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.)