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Jacob Titus Sr (1703 - 1792)

Jacob Titus Sr
Born in Westbury, Long Island, New Yorkmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1725 in Jamaica, Queens, New Yorkmap
Descendants descendants
Died in New York, USAmap
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Jacob Titus Sr participated in the American Revolution
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Jacob Titus Sr is an NSSAR Patriot Ancestor.
NSSAR Ancestor #: A116011
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Jacob Titus, Sr. was born July 1, 1703, in Westbury, Long Island, New York. During the American Revolutionary War, Jacob was the Overseer of Highways for the city of Wheatley, at Oyster Bay. Jacob is honored for his Civil Service by the Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, as Ancestor #A116011.

DAR records indicate that Jacob died in July, 1792 and that his wife's name was Margaret Jermain. Application for membership in the Society has been made by the descendants of his son, Timothy Titus, who married Charity Losea. [1]

New York City records show that Jacob Titus and Margaret Jermain (spelled Jerman in record) were married in 1725 in Jamaica, Queens, New York.[2]

Titus wrote his will on September 9, 1792. It was entered into probate on September 15.[3]


  1. National Number, 643549
  2. New York City, Compiled Marriage Index, 1600s-1800s [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: Genealogical Research Library, comp. New York City, Marriages, 1600s-1800s.
  3. New York, Queens County, Wills; Author: New York. Surrogate's Court (Queens County); Probate Place: Queens, New York. Accessed at New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999 [database on-line].
  • Titus: A North American Family, by Leo J. Titus, copyright 2004
  • Hinshaw, William Wade, et al., compilers. Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genelogy Volume 3 Pages 318 and 458

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