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Biographical Sketch of Joseph Frost

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Benjamin Frost, son of Benjamin, who settled in Jaffrey in 1783, married Annis, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (Whitney) Pierce, of Jaffrey, and settled in Dublin in 1806. He was a carpenter, millwright and brick-mason. His son, Joseph P., first settled in Dublin, but moved to Jaffrey in 1849. He is a public-spirited man, much employed in town affairs, has been selectman three years, and is now town clerk and justice of the peace. He married twice, first, Sarah E., daughter of Abel and Mary (Spaulding) Cutter, January 4, 1844, and second, Sarah, daughter of Joseph and Polly (Jewett) Osgood, of Milford. Of his four children, only one, T. Albert, now in the Sandwich Islands, is living. John, son of John, and grandson of Benjamin, married Amanda, daughter of Dea. David and Annie (Ryan) Simonds, of Peru, Vt., and has three children. He served three years in Co. G, roth N. H. Vols., during the late war, and was honorably discharged. He is now a prosperous farmer on road 12, and has been selectman three years.

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