Jacob du Trieux
was baptized on 2 December 1645 at Dutch Reformed Church, New Amsterdam, New York County, New York. He was the son of Philippe Antoni du Trieux
and Susanna du Chesne
. Jacob du Trieux married Lysbeth Post
on 26 September 1674 at New Amsterdam, New York County, New York. Jacob du Trieux died between 1709 and 1710 at New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware. Jacob was baptized at New Amsterdam on 2 Dec. 1645 (NYG & B 57/338), and married at the Dutch Reformed Church, New Amsterdam, 26 Sep 1674, to Elizabeth "Lysbeth" Post, probably a daughter of Lodewyck and Agnietje (Bonen) Post. Lysbeth was baptized at New Amsterdam on 18 Jul 1655 and died after 1730. Records of the Dutch Reformed Church of New York 1639-1801 gives the following: 1674 den 26 disto Jacob Truer j.m. van N. Orangien en Lysbeth Post j.d. als voren den 26 Sep.
Jacob was the 1st of the Truax name to settle in Monmouth County, East Jersey, which he had done 7 Mar 1676 when he was conveyed 12 acres in Middletown (Book E/ page 43). according to Honor in his "This Old Monmouth of Ours", page 264, Jacob located at Freehold where he had about 400 acres of land.
"Monmouth County Deed Book E", page 43 made 7 Mar 1676, recorded ?? acknowledge 6 Sep 1710
Benjamin Devell, Middletown, yeoman, TO Jacob Truwax of same for 5 pounds 1 Town lott=12 acres in length, 30 chains and in breadth 4 chains 1/2 bounded on E by land not surveyed and S by highway and W by Job Throckmorton home lot and N by land not surveyed as by pattent doth more at large appear being dated 4 Dec 1676 ye Quit Rents beginning 25 Mar 1670.
Note: This same 12 acres was conveyed by Jacob Truax to Robert Hamilton by deed made 29 Nov 1714 (Mon. Co. Deed E/44).
On "20 Mar 1708", Isaac Shaffer, St. George Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware deeds 408 acres of land to Jacob Trieux of Middletown, East Jersey (Delaware deeds), following which Jacob DUtreux of Middletown, Monmouth County sold 300 acres of land at Middletown, NJ to Andrew Burnett on "22 Apr 1708", on "12 May 1708" there was another New Castle County deed, where in George Dekayne sells 228 acres in New Castle County, Delaware to Phillip Trueax of Freehold Township, East Jersey. On Sept "1708" Jacob and Elizabeth, his wife, and Jacob, Jr. sold to alexander Innes, 200 acres at Middletown, NJ which Jacob, Sr. purchased from Peter Tilton on 4 May 1697. The 228 acres of New Castle County, Delaware land purchased from DeKayne was sold to William Overton on 10 Mar 1712 (Delaware deeds).
Following these 1708 conveyances, Jacob removed to New Castle County, Delaware, where he died between 27 Dec 1709 (date of making Will), and 21 June 1710, the date adminstration was granted to his wife. The will mentions by name, his wife, Elizabeth; Son William and three sons, Isaac, Benjamin and Cornelius. Lysbeth was still living when her son, Jacob, made his will 22 Aug 1730 (Delaware Probate Record).
--Agnes, Susanna, Jacob and Willem baptized at New York (NYG &B 57/338)
--places Agnes, Philip and Elizabeth as children of Jacob.
--Jacob's "Will" names, Willem, Isaac and Benjamin.He married Lysbeth in the Dutch reformed Church in New Amsterdam (New York
It was during Jacob's generation that the family began to change its
spelling of Du Trieux and shifted to either Truax or Truex. - Assn of
Philippe Du Trieux...
Jacob settled in Monmouth Co, NJ, purchasing land by deed dated Mar 7, 1676
in the present Twp of Freehold where he had about 400 acres - Assn of Philip..