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Name Frazer, William
Born 1752
Birthplace Delaware
Places of residence Rich Neck Farm, Appoquinimink Hundred, New Castle County, DE.
Notes - Served with the Dover Light Horse regiment during the Revolutionary War.
- Commanded the 3rd Company of the 1st Batallion of the 3rd Regiment of the Delaware Militia from 1799-1801.
- in 1807, he chaired a meeting of federal Republicans at Christiana Bridge in which he nominated his son as a candidiate for state representative from New Castle Hundred.
Occupation Farmer
Spouse (1st) Mary Clark (died January 4, 1778; 2 children)
(2nd) Mary O'Hara
Children William Clark Frazer
Nancy Frazer (died of yellow fever)

Associated Records

Image of 1930.038.001 - Portrait

1930.038.001 - Portrait

Large oil on canvas portrait of Captain William Frazer (1752-1817) . The full-length portrait depicts a seated male figure in an interior setting with a red curtain behind him and a patterned Turkey carpet on the floor. The red curtain is drawn back at the left side to reveal a farmyard setting with horses, cattle, and outbuildings. The subject wears a black suit and white shirt and holds a letter addressed to his son William C. Frazer in his right hand.