Note: , Vol. I, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, 1980, 1997, pg. 254-272
Chew Family, by Francis B. Culver, from Vol. XXX (1935), 157-175.
2. COLONIAL FAMILIES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
IN WHICH IS GIVEN THE HISTORY, GENEALOGY AND ARMORIAL BEARINGS OF THE COLONIAL FAMILIES WHO SETTLED IN THE AMERICAN COLONIES FROM THE TIME OF THE SETTLEMENT OF JAMESTOWN, 13TH MAY, 1607 TO THE BATTLE OF LEXINGTON, 19TH APRIL, 1775
Edited by, George Norbury MacKenzie, LL.B., American Historical Association, National Genealogical Society, Old North-West Genealogical Society, Member of the Committee on Heraldry and Genealogy of the Maryland Historical Society
Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, 1912, 1966, 1995
3. By terms of his fathers will he inherited the home plantation "Herrington," on Herring Bay, and 300 acres called "Chew's Right," on Poplar Ridge.!
4. Will dated 16 July and proved 31 October 1718 (Annapolis, Liber 14, folio 669); Chew, Samuel, merchant,A. A. Co., 16th July, 1718; 31st Oct., 1718: To son Samuel and male hrs., 600 A., �Ayres,� at Herring Bay, and 300 A., �Chews' Right.� To grandson Samuel and hrs. (son of son John), testator's share in �Wells Hill,� �West Wells� and �Little Wells,� which testator and Nehemiah Birckhead lately bou. of George Wells, all lying at or near Herring Bay. To son Nathaniel, 318 A., lately bou. of Jas. Heath, being pt. of 3 tracts, �Burrage,� �Burrage Blossom� and �Burrage's End,� lying w. of Herring Ck.; also tract lately bou. of Nathaniel Rigbye, adj. above lands, and where son Nathaniel now lives, also personalty and Đ200. To grandchild., viz.: Samuel, Ann, Sarah and Mary (child. of son John, dec'd), Đ1,200 divided equally among them or the survivors, to be pd. as follows: to Samuel at 21 yrs. and to granddaus. at 18 yrs. To grandchild.-in-law Cassandra and Elizabeth (daus. of Philip Coale and Cassandra, his wife), Đ100, equally divided. To cousin Benjamin (son of Wm. Chew), personalty. To friends on the Western Shore, Đ20. Son Samuel ex. and residuary legatee. Test: Robert Sollers, John Scriven, Benj. Chew, Katharine Johnson. 14. 669.
He married twice..14 April 1682 to Anne ??, who died 8 Apr 1702 and had issue and 2nd on 29 June 1704 to Elizabeth ?? Coale, widow of William Coale. She died 27 Feb 1709/1710, sine prole.
4. Samuel Chew II <http://users.erols.com/ulrich/sc1458.html>, born at Herring Bay in 1660, was a Quaker and the grantor of the land on which Herring Creek Meeting House was built. He also started construction on the house known as "Maidstone <http://www.prairieghosts.com/maidstone.html>" which was later completed in 1778. Legend has it that the ghost of his wife, Anne Ayres Chew dressed in gray with a long scarf blowing behind her, still walks in the garden in the evening.
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