Notes about the Truax surname
Extensive research has been done on the Truax family.
The original family name was de Trieux. Philippe de Trieux came to New York in 1624 fleeing persecution. The name was eventually anglicized to Truax. Other varieties of the name include Truex, Trueax, Truaxe.
My branch of the family settled in Rougemont, Quebec and then in Walkerton, Ontario.
The Truax name can be found almost exclusively in North America.
Important branches on my tree
- Reuben Eldridge Truax and Jessie Porteous. RE Truax was a well-known local politician in Walkerton, Ontario. He owned a door and sash factory.