Jane Frost

15 May 1725–7 June 1790 (Age 65)
Kittery, York, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Frost was born on 15 May 1725, in Kittery, York, Maine, United States, her father, Honorable John Frost, was 44 and her mother, Mary Bray Pepperrell, was 38. She married Captain Andrew Watkins in 1747, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 7 June 1790, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Captain Andrew Watkins
1722–1757
Jane Frost
1725–1790
Marriage: 1747
Dorothy Watkins
1749–1819
Jane Tyler Watkins
1750–1791
Benjamin Watkins
1752–1828

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1747Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children

    (3)

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    Siblings

    (18)

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    World Events (4)

    1775
    Age 50
    "During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."
    1776
    Age 51
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1780
    Age 55
    "Sometimes referred to as the ""forgotten victory"", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit"

    Name Meaning

    English, German, Danish, and Swedish: nickname for someone who suffers from being cold, or perhaps used in the sense ‘frosty, cold as frost, without warmth of feeling’, or perhaps ‘having the appearance of being covered with frost’ for one with white hair or a white beard. From Old English, Old High German, Old Norse frost ‘frost’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Chell

    Sources (6)

    • Jane Frost, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
    • Jane Watkins, "New Jersey, Deaths, 1670-1988"
    • Jane Frost, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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