Dependence FROST

Dependence is my sixth cousin, six times removed; we are related through Percival and Rebecca LOWELL.  He was enumerated with his wife and children in the 1850 and 1860 censuses taken in Eliot, York, Maine.[1]  He was listed as a laborer in both censuses.

Dependence FROST was born 31 December 1795 in Eliot or Kittery, York, Maine.[2]  He was baptized in June 1803 at the Second Parish Church in Kittery, York, Maine.[3]  Dependence was the son of Major Joseph and Mary (SHAPLEIGH) FROST.  He died 19 May 1863.[4]  He is interred at Frost Cemetery in Eliot, York, Maine.[5]  Dependence married Jemima Libby GOODWIN 9 February 1818 or 19 February 1822 in Eliot, York, Maine.[6]  Jemima was born 3 December 1799 in Eliot, York, Maine.[7]  Jemima was the daughter of Elisha and Jemima (LIBBY) GOODWIN.  She died 24 January 1872.[8]  She is interred at Frost Cemetery in Eliot, York, Maine.[9]

Dependence and Jemima had the following children:

  1. Elisha Whidden FROST was born 19 June 1824 in Eliot, York, Maine.[10]  It is believed that he was lost at sea in 1847.[11]
  2. Sarah Maria FROST was born 18 December 1826 in Eliot, York, Maine.[12] Sarah died 26 April 1905 on 4 Judson Street in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts of a cerebral hemorrhage.[13]  She is interred in Saco, York, Maine, at an unknown cemetery.[14]  Sarah married William Currier MERRILL 21 June 1847 by Rev. Leonard Withington in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts with intentions filed 5 June 1847 in Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts.[15]  William was born in 1822.  He was the son of Jacob and Dorothy (SANBORN) MERRILL.  He died in 1885.  They had four children.
  3. Joseph Dependence FROST was born 11 January 1828 in Eliot, York, Maine.[16] He died 17 April 1905 of apoplexy in Eliot, York, Maine.[17]  Joseph married Sarah M. JELLISON 31 July 1847 in Eliot, York, Maine.[18]  Sarah was born 14 September 1827 in Portland, Cumberland, Maine.[19]  She was the daughter of Alexander and Hannah (LIBBY) JELLISON.  She died 19 January 1897 of intestinal blockage in Eliot, York, Maine.[20]  They had ten children.
  4. Mary Jane FROST was born 29 March 1830 in Eliot York, Maine.[21] She died 3 July 1911 of angina pectoris in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire.[22]  She is interred at Harmony Grove Cemetery in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire.[23]  Mary married Oliver Wormwood HAM 10 August 1848 in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire.[24]  Oliver was born January 1826 in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire.[25]  He is the son of Oliver W. and Mary (GREEN) HAM.  He died 10 October 1865 of consumption in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire.[26]  He is interred at Harmony Grove Cemetery in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire.[27]
  5. Avoline or Evelyn FROST was born 13 April 1834 in Eliot, York, Maine.[28] Avoline married Edward H. DELANO 16 June 1858.[29]
  6. Dorcas Treadwell FROST was born 2 February 1838 in Eliot, York, Maine.[30] She died 18 April 1909.  She is interred at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in North Berwick, York, Maine.[31]  Dorcas married Charles A. R. WILEY 26 December 1855 in Eliot, York, Maine.[32]  Charles was born in 1834.  They had at least one child.
  7. Elizabeth (Lizzie) FROST was born 18 April 1844 in Eliot, York, Maine.[33] She died in 1877.  She is interred at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Saco, York, Maine.[34]  Elizabeth married Benjamin Franklin RIDLON 12 January 1874 in New Hampshire.[35]  Benjamin was born in 1849 and died in 1919.  They had one child.

[1] 1850 U.S. census, York County, Maine, population schedule, Eliot, 256 (stamped), dwelling 338, family 371, Dependence Frost; NARA microfilm publication M432, 274.  1860 U.S. census, York County, Maine, population schedule, Eliot, 12, dwelling 109, family 110, Dependence Frost; FHL microfilm 803450; NARA microfilm publication M653, 450.

[2] Ralph Sylvester Bartlett, “Alexander Shapleigh of Kittery, Maine, and Some of His Descendants,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 95 (1941), online archives, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 26 April 2016), Dependence Frost; v. 95, p. 269.  Norman Seaver Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families: I. Edmund Frost, Cambridge, Mass., 1635; II. Nicholas Frost, Kittery, Maine, 1634; III. George Frost, Winter Harbor, Maine, before 1635; IV. Nicholas Frost, the Apprentice York County, Maine, 1662; The Frostburg Line, Frostburg, Maryland (West Newton, Massachusetts: Frost Family Association of America, 1926), 271-272; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 27 April 2016; Dependence Frost #133224.  The Essex Institute: Historical Collections, vol. XXXIX (39) (Salem, Mass.: The Salem Press Co., 1903), 83; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 27 April 2016; The Pepperrells in America; by Cecil Hampden Cutts Howard; Dependence Frost #515.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Dependence Frost; FHL microfilm 10851.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Dependance Frost; birth 31 December 1795; FHL microfilm 11322.

[3] Dr. John Eldridge Frost, “Kittery, Maine, Second Parish Baptisms 1721-1831,” The Maine Genealogist, 26 (2004), online image, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.com : online 26 April 2016), Dependence son of Joseph Frost; v. 26, p. 184.

[4] Bartlett, “Alexander Shapleigh of Kittery, Maine, and Some of His Descendants,” Dependence Frost; v. 95, p. 269.

[5] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Dependance Frost; FHL microfilm 001315207.

[6] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Dependence Frost and Jemima LIttlefield Goodwin; marriage 9 February 1818; FHL microfilm 10851.  Everett Schermerhorn Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families (Lewiston, Maine: Press of Lewiston Journal Company, 1903), 423; image online, Google, Google (books.google.com : online 27 April 2016; Dependence Frost #25.  Charles T. Libby, prepared and published, The Libby Family in America: 1602-1881 (Portland, Maine: B. Thurston and Co., 1882), 27; images on line, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016; Jemima Libby #10-4-6-2-2.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.  Bartlett, “Alexander Shapleigh of Kittery, Maine, and Some of His Descendants,” Dependence Frost; v. 95, p. 269.  J. L. M. Willis, editor, Old Eliot: A Quarterly Magazine of the History and Biography of The Upper Parish of Kittery, Now Eliot, vol. v (5) (Eliot, Maine: self, 1902), 117; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 27 April 2016; Nathan Libbey; Jemima L. m. Dependence Frost.  The Essex Institute: Historical Collections, vol. XXXIX (39) (Salem, Mass.: The Salem Press Co., 1903), 83; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 27 April 2016; The Pepperrells in America; by Cecil Hampden Cutts Howard; Dependence Frost #515.

[7] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 423.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Jemima L. Frost; FHL microfilm 10851.  Libby, The Libby Family in America, 27.  John Eldrige Frost, “Capt. Elisha Goodwin’s Record Book,” New England Hirstorical and Genealogical Register, 97 (1942), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 27 April 2016), Jemima L. Goodwin born December 3rd 1799; vol. 97, p. 141.

[8] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Dependance Frost; FHL microfilm 001315207.  Libby, The Libby Family in America, 27.

[9] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Dependance Frost; FHL microfilm 001315207

[10] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 423.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Elisha Whidden Frost; FHL microfilm 10851.

[11] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 423.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.

[12] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 423.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Sarah Mariah Whidden Frost; FHL microfilm 10851.  Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 004703837, Sarah M. Merrill, 26 April 1905; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 27 April 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Beverly: certificate 208, Sarah M. Merrill; FHL microfilm 2070051; FHL microfilm 4282859.

[13] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 004703837, Sarah M. Merrill, 26 April 1905; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 27 April 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Beverly: certificate 208, Sarah M. Merrill; FHL microfilm 2070051; FHL microfilm 4282859.  New England Historic and Genealogical Society, “Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915,” online database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Sarah M. Frost; death 26 April 1905; certificate 208.

[14] Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Beverly: certificate 208.

[15] “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Sarah M. Frost and William C. Merrill; intentions 5 June 1847; Newburyport Marriages; Newburyport, vital transcripts.  The Essex Institute, “Essex County, Massachusetts Marriages to 1850,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Sarah M. Frost and William C. Merrill; intention 5 Jun 1847; Newburyport.  Dodd Jordan, Liahona Research, creator, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1633-1850,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Sarah M. Frost and William C. Merrill; intention 5 June 1847; FHL microfilm 0890256.  Massachusetts, United States State Archives, Boston, “Massachusett, Marriages, 1841-1915,” images online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 27 April 2016), William C. Merrill and Sarah M. Frost; marriage 21 June 1847; FHL microfilm 001428256.  Massachusetts Genealogical Society of Utah custodian, publisher, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910,” online database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 27 April 2016), William C. Merrill and Sarah M. Frost; marriage 21 June 1847; FHL microfilm 760382.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Sarah M. Frost and William C. Merrill; marriage 21 June 1847; Newbury, vital record transcripts.  Dodd Jordan, Liahona Research, creator, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1633-1850,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Sarah M. Frost and William C. Merrill; marriage 21 June 1847; FHL microfilm 0886202 IT 3.

[16] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 423.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.  Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 9944, Joseph D. Frost, 17 April 1905; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Joseph Dependence Frost; FHL microfilm 10851.

[17] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 9944, Joseph D. Frost, 17 April 1905; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  “Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922,” copy of old death records, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Joseph D. Frost; death 17 apr 1905; roll 20.

[18] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Joseph D. Frost and Sarah M. Jellison; FHL microfilm 10851.  J. L. M. Willis, editor, Old Eliot: A Quarterly Magazine of the History and Biography of The Upper Parish of Kittery now Eliot, vol. IX (9) (Eliot, Maine: Augustine Caldwell, Printer, 1909), 79; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 27 April 2016; Joseph D. Frost and Sarah M. Jellison; marriage 21 July 1847.

[19] “Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922,” copy of old death records, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Sarah M. Frost; death 19 January 1897; roll 20.

[20] “Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922,” Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, Sarah M. Frost; death 19 January 1897; roll 20.

[21] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 423.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Mary Jane Frost; FHL microfilm 10851.  New Hampshire New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records, Concord, New Hampshire, “New Hampshire, Death and Disinterment Records, 1754-1947,” images online, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Mary J. Ham; death 3 July 1911.

[22] New Hampshire, United States New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records, Concord, New Hampshire, “New Hampshire, Death and Burial Records, 1645-1949,” online database, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Mary J. Ham; death 3 July 1911; FHL microfilm 2080190.  New Hampshire, “New Hampshire, Death and Disinterment Records, 1754-1947,” images online, Ancestry.com, Mary J. Ham; death 3 July 1911.  New Hampshire, United States New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records, Concord, New Hampshire, “New Hampshire, Death and Burial Records, 1645-1949,” online database, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Mary J. Ham; death 3 July 1911; FHL microfilm 986098.

[23] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 27 April 2016), Mary Jane Frost Ham; memorial 156495146.

[24] New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, “New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 27 April 2016), Oliver W. Ham and Mary Jane Frost; marriage 10 August 1848; FHL microfilm 1001265.  New Hampshire Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920,” database online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 27 April 2016), Oliver W. Ham and Mary Jane Frost; marriage 10 August 1848; FHL microfilm 1001265.  New Hampshire New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, “New Hampshire, Marriage Records Index, 1637-1947,” online database, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Mary Jane Frost and Oliver W. Ham; FHL microfilm 1001265.

[25] New Hampshire New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records, Concord, New Hampshire, “New Hampshire, Death and Disinterment Records, 1754-1947,” images online, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Olive W. Ham; death 10 October 1865;.

[26] New Hampshire, “New Hampshire, Death and Disinterment Records, 1754-1947,” images online, Ancestry.com, Olive W. Ham; death 10 October 1865;.

[27] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 27 April 2016), Oliver W. Ham; memorial 156495125.

[28] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 423.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Avoline S. Frost; FHL microfilm 10851.

[29] L. Vernon Briggs, History of Shipbuilding on North River, Plymouth County, Massachusetts: with genealogies of the shipbuilders, and accounts of the industries upon its tributaries, first (Boston: Corburn Brothers, Printers, 1889), 227; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 27 April 2016; Edward h. Delano.

[30] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 423.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Dorcas T. Frost; FHL microfilm 10851.

[31] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 28 April 2016), Dorcas T. Willey; memorial 97625960.

[32] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Dorcas T. Frost and Charles A. R. Willey; FHL microfilm 10851.  J. L. M. Willis, editor, Old Eliot: A Quarterly Magazine of the History and Biography of The Upper Parish of Kittery now Eliot, vol. IX (9) (Eliot, Maine: Augustine Caldwell, Printer, 1909), 213; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 28 April 2016; December 26 [1855] Charles A.r. Willey of So. Berwick and Dorcas T. Frost, of Eliot.

[33] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 423.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Elizabeth Frost; FHL microfilm 10851.

[34] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 28 April 2016), Lizzie Ridlon; memorial 147156869.

[35] New Hampshire Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920,” database online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 28 April 2016), Benjamin F. Ridlon and Lizzie Frost; FHL microfilm 1001297.

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