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Sunday, July 20, 2014

1663 :: Death of Nicholas Frost


On this date in our family history . . . the 20th day of July . . . in the year 1663 . . . it is recorded that Nicholas Frost dies in Kittery, York County, Maine . . . this Nicholas is a 10th great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history blog . . . the following brief biographical sketch is from Volume One of New England Family History [a magazine devoted to the history of families of Maine and Massachusetts] . . .


Nicholas Frost, born Apr. 25, 1585, at Tiverton, England, married Bertha Cadwalla from Taviston, Devon, England, in January, 1629/30. She was born Feb. 14, 1610. They sailed for America in the ship "Wulfrana," Alwin Wellborn, master, in Apr. 1634, and arrived in June and settled at Kittery, Maine, now Eliot, being the first settlers of the latter town where Nicholas died July 20, 1663. The inventory of his estate is in "Old Eliot," Vol. 1, page 178. His wife aged 40 years, and his daughter Anna, aged 15 years, were killed by the Indians on the night of July 4, 1650. (See "Old Eliot," Vol. 1, page 176.)

2 comments:

BeNotForgot said...

NICHOLAS FROST 1585-1663
& BERTHA CADWALLA 1610-1650
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ELIZABETH "BERTHA" FROST 1640-ca 1733
&1667 WILLIAM GOWEN ca 1634-1686
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NICHOLAS GOWEN ca 1667-ca 1742
&ca 1694 ABIGAIL HODSDON ca 1664-ca 1742
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ABIGAIL GOWEN 1695-ca 1742
&1712 MILES THOMPSON 1689-ca 1768
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MIRIAM THOMPSON 1723-1810
&1745 JOHN BRACKETT 1720-1814
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MIRIAM BRACKETT 1758-1836
&1778 MORRELL HOBBS 1753-1826
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HENRY HOBBS ca 1786-1864
&ca 1805 JERUSHA LAKIN ca 1786-1850
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JERUSHA LAKIN HOBBS 1810-/1870
&1831 TIMOTHY BARKER 1809-1870/
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JERUSHA MARILLA BARKER 1841-1899
&1857 ATWOOD FRANK SMITH 1837-1907
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THOMAS WARREN ALONZO SMITH 1866-1920
&1894 EVA MAY BRACKETT 1874-1936
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ELIZABETH MARILLA SMITH 1912-1932
&1929 ROBERT E HENRY 1905-1976
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Mom of Keeper
&1950 FORREST LEE POUNDERS 1927-1996
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Keeper of this blog

Carla Olson Gade said...

Happy birthday old grandfather!

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