Edward Frost

10 April 1824–7 November 1870 (Age 46)
Holcombe, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Frost was born on 10 April 1824, in Holcombe, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Frost, was 25 and his mother, Maria Tarr, was 23. He married Martha Hodges on 6 July 1845, in Bristol, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Bradford, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 7 November 1870, in Election Precinct 2 Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Edward Frost
Mary Allsop Scottorn
Marriage: 4 September 1858
Maude Mary Frost
Edward Scottorn Frost

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 September 1858Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 9
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 19
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    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 (26)

    • Edward Frost, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Edward S. Frost in entry for Maud Mary Alsop Frost Thomos, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Edwd Frost, "United States Census, 1860"

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