Today's featured relative in my database is my paternal 4th-great grandfather, Nathaniel Chew.
Nathaniel was born November 10, 1786 in Gloucester Co., NJ., the son of Nathaniel and Sarah (Springer) Chew. Nathaniel married Keziah Driver circa 1805, no known children. Nathaniel married secondly circa 1812 probably in Gloucester Co., NJ to Mary West, daughter of Job and Sarah (Jackson) West. Mary was born June 17, 1795 in New Jersey and died February 27, 1848 in New Jersey. Nathaniel married thirdly December 10, 1848 in Iowa to Nancy Mosier. Nathaniel died January 24, 1866 in Mahaska Co., IA.
Nathaniel was a minister in the Methodist Episcopal church.
Known children of Nathaniel and Mary (West) Chew are as follows :
i. Sarah Chew b. 1812, d. 1834 m. John C. Eastlack
ii. Rebecca West Chew b. April 17, 1814 d. April 10, 1893, m. Charles Lock
iii. Ezekiel Cooper Chew b. January 17, 1822 Gloucester Co., NJ., d. August 27, 1888 St. Joseph's Co., IN., m. Caroline Bishop Woolston m(2) Laura ________ m(3) Mary Jane Riddle
I descend from Nathaniel and Mary (West) Chew's son Ezekiel, as follows :
Nathaniel Chew and Mary West
Ezekiel Cooper Chew and Caroline Bishop Woolston
Mary Keziah Chew and Luman Walker Lemasters
Luman Cooper LeMasters and Barbara Isabelle Wehrly (my great-grandparents)