Mary Frost

4 March 1884–26 January 1903 (Age 18)
Plainfield Township, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Frost was born on 4 March 1884, in Plainfield Township, Kent, Michigan, United States, her father, Sylvanus Frost, was 42 and her mother, Mary Reed, was 37. She died on 26 January 1903, in Plainfield Township, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 18.

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Sylvanus Frost
Mary Reed
Nettie Jane Frost
William W. Frost
Mary Frost

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 3

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 6

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Mary Frost in household of Sylvanus H Frost, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Frost, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • May Frost in household of Sylvanius Frost, "Michigan State Census, 1894"

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