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Daniel Thew

Death: 1811
Immediate Family:

Son of Abraham Thew and Rachel Thew
Husband of Elizabeth Burnet
Father of Mary Burnet Thew; Rachel Caroline Augusta Thew and Abraham Staats Thew
Brother of Abraham Thew; Abraham Thew; Rachel Thew; Benjamin Thew; Benjamin Thew and 3 others

Occupation: Lawyer and Slave Owner
Managed by: Tamás Flinn Caldwell-Gilbert
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About Daniel Thew

Daniel Thew was a lawyer in Rockland County, NY. He married Elizabeth Burnett, daughter of Dr. William Burnet, Surgeon and Chief Physician of Continental Army and sister of Jacob Burnet, U.S. Senator, David G. Burnet, Interim President, 2nd VP & Sec. of the Rep. of Texas and Isaac G. Burnet, 1st Mayor of the City of Cincinnati. Daniel Thew attended Princeton University, class of 1794. Daniel Thew was also a slave owner, owning one slave on the 1800 United States Federal Census.

See Princetonians, 1784-1790: A Biographical Dictionary by Ruth L. Woodward and Wesley Frank Craven, page 244-246. for a detailed biography of Daniel Thew.

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Daniel Thew's Timeline

September 30, 1767
December 29, 1767
Tappan, Orange County (now Rockland County), Province of New York, British America
Age 43