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Thomas TRASK

Thomas TRASK

Male 1736 - 1823  (87 years)

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  • Name Thomas TRASK 
    Born 26 Mar 1736  [Rowley, Essex, MA] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Thomas Trask
      Massachusetts Births and Christenings
      Name Thomas Trask
      Gender Male
      Birth Date 26 Mar 1736
      Birthplace ROWLEY,ESSEX,MASSACHUSETTS
      Father's Name Samuel Trask
      Mother's Name Hannah
      Citing this Record
      "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FZKG-S58 : 4 December 2014), Thomas Trask, 26 Mar 1736; citing ROWLEY,ESSEX,MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm 0496782 IT 1-2.
      No image available
      Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number C50035-1
      System Origin Massachusetts-ODM
      GS Film number 0496782 IT 1-2
    Gender Male 
    Birth [1737] 
    Military 30 Apr 1757 
    Residence 3 Nov 1766  Freetown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • https://books.google.com/books?id=ZUpIAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false

      Documentary History of the State of Maine, Volume 13
      p 443
      The Petition of the Inhabitants of a Plantation called Freetown in the County of Lincoln Humbly Sheweth

      That Frankfort in the West side of Pownalborough in said County the place where the Courts of General Sessions of the Peace and Inferior Court of Common Pleas are now held is very near the western side of said County and quite remote from, By far the greatest Part of the Inhabitants of said County and that there are but two or three Houses near said Place in Which People who have necessary business at said Court can have lodgings and Entertainment so that a great part of the People during their necessary attendance on said Courts are much distressed for Necessaries and are oblidged to lodge on a floor or in Barns or sit all night by the fire during the whole stay at said Court.
      ...
      Solomon Trask
      Samll Trask
      Thomas Trask
      Samuel Trask Junr
      David Trask
      Joseph Trask
      Samuel Webber
      ...
      In the House of Representatives 3 November 1766
    Assessed 1783  Newcastle, Lincoln, ME? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1790  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Thomas Trask
      in the 1790 United States Federal Census
      Name: Thomas Trask
      Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Ball Town, Lincoln, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females: 3
      Number of Household Members: 5
      Year: 1790; Census Place: Ball Town, Lincoln, Maine; Series: M637; Roll: 2; Page: 343; Image: 204; Family History Library Film: 0568142
    Assessed 1791  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Balltown Assessment 1791: Jont Trask 1, Thos Trask Jr 1, Thos Trask 1
    Assessed 1797  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Balltown Assessment 1797: Ewd Trask 1, Jontn Trask 1, Thomas Trask Jr 2, David Trask 1, Thomas Trask 1, Joshua Trask
    Residence 1800  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Thomas Trask
      in the 1800 United States Federal Census
      Name: Thomas Trask
      Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Balltown, Lincoln, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over: 1
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 1
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
      Number of Household Members: 5
      Year: 1800; Census Place: Balltown, Lincoln, Maine; Series: M32; Roll: 6; Page: 352; Image: 338; Family History Library Film: 218676
    Assessed 1801  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Balltown Assessment 1801: Joshua Trask 1 21+, Joseph Trask 1 21+, Jonathan Trask 1 21+, Thomas Trask Jr 1 16-21 1 21+, Thomas Trask 1 not ratable, David Trask 1 21+
    Died 1 Jul 1823 
    Buried Trask Lawn Cemetery, Jefferson, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Thomas Trask
      in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
      Name: Thomas Trask
      Birth Date: Sep 1737
      Death Date: 1 Jul 1823
      Death Place: Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine, USA
      Burial or Cremation Place: Jefferson, Lincoln County, Maine, USA
      Spouse: Lydia Trask
      Father: Samuel Trask
      Mother: Hannah Trask
      Children: John Trask
      Abigail Sewall
      Thomas Trask
      David Sylvester Trask
      William Trask
      Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/69037211
      Thomas Trask
      BIRTH Sep 1737
      DEATH 1 Jul 1823 Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine, USA
      BURIAL Trask Lawn Cemetery Jefferson, Lincoln County, Maine, USA
      PLOT 86y
      MEMORIAL ID 69037211

      "In memory of Thomas Trask who died July 1 1823 aged 86 years [1737] Also Lydia Trask who died..."

      A few different dates have been given for Thomas' birth and death. The family will use his date of death as listed on his marker.

      Thomas married Lydia Sylvester (have also seen Silvester and Silvestre) around 1758. They had 14 children:
      Thomas b. 1759
      Mehitable b. 1761
      Abigail b. 1762
      Jonathan b. 1764
      David Sylvester b. 1766
      Lydia b. 1768
      Rachel b. 1770
      Jabez b. 1772
      Lucy b. 1774/75
      Joshua b. 1776
      Mary b. 1777
      John b. 1779
      Sarah b. 1782
      William b. 1784

      Family Members
      Parents
      Samuel Trask
      1703?1789

      Hannah Stewart Trask
      1705?1790

      Spouse
      Lydia Sylvester Trask
      1740?1814

      Siblings
      David S. Trask*
      1734?1793

      Hannah Trask Gove*
      1740?1812

      Children
      William Trask*
      unknown?1844

      Thomas Trask*
      1759?1844

      Abigail Trask Sewall*
      1762?1843

      David Sylvester Trask*
      1766?1823

      John Trask*
      1783?1852

      *Calculated Relationship
      Trask Lawn Cemetery
      Jefferson
      Lincoln County
      Maine
      USA

      Memorials Region North America USA Maine Lincoln County Jefferson Trask Lawn Cemetery Thomas Trask
      Maintained by: maggie e.
      Originally Created by: David J Bollman
      Added: 28 Apr 2011
      Find A Grave Memorial 69037211
    Person ID I50605  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2019 

    Father Samuel TRASK,   b. 1703,   d. August 1789  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Hannah STEWART,   d. May 1790 
    Married 28 Dec 1730  Salem, Essex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Samuel Trask
      Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records
      Name Samuel Trask
      Event Type Marriage
      Event Date 28 Dec 1730
      Event Place Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
      Gender Male
      Spouse's Name Hannah Steward
      Spouse's Gender Female
      Citing this Record
      "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q29G-VJJ5 : 13 July 2016), Samuel Trask and Hannah Steward, 28 Dec 1730; citing Marriage, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 761,210.
      Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001
      Reference ID Vol. 5, page 24
      GS Film Number 761210
      Digital Folder Number 007009571
      Image Number 00126
      1730 Dec 28 Samuel Trask and Hannah Steward of Salem.
    • Samuel Trask
      mentioned in the record of Samuel Trask and Hannah Steward
      Name Samuel Trask
      Spouse's Name Hannah Steward
      Event Date 28 Dec 1730
      Event Place Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
      Citing this Record
      "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHTP-1ZX : 4 December 2014), Samuel Trask and Hannah Steward, 28 Dec 1730; citing reference Vol. 5, page 24; FHL microfilm 761,210.
      No image available
      Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number M00404-7
      System Origin Massachusetts-EASy
      GS Film number 761210
      Reference ID Vol. 5, page 24
    Family ID F15500  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia SYLVESTER,   b. 10 Sep 1740,   d. 1 Jul 1814  (Age 73 years) 
    Married C 1758 
    Children 
     1. Thomas TRASK,   b. 22 Oct 1759,   d. 19 Jul 1844  (Age 84 years)
     2. Mehitable TRASK,   b. 14 Feb 1761
     3. Abigail TRASK,   b. 30 Oct 1762
     4. Jonathan TRASK,   b. 19 Apr 1764,   d. 17 Apr 1830  (Age 65 years)
     5. David Sylvester TRASK,   b. 17 Mar 1766, Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1823  (Age 57 years)
     6. Lydia TRASK,   b. 7 Jul 1768
     7. Rachel TRASK,   b. 27 Mar 1770,   d. Bef 1860 CENSUS
     8. Jabez TRASK,   b. 12 Apr 1772,   d. 1773  (Age 0 years)
     9. Lucy TRASK,   b. 9 Feb 1774
     10. Joshua TRASK,   b. 2 Mar 1775,   d. 18 Mar 1856  (Age 81 years)
     11. Mary TRASK,   b. 27 Feb 1777,   d. Bef 1830 CENSUS?
     12. John TRASK,   b. 14 Jan 1779,   d. 2 Sep 1852  (Age 73 years)
     13. Sarah TRASK,   b. 20 Jan 1782,   d. 1860, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     14. William TRASK,   b. [1784],   d. 10 Jan 1844
    Family ID F15501  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Revolutionary War Land Bounty Pension: Nil
      MA Soldiers: 1. Capt Jos Jones 1779 at Camden. 2. Capt Arch McAllister, Col Sl McCobb 1779 Penobscot.
    • Wiscasset Militia List 1757

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1055547?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Massachusetts State Archives collection, colonial period, 1622-1788
      Authors: Massachusetts. State Archives
      v. 95A -- Muster rolls, 1757 ; v. 95B -- Muster rolls, 1757.
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      1783487
      7705805
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/007705805?cat=1055547
      [556/910]
      Volume 95 Page 336
      A true list of the Company of Milta within the Destrict of Whiscasit & Under the Command of Jonathan Williamson
      ...
      Samuel Trask [Serjt]
      ...
      Nichodemas Place
      Elisha Kenny
      Samuel Ball
      ...
      David Danforth
      ...
      Joseph Decker
      John Decker
      ...
      Abraham Evins
      Jacob Evins
      ...
      Daniel MacKenny
      David McKenny
      John McKenny
      Ephrim Grant
      Andrew Grant
      ...
      David Trask
      Thomas Trask
      Joseph Trask
      ...
      Robert Cothrin
      William Cothrin
      ...
      Comation Officers & men upwards of Sixty
      Viz
      James Trant
      ...
      John Deceker
      ...
      In the Above List there is fifteen Persons upwards of fifty years Lam & Near Sited

      The Above is True List of Every man Within the Destrict of Whiscasit Mounsweg Jeremy Squam Island & Sheepscott without Newcastle line Taken April ye 30th 1757
      Attest William Chas T Clark