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Rev. Wade H. FROST

Male 1827 - 1907  (~ 79 years)


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  • Name Wade H. FROST 
    Title Rev. 
    Born Aug 1827  TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1907 
    Notes 

    • (1) Frost, William Anderson, notes dated July 30, 1943, provided to the compiler by William's 2nd great-grandson, Dr. John W. Frost, Jr. :

      Wade H. Frost . . . in his early manhood became a minister of the Gospel of the Methodist denomination and for more than fifty years preached continuously until because of age and failing health he was forced to retire.

      (2) Civil War Service Records [database online], Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999:

      Name: Wade H. Frost
      Company: D
      Unit: 33 Tennessee Infantry
      Rank - Induction: Captain
      Rank - Discharge: Captain
      Allegiance: Confederate

      (3) Brief History of the First United Methodist Church, Union City, Tennessee <http://www.fumcuc.org/history.htm>:

      In the spring of 1856, the Methodist Episcopal Church, South was organized in the home of Rev. Issac C. Foster, a local preacher, and Rev. Wade H. Frost, a traveling preacher. Also attending were Mrs. I. C. Foster, Miss Fannie Foster, Martin Shackles, Rev. Hutchison, Rev. Flack, Mrs. John Bates (Sarah Ann) Harrison, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Curlin, Robert Curlin, Eliza Curlin, Dr. E. L. Bynum, and Mr. and Mrs. Green Kimberlin.

      The following information was found in the archives of Louise Harper, former church historian.

      List of Pastors from 1856 to present

      NAME: Wade H. Frost
      DATE: 1856 [- 1857]
      COMMENTS: Died 1907. . . .

      Wade H. Frost, known as the fighting parson, was Captain of Co. D, the Forest Rovers, 33rd Regiment of Tennessee Infantry Volunteers of the Confederate Army. Frost served from September 9, 1861 until March 24, 1862, and then resigned his position.

      (4) A household headed by W. H. FROST is listed in the 1870 census of District 2, Obion County, TN.

      W. H. is listed in the 1870 census as a minister who was then 42 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1828. According to the 1870 census, he was born in TN.

      Listed with W. H. is his wife, Hampton E., who was then 48 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1822. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with W. H. is his daughter, Frances M., who was then 8 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1862. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with W. H. is his daughter, Elizabeth, who was then 6 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1864. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with W. H. is his daughter, Lucetta, who was then 4 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1866. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with W. H. is his son, Charles, who was then 2 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1868. According to the 1870 census, he was born in TN.

      Also listed with W. H. is his daughter [?], Hampton E., who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1856. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN. [Note by compiler: The compiler is not certain that Hampton E. was a biological child of Wade H. FROST, because whe is listed out of age order in the 1870 census.]

      Also listed with W. H. is his brother, Robert B. [?] FROST, a farmer who was then 22 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1848. According to the 1870 census, he was born in KY. [He is listed in the index to the 1870 census as Robert R. FROST.]

      (5) A household headed by Wade H. FROST is listed in the 1880 census of Water Valley and Wingo, Graves County, KY. [He is listed as Wade K. FROST is the index to the 1880 census.]

      Wade H. is listed in the 1880 census as a farmer and minister who was then 52 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1828. According to the 1880 census, he was born in TN. The birthplaces of his parents are not listed in the 1880 census.

      Listed with Wade H is his wife, Lucy A., who was then 34 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1846. According to the 1880 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Wade H. is his daughter, Fannie M., who was then 17 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1863. According to the 1880 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Wade H. is his daughter, Bittie T., who was then 16 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1864. According to the 1880 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Wade H. is his son, Charles W., a farm worker who was then 12 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1868. According to the 1880 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Wade H. is his sister, Martha FROST, who was then 38 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1842. According to the 1880 census, she was born in TN. The birthplaces of her parents are not listed in the 1880 census.

      Also listed with Wade H. is his daughter, Lucy E., who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1866. According to the 1880 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      (6) A household headed by Wade H. FROST is listed in the 1900 census of Wingo, Graves County, KY. [Note by compiler: The image of the census page is difficult to read, and the compiler is not certain that he has read it correctly.]

      Wade H. is listed in the 1900 census as a farmer who was born in August 1827 and was then 72 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in TN, his father was born in GA, and his mother was born in SC. According to the 1900 census, he had then been married 20 years.

      Listed with Wade H. is his wife, Lucy A., who was born in February 1846 and was then 56 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN. According to the 1900 census, she had then been married 20 years and had theretofore given birth to 2 children, both of whom were then living.

      Also listed with Wade H. is his son, John O. P., a day laborer who was born in August 1884 and was then 15 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in KY, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Wade H. is his daughter, Mellie L., who was born in July 1888 and was then 11 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in KY, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Wade H. is an apparently unrelated boarder.
    Person ID I14979  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2017 

    Father Jonathan B. FROST,   b. Abt 1803, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1852, Graves County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Marinda KNIGHT,   b. Abt 1807, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 2 Sep 1850  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1826  Williamson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F978  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hampton E. (FROST),   b. Abt 1822, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 24 Jun 1880  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married Bef 9 Jul 1870 
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2017 13:03:58 
    Family ID F6752  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lucy A. (FROST),   b. Feb 1846, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1 Jun 1900  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Married Bef 24 Jun 1880 
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2017 13:03:58 
    Family ID F6753  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart