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Maj. Charles FROST

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  • Name Charles FROST 
    Title Maj. 
    Born 17 Apr 1678 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Dec 1724 
    Buried Frost Cemetery 42, North Berwick, York County, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) "Old Eliot" (A Monthly Magazine of the History and Biography of the Upper Parish of Kittery, Now Eliot), Vol. I, No. XI (1897), pp. 175-176:

      Charles Frost was twice married, (1) to Sarah Wainwright, (2) to Jane (Eliot) Pepperell.

      Charles and Sarah Wainwright, daughter of Simon Wainwright of Haverhill, were married Feb. 7th, 1698.

      Sarah was born July 13, 1682. Died June 6, 1714, nine o'clock, A. M.

      Children of Charles Frost and his wife, Sarah Wainwright:

      [i] Sarah, born Nov. 6, 1699, at 10 o'clock in the evening.

      [ii] Charles, born May 21st, 1701, afternoon.

      [iii] Mary, born Sept. 18, 1702, at 9 o'clock, P. M.

      [iv] Elizabeth, born Dec. 21st, 1703, at 3 o'clock, P.M.

      [v] John, born Feb. 9th, 1704-5, at 7 o'clock, A. M.

      [vi] Simon, March 8th, 1705-6, at 6 o'clock A. M.

      [vii] Abigail, born Nov. 10th, 1707, Died Jan. 6, following.

      [viii] Mehitable, born March 23d, 1709, died Mar. 20, follow'g.

      [ix] Abigail, 2d, born Sept, 15th, 1712.

      [x] Nicholas, born May 31, 1714, died the following day.

      Charles married for his second wife [as above stated] Jane Eliot Pepperrell, daugh'r Robert Eliot, Esq'r, and widow of Andrew Pepperrell. Had one daughter, Jane, born Friday, March 2d, 1715-16, died May 9th following.

      [xi] Jane Eliot P. Frost died at the old Homestead, 1781, aged 97 years.

      (2) "The Frost Family," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 5 (April 1851), pp. 165:

      Charles [FROST] (the oldest [son of Maj. Charles FROST]) married first, Feb. 7, 1698-9, Sarah, daughter of Capt. Simon Wainwright, of Haverhill, Mass., born July 17th, 1682, and died June 5th, 1714, leaving nine children, viz: Sarah, born Nov. 6, 1699; Charles, born May 21, 1701; Mary, Sept. 18, 1702; Elizabeth, Dec. 21, 1703; John, Feb. 9, 1704-5; Simon, March 8, 1705-6; Abigail, Nov. 10, 1707 and died Jan. 6, 1708; Mehitable, Dec. 23, 1709, and died March 20, 1710; Abigail, Sept. 16, 1712; and Nicholas, May 31, 1714. He married, (second) Nov. 25, 1714, Jane, daughter of Robert Eliot, Esq., and widow of Andrew Pepperrell, (brother of Sir William) and had (as by Kittery record) Jane, born 1715-6, March 2; Eliot, June 29, 1718; Jane, July 9, 1720, and died July 3, 1721, (the death of the first Jane not being recorded.)

      (3) Frost, John Eldridge, The Nicholas Frost Family, Milford, NH: The Cabinet Press, 1943, pp. 18-19:

      MAJOR CHARLES FROST, b Apr. 17, 1678; m (1) Feb. 7, 1698/9 Sarah Wainwright (b July 17, 1682; d June 14, 1714) daughter of Capt. Simon and Sarah (Gilbert) Wainwright of Haverhill, Mass., (2) Nov. 25, 1714, Mrs. Jane Elliott Pepperrell (b Feb. 13, 1684/5; d 1781 [corrected to read May 22, 1749]) daughter of Hon. Robert and Sarah (Fryer) Elliott of New Castle, N. H., (for whom the town of Eliot - formerly spelled Elliot - Maine was named) and widow of Andrew Pepperrell, Esq., of Kittery Point, Maine, brother of Sir William Pepperrell and of Mary Pepperrell who married his brother, Hon. John Frost. Charles Frost was with his father when the latter was killed by the Indians, in 1697, but escaped. He was Grand Juror and Lieutenant, in 1699. He was commissioned Major under William Tailer, Lieutenant Governor and Commander-in-Chief of His Majesty's Province of Massachusetts Bay in New England, Jan. 13, 1715, the commission now being owned by a descendant, Mr. Charles Edward Frosst of Montreal, Canada. He was Representative to General Court, 1718. He was made Justice of the Peace, Apr. 24, 1719, Register of Deeds, Apr. 3, 1722, Judge of Common Pleas, 1715, and was Councillor from 1719 till his death. He was also a Deacon in the Church. He lived in the old Frost Garrison in Kittery (now Eliot), and died Dec. 17, 1724.

      Children:

      [i] Sarah, b Nov. 6, 1699; m Nov. 20, 1718, Charles Peirce. 7 children.

      [ii] Charles, b May 21, 1701; m Sarah Pepperell.

      [iii] Mary, b Sept. 18, 1702; m Nov. 20, 1727, Rev. Ward Clark; d July 27, 1735. 3 children.

      [iv] Elizabeth, b Dec. 21, 1703; m May 15, 1725, Daniel Peirce; d Dec. 2, 1729. 2 children.

      [v] John, b Feb. 9, 1704; m Mrs. Tabitha Came Nowell.

      [vi] Hon. Simon, b Mar. 8, 1705; m Mrs. Mercy Sewall Harmon.

      [vii] Abigail, b Nov. 10, 1707; m Feb. 8, 1733, Thomas Peirce. 3 children.

      [viii] Mehitable, b Dec. 23, 1709; d Mar. 20, 1710.

      [ix] Nicholas, b May 21, 1714; d May 22, 1714.

      [x] Jane, b Mar. 2, 1715/6; d May 17, 1716/7.

      [xi] Eliot, b June 29, 1718; m Nov. 24, 1750, Miriam Frost (b Oct. 8, 1722; d June 3, 1807) daughter of Hon. John and Mary (Pepperrell) Frost of New Castle, N. H.; d Jan. 8, 1745. She m (2) Oct. 2, 1747, Alexander Raitt of Eliot, Maine. Eliot Frost built a home on Goodwin Road in Eliot, now owned by one of his wife's descendants, Miss Annie Edna Raitt. No children.

      (4) www.findagrave.com:

      Maj Charles Frost
      Birth: Apr. 17, 1678
      Death: Dec. 17, 1724, Eliot, York County, Maine, USA

      Family links: Parents: Mary Bolles Frost (1641 - 1704); Children: Simon Frost (1706 - 1766); Siblings: Mary Frost (1665 - 1670), Sarah Redford (1666 - 1695), Mehitable Frost (1670 - 1715), Lydia Frost Pierce Greenleaf (1674 - 1752), Mary Frost (1676 - 1698), Charles Frost (1678 - 1724), John Frost (1681 - 1732), Nicholas Frost (1682 - 1700), Abigail Frost (1684 - 1771), Elizabeth Frost Richardson (1684 - 1726), Mary Frost (1686 - ____), Mehetabel Frost (1688 - ____)

      Burial: Frost Cemetery 42, North Berwick, York County, Maine, USA

      Created by: Suzy
      Record added: Jun 18, 2012
      Find A Grave Memorial# 92119432
    Person ID I39478  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2018 

    Father Charles FROST,   b. 30 Jul 1631, Tiverton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1697, York County, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary BOLLES,   b. 7 Aug 1641, York County, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1704, York County, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 27 Dec 1665  Wells, York County, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6855  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah WAINWRIGHT,   b. 13 Jul 1682,   d. 6 Jun 1714  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 7 Feb 1699 
    Children 
     1. Sarah FROST,   b. 6 Nov 1699  [natural]
     2. Charles FROST,   b. 21 May 1701,   d. 10 Apr 1751  (Age 49 years)  [natural]
     3. Mary FROST,   b. 18 Sep 1702,   d. 27 Jul 1735  (Age 32 years)  [natural]
     4. Elizabeth FROST,   b. 21 Dec 1703,   d. 2 Dec 1729  (Age 25 years)  [natural]
     5. John FROST,   b. 9 Feb 1705  [natural]
     6. Simon FROST,   b. 8 Mar 1706,   d. 3 May 1766  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
     7. Abigail FROST,   b. 10 Nov 1707  [natural]
     8. Mehitable FROST,   b. 23 Dec 1709,   d. 20 Mar 1711  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
     9. Abigail FROST,   b. 15 Sep 1712  [natural]
     10. Nicholas FROST,   b. 21 May 1714,   d. 22 May 1714  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2018 11:25:31 
    Family ID F16966  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jane ELIOT,   b. 13 Feb 1685,   d. 22 May 1749  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1714  Haverhill, Essex County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jane FROST,   b. 2 Mar 1716,   d. 17 May 1717  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
     2. Eliot FROST,   b. 29 Jun 1718,   d. 8 Jan 1745  (Age 26 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2018 11:25:31 
    Family ID F16967  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart