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From: "Don Cotter" <>
Subject: FROST's Vermont-Canada
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2006 18:01:06 -0500


Looking for more information on the family of Bela Fenn Frost. Parents, sibling etc.

Any help appreciated, Beth



Descendants of Bela Fenn Frost



Generation No. 1


1. BELA FENN1 FROST was born 1765 in Vermont, U.S.A., and died August 1, 1838 in L'Orignal, Longueil, Ontario, CANADA. He married CYNTHIA Abt. 1795. She was born in Connecticut, U.S.A..

Notes for BELA FENN FROST:

In the burial records of Cassburn Cemetery he is listed as FROST, Bela Penn.

Delaware County, NY Genealogy and History Site http://www.dcnyhistory.org/books/mundel.html

The History of Delaware County

W.W. MUNSELL 1797-1880


BAPTIST CHURCH

This church was organized August 23d, 1842, with 57 members-25 males and 32 females-as follows: Gad Pease, Charles A. Foote, Orrin Fish, Daniel Fish, Ebenezer Mitchell, Ira Park, A. L. Howell, Nathan Merwin, Alvin Merwin, Philo Merwin, W. B. Ray, Milo R. Wilcox, Samuel Bailey, Chester Case, Francis Yeoman, Joseph Sleigh, William Newcomb, Vernon Frisbee, Enos Fisher, Miles N. Mitchell, Samuel Hanford, Edward Taylor, Bela Frost, J.C. Bisbee and John Merwin; Thirza Merwin, Priscilla Bisbee, Lucy M. Bisbee, Jul
ia Pease, Peggy Fish, Betsey Fish, jane Ballard, Elizabeth Mitchell, Polly Blanchard, Julia Wilcox, Lucy M. Hubbell, Julia Hurd, Rebecca Bailey, Frances Wilcox, Ruby Mitchell,Mary Perkins, Margaret Yeomans, Jane Yeomans, Juliette Mitchell, Esther Perkins, Eliza Slocum, Sally A. Howland, Margaret Ladd, Hannah Fisher, Julia A. Yeomans, Finanda Frost, Parmelia Churchill, Eunice Blanchard, Ann Hanford, Augusta Hanford, Freelove Frisbee and Emily Bates.


Children of BELA FROST and CYNTHIA are:

i. NANCY2 FROST, b. Abt. 1796, Vermont, U.S.A.; m. JOHN CHURCH.

2. ii. LOWLY FROST, b. June 1, 1797, Vermont, U.S.A.; d. March 19, 1885, L'Orignal, Longueil, Ontario, CANADA.

3. iii. MARIA FROST, b. July 29, 1799, Vermont, U.S.A.; d. November 10, 1879, Hull, Quebec, CANADA.

4. iv. SOPHIA FROST, b. 1801; d. 1871.

5. v. POLLY FROST, b. 1802, CANADA; d. Bet. 1870 - 1880, New York, St. Lawrence, U.S.A..



Generation No. 2


2. LOWLY2 FROST (BELA FENN1) was born June 1, 1797 in Vermont, U.S.A., and died March 19, 1885 in L'Orignal, Longueil, Ontario, CANADA. She married ROBERT BROCK 1822 in Vermont, U.S.A., son of ROBERT BROCK and ELIZABETH STUART. He was born December 17, 1777 in Ryegate, Caledonia, Vermont, U.S.A., and died 1869 in L'Orignal, Longueil, Ontario, CANADA.

Notes for LOWLY FROST:

Federal Census of 1871 (Ontario Index)

Search terms : " : 3=1 AND 2 : 2="075".DSNB. : 1=BROCK.SUR. : " References: 1 - 2 of 2 Name Age Birthplace District Sub-district

1 BROCK , SARAH 60 IRELAND PRESCOTT Hawkesbury West

2 BROCK , LOLA 73 VERMONT PRESCOTT Longueuil


Children of LOWLY FROST and ROBERT BROCK are:

i. HANNAH3 BROCK, b. January 5, 1824; d. March 12, 1879, CANADA; m. PETER O'BRIAN, May 27, 1847; b. February 1820, L'Orignal, Longueil, Ontario, CANADA; d. January 1911, L'Orignal, Longueil, Ontario, CANADA.

Notes for PETER O'BRIAN:

LONGUEUIL TOWNSHIP

The O'Brian wharf: An 1863 deed reveals that Peter O'Brian acquired lot 3 from Helen Coffin. Thomas (1896) and Antoine Mandeville (1936) describe him as a barrister who later became a judge. The rectangular L- shaped O'Brian wharf is shown on a map found in Belden's Historical Atlas of the Counties Stormont Dundas Glengarry, Prescott-Russell. The O'Brian wharf is also shown on a wall map of 1881 at the L'Orignal Land Registry Office. Peter Obrian's son Colin who was a lawyer and eventually a judge in l'Orig
inal, was a business partner of John Cameron the owner of the Hawkesbury Millen Co. in the 1880s according to Thomas(1896). The wharf was in use until 1900. The O'Brian family kept the lot until the 1930s.

ii. MARY BROCK, b. 1827, Ontario, CANADA; d. February 15, 1904; m. PATRICK LEE; d. Bef. 1881.

iii. ROBERT S. BROCK, b. 1829.

3. MARIA2 FROST (BELA FENN1) was born July 29, 1799 in Vermont, U.S.A., and died November 10, 1879 in Hull, Quebec, CANADA1,2. She married CHARLES WATERS June 21, 1819 in Longueil, Ottawa, CANADA3,4, son of ABEL WATERS and SARAH TOMLINSON. He was born May 29, 1787 in Vermont, U.S.A., and died September 9, 1865 in Victoria Mills, Quebec, CANADA.

Notes for CHARLES WATERS:

October 1827 Charles Waters (1st) held a Lieutenant's Commission in Company Number 4, 1st Prescott Regiment of Militia. His name also appears in 1832. Although he did not take part, his commission was stripped from him after the Rebellion. Andrew McMurtry

Charles Waters was a member of Parliament for Prescott and Russel during the Rebellion of Upper Canada 1837-1838. He was a very religious Baptist. His birth date is also listed as June 1, 1787, possibly due to the calender change?

There are letters from Charles to Robert Baldwin, leader of the Moderate Reformers and co- Prime Minister L. H. LaFontaine, it is believed that he was also friends with Louis Joseph Papineau, leader of the Lower Canada Rebellion. Before Papineau fled to the U.S., he went to Charles in VanKleek Hill where he hid for a few days until he could get organized. Charles served on the Seventh Committee on Grievance chaired by McKenzie.

Charles Waters became a member of the Upper Canada Legislative Assembly in 1834 and was on of three members on a committee that wrote the Seventh Committee Report on Grievances, which led to the Rebellion of Upper Canada in 1837. He was a moderate Reformer and did not take part in the revolt. Information from Andrew McMurtry


Children of MARIA FROST and CHARLES WATERS are:

i. HENRIETTE MARIA3 WATERS, d. May 18, 1873; m. AIKEN.

ii. IDA WATERS, m. JOHN CUMMINGS.

iii. ABEL WATERS, b. April 24, 1824, L'Original, Quebec, CANADA; d. August 18, 1888, La Petite Nation, Quebec, CANADA; m. ADA ANGELINA COOKE, 18515; b. November 23, 1833, La Petite Nation, Quebec, CANADA; d. January 18, 1910, Plaisance, Quebec, CANADA.

iv. CHARLES TOMLINSON WATERS6, b. June 24, 1827, New Longueil, Ontario, CANADA; d. May 18, 1877, Cumberland, Ontario, CANADA7,8; m. PAULINE FOUBERT, Abt. 1853.

v. CYNTHIA ANN WATERS8,9, b. December 8, 1831, L'Original, Quebec, CANADA10,11; d. March 11, 1911, Rockland County, Ontario, CANADA; m. JOHN WATERS CAMPBELL12, April 5, 1853, Thurso, Quebec, CANADA13; b. November 24, 1825, Lochaber, Quebec, CANADA; d. January 9, 1904, Rockland County, Ontario, CANADA14,15.

vi. SARA SOPHIA WATERS16, b. 183316.

vii. MARSHALL SPRING BIDWELL WATERS16, b. 1835, Ontario, CANADA; m. JULIA SULLIVAN, December 7, 1868, Alymer, Quebec, CANADA; b. 1845, Quebec, CANADA.

Notes for MARSHALL SPRING BIDWELL WATERS:

Bidwell went to India or South Seas as a Missionary. It is possible that he was named after a very prominent Reform speaker Marshall S. Bidwell. (In 1822 the Family Compact secured the passing of a law to disqualify the elder Bidwell, whose opposition in the assembly had angered them, from being elected to that body. They also tried -- for a short time, indeed, successfully to extend the disqualification to his more celebrated son, Marshall S. Bidwell, afterwards speaker of the assembly. At the general elec
tion of 1824 a majority of the members elected were of the popular, or Reform, party.) this passage is from the book "The History of the Dominion of Canada, W. H. P. Clement, Toronto: William Briggs, 1897".

Sources indicate that Charles Waters was a friend of Marshal Spring Bidwell, who was Speaker of the House in 1835, when Charles Waters was elected. He did indeed name his son after the acknowledged Leader of the Reform Party and man he admired. (Andrew McMurtry)

1881 Canadian Census

M. S. B. WATERS M Male English 45 O. <Ontario> Menuisier

Julia WATERS M Female Irish 35 Q <Quebec> Roman Catholic

George M. WATERS Male English 10 Q <Quebec> Roman Catholic

Arthur J. WATERS Male English 4 Q <Quebec> Roman Catholic

Source Information:

Census Place Hull, Ottawa, Quebec

Family History Library Film 1375861

NA Film Number C-13225

District 97

Sub-district Y

Division 2

Page Number 103

Household Number 515

4. SOPHIA2 FROST (BELA FENN1)16 was born 180116, and died 1871. She married JOSIAH CHAMBERLIN, son of JOHN CHAMBERLIN and HANNAH CENTER. He was born 1796 in Quebec, CANADA, and died Aft. 1881.

Notes for JOSIAH CHAMBERLIN:

Quebec Side - Ottawa County - Folks born in the 1700's

and enumerated in the 1881 Census

CHAMBERLAIN, Josiah <1795> M English Bir: Queb

Cen: Queb Ottawa Hull


Children of SOPHIA FROST and JOSIAH CHAMBERLIN are:

i. GEORGE B.3 CHAMBERLIN, b. 1822; m. NANCY CHAMBERLIN, 1850.

ii. EDWIN CHAMBERLIN, b. 1824; m. NANCY HAMILTON.

iii. JOSIAH CHAMBERLIN, b. 1826, Quebec, CANADA; d. Aft. 1881; m. (1) MARY A. WRIGLEY; b. 1837, Dayton, Ohio, U.S.A.; d. 1859; m. (2) ANNIE MULVIHILL; b. 1834; d. Bef. 1881.

iv. CHARLES WATERS CHAMBERLIN, b. 1828; d. 1931; m. (1) LOUISA ABIGAIL AYLWIN; b. 1832; m. (2) EMMA BLAIR.

v. CYNTHIA FROST CHAMBERLIN, b. 1831; d. 1857; m. JAMES REID, 1853; b. 1828; d. 1857.

Notes for CYNTHIA FROST CHAMBERLIN:

Both buried in same plot at Old Chelsea.

vi. JOHN CHAMBERLIN, b. 1834; m. ANGELA WYATT ALLEN, Abt. 1861.

vii. MILLS CHAMBERLIN, b. 1836; m. ELIZA DOXEY.

viii. SALOME CHAMBERLIN, b. 1839; m. GEORGE LANG CHITTY, March 5, 1861, St. James Church, Hull, Quebec, CANADA.

ix. ALBERT CHAMBERLIN, b. 1843, Quebec, CANADA; m. JANE DOXEY, Abt. 1866, St. James Church, Hull, Quebec, CANADA; b. 1844, Ontario, CANADA.



5. POLLY2 FROST (BELA FENN1) was born 1802 in CANADA, and died Bet. 1870 - 1880 in New York, St. Lawrence, U.S.A.. She married LUTHER CENTER17,18. He was born 1802 in Vermont, U.S.A., and died Bef. 1910.


Children of POLLY FROST and LUTHER CENTER are:

i. ELVIRA3 CENTER19, b. 1845, CANADA.

ii. HARRIETT CENTER19, b. 1848, CANADA.





Endnotes




13. 1901 Canada Census.

17. 1870 United States Federal Census New York Saint Lawrence Potsdam.

18. 1880 United States Federal Census New York St Lawrence Other Townships District 245.

19. 1910 United States Federal Census Minnesota Hennepin 5-wd minneapolis District 98.


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