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Captain John TRASK, Sr.

Male 1779 - 1852  (73 years)


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  • Name John TRASK 
    Prefix Captain 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 13 Feb 1779  Edgecomb, Lincoln, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Sep 1852  New Sharon, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried New Sharon Village Cemetery, New Sharon, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • p. 683: “John Trask married Judith Luce. After his marriage he lived in Industry a short time and then moved to New Sharon, settling near the village, on the south side of Sandy River. He was a shoemaker and followed that occupation in connectction with farming. He served a full line of militia offices up to captain; was a member of the Congregational Church and a man of influence in the community where he lived. He was sexton and had charge of the village cemetery in New Sharon for many years; he died Sept. 8, 1852, aged 74 years. His wife died May 5, 1854, aged 80 years.”««s37»» [1]
    Person ID I7771  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 12 May 2019 

    Father Thomas TRASK,   b. 7 Nov 1737, Lincoln Co., Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1823, Jefferson, Lincoln, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Lydia SYLVESTER,   b. 10 Sep 1740, Wicasset, Lincoln, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1814  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1758 
    Family ID F2768  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Judith LUCE,   b. 13 Mar 1774, Dukes Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1854, New Sharon, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 20 Feb 1800  Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. John TRASK, Jr.,   b. 8 Jun 1801,   d. Bef 1860, Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 58 years)
    +2. Daniel TRASK,   b. 19 May 1803, New Sharon, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1866, New Sharon, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     3. Lydia S. TRASK,   b. 17 Feb 1805, New Sharon, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Judith TRASK,   b. 2 Feb 1807, New Sharon, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Elizabeth Merry TRASK,   b. 12 Jan 1809, New Sharon, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1837  (Age 28 years)
     6. Betsey S. TRASK,   b. 1811,   d. 2 Jul 1843, New Sharon, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     7. Mary Norton TRASK,   b. Aug 1813, New Sharon, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1877, New Sharon, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
    Last Modified 12 May 2019 
    Family ID F2760  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Feb 1779 - Edgecomb, Lincoln, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Feb 1800 - Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Sep 1852 - New Sharon, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Sharon Village Cemetery, New Sharon, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S37] A history of the town of Industry, Franklin County, Maine; from the earliest settlement in 1787 down to the present time., Hatch, William Collins, (Farmington, ME: Press of Knowlton Mcleary & Co., 1893.).