Jerry M Chew

24 November 1948–5 February 1977 (Age 28)
Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States

The Life of Jerry M

When Jerry M Chew was born on 24 November 1948, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, his father, Hoyle E Chew, was 30 and his mother, Marie Ann Shiflett, was 18. He died on 5 February 1977, at the age of 28, and was buried in Jensen, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Hoyle E Chew
Marie Ann Shiflett
Jerry M Chew

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World Events (8)

1949 · NATO is Established

Age 1

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.
1952 · Uranium in Moab

Age 4

Uranium mining in Utah has a history going back more than 100 years but, it started as a byproduct of vanadium mining. With the development of Nuclear Weapons, Utah saw a uranium boom in the late 1940s and early 1950s, but uranium mining declined near the end of the Cold War. Currently Uranium is still being mined but just a small amount for power plants and for research.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 10

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Somerset named Chew Magna, which is named for the river on which it stands, a Celtic name, perhaps cognate with Welsh cyw ‘young animal or bird’, ‘chicken’.2 English: habitational name from places called Chew, in West Yorkshire and in the parish of Billington, Lancashire, named with Old English cēo ‘fish gill’, used in the transferred sense of a ravine, in a similar way to Old Norse gil.3 English: derogatory nickname from Middle English chowe ‘chough’, Old English cēo, a bird closely related to the crow and the jackdaw, notorious for its chattering and thieving.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jerry Chew, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Jerry M Chew, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Jerry M Chew, "Find A Grave Index"

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