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Rev John Fraser

Rev John Fraser

Rev John Fraser (1752-1792), Keose Manse, was born in Inverness-shire in 1752, He was educated at King's College, Aberdeen and obtained his MA on 31 March 1772. He was then licensed by the Presbytery of Chanonry on 28 November 1781 and subsequently ordained missionary in Stornoway on 13 October 1784 and became Minister in Lochs on 1 December 1784. He died aged 39 or 40, still Minister of the Parish in 1792.

Whether he was unwell in the latter years of his life we cannot say but his successor the Rev Alexander Simpson was ordained an assistant in the parish on 28 March 1789 and admitted, after the death of Rev Fraser, as Minister of the charge on 12 March 1793.

 

Title: Rev John Fraser
Record Type: People
Date of Birth: 1752
Date of Death: 22-09-1792
Occupation: Minister
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CECL 2847
Record Maintained By: CECL
Subject Id: 8309