Person Sheet


Name James Henry Trask32,33
Birth 25 Jun 1879, Belgrade, Nicollet, Minnesota359
Death 22 Nov 1908, Dallas, Texas
Burial 4 Dec 1908, Kerns Oak Grove Cemetery, Belgrade, Nicollet, Minnesota360
Occupation Soldier
Religion Congregationalist
Father Henry Dwight Trask (1832-1913)
Mother Almina LeDuc (1854-1933)
Spouses:
Unmarried
Notes for James Henry Trask
He is listed just as Henry in the 1880 census. Died in the south while in military service32. However, a check with the National Archives found no record of his having served in the Army.

It is possible that he served in a Minnesota volunteer unit during the Spanish-American War.

Nicollet Leader, 5 December 1908:

" The funeral of the late James Trask took place last Friday afternoon at the Kerns church, Rev. Bacon officiating. His brother Guy arrived in Mankato with the remains on Thursday from Dallas, Texas. James was 29 years old and unmarried. The Kerns band of which he was a member attended the funeral in a uniformed body out of respect for their late comrade. The deceased was a member of the Kerns church and always took an interest in its work. He was a very exemplary young man." 33

His headstone reads "James H. Trask" (no dates).
Research
1880 U.S. census, Nicollet Co., Minnesota, r. 627, p. 127C
1885 Minn. census, Nicollet Co., p. 8 [LDS FHL microfilm 565747]
1895 Minn. census, Nicollet Co., p. 124 [LDS FHL microfilm 565791]
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