Lucy Chew


In memory of MISS LUCY CHEW daughter of the late John Chew, Esquire, of Spotsylvania.  Died on the 5th October 1815.  “Go spotless honor and unsullied truth  Go smiling innocence  Go soft humanity that blessed the poor  Go saint and patience  Go modesty that never wore a frown  To virtue and receive the Heavenly Crown.”

Section - Section 1
ID -05

Birth- Unknown

Death - 1815

Age - Unknown

Gender - Female

Profession- Unknown

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Information John Chew father.

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.

Chew served in military in Revolution under Capt John Holliday 1780. He lost an arm in battle of Camden in SC and was taken prisoner. In 1789 he was on the invalid pension roll roll in Va. but record lost in 1814 in burning of War Dept  [1]

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

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