Lazarus Trask

26 February 1779–1850 (Age 70)
Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lazarus

When Lazarus Trask was born on 26 February 1779, in Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Daniel Trask, was 28 and his mother, Hannah, was 25. He married Rubie Moulton about 1802, in Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1850, in Yankee Springs Township, Barry, Michigan, United States, at the age of 71.

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Lazarus Trask
Rubie Moulton
Marriage: about 1802
Minerva Trask
Caspar Trask
Marcia Trask
Emily Trask
Lucretia Trask
Sampson Trask
Mary A. Trask

Spouse and Children

about 1802
Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 4

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 21

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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.

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  • Lazarus Trask, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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