Joseph Jacob Truax, Sr. (1758 - 1839)

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Birthplace: New Jersey, United States
Death: Died in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States
Occupation: Captain in Continental Army
Managed by: Nancy A. Collins
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About Joseph Jacob Truax, Sr.

Family history has Joseph Jacob Truax a Captain in the Continental Army, but documents have him as a Pvt. in the Pennsylvania Militia. Family history also has his father listed as BenjaminTrueaxe, son of David Trueaxe, but historical data has him as the son of Jacob LaRue Truax. However, there are several close older male relatives named Benjamin, so it's possible he was raised by an uncle or cousin.

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Joseph Jacob Truax's Timeline

1758
January 24, 1758
New Jersey, United States
1784
1784
Age 25
1786
1786
Age 27
United States
1786
Age 27
1788
1788
Age 29
New Jersey, United States
1791
1791
Age 32
United States
1793
1793
Age 34
United States
1800
May 16, 1800
Age 42
Bedofrd, Pennsylvania, United States
1807
1807
Age 48
United States
1839
June 25, 1839
Age 81
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States