Samuel Buchanan Frost Jr

29 March 1849–7 August 1884 (Age 35)
Fremont, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel Buchanan

When Samuel Buchanan Frost Jr was born on 29 March 1849, in Fremont, Iowa, United States, his father, Samuel Buchanan Frost, was 39 and his mother, Rebecca Foreman, was 28. He married Mary Brush on 14 March 1879, in Madison Township, Madison, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 7 August 1884, at the age of 35.

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Samuel Buchanan Frost Jr
Mary Brush
Marriage: 14 March 1879
Fredrick Egar Frost

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 March 1879Madison Township, Madison, Montana, United States
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    World Events (7)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 8
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · The Burtis Opera House
    Age 18
    The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.

    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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    Sources (11)

    • S B Frost, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Samuel E Frost in entry for Frederick E Frost and Fleda Lakin, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Samuel Frost in household of L B Frost, "United States Census, 1850"

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