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Isabelle (Moodie) Frost (1844 - 1900)

Isabelle "Belle" Frost formerly Moodie
Born in Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdommap
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Wife of — married 18 Mar 1874 in Lewiston, PAmap
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Died at age 56 in Pennacook, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United Statesmap
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NOTE: "Mother of the poet Robert Frost"


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Isabelle (Moodie) Frost was born in Scotland.
Isabelle ("Belle") Moodie was born on 16 Sep 1844 in Alloa, Clackmannan, Scotland.
"Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950,"
Name: Isabella Moodie
Christening Date: 13 Oct 1844
Birth Date: 16 Sep 1844
Father's Name: John Moodie
Mother's Name: Emily Christie
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C11954-2---System Origin: Scotland-ODM
1851 Clackmannanshire, Scotland
Enumeration District: 7
Address: 8
Age: 6
Occupation: SCHOLAR
Birthplace: Clackmannanshire
Relationship to Head of Household:
Household ID: 159---Piece/Folio: 2---Affiliate Publication Number: 2
County: Clackmannanshire
Birth Year (Estimated): 1845
Piece: 465 --Digital Folder Number: 004090170
Mary Moodie F 65 Forfarshire
Gordon Moodie GRAND SON 12 Clackmannanshire
Isabella Moodie GRAND DAUGHTER 6 Clackmannanshire
Page: 38---Line Number: 10--Digital Folder Number: 004090170---Image Number: 00584
Isabelle came to America, after 1851.
She married William Prescott Frost in Lewistown, Penn.
The family later moved out to San Francisco where William worked as an Editor for the San Francisco Evening Bulletin.

When William died of TB in May 1885 he only left the family $8. When his debts were finally settled, the family moved back East to Lawrence, Massachusetts.

Burial: Bellevue Cemetery, Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Group 1, Lot 25, Grave 5, Interment# 14808
Isabelle shares the headstone with:
  1. William P. FROST 1823-1901
  2. Judith C. 1820-1893
  3. Sarah R. 1847-1847
  4. William P. Jr 1850-1885
  5. Belle Moodie his wife 1844-1900
  6. Jeanie P. Frost 1876-1929
  7. Elliott 1896-1900 Robert Frost's son
  8. Elinor 1907-1907 Robert Frost's daughter
She died on 21 Nov 1900 of cancer in Penacook, Merrimack Co., N.H.
Name: Isabelle /Moodie/[3][4]


  1. Citing this Record: "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Emily Christie in entry for Isabella Moodie, 16 Sep 1844; citing , reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,040,207.
  2. Citing this Record: "Scotland Census, 1851," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 November 2019), Isabella Moodie in household of Mary Moodie, , Clackmannanshire, Scotland; from "1851 England, Scotland & Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : 2012); citing p. 38, PRO HO 107, The National Archives UK, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 1,042,274.
  3. Source: #S-1404403643 Page: Ancestry Family Trees Quality or Certainty of Data: 0 Note:
  4. Source: #S-1404403643 Page: Ancestry Family Trees Quality or Certainty of Data: 0 Note: Data: Text:
  1. Find A Grave: Memorial #105476071
  • WikiTree profile Moodie-32 created through the import of Skolyak-Homer Family Tree(3).ged on Mar 4, 2012 by Michelle Skolyak. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Michelle and others.
  • Source: S-1404403643 Repository: #R-1573912236 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created.
  • Repository: R-1573912236 Name: Address: Note:

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posted by John Andrewartha
Moodie-32 and Moodie-1 appear to represent the same person because: same vitals
posted by Jillaine Smith

Rejected matches › Isabelle Graham Moody (abt.1846-)

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