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The Frost Family History
Source: History of Marlborough New Hampshire by Charles Bemis. © 1974 The Frost Free Library


ELDER EDMUND FROST, the ancestor of nearly all of that name in Marl., embarked at Ipswich. England. with his wife. Thomasine. and son John, in the ship -' Great Hope," in the autumn of 1635. He settled at Cambridge, Mass., where he was elected ruling elder of the first church. which was established soon after his arrival. The town of Cambridge granted six acres of land to "Elder frost" Feb. 6. 1636 (Camb. Rec.), and in 1#346 ` Edmund Frost granted eight acres meddow to lie in common for town's use; and the 9th, 4 mo. 16.52, it was agreed by the church that Shawshine should be divided." being 'and that was meted by court to the first church at Cambridge. Elder Frost's share was two hundred acres, which was afterward inherited by his sons. Samuel and James. and by them deeded to Billerica.

Feb. 8, 1668-69, Elder Frost was appointed to catechise the children of those families on east side of town. He d. July 12, 167 2. having made a will Apr. 16, 1672, proved Oct. 5. 1672, in which he mentions his wife Rena and all his eight children. His first and second wives' names not known. Thomasine and Mary . His third wife was Rena, widow of Robert Daniels.

Samuel. son of Elder Edmund Frost, b. Feb. 12. 1638. m. i;1st). at Cambridge. Oct. 12. 1663, Mary Coale: m. (2d) Elizabeth. dun. of Rev. John and Lydia Miller. He moved to Billerica about 16 0. where he had one-half of two hundred acres of land granted by the tow-L of Cambridge to his father. He d. Jan. 7. 1717. Joseph. son of Samuel. b. Dec. 23. 1680. m. (1st). Jan. 12. 1707-8. Sarah Whittemore. She .1. Apr. Iii:. and he m. (2d). 1i 15, Hannah Easterbrook. He had fourteen children. many of whom d. in i About 1740, he removed to Sherborn. where he d. in 1760. infancy

JONATHAN FROST. Son of Joseph and Hannah (Easterbrook) Frost, was b. in Sherborn. Mass.. Feb. _; . 1738;
     
     

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Shaker Brook Farm
P.O. Box 550, Marlborough, New Hampshire 03455
Phone: 603-355-6819 

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