This Last Name at Birth should have been Trask all along.
|William Trask Baptism Record|
William was a miller, and he married twice.
First, he married Ann Putnam on 18 Jan 1666. She was the daughter of Lieutenant Thomas and Ann (Holyoke) Putnam. She was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, 25 August 1645, and died 14 November 1676, in Salem.
William was a soldier during King Philip's War, and for this service his heirs received a land grant in what is now Amherst, New Hampshire.
His father left his house to William and his brother John equally, but William sold his half to his brother. He rented a house from John Mason, eventually prior to 1682, building a house with an oak, from the old aboriginal forest, frame. William was "recommended" as an innkeeper. The house became known as the "Black Horse Tavern" and remained an inn until 1740.
In his will, he commits his soul to God and his body to the earth and directs that his debts and funeral charges be paid. He then makes bequests to his five daughters, some of whom are still under age (18). Hannah Brooks, Sarah, Sussanah, Elizabeth and Mary Trask each receive 10 pounds. His loving wife (no name given) and sons William and John each get shares of the estate. Also, his wife is pregnant, and if that child is a son and lives until age 21, he will also get a share in the estate. He names his wife and William as executors, and brother Jno Trask and brother Thomas Putnam and Mr. Edward Flint as overseers. The inventory was appraised at £413.2s, less debts of £115.
Children by Ann Putnam
Children by second wife
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On 10 Apr 2015 at 00:17 GMT J. (Pearson) Salsbery wrote:
On 9 Apr 2015 at 22:40 GMT Anne B wrote:
On 9 Apr 2015 at 22:37 GMT Anne B wrote:
Trask-486 and Traske-15 are not ready to be merged because: Postponing with an unmerged match so everyone can way in on last name change.
On 9 Apr 2015 at 22:34 GMT Anne B wrote:
On 9 Apr 2015 at 22:32 GMT Anne B wrote:
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