Robert Frost was born in San Francisco, California.
His parents were William Prescott Frost Jr. and Isabelle Moodie.
June 25th, 1876
Robert's mother gave birth to her second child, a girl that she named "Jeanie Florence Frost," who was Robert's
Robert had been sent to a private Kindergarten run by
a Russian woman known as "Madame Zitska." On his first
ride back home, the driver had trouble finding Robert's
house, which caused Robert to panic, thinking he would never see his mother again. He then began to protest
every time his mom told him he had to go to school.
Later on, he stopped going overall.
May 5th, 1885
Robert's father died of tuberculosis when Robert was
only 11 years of age. Robert was so shocked that,
according to him he did not speak of his father for years
after he had died.
Poem in the School Paper
Ernest Jewell saw Robert's poem, which was called "La
Noche Triste," and he published it on the front page
of the school newspaper.
Graduation and College
Robert graduated from Lawrence High School.
He later started going to Dartmouth College until
December, when he left it.
First Poem Sold
Robert sold his first poem which was called,
"My Butterfly: An Elegy."
December 19, 1895
He got married to Elinor White. The wedding was private and they held it without anybody's knowledge of it.
September 25th, 1896
Robert and Elinor's first child was born. They had a son
Robert Lee Frost began attending Harvard as a
Withdrew from Harvard
April 28th, 1899
Robert's second child, a girl named Lesley, was born.
Son and Mother Die...
Robert's son Elliot died at age 4 in July. Robert's mother later entered a sanitarium and died of cancer
on November 2nd.
Robert's Grandfather died, leaving Robert with Derry
Farm for ten years.
May 27th, 1902
Robert's next son named "Carol" is born.
June 27th, 1903
Robert's daughter named "Irma" was born.
He taught at Pinkerton Academy in Derry, New
New Daughter and....... Her Death??
June 18th, 1907
Robert's daughter was born and was named "Elinor
Bettina." But sadly, she dies 3 days later.
Robert accepts a teaching position at New Hampshire
State Normal School; he sells Derry Farm.