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John Boardman TRASK

Male 1824 - 1879  (55 years)


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  • Name John Boardman TRASK 
    Born 27 May 1824  Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Jul 1879  San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • "He was a surgeon in the Mexican and Civil Wars, during the latter he was stationed for a time at Finley Hospital at Washington, D.C. He was also first State Mineralogist of California and Nevada, a man of ability and wide influence."

      1870 Census: CA: San Francisco: San Francisco: Ward 5, pg. 2:
      Trask, Jno B., 48, doctor, $1400, $300, born in Mass;
      Abbie, 20, keeps house, $300, born in ME;
      Hattie McM, 2, at home, born in CA;
      Smith Maria P., 35, at home, 5000, 1000, born in Mass.

      Comments on Find A Grave, posted by Great-granddaughter Marilyn June Wilson:
      "Married to Abbie Maria Lowell in San Francisco on Sept. 2, 1865.
      California's Physicial-Geologist, 1849-1879
      San Francisco Physician, conducted several geological and agricultural excursions into the Sierra Nevada.
      1854-June-Dec. John Boardman Trask's geological report on the agricultural and mineral resources of the coastal mountains is presented to the state legislature of California.
      (Traskite) is a mineral found Rush Creei, Fresno County, California, USA and is named after John Trask.
      Last Address: 206 Kearny, San Francisco, CA. [1]
    Person ID I470  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2019 

    Family Abbie Maria LOWELL,   b. 23 Jun 1847, Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1902, Berkeley, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1865  San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Harriet TRASK,   b. 16 Aug 1867, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1923  (Age 56 years)
    +2. Emmaline “Emma” TRASK,   b. 19 Oct 1869, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1947, Indio, Riverside, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Elizabeth Augusta TRASK,   b. 23 Jul 1872, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1885, Fremont, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F169  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 May 1824 - Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Sep 1865 - San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Jul 1879 - San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America from 1639 to 1899., Lowell, Delmar R., (Tuttle Company, Rutland, Vt., 1899).