Edwin Morris FROST

13 May 1888–15 February 1964 (Age 75)
Queensland, Australia

The Life of Edwin Morris

When Edwin Morris FROST was born on 13 May 1888, in Queensland, Australia, his father, Frank Frost, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Ann Southwell, was 27. He married Eva Alice Powell on 20 March 1912, in Queensland, Australia. He died on 15 February 1964, in his hometown, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Morris FROST
Eva Alice Powell
Marriage: 20 March 1912

Spouse and Children


    Eva Alice Powell


20 March 1912
Queensland, Australia

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Frost


    Sarah Ann Southwell




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Age 13

First Federal election.

Age 23

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

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 (2)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Edwin Morris FROST - Government record: Death record or certificate: death: 15 February 1964; Queensland, Australia
  • Legacy NFS Source: Edwin Morris FROST - Government record: Birth record or certificate: birth: 13 May 1888; Queensland, Australia

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