Leonard Goodwin FROST

Leonard is my eighth cousin four times removed; we are related through Percival and Rebecca LOWELL.  He had many professions: carpenter, sawmill worker, electrician, and farmer.[1]  He was enumerated with his parents in 1850 and 1860 in Eliot, York, Maine.[2]  He was enumerated with his wife and brother George in 1870 in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts.[3]  He was enumerated with his wife and children in 1880 and 1900 in Berwick, York, Maine.[4]

Leonard Goodwin FROST was born 29 January 1848 in Eliot, York, Maine.[5]  He was the son of Joseph Dependence and Sarah M. (JELLISON) FROST.  He died 11 January 1909.[6]  He is interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Berwick, York, Maine.[7]  Leonard married Ellen Frances SHAPLEIGH 4 June 1870 in Somersworth, Strafford, New Hampshire by Rev. Clark Carter.[8]  Ellen was born 13 April 1849 in Lebanon, York, Maine.[9]  She was the daughter of Edwin and Abbie H. (CARPENTER) SHAPLEIGH.  She died 8 January 1918 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts of hypertrophy and dilatation of heart.[10]  She is interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Berwick, York, Maine.[11]

Leonard and Ellen had the following children:

  1. Ernest Albert FROST was born 23 July 1874 in Berwick, York, Maine.[12] He died 24 November 1919 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts of apoplexy and cerebral hemorrhage.[13]  He never married.
  2. Grace Lillian FROST was born 14 July 1876 in Berwick, York, Maine.[14] She died 7 September 1965 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts.  Grace married Alfred Willard DURGIN 9 June 1897 in Somersworth, Strafford, New Hampshire by Rev. G. H. SPENCER; intentions filed 29 May 1897.[15]  Alfred was born 29 January 1871.[16]  He was the son of Benjamin and Mary (COLE) DURGIN.  He died 28 November 1935 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts.  Grace and Alfred had no children.
  3. William Edwin FROST was born 15 November 1880 in Berwick, York, Maine.[17] He died in 1960.  William married Ruby CLINE.[18]  Ruby was born in 1899.  She died 28 September 1986.  She was interred at Woodlawn Cemetery in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida.[19]  William and Ruby had two children.

[1] 1870 United States census, Essex County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Haverhill, ward 6, page 12, dewlling 74, family 111, Leonard Frost; NARA microfilm publication M593,  1880 U.S. census, York County, Maine, population schedule, Berwick, Enumeration District (ED) 180, page 21, 36 (stamped), dwelling 175, family 236, Leonard G. W. Frost; FHL microfilm 1254490; NARA microfilm publication T9, 490.  1900 U.S. census, York County, Maine, population schedule, Berwick, Enumeration District (ED) 0222, page 109A, 37 (stamped), dwelling 94, family 101, Leonard Frost; FHL microfilm 1240602; NARA microfilm publication T623, 602.  John Eldridge Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family (Milford, N.H.: Cabinet Press, 1985), 89, 114; images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 22 June 2016; Leonard G. Frost #829.

[2] 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, page 11, dwelling 104, family 105, Joseph D. Frost; FHL microfilm 803450; NARA microfilm publication M653, 450.

[3] 1870 United States census, Essex County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Haverhill, ward 6, page 12, dewlling 74, family 111, Leonard Frost.

[4] 1880 U.S. census, York County, Maine, population schedule, Berwick, ED 180, page 21, 36 (stamped), dwelling 175, family 236, Leonard G. W. Frost; FHL microfilm 1254490.  1900 U.S. census, York County, Maine, population schedule, Berwick, ED 0222, page 109A, 37 (stamped), dwelling 94, family 101, Leonard Frost; FHL microfilm 1240602.

[5] Hannah Chandler Shapleigh Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant: a series of historical papers and records, first (United States: Shapleigh Family Association, 1968), 65; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 21 June 2016; Ellen Frances Shapleigh.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 21 June 2016), Leonard G. Frost; FHL microfilm 001315208.  Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family, 89, 114.  Wilbury Daniel Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922 (1922; reprint, Sanford, Maine: The Averill Press, 1922), 65, Leonard G. Frost; online images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 22 June 2016.

[6] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Leonard G. Frost; FHL microfilm 001315208.  Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family, 89, 114.  Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922, 65.  Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant, 65.

[7] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Leonard G. Frost; FHL microfilm 001315208.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 21 June 2016), Leonard G. Frost; memorial 164474634.  Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922, 65.

[8] 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 21 June 2016), Leonard Frost and Nellie F. Shapleigh; FHL microfilm 1000992.  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 21 June 2016), Leonard Frost and Nellie F. Shapleigh; FHL microfilm 1000992.  “New Hampshire, Marriage and Divorce Records, 1659-1947,” images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestr.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 June 2016), Leonard Frost and Nellie F. Shapleigh.  Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant, 65.  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 21 June 2016), Ellen Frances Shapleigh; vol. 95, page 332.  Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family, 89, 114.

[9] Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant, 65.  Massachusetts, FHL digital folder 005093407: certificate 12, page 348, Ellen Shapleigh Frost; FHL microfilm 5254085.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Leonard G. Frost; FHL microfilm 001315208.  Bartlett, “Alexander Shapleigh of Kittery, Maine, and Some of His Descendants,” Ellen Frances Shapleigh; vol. 95, page 332.  Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922, 65.

[10] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Leonard G. Frost; FHL microfilm 001315208.  Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922, 65.  Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant, 65.  Massachusetts, FHL digital folder 005093407: certificate 12, page 348.

[11] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Leonard G. Frost; FHL microfilm 001315208.  Massachusetts, FHL digital folder 005093407: certificate 12, page 348.  Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922, 65.

[12] Massachusetts, FHL digital folder 005203441: certificate 636, page 471, Ernest Albert Frost; FHL microfilm 5254085.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Leonard G. Frost; FHL microfilm 001315208.  Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant, 65.  Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family, 89, 114.  Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922, 65.  “U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918,” digital images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 22 June 2016), Ernest Albert Frost; citing World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, roll 1674358; serial 2068.

[13] Massachusetts, FHL digital folder 005203441: certificate 636, page 471.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Leonard G. Frost; FHL microfilm 001315208.  Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family, 89, 114.  Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922, 65.

[14] Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant, 65.  Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family, 89, 114.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 21 June 2016), Grace Frost; FHL microfilm 9789.  Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002340, 000009789, Grace Frost, 14 July 1876; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 21 June 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Maine State Archives, “Maine, Birth Records, 1621-1922,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 22 June 2016), Grace Frost.

[15] 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 22 June 2016), Alfred W. Durgin and Grace L. Frost; FHL microfilm 1000984.  Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant, 65.  New Hampshire Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920,” database online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 22 June 2016), Alfred W. Durgin and Grace L. Frost; FHL microfilm 1000983.  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 22 June 2016), Grace L. Frost and Alfred W. Durgin; FHL microfilm 1000984.  Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family, 89, 114.

[16] Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant, 65.

[17] Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant, 65.  Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family, 89, 114.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 21 June 2016), William E. Frost; FHL microfilm 9789.  Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002340, 000009789, William E. Frost, 15 November 1880; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 21 June 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  William Edwin Frost, 263-32-9691, April 1943, Application for Account Numbers (Form SS-5), Ancestry.com, Salt Lake City, Utah.  Maine State Archives, “Maine, Birth Records, 1621-1922,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 23 June 2016), William E. Frost.  Harry Gardner Cutler, History of Florida Past and Present: historical and biographical, first (Chicago and New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1923), page 267; images online, Google, Google (www.google.com : online 22 June 2016; William E. Frost.

[18] Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family, 89, 114.  Cutler, History of Florida Past and Present, page 267.

[19] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 23 June 2016), Ruby C. Frost; memorial 29900154.

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