Biography of Elias Truax
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Truax, Elias, son of Jacob Truax, was born in 1727, and came from Albany, N. Y., in 1793, and settled in Canada near the Franklin line. He married Elizabeth Lagrange, and they had seven children, of whom one son, Elias, born July 4, 1772, married Anna Wightman and died in his 103d year. He had eleven children, of whom Elias, born in 1802, married, first, Lucinda Holden, and second, Melissa. daughter of Dr. Pomeroy. His third wife was Eleanor Hibbard, and his children were Thomas, who enlisted in Company F, Seventh Regiment Vermont Volunteers, and died near New Orleans, July 3, 1862; Sewall, who was major of the First Oregon Cavalry; Lester, of the state of Washington; Charles E., sergeant First Oregon Cavalry; and Stephen Pomery, a farmer in the north part of Franklin, who married Anna M. Shepard, and has four sons: Herbert, Charles, Frank, and Elburn.

From:
History of Franklin and Grand Isle Counties Vermont
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y.
1891


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