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Benjamin Franklin FROST

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  • Name Benjamin Franklin FROST 
    Born 1 Sep 1800  Anderson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Apr 1883  Dallas County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Big Springs Cemetery, Garland, Dallas County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Source: John Lewis "Jack" Frost .

      (2) Benjamin Franklin FROST is the subject of a book by Ruth Hollar Rickaway entitled "Benjamin Frost: A Texan from Tennessee," Houston, TX: D. Armstrong Co., Inc., 1981.

      (3) Benjamin Franklin FROST was not married to Mary "Polly" MERONEY; however, they were the parents of an illegitimate daughter named Emily MERONEY.

      (4) A household headed by Benjamin FROST is listed in the 1850 census of Dallas County, TX.

      Benjamin is listed in the 1850 census as a farmer who was then 49 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1801. According to the 1850 census, he was born in TN.

      Listed with Benjamin is his daughter, Catharine, who was then 29 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1821. According to the 1850 census, she was born in AL.

      Also listed with Benjamin is his son, Jehue, a farmer who was then 27 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1823. According to the 1850 census, he was born in AL.

      Also listed with Benjamin is his daughter, Parlee, who was then 20 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1830. According to the 1850 census, she was born in AL. Also, according to the 1850 census, she was then idiotic.

      Also listed with Benjamin is his daughter, Matilda, who was then 18 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1832. According to the 1850 census, she was born in AL.

      Also listed with Benjamin is his daughter, Martha A., who was then 16 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1834. According to the 1850 census, she was born in AL.

      Also listed with Benjamin is his son, Benja., who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1836. According to the 1850 census, he was born in AL.

      Also listed with Benjamin is his daughter, Luercey, who was then 12 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1838. According to the 1850 census, she was born in AL.

      Also listed with Benjamin is his son, John, who was then 11 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1836. According to the 1850 census, he was born in MS.

      (5) A household headed by Benj. FROST is listed in the 1860 census of Precinct 5, Dallas County, TX.

      Benj. is listed in the 1860 census as a farmer who was then 60 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1800. According to the 1860 census, he was born in TN.

      Listed with Benj. is his daughter, Catharine, who was then 39 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1821. According to the 1860 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Benj. is his son, Ben H., who was then 24 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1836. According to the 1860 census, he was born in AL.

      Also listed with Benj. is his daughter, Matilda, who was then 28 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1832. According to the 1860 census, she was born in AL. Also, according to the 1860 census, she was then insane.

      Also listed with Benj. is his daughter, Paralee, who was then 30 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1830. According to the 1860 census, she was born in AL. Also, according to the 1860 census, she was then insane.

      Also listed with Benj. is his daughter, Lucretia, who was then 23 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1837. According to the 1860 census, she was born in AL.

      Also listed with Benj. is his son, Jno. W., who was then 21 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1839. According to the 1860 census, he was born in MS.

      Also listed with Benj. is his grandson, George HOOVER, who was then 4 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1856. According to the 1860 census, he was born in TN.

      Also listed with Benj. is his grandson, Wm. P. NOLAND, who was then 16 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1844. According to the 1860 census, he was born in MS.

      Also listed with Benj. is his granddaughter, Martha NOLAND, who was then 15 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1845. According to the 1860 census, she was born in MS.

      (6) A household headed by Benj. FROST is listed in the 1870 census of Precinct 4, Dallas County, TX.

      Benj. is listed in the 1870 census as a farmer who was then 79 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1791. According to the 1870 census, he was born in TN.

      Listed with Benj. is his daughter, Catharine, who was then 49 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1821. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Benj. is his daughter, Parilla, who was then 38 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1832. According to the 1870 census, she was born in AL. Also, according to the 1870 census, she was idiotic.

      Also listed with Benj. is his daughter, Matilda, who was then 36 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1834. According to the 1870 census, she was born in AL. Also, according to the 1870 census, she was insane.

      (7) A household headed by Ben FROST is listed in the 1880 census of Dallas County, TX.

      Ben is listed in the 1880 census as a farmer who was then 79 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1801. According to the 1880 census, he was born in TN, and his mother was born in NC. The birthplace of his father is not listed in the 1880 census.

      Listed with Ben is his wife, C. C., who was then 60 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1820. According to the 1880 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in NC.

      Also listed with Ben is his daughter, Paralee, who was then 50 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1830. According to the 1880 census, she was born in AL, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Ben is his daughter, Matilda, who was then 48 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1832. According to the 1880 census, she was born in AL, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Ben is his niece, Carrie ALLEN, who was then 13 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1867. According to the 1880 census, she was born in TX, her father was born in TN, and her mother was born in AL.

      (8) www.findagrave.com:

      Benjamin Franklin Frost
      Birth: Sep. 1, 1800, Anderson County, Tennessee, USA
      Death: Apr. 17, 1883, USA

      Son of Thomas Frost and Hannah Wilson of Rutherford Co. TN. Married 1st Elizabeth Lawler, dau of Jehu and Elizabeth Wilson Lawler, of Alabama. Married 2nd Catherine Tyson. Came to Texas with Peters Colony. Settled in Garland, Dallas Co., TX - 11 children by Elizabeth Lawler.

      Family links: Spouse: Catherine Tyson Frost (1820 - 1895); Children: Julianna Hannah Frost Reagor (1820 - 1900), Paralee Frost (1830 - 1883), Martha Ann Frost Sachse (1833 - 1916)

      Burial: Big Springs Cemetery, Garland, Dallas County, Texas, USA

      Created by: Betty Vaughn
      Record added: Sep 27, 2005
      Find A Grave Memorial# 11832863
    Person ID I36801  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2018 

    Father Thomas FROST, Jr.,   b. 6 May 1773, Bedford County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1806, Rutherford County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Hannah WILSON,   b. 11 Jun 1779,   d. 4 Jun 1839, Shelby County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 18 Oct 1799  Knox County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage License 18 Oct 1799  Knox County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7236  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth LAWLER,   b. Abt 1802,   d. Bef 7 May 1843, Itawamba County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1818  Madison County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Julianna Hannah FROST,   b. 15 Oct 1820, Shelby County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1900, Llano County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
     2. Catherine FROST,   b. Abt 1821, Shelby County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1854, Dallas County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)  [natural]
     3. Elizabeth W. FROST,   b. Abt 1822, Shelby County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1854, Dallas County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)  [natural]
     4. Jesse FROST,   b. Abt 1822, Shelby County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Jehu Lake FROST,   b. Abt 1823, Shelby County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1859, Dallas County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)  [natural]
     6. Thomas Arnold FROST,   b. Abt 1826, Shelby County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1890, Bastrop County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)  [natural]
     7. Rachael Mary FROST,   b. Abt 1828, Shelby County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1850, Anderson County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years)  [natural]
     8. Paralee FROST,   b. 1 Jan 1830, Shelby County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1883, Dallas County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)  [natural]
     9. Matilda FROST,   b. Abt 1831, Shelby County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1880, Dallas County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years)  [natural]
     10. Martha Ann FROST,   b. 14 Sep 1833, Shelby County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1916, Dallas County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     11. Benjamin H. FROST,   b. Sep 1836, Shelby County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1862, Battle of Corinth, Adams County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)  [natural]
     12. Lucretia FROST,   b. Abt 1838, Shelby County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 13 Aug 1870  (Age ~ 32 years)  [natural]
     13. John W. FROST,   b. Abt 1839, Itawamba County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1862, Near Des Arc, Prairie County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2018 10:37:02 
    Family ID F15913  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catherine TYSON,   b. 11 Nov 1820, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1895, Dallas County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 7 May 1843  Itawamba County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2018 10:37:02 
    Family ID F15914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mary MERONEY,   b. Abt 1800, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1 Jun 1880, Shelby County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Children 
     1. Emily MERONEY,   b. Abt 1819, Shelby County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 17 Jun 1880, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2018 10:37:02 
    Family ID F15916  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920 (Selected Counties) [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999: Name: Benjamin Frost Gender: Male Spouse: Elizabeth Lawler Spouse Gender: Female Marriage Date: 1 Oct 1818 Marriage Place: Madison OSPage: 151.

    2. Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935 [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004: Name: Benjamin Frost Spouse: Catherine Tison Marriage Date: 7 May 1843 County: Itawamba.