John Tilden Frost

16 March 1876–1 April 1922 (Age 46)
Robinson, Crawford, Illinois, United States

The Life of John Tilden

When John Tilden Frost was born on 16 March 1876, in Robinson, Crawford, Illinois, United States, his father, Michael Frost, was 41 and his mother, Kezia C. Caven, was 33. He married Nellie Sears on 4 July 1902, in Crawford, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Honey Creek Township, Crawford, Illinois, United States for about 40 years. He died on 1 April 1922, in Robinson, Crawford, Illinois, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford, Illinois, United States.

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John Tilden Frost
Nellie Sears
Marriage: 4 July 1902
Velma Blanche Frost
Clyde Kenneth Frost
Quention Frost
Lenord A Frost

Spouse and Children


    Nellie Sears


4 July 1902
Crawford, Illinois, United States


    Velma Blanche Frost



    Quention Frost


    Lenord A Frost


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World Events (8)

1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 1

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 14

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English, German, Danish, and Swedish: nickname for someone of an icy and unbending disposition or who had white hair or a white beard, from Old English, Old High German, Old Norse frost ‘frost’, or in the case of the Swedish name from a byname with the same meaning.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • John T Frost, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John T Frost, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Frost in household of Micheal Frost, "United States Census, 1880"

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