Thomas W. Tasker
(Abt 1842-)
Anna < >
(Abt 1840-)

Arthur Henry Tasker
(1872-After 1918)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Ella Susan Gold

Arthur Henry Tasker 1 2 3

  • Born: May 1872, August, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States 4
  • Marriage (1): Ella Susan Gold on 21 Jul 1897 in Renville, Renville, Minnesota, United States 1
  • Died: After Sep 1918

   Another name for Arthur was A. H. Tasker.

  Research Notes:

A. H. Tasker is mentioned in an article in the St. Paul Daily Globe (St. Paul, Minnesota), 29 Apr 1894, p.13, which reads as follows:
HAMLINE.
The Amphyctyon Society gave its annual public programme Friday evening. The music was particularly good, as was the president's address, by A. A. McCann; recitation by A. H. Tasker, and a senior soliloquy by Claude Southwick.
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From History of Dakota Territory, vol. 4, p. 361:
"Ella became the wife of A. H. Tasker, of Regina, Canada. He is a financial agent and deals largely in farm loans and mortgages."
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This is probably the same man:
From http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/OR-OLD-NEWS/2002-08/1029047070 :

In a message dated 8/4/02 6:42:13 PM, possumsrus@aol.com writes:

<< It was submitted by (possumsrus@aol.com ) on Sunday, August 4, 2002 at d: d: d

contributor_name: Sandee
newspaper_name: St Johns Review
newspaper_date: Friday, November 15 1919
town_of_publication: St Johns, Portland, Oregon
county_of_publication: unk
state_of_publication: OR

newspaper_article: Materials are being assembled and construction is to start
immediately on a seven-story, reinforced concrete mill for the Eagle Flouring
Mills company on the tract adjoining the 2,000,000 bushel minicipal grain
elevator under construction at the St Johns municipal terminal.

... W R Bagot, who was for several years general manager of the Globe
mills, is president of the new Eagle Flour Milling company. Understood to be
associated with Mr Bagot are C W Jennison of Williston, N. D., who is the
owner of several mills in North Dakota; A H Tasker of the Tasker-Simpson
Grain company of Alberta Canada, and W H Stevens of the Holly Milk and Cereal
company. Mr Stevens is also director of the Imperial Rice Milling company
of Vancouver, BC.

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  Noted events in his life were:

Residence: with his parents, 1880, Granite Falls, Chippewa, Minnesota, United States.

Attended: Hamline University, 1894, Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States. 8 Arthur was right half-back on Hamline's football team. His name is given as A. H. Tasker in Hamline's yearbook, The Liner.

Attended: Hamline University, 1895, Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States. 9 A. H. sang second bass in the H. U. Quartet in 1895.

Attended: Hamline University, 1896, Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States. 10 Represented Hamline on the debate team, taking third place inn the intercollegiate contest.

Graduated: Hamline University, 1896, Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States. 11

Census: U.S, 1900, Grant, South Dakota, United States. 12 Occupation bank cashier
Birth Date May 1872, Wisconsin
Est. marriage year 1898
Father b. England
Mother b. New York
Ella's mother b. New Jersey
Household:
Arthur H. Tasker, Head, M, 28, b. May 1872, Wisconsin
Ella S. Tasker, Wife, F, 32, b. Oct 1868, Illinois
Homer Tasker, Son, M, 1, b. Feb 1899, South Dakota

Occupation: bank cashier, 11 Jun 1900, Grant, South Dakota, United States.

Residence, 1902, Albee, Grant, South Dakota, United States.

Occupation: banker, 1905, Albee, Grant, South Dakota, United States. 13

Census: Canada, 1906, Saskatchewan, Canada. 14 Household consisted of:
Arthur Tasker, Head, M, 35 b. United States
Hetta Crosky, Boarder, F, 25, United States
Ella Tasker, Wife, F, 38, United States
Honier (sic) Tasker, Son, M, 7, United States
Robert J. Tasker, Son,l M, 2, United States

Occupation: Director of Sterling Trusts Corporation, 1912, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. 15 Sterling Trusts Corporation, Itegina, Sask. Directors Edward Brown, Pres.; Hon. A. E. Forget, 1st Vice-Pres.; Fred. N. Norton, 2nd Vice-Pres.; J. W. Scott, W. M. Martin, M.P., Aleck Clark, H. L. Johnson, E. P. Brockman, A. H. Tasker, C. F. Millar.

Occupation, 1914. The Monetary Times 1914

Occupation: dealer in farm lands and mortgages, 1914, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Residence: 1739 Scarth St, 1914, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Residence: possibly, 1917, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

Occupation: Possibly Tasker-Simpson Grain Company, 1919, Alberta, Canada. A. H. Tasker mentioned in St. Johns Review, 15 Nov 1919, St. Johns, Portland, Oregon.

Residence: possibly, 1919, Alberta, Canada.


Arthur married Ella Susan Gold, daughter of Aaron Gold and Ellen S. Cahoon, on 21 Jul 1897 in Renville, Renville, Minnesota, United States.1 (Ella Susan Gold was born on 10 Oct 1869 in Davis, Stephenson, Illinois, United States, died on 23 Sep 1918 in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States 16 and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Big Stone City, Grant, South Dakota.)


  Marriage Notes:

Notes from a Pedigree Chart prepared by Donald W. Gold dated 25 Jul 1996:
"This was a double marriage ceremony for her sister Mabel married William Wallace at the same time."

Sources


1 Correspondence, Don Gold beginning 7 Sep 2016.

2 Website - Genealogy, http://files.usgwarchives.net/sd/biography/doane2/gold.txt.

3 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8FN-GS5 : accessed 3 January 2016), Arthur Henry Tasker in entry for Robert Tasker and Raquel Mariscal, 19 Jun 1937; citing Orange, Cal.

4 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), Birthplace recorded as Wisconsin on marriage certificate of his son Robert. "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8FN-GS5 : accessed 3 January 2016), Arthur Henry Tasker in.

5 Website - Genealogy, http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/OR-OLD-NEWS/2002-08/1029047070.

6 Website:, http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn90059522/1894-04-29/ed-1/seq-14/.

7 George W. Kingsbury, History of Dakota Territory. South Dakota: Its History and Its People. (Chicago: S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1915), 4: 361.

8 The Liner (Hamline University, St. Paul, Minn.), 1895, pp. 102-103. http://edu.arcasearch.com/hlc/initArcaCode.asp

9 The Liner (Hamline University, St. Paul, Minn.), 1895, pp. 108-109. http://edu.arcasearch.com/hlc/initArcaCode.asp

10 The Liner (Hamline University, St. Paul, Minn.), 1914, p.82. http://edu.arcasearch.com/hlc/initArcaCode.asp

11 The Liner (Hamline University, St. Paul, Minn.), 1914, p. 219. http://edu.arcasearch.com/hlc/initArcaCode.asp

12 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMR7-3M7 : accessed 3 January 2016), Arthur H Tosker, Adams & Vernon Townships Revillo village, Grant, South Dakota, United States; citing sheet 4B.

13 The Liner (Hamline University, St. Paul, Minn.), 1905, p. 43. http://edu.arcasearch.com/hlc/initArcaCode.asp

14 Census, "Canada Census, 1906," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHV7-BTG : accessed 3 January 2016), Arthur Tasker, 43, Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario.

15 Website:, http://www.archive.org/stream/directorydirector00housuoft/directorydirector00housuoft_djvu.txt.

16 www.findagrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 28060694.


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