Surname: Frost

Biography of John E. Frost, Hon.

Hon. John E. Frost. Many of Kansas’ most eminent citizens have been connected at one time or another with the Santa Fe Railroad Company. It was in the service of the Sants Fe that Hon. John E. Frost came to Topeka, where for thirty years or more his name had been closely identified with the commercial and civic interests of Topeka and the entire state. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now Topeka had reason to be prond of men of leadership in affairs, and among them probably none, outside of public office, had enjoyed more honors and had made his influence felt for good in more ways than John E. Frost. It is said that “blood will tell.” No doubt many of the elements of strength in John E. Frost’s character are to be credited to his worthy ancestry. He was born at Rome, New York, April 22, 1849, a son of Thomas Gold and Elizabath Anna (Bancroft) Frost, both of whom representad colonial families that...

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Frost, Theodore – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Frost is Fifth victim Of Fire Evans Tragedy Also Fatal to Mrs. Shelts Brother Theodore S. Frost died Sunday, March 15, at the hospital at La Grande, the fifth victim of the fire at Evans which cost the lives of his sister, Mrs. J. W. Shelts, and her three children. He was 21 years old. Mr. Shelts, who also was painfully burned about his hands and lower arms, is recovering. It will be remembered that Frost had gone out of the house when the early morning explosion of a heating stove set fire to the frail cottage at Evans. He hurried to it and tried to enter a window to rescue his sister and the children, and fell forward into the blazing room. Shelts had to help him out, and his body was badly burned. It was thought at first he would recover but his injuries proved more extensive and serious than believed. He was taken to the La Grande hospital by the railroad company by which he had been employed. Mr. Frost is survived by five sisters and his father and one brother. They are: Mrs. F. R. Carey, North Fork, Nebr.; Mrs. E.B. Yarbrough, North Bend; Mrs. R.R. Graves, Clyde, Wash.; Mrs. Oscar Christianson, Salem; Mrs. Bonnie Frost, Snohomish, Wash.; Terrence Frost, North Bend, Ore. Enterprise Record Chieftain, Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Thursday,...

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Emmeline Todd Frost of New York NY

FROST, Emmeline Todd7, (Uel6, Oliver5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Oct. 5, 1810, died July 6, 1849, married Philander Frost, who was interested in the circus business. He was also a mail contractor in New York City. Children: I. Rockwell. II. Laura. III....

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Frost, Grace – Obituary

Funeral services for Miss Grace Frost, Baker teacher, who died at Hot Lake Monday, were held at the West chapel in Baker Wednesday afternoon. The body was shipped to Portland for cremation. Oregon Trail Weekly North Powder News Saturday, March 31,...

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Biography of Frost, D.M.

D. M. Frost, editor and proprietor of Ford County Globe, published at Dodge City, Kansas, established December 25, 1887. The paper is largely devoted to the livestock interests of the West, and the official organ of the Western Kansas Stock-Growers’ Association. Circulates largely among stockmen, and has a circulation of 700 copies per week. Mr. Frost first located in the State in 1868, at Sheridan, then the terminus of the Kansas Pacific Railway, where he held a clerkship in a general mercantile establishment, but only for a brief period, and early in the spring of 1879 he emigrated to New Mexico and entered the Morino mines near Elizabethtown, where he was engaged in mining, returning to Sheridan, Kansas, in the fall of the same year, re-engaged in mercantile pursuits. In the spring of 1870 he followed the construction of the Kansas Pacific Railroad, and finally located at Kit Carson, Col., which was left the terminus of the railroad for another year. Here he was made deputy postmaster under Major J. A. Soword, and in connection with his official duties taught a six months’ term of school, having won the enviable reputation of being the pioneer schoolmaster on the Plains, or the first to teach a public school on the Great American Desert. After the close of the school he became a partner in the mercantile house of J. A....

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Biography of Jonathan Frost

Jonathan Frost came to Springwater from Hartford, Washington Co., N.Y., in 1830 He purchased of David Luther the old tannery property near where Maurice Brown lived. He repaired the tannery and went quite extensively into the business of tanning leather and manufacturing boots and shoes, which he continued for about fifteen years, when he sold the property to Joseph C. Whitehead who continued the business for a number of years. But to return to Jonathan Frost and give a brief description of his family. He married Tamor Ballou. They had eight children, two sons and six daughters I will mention them in their order. Elvira married James C. Van Duze. They are now living at Almond village, Allegany County, N.Y. Eliza married Orson Walbridge and lived in Springwater until her death, which was on the 5th day of Dec., 1871. John J. Frost, the oldest son, married Ann Johnson, of Groveland. They are now living in the town of Ossian. Mary M. married John Jennings and lived in Springwater for many years. They are now living at Sparta. Mrs. Mary Jennings died Jan. 3rd, 1887. Rebecca first married George Barber, of Groveland, who died in 1840. After about twelve years she married Rufus Chandler, of Nunda, and they soon after left for California, she crossing the Isthmus on mule back. After remaining at Walla Walla California some three years...

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