brothers and sister, viz.:- JOHN, who died at Demerara, in the West Indies. 31st May, 1837, aged 16; WILLIAM, M.D., who died at Poonah. in the H.E.I.C.S., the 19th Septr., 1847, aged 25; CATHARINE INNES, wife of Dr. FRANCIS W. INNES, C.B., who died at Rangoon, Burmah, the 13th Septr., 1855, aged 31; THOMAS, who died at sea, on his passage home from India. on the 14th Feb., 1857. aged 34; JAMES, who died at Bathurst, New South Wales, on the 18th June, 1861, aged 42; ALEXANDER, who died at North Berwick, on the 2nd Sep., 1866, aged 49.

(3) Sacred to the memory of JOHN FRASER, Commissioner to the Right Honble. the Earl of Seafield, who died at Cullen, on the 30th November, 1848, aged 70; also to that of his wife, CATHERINE DUNCAN, who died there on the 16th April, 1862, aged 71.

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He worked as a Provost of Burgh of Cullen in 1841 and resided at Cullen House Gate? ????. 4 (with wife Catherine, daughter Margaret and 4 servants- including a Mary Gray who is likely the daughter of John Gray and Ann Duncan)


John married Katherine Duncan, daughter of Alexander Duncan and Elspet Duncan, on 5 Oct 1816 in Cullen.1 (Katherine Duncan was born on 27 Dec 1790, christened on 30 Dec 1790 in Cullen 5 and died on 16 Apr 1862 in Cullen 6.)


1 PTGray.

2 ImportPTGray database.

3 Monumental Inscriptions fr PTG.

4 Scotland's People - Document Image,, 1841C.

5 Scotland's People - Index,, 30/12/1790 DUNCAN KATHERINE ALEXANDER DUNCAN/ELSPET DUNCAN CHR FOUND IN 1791 CHR U CULLEN 150/00 0004.

6 Scotland's People - Index,, 1 1851 FRASER CATHERINE F 59 CULLEN /BANFF 150/00 001/00 029 VIEW (5 CREDITS