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Re: Chews in MD

Posted: 1344303390000
Classification: Query

This is a long shot as this post was from many years ago. I'm not a chew however I've read that one of my ancestors was owned by one John H Chew.

The item below is on the Archives of Maryland web site. Trying toi see if i can find any additional links.

"On a Sunday evening in October 1814,2 General Saunders escaped with David Saunders and Harry Quary, both slaves of John H. Chew, and Elleck, a slave of William Ward.3 Saunders' sister had encouraged him to escape, but did not accompany him.4 The four men reached the British sloop-of-war Dauntless, part of a squadron lying near Sharp's Island in the Chesapeake Bay by the Choptank River's mouth.5 General and David Saunders had transferred to the HMS Orlando by March 6, 1815"

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
John Chew 1498672856000 
rbradley173 964633346000 
jevs 970032177000 
rbradley173 970044321000 
rbradley173 970045812000 
C. Chew 964683393000 
timmychew 964698363000 
John A. Chew II 964855413000 
Sharon Strout 965131028000 
KevinWBCW 1344303390000 
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