Ann Chew

 

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF ANN CHEW  Relict of Capt. John Chew who died Oct. 7th 1821 in the 67th year of her age.  Few Females were more eminantly [sic] distinguished for correctness of deportment and…practice of all christian virtues. [She] was Conjugal as a widow, exemplary as a [M]other fond and affectionate

Section - Section 1
ID -11



Birth -1754

Death - 1821

Age - Over 60

Gender - Female

Profession- Unknown

Veteran- N/A

Data -

Husband was John Chew

[1] John served in the militia as lieutenant under Capt. John  Holliday 1780. Lost arm in battle of Camden and was taken prisoner. 1789 on invalid pension role of Va. 1814–that record among those destroyed in War Dept.

John Chew, Esquire was appointed clerk of the Fredericksburg Hustings Court on August 6, 1767, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of the first clerk of that Court, Henry Armistead, who died in August, 1787.

The Chew family held the clerkship of the Hustings Court, except for a short time it was held by W.C. Strait, under military appointment, covering a period of ninety-nine years and eleven days.

Sources -

[1]  Lineage Book – National Society of the Daughters of the American …, Volume 27
By Daughters of the American Revolution


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