William Henry Frost

1 December 1860–2 January 1948 (Age 87)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Frost was born on 1 December 1860, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Charles Frost, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Cunningham, was 25. He married Anna Annie Lally on 4 September 1899, in Hackensack, Bergen, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Lodi, Bergen, New Jersey, United States in 1910 and Little Ferry, Bergen, New Jersey, United States for about 25 years. He died on 2 January 1948, at the age of 87.

Photos & Memories (2)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Henry Frost
Anna Annie Lally
Marriage: 4 September 1899
Mary Catherine Frost
Margareth Loretta Frost
Dorothy Louise Frost
Elinor Estelle Frost

Spouse and Children

4 September 1899
Hackensack, Bergen, New Jersey, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Frost


    Margaret Cunningham




World Events (8)


Age 1

No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 26

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • William Frost, "New Jersey State Census, 1915"
  • Wm W Fross in household of Charles Fross, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Frost, "United States Census, 1910"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.