Robert Trask

Male Abt 1696 - Bef 1761


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  • Name  Robert Trask 
    Born  Abt 1696  Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Bef 02 Feb 1761  Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate  02 Feb 1761  Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Abigail Trask, widow of Robert Trask of Mendon, blacksmith, resigned the administration of her husband's estate to her son Ebenezer Trask. The inventory amounted to 56 18s. 5d. and included about 25 acres of land & buildings. The children, whose names are learned from deeds, disposed of their interest in their father's estate in 1765.

      February 2, 1761 Worcester County Probate #59876; 25 acres of land Worcester County Deed Vol 56, p 201.
    Notes 
    • Robert removed to Mendon in 1742 with his father. He was a blacksmith. Abigail Trask, his widow, resigned the administration of his estate to her son Ebenezer Trask, 2 Feb 1761. The inventory amounted to 56p. 18s. 5d., and included about twenty-five acres of land with buildings.
    Person ID  I24259  Bryant
    Last Modified  20 Jul 2003 

    Father  Nicholas Trask,   b. 26 Mar 1677, Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1756, probably, Millville, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Anna Wilson,   b. 14 Apr 1674, Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1700 
    Married  Abt 1695  probably, Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1908  Group Sheet

    Family  Abigail Carrill,   b. 28 Oct 1698, Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1768, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 Jan 1731/32  Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Dec 1733 they were fined 40 shillings each for fornication. Abigail was listed as "now wife". (Lost Babes -Fornication abstracts from court records Essex County, Ma 1692-1745 by Melinde Lutz Sanborn Derry NH 1992 pg 54 references Vol 10: 295). Salem V.R. records has their marriage as 26 Jan 1731/2.
    Children 
     1. Ebenezer Trask,   b. Abt 1733, Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1795, Smithfield, Providence Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Daniel Trask,   b. 1736, probably, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Edward Trask,   b. 1740, probably, Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Phebe Trask,   b. 1744, probably, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Robert Trask,   b. 1745, probably, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1906  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1696 - Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Jan 1731/32 - Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Bef 02 Feb 1761 - Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 02 Feb 1761 - Worcester Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S13] NEHGR, NEHGR, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 57:66.

    2. [S60] MASS, Vital Rec., Salem Town Records;Vol.4,p.396.


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