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Jacob Freas (Fries)

Birthplace: Friesland, Netherlands
Death: March 21, 1801 (86)
Lutheran Church, Friesburg, New Jersey
Immediate Family:

Son of German Fries
Husband of Margaret Herkin and Dorcas Halter
Father of Jacob Fries; Frederick Fries; George Fries; Peter Fries; Elizabeth Fries and 13 others
Brother of Phillip Fries

Managed by: Steven Gary Smith
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About Jacob Freas

Came to America in 1723 and founded Friesburg, and Frisburg Lutheran Church.

Found this clipping that shows a Jacob Fries on the ship St. Andrew Gally. If it is the same Jacob Fries, he would have come to America in 1737 as opposed to 1723.

Philadelphia, Sept. 26, 1737. A true List John Stedman.

[List 47 B] Palatines imported in the Ship St. Andrew Gally, John Stedman, Master, from Rotterdam, but last from Cowes, as by clearance thence. Qualified the 26th day of September 1737.

Jacob Friess

MyHeritage Family Trees Calhoun Web Site, managed by David Calhoun (Contact) Birth: Feb 17 1715 - Friesland, Holland Death: Mar 21 1801 - Salem, NJ Wife: Margaret Friess (born Herkin) Wife: Dorcas Friess (born Halter) Children: Jacob F. Fries, Anna Margaretha Souder (born Fries), John Fries, Frederick Fries, George Fries, Henry Fries, Anna Maria Fries, Philip Fries, Peter Fries, Elizabeth Fries, Mary Fries, Ann Fries, Margaret Fries Janvier (born Fries), Phoebe Fries, Sarah Fries

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Jacob Freas's Timeline

February 17, 1715
Friesland, Netherlands
October 14, 1741
February 5, 1744
March 26, 1746
October 12, 1748
Friesburg, Salem, New Jersey, USA
September 3, 1750
December 22, 1752
March 4, 1755
January 20, 1757
July 29, 1759