Arley Burt Trask

14 July 1880–1959 (Age 78)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Arley Burt

When Arley Burt Trask was born on 14 July 1880, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Albert Orrin Trask, was 23 and his mother, Ruth Adelle Knapp, was 23. He married Maude A. Wright on 7 January 1909, in Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Painted Post, Erwin, Steuben, New York, United States in 1930 and Corning, Steuben, New York, United States in 1940. He died in 1959, at the age of 79, and was buried in Hope Cemetery, Corning, Steuben, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arley Burt Trask
Maude A. Wright
Marriage: 7 January 1909
Mildred Trask
William Trask
Harriett Trask
Hazel Trask

Spouse and Children

7 January 1909
Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States


    Mildred Trask


    William Trask


    Harriett Trask


    Hazel Trask


Parents and Siblings

    Albert Orrin Trask


    Ruth Adelle Knapp




    Florence Belle Trask



World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 25

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Thirsk in North Yorkshire, named from an unattested Old Scandinavian word, thresk ‘marsh’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • A Bert Trusk, "United States Census, 1940"
  • A Bert Trask, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bert Trask, "United States Census, 1920"

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