Six HundredYears of Family History:Information about Nicholas Frost
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Nicholas Frost (b. April 25, 1585, d. July 20, 1663)Nicholas Frost168, 169 was born April 25, 1585 in TIVERTON, DEVON, ENGLAND170, and died July 20, 1663 in KITTERY, MAINE171.He married Bertha Cadwalla on Abt. 1629 in TAVISTOCK, DEVON, ENGLAND172.
Notes for Nicholas Frost:
NICHOLAS FROST APPEARED IN AMERICA IN 1632. SEE "NICHOLAS FROST FAMILY, FOUNDER OF THE AMERICAN LINE OF FROSTS" BY JOHN E. FROST, AND THE "COMPLETE BOOK OF EMIGRANTS" 1607/1660 (PHOENIX LIBRARY 929.342 c673c) WHICH SHOWS:
NICHOLAS FROST EMIGRATED 1634 TO KITTERY, ME. FIRST FAMILIES OF AMERICA SHOW NICHOLAS, KITTERY, b. a. 1595 AT TIVERTON IN DEVON. "CAME PROBABLY BEFORE 1632 WITH WIFE AND TWO OR THREE CHILDREN OF WHICH ONE WAS CHARLES, ANOTHER CATHARINE, m. ABOUT 1655, WILLIAM LEIGHTON, AND SECOND MAJOR JOSEPH HAMMOND. NICHOLAS HAD, PROBABLY BORN HERE, JOHN: ELIZABETH WHO MARRIED WILLIAM SMITH; AND NICHOLAS, WHO WAS A MERCHANT WHO DIED AT LIMERICK IN IRELAND, AUGUST 1673, unm. HE, NICHOLAS, HAD BEEN, IN OCTOBER
1632, VERY SEVERELY SENTENCED TO FINES, WHIP, BRAND, AND BANISHM ON PENALTY OF DEATH FOR RETURN. YET SEEMS TO HAVE OBTAINED GREAT MITIGAT. SO THAT HE MAY BE TOLERA. CONFID. AS HE DID COME AGAIN WITHIN THE JURISDICT. THAT HE WAS LESS GUILTY. HE HAD GOOD EST. AND PROVID. FOR CH. IN WILL OF 1660, IN WHICH WIFE IS NOT NAMED THAT WE MAY INFER, SHE WAS THEN DEAD, BUT THIS WILL WAS SET ASIDE; AND HE DIED 20 JULY 1663"
GENEALOGICAL DICTIONARY OF MAINE & NEW HAMPSHIRE BY CHARLES THORTON LIBBY.
MAINE PROVINCE & COURT RECORDS, VOL I, pp94-95.
More About Nicholas Frost and Bertha Cadwalla:
Marriage: Abt. 1629, TAVISTOCK, DEVON, ENGLAND.172
Children of Nicholas Frost and Bertha Cadwalla are:
- +Charles Frost, Major, b. July 30, 1631, Tiverton, Devonshire, Eng173, d. July 4, 1697, BERWICH (QUAMHEGAN), MAINE174.
- Nicholas Frost II, b. May 30, 1645.
- John Frost, b. August 7, 1633.
- Anna Frost, b. April 17, 1635.
- Catherine Frost, b. December 25, 1637.
- Elizabeth Frost, b. May 10, 1640.