William Pew, Jr.

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William Pew, Jr.

Birthdate: (41)
Birthplace: Roxbury, Hunterdon, New Jersey
Death: February 15, 1769 (41)
Roxbury, Morris, New Jersey
Immediate Family:

Son of William Pew, Sr. and Abigail Pew
Husband of Margaret Pew/Pugh (Mountain)
Father of Catherine E. Parke; Rueben` Camp Pew; Col William Pugh; John Pugh and Lt. Joseph Pugh
Brother of William Pew; Hannah Pew; Joseph Pew; Thomas Pew; Samuel Pew and 2 others

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About William Pew, Jr.

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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William Pew, Jr.'s Timeline

Roxbury, Hunterdon, New Jersey
Age 21
Roxbury, Morris, New Jersey
December 15, 1758
Age 30
February 15, 1769
Age 41
Roxbury, Morris, New Jersey