Edwin Robert Frost

11 May 1908–12 October 1989 (Age 81)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Edwin Robert

When Edwin Robert Frost was born on 11 May 1908, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Edwin Palmer Frost, was 38 and his mother, Mathilda Alvina Pieper, was 30. He married Thelma Orissa Nelson on 7 August 1935, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 30 years. He died on 12 October 1989, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Larkin Sunset Gardens, Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Edwin Robert Frost
Patricia Ann Dunlap
Marriage: 5 August 1974

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  • Marriage
    5 August 1974Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 1
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
    1909 · The Cathedral of the Madeleine
    Age 1
    The Cathedral of the Madeleine is a Roman Catholic church that was completed in 1909 and currently serves as a cathedral for the Catholic community in Salt Lake City. It is the only cathedral in the U.S. under the patronage of St. Mary Magdalene.
    Age 23
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    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 (16)

    • Edwin R Frost, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Edwin Robert Frost, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Edwin Robert Frost, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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