William Pew, Jr. (1728 - 1769) MP

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Birthplace: Roxbury, Hunterdon, New Jersey
Death: Died in Roxbury, Morris, New Jersey
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French & Indian War: William Pew Jr. served with American forces during the war. 1759, commissioned LT in the New Jersey regiment, under a law enacted 15 Mar 1759 by the NJ colonial assembly. Served under COL Peter Schuyler, New Jersey Blues, present in Canada when Montreal surrendered. [NJ Archives, IX, p 185-187; New York Mercury Paper, 30 April 1759, dateline Perth-Amboy, 28 March; New Jersey Soldiers of 1759-60, by Russell Bruce Rankin; Commissions, Book C2, Secretary of State's Office]. The newspaper article says the men "are to have the Commissions set above their Names, if they return a proper number of volunteers..." The Blues went to Albany (May 27) and Niagara (August). The campaign ended in 1760 with the capture of Quebec. [Benedict, Proceedings of the Historical Society of New Jersey].

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1728
1728
Roxbury, Hunterdon, New Jersey
1748
1748
Age 20
1749
1749
Age 21
Roxbury, Morris, New Jersey
1758
December 13, 1758
Age 30
1769
February 15, 1769
Age 41
Roxbury, Morris, New Jersey