Reuben Deforest Trask1

M, #8663, b. 26 March 1845, d. 25 April 1923
Father*Simon Trask b. 13 May 1804, d. 24 Oct 1872
Mother*Catherine Denmed2 b. Feb 1804, d. a 2 Apr 1871
Last Edited30 Jan 2019
     Reuben was born on 26 March 1845 in Ontario, Canada.1 Alternatively, he was born circa 1852 in Indiana, USA.3 Reuben married Minerva Melissa Bennett on 11 May 1873.1,3 He died on 25 April 1923 in Harris, Saskatchewan, Canada, at age 78.1,4
     The following information is extracted from his obituary.4
     Reuben Deforest Trask was a farmer and stock-raiser on Section 23 (P. O. Girard.)1 By 1870 he lived in Washington Twp., Crawford County, Kansas, USA.1 He and Minerva Melissa Bennett immigrated in 1918 or 1920 to Harris, Saskatchewan.1,4

Census Data

     Reubin Trask and Minerva Trask appeared on the 1880 U.S. Federal Census of Washington Twp., Crawford County, Kansas, enumerated 14 June 1880, enumerated as a Farmer.3

Family

Minerva Melissa Bennett b. 18 Sep 1850, d. 22 Jan 1934
Marriage*Reuben married Minerva Melissa Bennett on 11 May 1873.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 8. Hereinafter cited as Our International Trask Family Web Page.
  2. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 6.
  3. [S6216] Reubin Trask household, June 14, 1880 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Washington, Crawford, Kansas; Page: 159B; Family: 126, Ancestry.com Roll: 378; Family History Film: 1254378; Image: 0428.
  4. [S9129] Mrs. Rueben Trask, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Jan 26, 1934, Page 21, column 7 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Minerva Melissa Trask. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  5. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 12.
  6. [S4428] Oscar Trask, Death Registration 1980-09-004161 (06 Mar 1980), Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, B.C. Death Registration Image - Oscar Floyd Trask. Hereinafter cited as BC Death Registration - Trask, O.

Minerva Melissa Bennett1,2

F, #8664, b. 18 September 1850, d. 22 January 1934
Father*Zadok St. John Bennett1
Mother*Minerva Ross3
Last Edited29 Jan 2019
     Minerva was born on 18 September 1850 in Greenfield, Hancock County, Indiana, USA.1,2 Minerva married Reuben Deforest Trask on 11 May 1873.1,4 She died on 22 January 1934 in Harris, Saskatchewan, Canada, at age 83.1,2
     The following information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): Edward Trask, Hugh Trask, C A Trask, Simeon Trask and Floyd Trask.2 Minerva Melissa Bennett was buried on 24 January 1934 in Harris Cemetery, Harris, RM of Harris No. 316, Saskatchewan, Canada.2
     She also went by the name of Melissa.5 She and Reuben Deforest Trask immigrated in 1918 or 1920 to Harris, Saskatchewan.1,2 Minerva Melissa Trask was a survivor of her husband Reuben who died in 1923.2
     The following obituary appeared in the newspaper the Saskatoon StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 26 January 1934:
MRS. REUBEN TRASK
HARRIS. On Monday morning another well known resident of Harris passed away in the person of Minerva Melissa Trask, widow of Reuben Trask. Mrs. Trask was horn in Greenfield. Indiana in 1850, later moving to Missouri where she married in 1873 and moved to Kansas. In 1920 they moved to Harris to spend their days near their family who had settled in this district. Mr. Trask died in 1923.

She is survived by five sons, Edward, of Laura; Hugh of Battleford; C. A., of Hanley; Simeon and Floyd of Harris and a number of grand and great-grandchildren.

The funeral, postponed from January 23 owing to the bllzrard, was held on January 24 with Rev. J. T. Elsdon officiating. The pallbearars were Messrs. J. Mlscampbell. J. Brooks, J. F. Bradshaw, O. S. Sugden, Selsey and Edwin Cram. Interment was made at the Harris cemetery.2


Census Data

     Minerva Trask and Reubin Trask appeared on the 1880 U.S. Federal Census of Washington Twp., Crawford County, Kansas, enumerated 14 June 1880, enumerated as a Farmer.4

Family

Reuben Deforest Trask b. 26 Mar 1845, d. 25 Apr 1923
Marriage*Minerva married Reuben Deforest Trask on 11 May 1873.1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 8. Hereinafter cited as Our International Trask Family Web Page.
  2. [S9129] Mrs. Rueben Trask, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Jan 26, 1934, Page 21, column 7 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Minerva Melissa Trask. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  3. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup.
  4. [S6216] Reubin Trask household, June 14, 1880 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Washington, Crawford, Kansas; Page: 159B; Family: 126, Ancestry.com Roll: 378; Family History Film: 1254378; Image: 0428.
  5. [S4428] Oscar Trask, Death Registration 1980-09-004161 (06 Mar 1980), Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, B.C. Death Registration Image - Oscar Floyd Trask. Hereinafter cited as BC Death Registration - Trask, O.
  6. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 12.

Zadok St. John Bennett1

M, #8665
Last Edited23 Nov 2006
     Zadok married Minerva Ross before 1846.1,2

Family

Minerva Ross
Children

Citations

  1. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 8. Hereinafter cited as Our International Trask Family Web Page.
  2. [S415] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.
  3. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 13.
  4. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 12.

Minerva Ross1

F, #8666
Last Edited23 Nov 2006
     Minerva married Zadok St. John Bennett before 1846.2,3

Family

Zadok St. John Bennett
Children

Citations

  1. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 6. Hereinafter cited as Our International Trask Family Web Page.
  2. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 8.
  3. [S415] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.
  4. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup.

George Alexander Trask1

M, #8667, b. 10 March 1846, d. 23 November 1926
Father*Simon Trask b. 13 May 1804, d. 24 Oct 1872
Mother*Catherine Denmed2 b. Feb 1804, d. a 2 Apr 1871
Last Edited23 Nov 2006
     George was born on 10 March 1846 in Canada.2 George married Nancy Angeline Bennett before 27 August 1878.1,3 George married Emilene Bennett on 7 August 1879.4 He died on 23 November 1926 in Girard, Crawford County, Kansas, USA, at age 80.2

Family 1

Nancy Angeline Bennett b. 17 Sep 1857, d. 27 Aug 1878

Family 2

Emilene Bennett b. 1846, d. 1934

Citations

  1. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 13; sp.(1) Nancy Angeline Bennett...; sp.(2) Emilene (Bennett) Freeman.... Hereinafter cited as Our International Trask Family Web Page.
  2. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 13.
  3. [S192] Rick Moffat, Assumption, married to her before she died.
  4. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 13; second wife of George Alexxander Trask. She was the second wife of Albert Freeman.

Nancy Angeline Bennett1

F, #8668, b. 17 September 1857, d. 27 August 1878
Father*Zadok St. John Bennett2
Mother*Minerva Ross1
Last Edited23 Nov 2006
     Nancy was born on 17 September 1857 in Indiana, USA.1 Nancy married George Alexander Trask before 27 August 1878.3,4 She died on 27 August 1878 in Girard, Crawford County, Kansas, USA, at age 20.1

Family

George Alexander Trask b. 10 Mar 1846, d. 23 Nov 1926

Citations

  1. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup. Hereinafter cited as Our International Trask Family Web Page.
  2. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 8.
  3. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 13; sp.(1) Nancy Angeline Bennett...; sp.(2) Emilene (Bennett) Freeman...
  4. [S192] Rick Moffat, Assumption, married to her before she died.

Emilene Bennett1

F, #8669, b. 1846, d. 1934
Father*Zadok St. John Bennett2
Mother*Minerva Ross3
Last Edited23 Nov 2006
     Emilene was born in 1846 in Indiana, USA.1 Emilene married Albert Freeman before 1878.4 Emilene married George Alexander Trask on 7 August 1879.4 She died in 1934 in Girard, Crawford County, Kansas, USA.1

Family 1

Albert Freeman

Family 2

George Alexander Trask b. 10 Mar 1846, d. 23 Nov 1926

Citations

  1. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 13. Hereinafter cited as Our International Trask Family Web Page.
  2. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 12.
  3. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup.
  4. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 13; second wife of George Alexxander Trask. She was the second wife of Albert Freeman.

Albert Freeman1

M, #8670
Last Edited23 Nov 2006
     Albert married Isophene Bennett.2 Albert married Emilene Bennett before 1878.3

Family 2

Emilene Bennett b. 1846, d. 1934

Citations

  1. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 13. Hereinafter cited as Our International Trask Family Web Page.
  2. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 13; ...Albert Freeman, his 1st wife was Isophene Bennett - another sister.
  3. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 13; second wife of George Alexxander Trask. She was the second wife of Albert Freeman.

Isophene Bennett1

F, #8671
Father*Zadok St. John Bennett2
Mother*Minerva Ross3
Last Edited29 Apr 2011
     Isophene married Albert Freeman.1

Citations

  1. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 13; ...Albert Freeman, his 1st wife was Isophene Bennett - another sister. Hereinafter cited as Our International Trask Family Web Page.
  2. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup, Page 13.
  3. [S284] Our International Trask Family Web Page, online Obsolete and not found on Reocities backup.

Stanley Galbraith1

M, #8672, b. before 1905
Last Edited11 Mar 2015
     Stanley was born before 1905.1 Stanley married Elizabeth M Mummery before 1920.1
     In the obituary of Evelyn Chartier who died 1 September 2008, Evelyn's father, Stanley Galbraith was listed as predeceased.2

Family

Elizabeth M Mummery b. b 1905
Children

Citations

  1. [S761] Durand -- Chartier Family Web Page, online unknown url. Hereinafter cited as Durand -- Chartier Family Web Page.
  2. [S5358] Chartier - Evelyn, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Sept 4, 2008, D1 viewed at www.legacy.com,, Obituary: Evelyn Chartier née Galbraith. Hereinafter cited as Saskatoon Star-Phoenix.
  3. [S2030] Rev. James E. Chartier, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, viewed Nov 25, 2008, http://www.legacy.com/can-saskatoon/Obituaries.asp, Obituary: Rev. James E. "Bud" Chartier. Hereinafter cited as Saskatoon Star Phoenix.

Elizabeth M Mummery1

F, #8673, b. before 1905
Last Edited5 Feb 2016
     Elizabeth was born before 1905.1 Elizabeth married Stanley Galbraith before 1920.1
     She also went by the name of Bessie Galbraith.2
     In the obituary of Evelyn Chartier who died 1 September 2008, Evelyn's mother, Bessie Galbraith was listed as predeceased.2

Family

Stanley Galbraith b. b 1905
Children

Citations

  1. [S761] Durand -- Chartier Family Web Page, online unknown url. Hereinafter cited as Durand -- Chartier Family Web Page.
  2. [S5358] Chartier - Evelyn, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Sept 4, 2008, D1 viewed at www.legacy.com,, Obituary: Evelyn Chartier née Galbraith. Hereinafter cited as Saskatoon Star-Phoenix.
  3. [S2030] Rev. James E. Chartier, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, viewed Nov 25, 2008, http://www.legacy.com/can-saskatoon/Obituaries.asp, Obituary: Rev. James E. "Bud" Chartier. Hereinafter cited as Saskatoon Star Phoenix.

Jean Alice Van Baeslarre1

F, #8676, b. circa 1927, d. 18 March 2007
Last Edited6 Mar 2016
     Jean was born circa 1927.2 She died on 18 March 2007 in Battlefords Union Hospital, North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada.2
     In the obituary of Garry Chartier who died 22 September 2005, Garry's mother-in-law, Jean Panteluk was listed as a survivor.3

Citations

  1. [S761] Durand -- Chartier Family Web Page, online unknown url. Hereinafter cited as Durand -- Chartier Family Web Page.
  2. [S1597] Estevan Mercury, online http://www.estevanmercury.ca/2007-03-28/panteluk.php. Hereinafter cited as Obituary -- Chartier, Garry.
  3. [S1162] Obituary -- Chartier, Garry, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Sep 27, 2005, Page D1/29, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Garry Edward Chartier. Hereinafter cited as S'toon Star Phoenix.

Constable Ernest-Philippe Chartier1,2

M, #8680, b. 22 December 1892, d. 30 June 1982
Father*Joseph Chartier1 b. c 1859
Mother*Elmire Normandin1 b. b 1865
Last Edited21 Mar 2018
     Ernest-Philippe was born on 22 December 1892 in Grand'Mère, Québec, Canada.1 Ernest-Philippe married Ethel Ida Harper in 1920 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.1 He died on 30 June 1982 in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada, at age 89.1,3,2 Constable Ernest-Philippe Chartier was buried on 2 July 1982 in Battleford Cemetery, Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada.2
     His name was also recorded as Ernest.4
     In the obituary of Rev. James Edward Chartier who died 5 November 2008, James's father, Ernest Chartier was listed as predeceased.4

Family

Ethel Ida Harper b. 9 Jan 1903, d. 17 Oct 2005
Children

Citations

  1. [S761] Durand -- Chartier Family Web Page, online unknown url. Hereinafter cited as Durand -- Chartier Family Web Page.
  2. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi R.N.W.M.P. Ernest P Chartier.
  3. [S5062] RCMP Graves, online RCMP Graves search page, Chartier, Ernest Phillip; 8048. Hereinafter cited as RCMP Graves.
  4. [S2030] Rev. James E. Chartier, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, viewed Nov 25, 2008, http://www.legacy.com/can-saskatoon/Obituaries.asp, Obituary: Rev. James E. "Bud" Chartier. Hereinafter cited as Saskatoon Star Phoenix.