James Pew

Brief Life History of James

When James Pew was born on 23 February 1788, in New York, United States, his father, Francis Pew, was 43 and his mother, Mary Dunn, was 30. He married Margaret Strong on 22 October 1814, in Jefferson, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Tuscarawas Township, Coshocton, Ohio, United States in 1820 and Keene Township, Coshocton, Ohio, United States in 1860. He died on 18 June 1863, at the age of 75, and was buried in Keene, Keene Township, Coshocton, Ohio, United States.

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James Pew
Achsah Russell
Marriage: 10 November 1822
William Pew
Margaret A. Pew
James Hill Pew
Russell Pew
Martin Pew
Simon Pew
Decatur Pew
Malona Pew
Robert Pew
Sarah Pew
Mary Pew

Sources (16)

  • James Pew, "United States Census, 1820"
  • James Pene, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • James Pew, "Find A Grave Index"

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Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Pugh .

English: nickname from Anglo-Norman French pi(u), piw, peu ‘holy, pious’, also ‘merciful, kind, compassionate’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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