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James Ross FROST

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  • Name James Ross FROST 
    Born 25 Mar 1849  Lee County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Mar 1926  Carthage, Jasper County, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Mitral regurgitation 
    Buried Park Cemetery, Carthage, Jasper County, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) James Ross FROST was named after James R. Ross, M.G. [Minister of the Gospel], who married his parents, John FROST and Lucinda PARKS, on November 3, 1844. Lee County, IA Marriage Book #1, 1838-1851, p. 17.

      (2) A household headed by James R. FROST is listed in the 1880 census of Pleasant Township, Appanoose County, IA.

      James R. is listed in the 1880 census as a farmer who was then 31 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1849. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA, and his father was born in OH. His mother's place of birth is not listed in the 1880 census.

      Listed with James R. is his wife, Bathsheba, who was then 27 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1853. According to the 1880 census, she was born in VA, her father was born in OH, and her mother was born in PA.

      Also listed with James R. is his son, Charles C., who was then 7 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1873. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA.

      Also listed with James R. is his daughter, Olive P., who was then 5 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1875. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IA.

      Also listed with James R. is his son, Freddie, who was then 1 year of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1879. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA.

      (3) A household headed by James FROST is listed in the 1885 IA state census of Pleasant Township, Appanoose County, IA, on a farm located in the S.W. ¼ of the S.E. ¼ of Section 23, Township 68, Range 18.

      James is listed in the 1885 census as a farmer who was then 35 years of age; therefore, according to the 1885 census, he was born in about 1850. According to the 1885 census, he was born in Appanoose County, IA.

      Listed with James is his wife, Ellen, who was then 21 years of age; therefore, according to the 1885 census, she was born in about 1864. According to the 1885 census, she was born in IL.

      Also listed with James is his son, Chas., who was then 11 years of age; therefore, according to the 1885 census, he was born in about 1874. According to the 1885 census, he was born in Appanoose County, IA.

      Also listed with James is his daughter, Olive, who was then 9 years of age; therefore, according to the 1885 census, she was born in about 1876. According to the 1885 census, she was born in Appanoose County, IA.

      Also listed with James is his son, Freddie, who was then 6 years of age; therefore, according to the 1885 census, he was born in about 1879. According to the 1885 census, he was born in Appanoose County, IA.

      Also listed with James is his son, James G., who was then 3 years of age; therefore, according to the 1885 census, he was born in about 1882. According to the 1885 census, he was born in Appanoose County, IA.

      Also listed with James is his son, Elmer, who was then 0 years of age; therefore, according to the 1885 census, he was born in about 1884. According to the 1885 census, he was born in Appanoose County, IA.

      (4) A household headed by J. B. FROST is listed in the 1895 IA state census of Pleasant Township, Appanoose County, IA. [His name is listed in the index to the 1895 census as F. B. FROST, but should have been listed as J. R. FROST.] The following information regarding that household is set forth in Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925 [database online], Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007:

      Name: F B Frost [sic; should be J R Frost]
      Birth Location: Lee, IA
      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: abt 1850
      Race: White

      Name: Ellen Frost
      Birth Location: Illinois
      Gender: Female
      Birth Year: abt 1862
      Race: White

      Name: C F Frost [sic; should be C E Frost]
      Birth Location: Appa[noose] CO, IA
      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: abt 1873
      Race: White

      Name: Fred Frost
      Birth Location: Missouri
      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: abt 1879
      Race: White

      Name: James Frost
      Birth Location: Appa[noose] CO, IA
      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: abt 1883
      Race: White

      Name: Clide [sic; should be Clyde] Frost
      Birth Location: Appa[noose] CO, IA
      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: abt 1885
      Race: White

      Name: Nettie Frost
      Birth Location: Appa[noose] CO, IA
      Gender: Female
      Birth Year: abt 1888
      Race: White

      Name: Frank Frost
      Birth Location: Appa[noose] CO, IA
      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: abt 1890
      Race: White

      Name: Ethel Frost
      Birth Location: Appa[noose] CO, IA
      Gender: Female
      Birth Year: abt 1892
      Race: White

      Name: Maggie Frost
      Birth Location: Appa[noose] CO, IA
      Gender: Female
      Birth Year: abt 1894
      Race: White

      (5) A household headed by James R. FROST is listed in the 1900 census of Coldwater [now Hillsdale], McKinley Township, Garfield County, OK.

      James R. is listed in the 1900 census as a farmer who was born in March 1849 and was then 51 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in OH, and the place of his mother's place of birth was unknown. According to the 1900 census, he had then been married 19 years.

      Listed with James R. is his wife, Elen, who was born in November 1861 and was then 38 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IL, and both of her parents were born in OH. According to the 1900 census, she had then been married 19 years and had given birth to 8 children, all of whom were then living.

      Also listed with James R. is his son, J. B., who was a farm laborer who was born in February 1882 and was then 18 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in IA, and his mother was born in IL.

      Also listed with James R. is his son, Clyde, who was born in November 1884 and was then 15 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in IA, and his mother was born in IL.

      Also listed with James R. is his daughter, Nettie, who was born in April 1887 and was then 13 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IA, her father was born in IA, and her mother was born in IL.

      Also listed with James R. is his son, Frank, who was born in September 1889 and was then 10 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in IA, and his mother was born in IL.

      Also listed with James R. is his daughter, Ethel, who was born in September 1891 and was then 8 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IA, her father was born in IA, and her mother was born in IL.

      Also listed with James R. is his daughter, Maggie, who was born in December 1893 and was then 6 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IA, her father was born in IA, and her mother was born in IL.

      Also listed with James R. is his daughter, Esther, who was born in August 1896 and was then 3 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IA, her father was born in IA, and her mother was born in IL.

      Also listed with James R. is his son, George D., who was born in August 1899 and was then 9 months of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in IA, and his mother was born in IL.

      (6) A household headed by James R. FROST is listed in the 1910 census of Keowee Township, Garfield County, MO.

      James R. is listed in the 1910 census as then being retired and 61 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1849. According to the 1910 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in OH, and his mother was born in IL. According to the 1910 census, he had then been married 29 years.

      Listed with James R. is his wife, Hellen L., who then 48 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1862. According to the 1910 census, she was born in IL, her father was born in OH, and her mother was born in IN. According to the 1910 census, she had then been married 29 years and had given birth to 9 children, 8 of whom were then living.

      Also listed with James R. is his daughter, Ester A., who was then 13 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1897. According to the 1910 census, she was born in IA, her father was born in IA, and her mother was born in IL.

      Also listed with James R. is his son, George D., who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1900. According to the 1910 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in IA, and his mother was born in IL.

      Also listed with James R. is his son, Don L., who was then 7 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1903. According to the 1910 census, he was born in OK, his father was born in IA, and his mother was born in IL.

      (7) A household headed by James R. FROST is listed in the 1920 census of Carthage, Jasper County, MO.

      James R. is listed in the 1920 census as then being 70 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1850. According to the 1920 census, he was born in IA, and both of his parents were born in the U.S.

      Listed with James R. is his wife, Ellen L., who then 58 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1862. According to the 1920 census, she was born in IL, her father was born in OH, and her mother was born in the U.S.

      Also listed with James R. is his son, Don L., who was a barber who was then 16 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1904. According to the 1920 census, he was born in OK, his father was born in IA, and his mother was born in IL.

      (8) Obituary from unknown newspaper [probably a Carthage, MO newspaper], date unknown [probably March 15, 1926]:

      DEATH OF J. R. FROST COMES AT HOME ON MAPLE ST., AT AGE OF 77 YEARS

      RETIRED FARMER MOVED HERE NINE YEARS AGO FROM ENID OK - WIFE AND 10 CHILDREN SURVIVE

      James R. Frost, 77 years old, died at his home, 1155 S. Maple St. at 1:30 o'clock this morning following an extended illness. He had been bedfast eight weeks and in failing health for one year.

      Mr. Frost was a retired farmer. He moved to Carthage nine years ago from Enid, OK. He was born in Lee County, Iowa, March 25, 1849. Mr. Frost has been an active member of the Christian Church of this city, having served as an elder for some time.

      Surviving Mr. Frost are his wife, Ellen L. Frost, and the following children, Mrs. W. T. Millsted, Beaconsfield, IA; Fred Frost, Anselmo, NE; James Frost, Bison, OK; Clyde Frost, Joplin, MO; Frank Frost, Carthage, MO; Mrs. Ethel Jones, Hillsdale, OK; Mrs. J. E. Downey, Carthage, MO; Mrs. R. E. Hooker, Carthage, MO; Dewey Frost, Brooklyn, NY; and Donald Frost, who is a student at William Jewell college at Liberty, MO.

      Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

      (9) Funeral notice from unknown newspaper [probably a Carthage, MO newspaper], date unknown:

      FROST FUNERAL HELD TODAY

      SERVICES AT CHRISTIAN CHURCH CONDUCTED BY DRS. EDWARD & HARBOUR

      Funeral services for J. R. Frost were held at the First Christian Church at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon. The Rev. Dr. Ben M. Edwards, pastor, had charge and was assisted by the Rev. Dr. George F. Harbour, pastor of the Main Street Presbyterian church. Mr. Frost before his death had made a special request that Dr. Harbour assist in the services. The funeral was largely attended.

      Mrs. Roy Shelton and Mrs. Victor Geisert sang the funeral hyms while Mrs. Cora May Jeffords played the accompaniments. Pallbearers were B. F. Hackney, Eugene Frakes, Elmer Trowbridge, W. A. Gadberry, Frank Selsor and J. C. Wyatt.

      Burial was in Park cemetery, Carthage, MO.

      (10) Missouri Death Certificates, 1910 - 1957 <http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/>:

      Certificate of Death, Missouri State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, File No. 8717, Registration District No. 408, Primary Registration District No. 3020:

      Place of Death: Carthage, Jasper County.
      Full Name: James Ross Frost
      Length of Residence: 9 years
      Personal and Statistical Particulars
      Sex: Male
      Color or Race: White
      Single, Married, Widowed or Divorced: Married
      Husband of: Mrs. Ellen L. Frost
      Date of Birth: March 25, 1849
      Age: 76 years, 11 months, 21 days
      Occupation of Deceased: Ret. Farmer
      Birthplace: Iowa, Lee Co.
      Name of Father: John Frost
      Birthplace of Father: Unknown
      Maiden Name of Mother: Lucinda Parks
      Birthplace of Mother: Unknown
      Informant: Frank Frost, Carthage, Mo.
      Filed: Mar. 16, 1926, L. B. Clinton, Registrar

      Medical Certificate of Death
      Date of Death: Mar. 15, 1926

      Physician???s Certificate: I hereby certify that I attended deceased from Feb. 18, 1925 to Mch. 15, 1926, that I last saw him alive on Mch. 14, 1926, and that death occurred, on the date stated above at 1:30 a.m. The cause of death was as follows: Mitral lesion with regurgitation. (Signed) R. W. Webster, M.D., Mch. 16, 1926, Carthage, Mo.

      Place of Burial: Park Cemetery
      Date of Burial: 3-17 1926
      Undertaker: Ulmer-Drake
      Address: Carthage

      [Note by compiler: Mitral regurgitation is the abnormal leaking of blood through the mitral valve.]
    Person ID I69  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2017 

    Father John FROST,   b. 28 Jul 1821, Hamilton County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1891, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lucinda PARKS,   b. Sep 1826, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 8 Jun 1900  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 3 Nov 1844  Lee County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • (1) Lee County, IA Marriage Book #1, 1838-1851, p. 17:

      John Frost to Miss Lucinda Parks, 3 Nov. 1844 by James R. Ross, M.G. [Minister of the Gospel]

      (2) Early American Marriages: Iowa to 1850, Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx:

      Frost, John married Parks, Lucinda on 03 Nov 1844 in Lee County, Iowa
    Family ID F744  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ellen Luvina VROMAN,   b. 10 Nov 1861, Lee County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1950, Carthage, Jasper County, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 26 May 1881  Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 

    • (1) Early Marriages in Appanoose County, Iowa, 1847-1900, Volume 1, p. 46:

      Frost, James R. 32 to Ellen L. Vroman 19, May 26, 1881, Bk 7 Pg 594. [The compiler believes that the age of James R. Frost shown in this record is incorrect.]

      (2) Marriage Record, Appanoose County, Iowa:

      Mr. James R. Frost age 30 to Miss Ellen L. Vroman age 19

      In the Circuit Court of Appanoose County, Iowa, in Vacation, May 26th 1881.

      ISSUE OF LICENSE

      Application being made this day by John Frost for LICENSE for the Marriage of Mr. James R. Frost aged 30 years, and Miss Ellen L. Vroman aged 19 years, and it appearing by the above written consent [sic, there is no such consent] and the statements of John Frost, the Father of James R. Frost that the said parties are of competent age and condition to marry, LICENSE IS THEREFORE ISSUED.

      L.L. Taylor
      Clerk of the Circuit Court

      CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE

      To the Circuit Court of Appanoose County, Iowa:

      This Certifies, That on the 26th day of May 1881, at Cincinnatti [sic] in said County, according to law, and by authority, I duly Joined in Marriage Mr. James R. Frost and M. Ellen L. Vorman [sic].

      Given under my hand this 30th day of May 1881.

      Josiah Gilbert
      Justice of the Peace
    Children 
     1. Esther Ava FROST,   b. 5 Aug 1896, Cincinnati, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1977, Los Angeles County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
     2. Margaret Jane FROST,   b. 25 Dec 1893, Cincinnati, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1986, Carthage, Jasper County, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [natural]
     3. Donald Leo FROST,   b. 8 Apr 1903, OK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1937, Camden, Camden County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)  [natural]
     4. George Dewey FROST,   b. 30 Aug 1899, Cincinnati, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1986, Hemet, Riverside County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
     5. Ethel Estelle FROST,   b. 13 Sep 1891, Cincinnati, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1976  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
     6. Clyde Elmer FROST,   b. 19 Nov 1884, Cincinnati, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1967, Los Angeles County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     7. James Blaine FROST,   b. 24 Feb 1882, Cincinnati, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1943, Enid, Garfield County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
     8. Frank Albert FROST,   b. 20 Sep 1889, Cincinnati, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1974, Joplin, Jasper County, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
     9. Nettie May FROST,   b. 10 Apr 1887, Cincinnati, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1904, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2017 15:39:31 
    Family ID F740  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Bethsheba BARKES,   b. Abt 12 May 1853, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1881, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Married 30 Nov 1871  Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • (1) Early Marriages in Appanoose County, Iowa, 1847-1900, Volume 1, p. 45:

      Frost, James R. 32 to Bathsheba Barker 18, Nov. 30, 1871, Bk 5 Pg 342. [The compiler believes that the age of James R. Frost shown in this record is incorrect.]

      (2) Marriage record, Appanoose County, IA:

      Mr. James R. Frost age 22 to Miss Bethsheba Barkes age 18

      In the Circuit Court of Appanoose County, Iowa, in Vacation, November 28th 1871.

      ISSUE OF LICENSE

      Application being made this day by Jas. R. Frost for LICENSE for the Marriage of Mr. Himself aged 22 years, and Miss Bethsheba Barkus aged 18 years, and it appearing by the personal knowledge of the Clerk and sworn evidence of the applicant that the said parties are of competent age and condition to marry, License is therefore Issued.

      W.T. Johnson
      Clerk of the Circuit Court

      CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE

      To the Circuit Court of Appanoose County, Iowa:

      This Certifies, That on the 10th day of November 1871, at the Court House in said County, according to law, and by authority, I duly Joined in Marriage Mr. James R. Frost and Miss Bethsheba Barcus.

      Given under my hand this 30th day of November 1871.

      Caleb Wentworth
      Justice of the Peace
    Children 
     1. Fred Harlan FROST,   b. 8 Aug 1878, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1971, Anselmo, Custer County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [natural]
     2. Olive Pearl FROST,   b. 6 May 1875, Cincinnati, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1937, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
     3. Charles C. FROST,   b. 9 Mar 1873, Cincinnati, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1903  (Age 30 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2017 15:39:31 
    Family ID F1354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Iowa Marriages to 1850[database online], Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 1997: Frost, John married Parks, Lucinda on 03 Nov 1844 in Lee County, Iowa.

    2. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (2) Iowa Marriages,1809-1992: Groom's Name: James R. Frost Groom's Birth Date: Groom's Birthplace: Groom's Age: Bride's Name: Ellen L. Vroman Bride's Birth Date: Bride's Birthplace: Bride's Age: Marriage Date: 26 May 1881 Marriage Place: Appanoose, Iowa Groom's Father's Name: Groom's Mother's Name: Bride's Father's Name: Bride's Mother's Name: Groom's Race: Groom's Marital Status: Groom's Previous Wife's Name: Bride's Race: Bride's Marital Status: Bride's Previous Husband's Name: Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02550-9 System Origin: Iowa-EASy Source Film Number: 1007084 Reference Number:.

    3. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (2) Iowa Marriages,1809-1992: Groom's Name: James R. Frost Groom's Birth Date: 1849 Groom's Birthplace: Groom's Age: 22 Bride's Name: Bethsheba Barkes Bride's Birth Date: 1853 Bride's Birthplace: Bride's Age: 18 Marriage Date: 30 Nov 1871 Marriage Place: Appanoose, Iowa Groom's Father's Name: Groom's Mother's Name: Bride's Father's Name: Bride's Mother's Name: Groom's Race: Groom's Marital Status: Groom's Previous Wife's Name: Bride's Race: Bride's Marital Status: Bride's Previous Husband's Name: Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02550-7 System Origin: Iowa-EASy Source Film Number: 1007082 Reference Number:.