Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Joseph Chew

Male 1641 - 1716  (75 years)


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  • Name Joseph Chew  [1, 2, 3
    Born 1641  York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Feb 1715/16  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I031305  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 

    Father John Chew,   b. 16 Jul 1587, Bewdley, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1652 and Dec 1657, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Sarah Gale,   b. Abt 1594, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1650, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married 1610  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18701  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruth Larkin,   b. 1655, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1729, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 75 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1669  St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County. Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Larkin Chew,   b. 1678, Annapolis, Anne Arundle County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1729, St. George's Parish, Spotysylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     2. Larkin [Addl Records1] Chew,   b. 1678, Annapolis, Anne Arundle County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1729, St. George's Parish, Spotysylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     3. Larkin [Addl Records2] Chew,   b. 1678, Annapolis, Anne Arundle County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1729, St. George's Parish, Spotysylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     4. Larkin [Addl Records3] Chew,   b. 1678, Annapolis, Anne Arundle County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1729, St. George's Parish, Spotysylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     5. Larkin [Addl Records4] Chew,   b. 1678, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1729, St. George's Parish, Spotysylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     6. Larkin [Addl Records5] Chew,   b. 1678, Annapolis, Anne Arundle County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1729, St. George's Parish, Spotysylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     7. Mary Chew,   b. 1689, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1732, St. Mark's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years)
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 
    Family ID F15700  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Contributed by: James Hughes

      he Descendants of Captain Thomas Carter , Page 281
      Note:
      The first of the Chew family in Virginia was John Chew, born in 1598, and died in 1668, said to have been of a Somerset family. He came to Virginia about 1620, and in 1636 was mentioned by the governor as "one of the ablest Merchants in Virginia." He settled first at Hog Island, and was the Burgess from that place in 1623, 1624 and 1629; and for York County in 1642, '43, and '44. In 1624 he had a deed for a small parcel of land near his dwelling house in James City. His wife's name was Sarah, and they had issue: Samuel Chew, later of "Herrington," Maryland, a justice, burgess, etc., in that colony, and ancestor of the distinguished Chew families of Maryland and Pennsylvania; John Chew and Joseph Chew, ancestors of the Virgnia family. John Chew, Sr., was a justice of York County, Virginia., 1634 to 1652, and about the latter date removed to Maryland, where he died in 1668.

      Joseph Chew, born 1641, died 1716, (in Anne Arundel County, Maryland., where he removed from York County, Virginia., after 1659, married a daughter of a Mr. Larkin of Annapolis. They had a son, Larkin Chew, born 1686, died 1729, returned to Virginia about 1700, and lived subsequently in counties of King and Queen, Essex, and Spotsylvania. Justice of Peace of Spotsylvania in 1722; Sheriff, 1727-'28; Burgess, 1723 and '26. Will prob. April 1, 1729. Married Hannah, daughter of John Roy of Port Royal, Virginia. Had issue: 1, Thomas, justice of the peace, sheriff, etc., Spotsylvania; 2, Anne; 3, John, of whom later; 4, Larkin, justice of the peace, sheriff, etc.

  • Sources 
    1. [S044739] Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. Fourth Edition. Volume One, Families A-F.

    2. [S804378] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.

    3. [S777900] The Virginia Genealogist Volume 47, 2003, 120.

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