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Re: Daniel Swint of Newnan, Coweta Co., Georgia
Posted by: Bonnie Boggs (ID *****0220) Date: August 21, 2006 at 16:19:41
In Reply to: Re: Daniel Swint of Newnan, Coweta Co., Georgia by William Cash of 183

Neal,

Oops. The spelling issue: likely Fraser when the family came over, allegedly in 1747 after Battle of Culloden in Scotland. Family spelling of Frazer persisted in the branches to this day with the exception of two lines. One line in Chambers Co. AL, had death of the father (Daniel Toliver "Faith" Frazer) when he was in early 40's. Wife with young children remarried and when the boys went to work in the mills, the mill office spelled the name Frazier and all this branch has stayed with the altered spelling. The other branch in Chambers Co., returned to the Fraser spelling for unknown reason. So there are 3 spellings for this family in Chambers Co.

Bonnie


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