Ebenezer Trask

Male Abt 1733 - 1795


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  • Name  Ebenezer Trask 
    Born  Abt 1733  Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1774  Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Census of Colony of R.I. 1774.
      Trask, Ebenezer - 2 males over age 16 (he & Jr.)
      1 male under age 16 (Tradiah)
      1 female over age 16 (Sarah)
      1 female under age 16 (who? - unknown dau.?)
      Trask, Frederick - 1 male over age 16 (by himself)
    Died  26 Feb 1795  Smithfield, Providence Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Sarah was appointed administer of his estate at a town council on 12 Mar 1795, which also stated that Ebenezer had died "intestate". Sarah presented an inventory, taken by Elisha Bartlet & Henry Comstock & valued at L50-16-3 1/2, to the town council on 12 Mar 1795. On 4 Apr 1795 a list of claims against his estate was presented. Sarah received L1-15-5 for paying for his last illness & funeral expenses. A list of items were set off for her, totalling L7-17-11. Debts to other people were listed, totalling L49-3-11 1/2. On 5 Dec 1795 Peleg Slocum & his wife Prufia put in a claim for $30 owed "by Eben Trask late of Smithfield Deceased in his Life Time." Fraderick Trask paid off the claim which was recorded by "Danl Mowry Jun" on 23 Jan 1796.
    Notes 
    • Ebenezer was a cordwainer, of Smithfield, RI.
    Person ID  I24257  Bryant
    Last Modified  31 Jul 2005 

    Father  Robert Trask,   b. Abt 1696, Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 02 Feb 1761, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  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  [2, 3
    • 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.
    Family ID  F1906  Group Sheet

    Family  Sarah Aldrich,   b. 10 Apr 1739, Douglas, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1800, Smithfield, Providence Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Bef May 1752  probably, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Frederic Trask,   b. 26 May 1752, Smithfield, Providence Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1820
     2. Ebenezer Trask,   b. 12 Jan 1754, Smithfield, Providence Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1813, Penfield, Monroe Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Tradiah Trask,   b. Aft 1758, Smithfield, Providence Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1473  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1733 - Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Bef May 1752 - probably, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1774 - Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Feb 1795 - Smithfield, Providence Co, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S13] NEHGR, NEHGR, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 146:350.

    2. [S13] NEHGR, NEHGR, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 57:66.

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

    4. [S134] Aldrich, George Aldrich Genealogy, Aldrich, Alvin James, (Author, 1971), p.56 "Sarah ... m. Ebenezer Trask".


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