Truman Frost

1 November 1874–
Bedford Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States

The Life of Truman

When Truman Frost was born on 1 November 1874, in Bedford Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States, his father, Truman Frost Sr, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Rankin, was 30. He married Mattie V. Davis on 28 January 1903, in Meigs, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Chester, Meigs, Ohio, United States in 1910.

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Truman Frost
Mattie V. Davis
Marriage: 28 January 1903
Harold Davis Frost
Richard Willis Frost

Spouse and Children

28 January 1903
Meigs, Ohio, United States


    Harold Davis Frost


    Richard Willis Frost


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 32

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English, German, Danish, and Swedish: nickname for someone of an icy and unbending disposition or who had white hair or a white beard, from Old English, Old High German, Old Norse frost ‘frost’, or in the case of the Swedish name from a byname with the same meaning.

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

Sources (3)

  • Truman Frost, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Truman Frost Jr. in household of Truman Frost, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Trueman Frost in household of Trueman Frost, "United States Census, 1880"

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