Olive Gray Frost

Brief Life History of Olive Gray

When Olive Gray Frost was born on 24 July 1816, in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States, her father, Aaron Frost, was 37 and her mother, Susanna Gray, was 36. She married Joseph Smith Jr in 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. She lived in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 8 October 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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Brigham Young
Olive Gray Frost
Marriage: 7 November 1844

Sources (5)

  • Oliver G Frost in household of Parley Pratt, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Olive Gray Frost, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Olive Gray Frost Young, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1819 · Peterloo Massacre

On August 16, 1819, in St. Peter’s Field, Manchester, England, a group of around 80,000 gathered together in an attempt to get parliament representation reformed. Shortly after a cavalry charged the crowd. By the end, 15 people died and around 600 were injured.

1825 · The Crimes Act

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.

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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