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Benjamin F. TRASK

Male 1844 - 1921  (76 years)


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  • Name Benjamin F. TRASK 
    Born 4 Mar 1844  New Portland, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Feb 1921  North Anson, Somerset, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 4 Feb 1921  Riverside Cemetery, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1880 Census: ME: Franklin: Industry:
      Benjamin F. Trask, 36, carpenter, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Augusta R. Trask, 41, wife, keeping house, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Ludelphus E. Trask, 17, son, at home, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Mary Trask, 10, daughter, at home, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Samuel Trask, 76, father, carpenter, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Mary Trask, 74, mother, born in ME, father and mother born in ME.

      1900 Census: ME: Franklin: Farmington:
      Trask, Benjamin F., head, born Mar 1844, 56, married for 38 years, born in ME, father and mother born in ME, farmer;
      Augusta R., wife, born Mar 1839, 61, married for 38 years, has had 1 child, still living, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Hagel, grandson, born Dec 1891, 8, born in ME, father and mother born in ME.

      1910 U.S. Federal Census: Maine: Somerset: Norridgewock:
      Trask, Benjamin, head, 26 [sic], first marriage [sic], married for 7 years, born in Maine, father and mother born in Maine, farmer, general farm;
      Lettie, wife, 23, first marriage, married for 7 years, has had 4 children, 2 still living, born in Maine, father and mother born in Maine;
      Dennis, son, 7, single, born in Maine, father and mother born in Maine;
      Ralph E., son, 2, single, born in Maine, father and mother born in Maine.

      1920 U. S. Federal Census: Maine, Somerset, Anson:
      Trask, Benjamin F., 77, boarder, born in Maine, father and mother born in Maine, laborer, working out;
      Lettie, 42, servant, born in Maine, father and mother born in Maine, house work, working out;
      Ralph, 11, boarder, born in Maine, father and mother born in Maine, no occupation.
      [Living at home of Cyrus E. Walker, located on Valley Road]

      Record of a Marriage: Maine Marriage Records:
      Groom: Benjamin F. Trask
      Bride: Lettie E. Burns
      Residence of Groom: Farmington, ME
      Res. of Bride: Farmington, ME
      Age of Groom: 56 yrs.
      Age of Bride: 24 yrs.
      Both White
      Groom Occupation: Farmer
      Bride Occupation: Housework
      Birthplace of Groom: New Portland, ME
      Birthplace of Bride: [Illegible] Embden (?), ME
      No. of Marriage of Groom: 2nd
      No. of Marriage of Bride: 1st
      Groom: Widowed
      Bride: Single
      Intention Filed: Jan 2, 1901
      Date of Marriage: Jan. 7, 1902
      Place: Farmington, ME
      Groom’s Father: Samuel Trask
      Deceased
      Occupation: Carpenter
      Birthplace: Freeman, ME
      Groom’s Mother: Mary Luce
      Deceased
      Occupation: Housework
      Birthplace: Industry, ME
      Bride’s Father: John S. Burns
      Residence: Anson, ME
      Occupation: Farmer
      Birthplace: Embden (?) ME
      Mother’s Name: Isabella Burns
      Residence: Farmington, ME
      Occupation: Housewife
      Birthplace: Embden

      Maine Death Record [NOTE: Parent information on this record does not match parent information provided in Maine Marriage Record]
      Benj. F. Trask
      Place of Death: N. Anson, ME
      How long a resident: 4 yrs. 9 mos.
      Previous residence: Norridgewock
      Date of death: 2 Feb 1921
      Age: Years, 76; Months, 10; Days, 2
      Place of Birth: N. New Portland
      Date of Birth: 4 Mar 1844
      Married
      Occupation: Farmer
      Name of Father: Benj. F. Trask
      Maiden name of Mother left blank
      Birthplace of Father: Freeman
      Birthplace of Mother: Freeman
      Occupation of Father: Farmer
      Husband of Lettie Trask
      Entombed in Farmington
      Date of Burial: 4 Feb 1921
    Person ID I8019  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2016 

    Father Samuel TRASK,   b. 23 Feb 1804, Pittston, Kennebec, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1886, Starks, Somerset, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Mary A. LUCE,   b. 28 Dec 1806, Industry, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1885, Starks, Somerset, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 12 Nov 1825 
    Family ID F2642  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Augusta Romantha TRUE,   b. 14 Mar 1839, Industry, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1900, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1862  Industry, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Ludelphus E. TRASK,   b. May 1863, Starks, Somerset, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1930, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)
     2. Mary TRASK,   b. Abt 1870, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F2860  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lettie E. BURNS,   b. Abt 1878, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 7 Jan 1902  Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Dennis TRASK,   b. Abt 1903, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Ralph E. TRASK,   b. Abt 1908, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F5610  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Mar 1844 - New Portland, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Apr 1862 - Industry, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Jan 1902 - Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 Feb 1921 - Riverside Cemetery, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
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