Robert Frost

Ancestry of
Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright


    Benjamin Prescott

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    • 7th Generation — 4th Great-grandfather of Robert Frost
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 66 
    • Birth Date:
    • 16 Sep 1687 
    • Birth Location:
    • Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 27 May 1777 
    • Death Location:
    • Salem, Essex, Massachusetts 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 20 Oct 1715 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Salem, Essex, Massachusetts 
  • Additional marriages for Benjamin Prescott


    • Spouse:
    • Mercy Gibbs
    • Marriage Date:
    • 15 Jul 1732

    • Spouse:
    • Mary Pepperrell
    • Marriage Date:
    • 6 Oct 1748

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  • Sources for Benjamin Prescott

    • 1 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Salem Births, Vol. 2, p. 193, Birth record for daughter Elizabeth Prescott.
    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Concord, Vol. 1, p. 48, Birth record for Benjamin Prescote.
    • 3 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Salem, Vol. 6, p. 159, Death record for Benj Prescot.
    • 4 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1866, Vol. 20, p. 1.
    • 5 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1899, Vol. 53, p. 300.
    • 6 Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, Descendants of the Reverend Francis Higginson: First Teacher in the Massachusetts Bay Colony of . . ., Unknown: Privately printed (1910), 14-15, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
    • 7 Holman, Mary Lovering, Ancestry of Colonel John Harrington Stevens and his Wife Frances Helen Miller, Vol. 1, Concord, New Hampshire: Privately Printed at The Rumford Press (1948), 60, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
    • 8 Howard, Cecil Hampden Cutts, The Pepperrells in America, Salem, Massachusetts: Printed for the Essex Institute (1906), 6, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 9 Prescott, William, The Prescott Memorial: or A Genealogical Memoir of the Prescott Families in America in Two Parts, Boston: Printed by Henry W. Dutton and Son (1870), 46-47, Google Books (Digital Library).