Samuel Buchanan Frost

2 January 1810–27 June 1888 (Age 78)
Wake, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel Buchanan

When Samuel Buchanan Frost was born on 2 January 1810, in Wake, North Carolina, United States, his father, McCaslin Frost, was 24 and his mother, Pennina Jane Smith, was 15. He married Rebecca Foreman on 7 August 1834, in Morgan, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 27 June 1888, in Antimony, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Antimony Cemetery, Antimony, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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Samuel Buchanan Frost
Esther Davis
Marriage: 17 April 1864
Albert James Woolocoat
Samuel E. Frost
Stephen Frost
Chauncy Frost
Rebecca Pennina Frost
Adolph Lesseau Frost
Margaret Elzira Frost
Ivan Danzoff Frost
Rivers Frost
Marion Frost

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 April 1864Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · Kentucky Bend Created
    Age 2
    During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
    1832 · Black Hawk War
    Age 22
    "The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."

    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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    Samuel Buchanan Frost 2 January 1810 – 27 June 1888

    After the American Colonies had won their independence from Great Britain, they were also granted possession of the land between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River. This ter …

    Sources (40)

    • Samuel Frost, "United States Census, 1840"
    • Samuel B Frost in entry for Nancy M. F. Acord, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • L B Frost, "United States Census, 1850"

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