Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday: Charles A.W. and Rebecca F. (Shumaker) Chew

Charles Alexander West and Rebecca F. (SHUMAKER) CHEW are buried in the Salamonia Cemetery, Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana.  Charles is my paternal 2nd-great granduncle.

Charles was born August 18, 1860 in Darke County, Ohio, the son of Dr. Ezekiel  Cooper and Caroline Bishop (WOOLSTON) CHEW.

Rebecca was born April 1861 in Ohio, according to census records.  I do not know her parentage.

Rebecca died September 23, 1916 in Wabash Township, Jay County, Indiana.  Charles died July 16, 1925 in Boyne City, Charlevoix County, Michigan.

Source: Salamonia Cemetery (Jay County, Indiana), Charles A.W. and Rebecca F. Chew marker, photographed by Travis LeMaster, 26 March 2009.

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