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John Frost, Sr.

Birthdate: (50)
Birthplace: Kittery, York, Maine, United States
Death: February 25, 1732 (50)
Kittery, York, Maine, United States
Place of Burial: New Castle, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Maj. Charles Frost and Mary Frost
Husband of Mary Bray Prescott
Father of William Frost; John Frost; Sarah Hill; Joseph Frost; Charles Frost and 1 other
Brother of Charles Frost, Jr.; Mary Hill; Mehitable Pierce; Lydia Greenleaf; Abigail Moody and 1 other

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About John Frost, Sr.

Birth: Mar. 1, 1681 Kittery Point York County Maine, USA Death: Feb. 25, 1732 New Castle Rockingham County New Hampshire, USA

John Frost was born on 01 Mar 1681 in Kittery Pointe, York Co, ME, the son of Major Charles Frost of Tiverton, Devonshire, England; who was massacred on 04 Jul 1697 at Ambush Rock in Berwick, York Co, ME by the Indians, and Mary Bolles of Wells, York Co, ME.

John was with his father when the latter was killed by the Indians in 1697.

He became a merchant in New Castle, Rockingham Co, NH and had a large business there with the West Indies. He also owned the ferry running between Portsmouth and New Castle.

He was married to Miss Mary Bray Pepperrell by Joseph Hammond, Esq on 04 Sep 1702 at New Castle, Rockingham Co, NH, the daughter of Colonel William Pepperrell of Tavistock, Devonshire, England and Margery Bray of Plymouth, Devon, England. Who resided in Kittery Pointe, York Co, ME. She was also the sister of Sir William Pepperrell of Kittery Pointe, York Co, ME.

In 1709 he was appointed Commander of the British man-of-war "Edward." July 4, 1717, while in command of the ship "Binetta Pinck" he was captured by the pirate ship "Le Grand," on a voyage from Barbados to Boston.

In 1724, he was commissioned Justice of the Superior Court to succeed Thomas Packer and remained Justice until his death. He was a member of the Provincial Council of the Governor of New Hampshire.

John and Mary had seventeen children: Margery who died in infancy; William who married Elizabeth Prescott; John Frost, II who married Sarah Gerrish; Charles who married 1) Sarah Jackson and 2) Joanna Jackson; Mary the 1st who died young; Sarah who became the wife of 1) John Blunt and 2) John Hill; Mary the 2nd who died in infancy; Andrew Pepperrell who never married; Joseph who married Margaret Colton; Abigail who never married; George who married 1) Mary Richards and 2) Margaret Weeks; Samuel who died in infancy; Miriam who married 1) Eliot Frost and 2) Alexander Raitt; twins Benjamin and Jane, Benjamin died in infancy and Jane married Mr Andrew Watkins; Mary the 3rd who died at two years of age; and Dorothy who became the wife of Benjamin Clifford.

The Honorable John Frost died on 25 Feb 1732 in New Castle, Rockingham Co, NH.

After John's death Mary married Rev Benjamin Colman on 12 Aug 1745 in Boston, Suffolk Co, MA and after his death on 29 Aug 1747, she married the Rev Benjamin Prescott on 06 Oct 1748 in Boston, Suffolk Co, MA.

Family links:

 Mary Bolles Frost (1641 - 1704)

 John Frost (1709 - 1768)*
 Charles Frost (1710 - 1756)*

 Mary Frost (1665 - 1670)*
 Sarah Redford (1666 - 1695)*
 Mehitable Frost (1670 - 1715)*
 Lydia Frost Pierce Greenleaf (1674 - 1752)*
 Mary Frost (1676 - 1698)*
 Charles Frost (1678 - 1724)*
 John Frost (1681 - 1732)
 Nicholas Frost (1682 - 1700)*
 Abigail Frost (1684 - 1771)*
 Elizabeth Frost Richardson (1684 - 1726)*
 Mary Frost (1686 - ____)*
 Mehetabel Frost (1688 - ____)*
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Note: Thank you to Erin McGuire for creating the original memorial and for her assistance in completing this remembrance of those who were here before us.

Burial: Old Burial Ground New Castle Rockingham County New Hampshire, USA

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Maintained by: John A. Aiello Originally Created by: Eric McGuire Record added: Aug 29, 2008 Find A Grave Memorial# 29401063

Birth: Mar. 1, 1681 Death: Feb. 25, 1733

Family links:

 Charles Frost (1631 - 1697)
 Mary Bolles Frost (1641 - 1704)

Burial: Frost Cemetery 42 North Berwick York County Maine, USA

Created by: Suzy Record added: Jun 18, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 92119466

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John Frost, Sr.'s Timeline

March 1, 1681
Kittery, York, Maine, United States
August 20, 1705
Age 24
New Castle, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States
May 12, 1709
Age 28
New Castle, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
August 27, 1710
Age 29
New Castle, Rockingham, NH, USA
July 1, 1713
Age 32
New Castle, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
September 29, 1717
Age 36
New Castle,Rockingham,New Hampshire,USA
July 2, 1726
Age 45
Kittery, York County, ME, United States
February 25, 1732
Age 50
Kittery, York, Maine, United States
New Castle, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States