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TRUAX, John

Male 1727 - Aft 1777  (~ 50 years)


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  • Name TRUAX, John  [1
    Christened 27 Aug 1727  Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • He was baptized at Old Brick Church in Monmouth County, New Jersey.
    Gender Male 
    Land Purchase 14 Jun 1744  Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Timothy Lloyd to John Trueax and Joseph Winter, of city of Perth Amboy, county of Middlesex for 120 pounds. Timothy Lloyd of Freehold, yeoman. Certain tract of land situated, lying and being in the Pines ajoining or near land of Thomas Warne, deceased, formerly in county of Monmouth but now in county of Middlesex, granted and conveyed to said Timothy Loyd by deed Samuel Leonard 8-15- 1717, part unappropriated land but surveyed and returned to Timothy Lloyd 3-29-1744. Beginning at a small run of water by Warns line where a path crosseth the said runn which leadeth from head of Cheasequaks to Wecketunck at a Pepino Tree marked on four sides thence North 5 chains thence North 77 degrees West 43 chains South 20 degrees West 24 chains South 71 degrees East 7 chains South 10 chains 9 degrees West 9 chains more or less to South line of aforesaid tract thence East 52 chains to Thomas Warnes line thence North along same 28 chains West 9 chains and to where it began containing 123 acres.
    Land Sale 10 May 1760  Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • John Truex, yeoman, Middletown, for 50 pounds to Thomas Warne, of South Ward, Perth Amboy, that tract of land situate and lying within above said south Ward of Perth amboy, beginning at a stone planted for a corner formerly between Joseph Winter and said John Truex about four yards southward of a small chestnut tree and from thence running East 17 chains and 1 rodd to a young red oak tree marked on four sides standing in old line of plantation formerly belonging to Joshua Warne deceased, thence North along said Joshua Warne line 21 chains and 20 links and thence North about 7 chains to inside line of said John Truex his land thence West about 9 chains and 2 rods to Peppenridge tree or large sapling formerly marked on four sides standing in timber swamp on east side of a cart path thence North 5 chains thence North 77 degrees West 25 chains and three rods to division line between Joseph Winter and said John Truex, thence South 24 degrees East along division line 43 chains to where it first began at above stone containing 84 acres more or less---undivided 1/2 of 6 acres of salt meadow adjoining on North side of Cheesquaks Creek and formerly conveyed from Joseph Hall to Joseph Winter and said John Truex by deed 6-10-1744. Signed by John Truex and Margaret Truex. Witnesses, Joseph Winter, Joshua Warne, James Cooper. 5-6-1769 Joshua Warne swore he saw John and Margaret Truex sign and seal free will, etc.
    Land Sale 22 Jul 1760  Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • John Truex, Middletown, and William Bennet. For 195 pounds that tract of land situate lying and being in said Middletown joining southerly to Samuel Truex his line beginning at NW corner of said Jacob Truex his young orchard at a Salsin flax sapling marked on four sides joying to John Bennet and from thence along the said Samuel Ogborne line till it comes to the highway and from thence turning soerty along said highway till it comes to a white oak sapling standing upon a hill or nole by roadside hard by where two roads part which sapling is desired to be a corner of said Samuel Truex his land and from thence turning Westerly along road line or Samuel Truex till it comes to a mulberry tree marked on two sides standing about or near 7 chains northerly from said Samuel Truex his house and thence running Westerly to NE corner of said Jacob Truex his young orchard at above sapling at beginning--bound Westerly by John Bennet, northerly by said Samuel Ogborne, Easterly by said highway and southerly by said Samuel Truex and also2 acres of meadow and 1 acre of fresh meadow, etc. John Truex and Margaret, his wife. Witnesses -- John Ogborne, John Truex, Jr. Hendrick Smock.
    Will 5 Sep 1777  Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • The source of this will is the New Jersey Archives, vol. 34, page 532.

      1777, September 5. TRUAX, JOHN, of Freehold, Monmouth Co., yeoman; will of.

      Wife, Ann 60 pounds. If my wife die before me, then the said legacy is to be
      paid to my daughters, Gertie, the wife of John Updyck, and Sythey, the wife of Abraham Truax. Son, John, 50 pounds. Son, Rulif 30 pounds. Sone Abraham 11 pounds. My 3 sons and two daughters, and the 2 sons of my son William, deceased, namely; sons John, Abraham, and Rulif; daugher, Mary and her husband, Thomas Craig; daugher Elsey and her husband, Mathias Van Kirk; and William Truax and John Truax, sons of my son, William, deceased, the rest. Susannah Truax, the mother of William and John, shall have the interest of the money coming to the 2 boys.
      Executors - friends, James Reid and John Jamison.
      Witnesses - William Laird, Richard Pittinger, Valentine Welch.
      Proved April 14, 1778 Lib. 20, p. 154


      In the actual will, Gertie and Sythey are stated to be her (Ann's) daughters.
      The other children are referred to as "my" sons and/or daughters.
    Died Aft 5 Sep 1777  Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Probate 14 Apr 1778  Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • John is said to have moved to Louden County, Virginia about 1769.

      Some of the facts cited are from Barbara Carver Smith, The Truax / Truex Family of Monmouth and Ocean Counties New Jersey 1675-1990, from the will of John Truax 5 Sept. 1777 (NJA 34/532). [1]
    Person ID I9751  Wheeler

    Father TRUAX, John,   b. Abt 1700, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Sep 1777 and 14 Apr 1778, Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Mother VAN KIRK, Seytje 
    Married Bef 1725  [1
    Family ID F4450  Group Sheet

    Family 1 --?--, Ann 
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F5387  Group Sheet

    Family 2 MOUNT, Margaret 
    Married 8 Nov 1743  Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • See New Jersey Archives Vol. 22, New Jersey Marriages, 1684-1850, page 399.
    Children 
     1. TRUAX, Isaac,   b. Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. New Paris, Preble County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. TRUAX, David,   b. 19 Feb 1755, Morris County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1855, Dixon Township, Preble County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)
     3. TRUAX, Alice Margaret "Peggy",   b. 19 Feb 1757, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 15 Nov 1843, Gibson County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F3387  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 27 Aug 1727 - Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Nov 1743 - Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 14 Jun 1744 - Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Sale - 10 May 1760 - Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Sale - 22 Jul 1760 - Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 5 Sep 1777 - Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aft 5 Sep 1777 - Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 14 Apr 1778 - Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S60] Descendants of Philippe de Trieux, Association of Philippe du Trieux Descendants, (http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~truax/assoc/, created by Jennifer Smith, P.O. Box 23074, Milton, ON Canada L9T 5B4) (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S60] Descendants of Philippe de Trieux, Association of Philippe du Trieux Descendants, (http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~truax/assoc/, created by Jennifer Smith, P.O. Box 23074, Milton, ON Canada L9T 5B4), From baptismal records of the Dutch Reformed Church of Free hold and Middletown, New Jersey: Truax, Johannes, s/ o Johannes Truax and Syke Ver Kerk, christened 27 Aug. 1727 (Reliability: 3), 10 Nov 2009.

    3. [S2568] New Jersey Deeds, (Secretary of State's Deeds, Surveys and Commissions, ca. 1650-1785, Secretary of State, New Jersey, 225 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625-0307), A-3-86, 14 Jun 1744 (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2008.

    4. [S2568] New Jersey Deeds, (Secretary of State's Deeds, Surveys and Commissions, ca. 1650-1785, Secretary of State, New Jersey, 225 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625-0307), F-3-14, 10 May 1760 (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2008.

    5. [S2568] New Jersey Deeds, (Secretary of State's Deeds, Surveys and Commissions, ca. 1650-1785, Secretary of State, New Jersey, 225 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625-0307), F-3-149, 22 Jul 1760 (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2008.


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