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

Benjamin Chew

Male 1671 - 1700  (29 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Chew  [1, 2
    Birth 12 Apr 1671  Maidstone, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 3 Jun 1700  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I31500  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Samuel Chew,   b. 26 Jul 1625, Jamestown, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Jun 1677, Henington, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Ayres,   b. 1635, Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 5 May 1695, Herring Bay, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 1658  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20480  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Benson,   b. 1677, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Jan 1726, Calvert County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 49 years) 
    Marriage 12 Oct 1692  West River - Clifts MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Benjamin Chew of Anne Arundel County Md. was m. on 10th ma. of 8th day 1692
      to Elizabeth Benson of Calvert Co. Md. at home of Richard Harrison
      father-in-law of aforesaid Elizabeth Benson
    Children 
     1. Samuel Dr. Chew,   b. 30 Oct 1693, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 16 Jun 1743, Maidstone, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 49 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Elizabeth Chew,   b. 13 Mar 1695, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Feb 1727, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 31 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Anne Chew,   b. 14 Oct 1696, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     4. Mary Chew,   b. Abt 1698, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F20585  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Chew, Benjamin, A. A. County, 26th Feb., 1699; 3rd June, 1700.
      To wife Eliza:, extx., 1/2 of 350 A., "Maidstone," including dwelling plantation during life and 1/3 of personalty.
      To son Samuel at 18 yrs. of age and hrs., residue of land.
      To child., viz., Samuel afsd., Eliza: and Mary, residue of personalty.
      Daus. to be of age at 16 yrs.
      Cous. Samuel Chew, son of brother Samuel Chew, is to make over that part of "Maidstone" which was formerly brother John Chew's, to hrs. of testator and they in turn are to convey to sd. cous. Samuel "Poppingsgay."
      Overseers: Brothers Samuel and Joseph Chew.
      Test: Wm. Chew, Abraham Birkhead, Chris. Mather, Mary Hayfield. 6. 379.
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      Benjamin Chew 19-1/2B.122 I AA £543.17.8 Jun 3 1700
      Appraisers: Abraham Birkhead, Thomas Hughes.
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      Benjamin Chew 9.293 A AA £543.17.8 £18.12.0 Mar 12 1728
      Received from: Jonathon Scarth (of London), John Tailor (of London), John Rea, William Powel.
      Payments to: Jos. Chew, Lord Baltimore.
      Administrator: Samuel Chew (Quaker, of Maidstone, administrator of Elisabeth Bond (executrix of deceased)).
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      Chew, John, A. A. County, 13th Jan., 1696; 15th Mar., 1696.
      To brothers Benjamin, Joseph, and Caleb, sister Ann, to Mary Utie, widow, of Balto. County, and Abraham Johns, personalty.
      To cous. Samuel, son of Samuel Chew, and hrs., all real estate and portion of personalty at 19 yrs. of age.
      To brother Samuel, ex., and hrs., residue of estate.
      Test: Jno. Hall, Gilbert Perrin, Peter Bonney. 7. 259.
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      1696-1702 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber A, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Deed, 28 September 1698
      From: RICHARD DURHAM, late of Calvert County, now of London, England, carpenter; and wife.
      To: JOHN TAYLOR of London, England, merchant Price: 100 pounds sterling
      Property: All the 475 acre tract called "Moores Plaines" now in P. G. County, formerly in Calvert County, bounding on "Thorpland" and "Brockhall." This tract was patented to JAMES MOORE in 1673 and conveyed by him to WILLIAM MELLTON, 16 June 1674. MELLTON in turn sold to said RICHARD DURHAM 15 June 1680. Signature: RICHARD DURHAM (mark)
      Wit.: JOS. Abbington, GEORGE ASHMAN, BENJAMIN CHEW, and JOHN GIBSON.
      Ackn'd: ALICE DURHAM wife of RICHARD DURHAM, 17 April 1699.
      Recorded: (day & month unspecified) 1699, Vol. A, Page 200.
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      Chew, Caleb, Calvert County, 5th May, 1698; 9th July, 1698.
      To Samuel, son of brother Samuel Chew, and hrs., home lands and all lands appertaining; to pass in event of death of sd. Samuel during minority to his brother John.
      To Joseph, son of brother Samuel Chew, sister Anne Chew, sister Eliza:, wife of Joseph Chew, and to brother Benjamin and his wife Eliza:, personalty.
      To brother Samuel, ex., personalty.
      Test: Rich'd Crudgenton, Anne Guin, Mary Smith. 6. 117.

  • Sources 
    1. [S54] Early Families of Southern Maryland, Volume: 9 - Corrections.

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

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