Nicholas Frost Jr.

Brief Life History of Nicholas

Nicholas Frost Jr. was born on 30 May 1645, in Kittery, York, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America as the son of Nicholas Frost and Frost. He died in August 1673, in County Limerick, Ireland, at the age of 28.

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Family Time Line

Nicholas Frost
1589–1663
Frost
Maj. Charles Frost
1631–1697
Captain John Frost
1643–1718
Anna Frost
1635–1650
Katherine Frost
1637–1715
Elizabeth Frost
1640–1732
Nicholas Frost Jr.
1645–1673

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  • Biography of the Ancestors of Timothy Frost, by Timothy Frost

World Events (2)

1649

The Protestant Lord Protector of England, Oliver Cromwell, landed at Dublin. His troops killed 2,000 men. A great part of lands in Munster, Leinster and Ulster (Drogheda and Wexford) was confiscated and divided among the English soldiers.

1672

Over 6,000 Irish boys and women sold as slaves since England gained control of Jamaica.

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.

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