Jacob DuBois

Salem, Salem, New Jersey, United States

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Jacob DuBois

Also Known As: "Little Jacob"
Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Ulster, New York, United States
Death: September 28, 1794 (75)
Salem, New Jersey, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Barent DuBois and Jacomyntje DuBois
Husband of Jannetje DuBois
Father of Rachel Krom; Catherine Garrison; Sarah DuBois; Jonathan DuBois; Lydia DuBois and 1 other
Brother of Catherine Elwell; Isaac DuBois; David DuBois; Solomon DuBois; Jonathan DuBois and 4 others

Occupation: Clergyman
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About Jacob DuBois

Jacob Du Bois was captain of hte Pittsgrove Minute Men of Salem County, 20 Septemer, 1775.

The Muster Roll of his company is the earleist knwon list of Salem Cojnty soldiers in the Revolution and contsins the names of seven of hte Du Bois famiy, as well as others mentioned in this compilation. It appears in ful on page 32-3 follwoing . He was also a member of the Salem County Committee of Correspondence whihc met at Salem Jan 7 1775. Issue all born in Salem County, New Jersey.

Muster Roll of Minute Men of Pittsgove, Salem county, New Jersey [Vide Farnk H Stewart, Salem County in the REvolution, p8; letters to, and later Muster Rolls, pp16, 17, 19 show continous service for Jacob Du Bois and

many of his company.]

"We teh Subscirersd Do Voluntailry Enlist ourselves in teh Company of Captain Jacob Dubois in hte Twonship of Pitts Grove in the County of Salem under the Command of Colonel Samuel DIck and Do promise toOBey our Officers ins cush service as they shall appoint us Agreeable to the Rules and Orders of hte Province."

Peter DuBois, 1st Lieu

Abam DuBois, 2nd Lieu

William Couckling, ENsighn

Sergants St

Joel Garrison 1

Benjn Vanmeter 2

Elias Craig 3

James Stratton 4

Private Men

Jacob Vanmeter

Benjm Burroughs

Ezekial Rose

Elijah Honston

willima Murphy

Isaac Dubois

Joseph thompson

Jams Murphy

robert Tullis, Jr

Francis Tullis

George Waggoner

Philip Titus

John Burroughs

James Burroughs

Gidion Tullis

Jacob Tullis

John Nealy

Joseph Nealy

Sameul Swing

John Miller

George Fauver

Henry Huct

John Craig, Jr

Thomas Ross

Robert Patterson

Cornelius DuBois

Isaac Vanmeter

John Johnson

benjamin Hughs

Henry Johnson

Ezekiel White

Reuben Langly

Willm Crum

Cornelius Woolsey

'Isaac Newkirk

John Crum

Jacob Steelman

Joseph Abbott

Abdon Abbott

John Burroughs

Israel Elwell

Aaron Brown

Samuel Debois

John Dindlespike

Alexr Steel

David Weeks

James Johnson

John Dubois

Benjamin Dubois

Wilm Thompson

Co Niewkirk, Jr

Wm McClung

John Ricker

Joseph Jones

Alexr Jones

Moses Nickles

Cornelius Burroughs

Pitts Grove 20th Sept 1775

a true Copy from the Original by Jacob DuBois Captn.


Mary Coates Martin, 350 Years of American Ancestors (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1989), p. 179.

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Jacob DuBois's Timeline

February 9, 1719
Ulster, New York, United States
September 21, 1749
Age 30
Salem, New Jersey, United States
October 15, 1751
Age 32
Pittsgrove Township, Salem, New Jersey, United States
Age 32
Pittsgrove, NJ, USA
October 2, 1757
Age 38
Salem, New Jersey, United States
September 19, 1761
Age 42
September 19, 1761
Age 42
Salem, New Jersey, United States
September 28, 1794
Age 75
Salem, New Jersey, United States