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

Coleby Chew

Male Bef 1738 - 1758  (> 20 years)


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  • Name Coleby Chew  [1
    Birth Bef 1738  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 14 Sep 1758  Fort Duquesne Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19805  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Larkin Chew,   b. 1698, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 Sep 1770, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Beverley,   b. 11 Nov 1699, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1770, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 30 Sep 1733  St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13082  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/02-05-02-0329

      To George Washington from Colby Chew, 22 August 1758
      From Colby Chew
      Rays Town Augst 22d 1758 Sir
      As I think it my duty to Report any thing to you that is Extraordenary I take the Fredom to Inclose you a Journald1 that I kept from the time I Reced my Orders tell I Returnd, Which is as Exact a one as the place Would Permit of pray Excuse my Freedom and believe me to be Dr Colo. your most Obt Servt

      Coleby Chew

      ALS, DLC:GW.

      Lt. Colby (Coleby) Chew of the 1st Virginia Regiment was killed in Major James Grant’s raid near Fort Duquesne on 14 Sept. 1758.

  • Sources 
    1. [S72] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.

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