William Frost
Privacy Level: Open (White)

William Frost (1791 - 1853)

William Frost
Born [location unknown]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1813 in Lewis, West Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Ravenswood, Jackson, Virginia, United Statesmap
Profile manager: L Parlett private message [send private message]
Profile last modified | Created 29 May 2015 | Last significant change: 25 Mar 2021
09:59: Jeanne Howell edited the Biography for William Frost (1791-1853). [Thank Jeanne for this]
This page has been accessed 85 times.



William FROST was born on 6 December 1791[1] and died of Paralysis on 30 April 1853 in Ravenswood, Jackson County, Virginia.[2]


He married Rachel Rebecca WETZEL on


Rachel Rebecca WETZEL


  1. Sarah Ann FROST (Born: 13 April 1816; probably died before 13 September 1820)
  2. Amos K. FROST (Born: 2 September 1817; Died: 22 May 1887 in Colorado Springs, El Pasco County, Colorado)
  3. Daniel Edward FROST (Born: 23 February 1819; Died: 19 July 1864 in Clarke County, Virginia)
  4. Sarah FROST (Born: 13 September 1820; Died: 28 July 1888)
  5. William P. FROST (Born: 2 February 1822)
  6. Martha Elizabeth FROST (Born: 9 January 1824; Died: 9 January 1879); Married: James M. WORDEN / WARDEN
  7. Annie FROST (Born: 14 December 1825)
  8. Catherine FROST (Born: 23 February 1828)
  9. Griffin FROST (Born: 14 March 1834; Died: 4 April 1909 in Benton County, Arkansas)
  10. Rachel Rebecca FROST (Born: 4 June 1838; Died: 16 September 1910 in Cook County, Illinois[3])
  11. John L. FROST (Born: 19 January 1841; Died: November 1883 in Adams County, Illinois)

Research Progress


1820 Estimated Household included:
William FROST (Estimated Age: About 29 Years)
Rachel Rebecca FROST (Estimated Age: About 23 Years)
Amos K. FROST (Estimated Age: About 3 Years)
Daniel Edward FROST (Estimated Age: About 1 Year)
Possibly Sarah FROST (Estimated Age: 0 - born in September), Note: The other Sarah Ann FROST was probably deceased before the second Sarah was born.
1820 United States Federal Census Record of Saint Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio, Household of Wm FROST[4] contained individuals listed in the following age brackets:
2 Free White Males Aged Under 10 Years
1 Free White Male Aged Between 16 and 18 Years
3 Free White Males Aged Between 16 and 26 Years
2 Free White Male Aged Between 26 and 45 Years
1 Free White Female Aged Between 16 and 26 Years
5 in Commerce
1840 United States Federal Census Record of Adams Township, Monroe County, Ohio, Household of Wm FROST[5] contained individuals listed within the following age brackets:
1 Free White Male Aged 5 to 10 Years
1 Free White Male Aged 40 to 50 Years
1 Free White Female Aged Under 5 Years
1 Free White Female Aged Between 10 and 15 Years
1 Free White Female Aged Between 40 and 50 Years
1 Individual Engaged in Manufacture
5 Total Individuals
1850 United States Federal Census Record of Ravenswood, Jackson County, Virginia, Household of Wm FROST[6] contained the following individuals:
Wm FROST, Age: 60 Years, Male, Occupation: Tanner, Place of Birth: Virginia
Rebeca FROST, Age: 53 Years, Female, Place of Birth: Virginia
Rebeca FROST, Age: 12 Years, Female, Place of Birth: Ohio, Attending School within the Year
Jno FROST, Age: 9 Years, Male, Place of Birth: Ohio, Attending School within the Year

This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import.[7] It's a rough draft and needs to be edited.


Date: 1860
Place: Ravenswood, West Virginia
City: Ravenswood
State: West Virginia
Country: United States of America


Date: 1820
Place: St. Clairesville, Belmont County, Ohio- Federal Population Schedule


Place: OHS2a453409

Data Changed

Data Changed:
Date: 17 MAY 2015
Time: 15:13:33

Prior to import, this record was last changed 15:13:33 17 MAY 2015.


  1. Josephine C. Frost, "The Frost genealogy : descendants of William Frost of Oyster Bay, New York, showing connections never before published with the Winthrop, Underhill, Feke, Bowne and Wickes families," (New York, New York : Frederick H. Hitchcock, c1912), p. 332 - section on unconnected families, Article: "William Frost" [images of book available on Ancestry in "North America, Family Histories, 1500 - 2000" collection or on microfilm at Family History Library (LDS) microfilm 1,033,606 item 4 (not digitized as of 23 March 2021)]. -
    William Frost Article
  2. Jackson County, West Virginia, "Death Record Search (1753, 1853 - 1862, 1864 - 1970)," William Frost, 30 April 1856 or William Frost, 1853; database with images, West Virginia Vital Research Records Project (http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx : accessed 24 March 2021); citing records sent to the West Virginia State Archives, Charleston, West Virginia from the Jackson County Courthouse, Spencer, West Virginia.
  3. "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1871-1998," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q237-FLDW : 8 March 2018), Rachel Rebecca Bosworth, 16 Sep 1910; citing Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, source reference 647, record number , Cook County Courthouse, Chicago; FHL microfilm 1,239,876.
  4. "United States Census, 1820," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHL3-SGM : accessed 24 March 2021), Wm Frost, Saint Clairsville, Belmont, Ohio, United States; citing p. 220, NARA microfilm publication M33, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 86; FHL microfilm 181,392.
  5. "United States Census, 1840," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHRN-RDL : 8 December 2020), Wm Frost, Adams Township, Monroe, Ohio, United States; citing p. 37, line 4, NARA microfilm publication M704, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 416; FHL microfilm 20173.
  6. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8D4-R8V : 23 December 2020), Wm Frost, Ravenswood, Jackson, Virginia, United States; citing p. 264 A (stamped), dwelling 1032, family 1038, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 953; FHL microfilm 444,943.
  7. Frost-4734 was created by L Parlett through the import of LParlett.ged on May 25, 2015. This comment and citation can be deleted after the biography has been edited and primary sources are included.

More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored Search

Is William your ancestor? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate or comment, or
 star icon contact private message the profile manager, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by Ancestry.com

DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with William by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage (beta) of DNA with William:

Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Sponsored by Ancestry ®

Family History Search.


Enter a grandparent's name. Just one grandparent can lead you to many discoveries.


Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.

F  >  Frost  >  William Frost