Harriett Vanderhorst Frost (Horry) (1808 - 1890)

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Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Death: Died in Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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About Harriett Vanderhorst Frost (Horry)

Harriet Vanderhorst Horry was born on March 27, 1808 in Newport, Rhode Island. She was baptized in Aug 1808 in Trinity Church, Newport, RI. .

Harriet married Judge Edward Frost in 1826. Judge Frost was born on April 27, 1801 in Charleston, South Carolina. He died July 21, 1868 at home, 128 Tradd St, Charleston, SC. He was buried in Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, SC.

Edward Frost was an Associate Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court. After 10 years, he resigned to devote his time to farming his wife's recently inherited Fairfield Plantation in St. Andrew's Parish. Later, he became President of the Blue Ridge Railroad, which was never finished due to the Civil War.

Once source lists her date and place of death as May 23, 1900 in Newport, Rhode Island. According to her gravestone, she died May 3, 1890. It is most likely that she died in Charleston.

Children of Judge Edward Frost and wife Harriet Vanderhorst Horry:

  • Thomas Frost (1829 - 1899), married Alice Williams
  • Elizabeth Frost Parker (1839 - 1927), married Francis Le Jau Parker
  • Henry William Frost (1841 - 1926), married Susan Francis Hampton Preston. At the outbreak of the War between the States he at once entered the service of his state, and later of the Confederate States, and served as a lieutenant in the First regiment of the South Carolina artillery throughout the war.
  • Anne Branford Frost Lowndes (1845 - 1935), married Thomas Pinckney Lowndes
  • Edwin Parker Frost (1846 - 1927), married (1) Mary Coachman McKay and (2) Alice Weston Rutledge
  • William Branford Frost (1848 - 1917), married Emma Middleton Huger.

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Harriett Frost's Timeline

March 27, 1808
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
August, 1808
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Age 17
November 27, 1827
Age 19
Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
June 1, 1831
Age 23
July 23, 1848
Age 40
South Carolina
May 3, 1890
Age 82
Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
May, 1890
Age 82
Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States