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Benjamin TRASK, Jr.

Male Abt 1793 - 1876  (~ 83 years)


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  • Name Benjamin TRASK 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born Abt Jun 1793  Jefferson, Lincoln, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Oct 1876  Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Gravestone: Benjamin Trask, d. 10-1-1876, age 83y 3 m.

      Kingfield Register
      VOTING LIST
      Compiled by the Selectmen for 1817 includes:
      Trask, Benj and
      Trask, Benj Jr.

      1820 Census: Maine: Somerset: Kingfield:
      Benj. Trask, Jr.
      1 male under 10;
      1 male 26-45;
      2 females under 10;
      1 female 16-26

      1830 Census: Maine: Somerset: Kingfield:
      Benjamin Trask Jr.
      1 male 30 to 40;
      1 female 10-15;
      1 female 15-20;
      1 female 30-40.

      1840 Census: Maine: Franklin: Freeman:
      Benj. Trask Jr.
      1 male 10-15
      1 male 40-50
      1 female 10-15
      1 female 30-40


      Creation of West Kingfield Cemetery:

      FRANKLIN COUNTY REGISTER OF DEEDS
      FARMINGTON, MAINE
      Book # 7 - page # 295

      Know All Men By These Presents, that I Gideon Curtis
      of Kingfield in the County of Franklin Esquire, in
      Consideration of the sum of five dollars paid by the
      following persons, Benjamin Trask & others the receipt
      whereof I do hereby acknowkedge, do hereby give, grant,
      bargain sell and convey unto the said Trask & others
      their heirs and assigns forever, a certain piece of
      land for a burying yard as now fenced, bounded on my
      North & East line containing about one fourth of an
      acre, lotted & numbered as follows Viz: Benjamin Trask
      No.20 Isaiah W. Hollis No.2 Edward R. Bradbury No. 3
      Charles Trevelian No.4 Joel M. Oliver No. 5 Nathaniel
      Durrell No. 6 Reubin B. Durrell No 7 Ira G. Durrell
      No. 8 Noah Durrell No 9 George W. Pullen No. 10
      Moses Durrell No. 12 John D. Thompson No. 13 Thistram
      G. Norton No. 14 Allen Blanchard No.15 George Peterson
      No. 16 Andrew Oliver No. 19 Alonzo Knapp No. 20 Ansel
      Lander a part of Nos. 22 & 23 to make a lot of equal
      size. Peter W. Govern No.24 Ammon Witham No. 25 John
      Hollis No. 29 Jonathan C. Hollis No. 34 the remaining
      lots whose highest No. 35 to be public ground until
      disposed of by a majority of the above persons or heirs
      reserving lot No. 1 for myself and heirs for the above
      use. To have and to hold the aforegranted and bargained
      premises with all the privileges and appurtenances
      thereof - to the said Trask & others their heirs and
      and assigns that I am lawfully seized in fee of the
      premises, that they are free of all incumbrances that
      I  have  good right to sell and convey the same to  the
      said Trask & others and that I will warrent and defend
      the same to the said Trask & others their heirs and
      assigns forever against lawful claims of all persons.
      In Witness Whereof, I the said Gideon Curtis have
      hereunto set my hand and seal this tenth day ofDecember
      in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and
      forty two.
      Gideon Curtis (seal)

      Signed, sealed and delivered
      in presence of
      Gideon Curtis, Jr.
      Mary A. Curtis

      Franklin, ss Dec. 10th 1842. Then the above named
      Gideon Curtis acknowledge this instrument by him
      subscribed to be his free act and deed before me
      John G. Dudley J. of P.

      Franklin, ss Received April 5 at 7 h A.M. 1843 and
      entered and compared with the original by
      Samuel Baker Register



      On March 25, 1840, Benjamin Trask,, Jr. of Kingfield, sells 20 acres of land in Freeman to J. B. Peterson of Freeman.

      1850 Census: ME: Franklin: Kingfield:
      Benjamin Trask, 57, farmer, born in ME;
      Belinda B. Trask, 58, born in Mass.,
      Cyrus F. Dudley, 24, shoemaker, born in ME,
      Abigail P. Hallis, 22, born in ME.

      1860 Census: ME: Franklin: Kingfield:
      Benjamin Trask, 66, farmer, $50, $1600, born in ME;
      Belinda B. Trask, 68, born in MA.

      1870 Census: ME: Franklin: Kingfield:
      Trask, Benjamin, 76, farmer, $1000, $300, born in ME;
      Belinda, 79, keeps house, born in ME.


      [NOTE: Have not been able to establish to whom this individual should be linked. The following death record for William F. Trask lists his father as Benjamin Trask and mother as Mary Luce and that William was born in Freeman. ]

      Maine Death Record:
      William F. Trask
      Place of Death: Durham
      Date of Death: Year, 1902; Month, 1st, Day, 2
      Age: Years, 75; Months, -; Days, 5
      Place of Birth: Freeman, Maine [would mean birthyear of abt 1827]
      Married
      Name of Father: Benjamin Trask
      Maiden Name of Mother: Mary Luce
      Birthplace of Father: Freeman
      Occupation of Father: Farmer
    Person ID I7727  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2013 

    Father Benjamin TRASK, Sr.,   b. 14 Mar 1767, Edgecomb, Lincoln, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1830 and 1840  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother ? STANLEY,   b. Between 1775 and 1784,   d. Between 1830 and 1840  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Family ID F2742  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Belinda BLANCHARD,   b. 12 Feb 1792, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1874, Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1819  Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Child of Benjamin Jr. TRASK,   b. Bef 1810
     2. Child of Benjamin Jr. TRASK,   b. Bef 1810
     3. Child of Benjamin Jr. TRASK,   b. Bef 1810
     4. Child of Benjamin Jr. TRASK,   b. Between 1810-1815
     5. Child of Benjamin Jr. TRASK,   b. Between 1815-1820
     6. Child of Benjamin Jr. TRASK,   b. Between 1825-1830
     7. Child of Benjamin Jr. TRASK,   b. Between 1825-1830
     8. Hannah TRASK,   b. 1833
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F2743  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt Jun 1793 - Jefferson, Lincoln, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Jan 1819 - Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Oct 1876 - Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cemetery, Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
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