|Birth: ||Feb. 23, 1849|
The obituary that he wrote for himself said:
"Fielder Bowie Chew was born on his father's plantation in Yazoo County, Mississippi, 23 February 1849. His father dying suddenly of Asiatic Cholera [ while aboard a Mississippi River steamer ], he was brought, while yet an infant, to [ his grandfather's home in ] Nottingham, Maryland, and subsequently upon the removal of his grandfather, General [ George Washington ] Biscoe, to Georgetown, D.C., where he spent his youth; was educated at Georgetown College (now University of Georgetown); held a clerical position in the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury; graduated from the Law School of Columbia College (now George Washington University), class of 1870; admitted to practice in Supreme Court, District of Columbia, and practiced there until 1879, when he removed to Minnesota, settled at Morris Stevens County, and practiced his profession in partnership with Calvin L. Brown, later Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Minnesota; was nominated for State Senate, as a democrat against C. F. Washburne, Republican; founded, published and edited the Morris Sun, a democratic organ, flourishing in 1942; removed to Duluth, Minn. in 1888, and specialized in perfecting titles to lands on the Vermillion and Mesaba Iron ranges in Northern Minnesota; was Vice-President of the Duluth Banking Co. of Duluth, Minn; Charter member of the Minnesota Society of Colonial Wars; member of Maryland Historical Society, and Fellow of the Institute of American Geneology. Now (1942) residing in Washington, D.C. Unmarried."
Elsewhere, in earlier autobiographical notes, he wrote, "He returned to Washington, D.C. at the last illness of his mother  and has since made his home in the District of Columbia. He is a geneologist and has made an accurate, complete record of the Chew Family and their inter-marriages. He is a Fellow of the Institute of American Geneology."
Frisby Freeland Chew (1808 - 1849)
Maria Angelica Biscoe Chew (1817 - 1898)
William Lock Chew (1841 - 1864)*
Monroe Grayson Chew (1843 - 1935)*
George Biscoe Chew (1845 - 1923)*
Rebekah Freeland Chew Lyman (1847 - 1917)*
Fielder Bowie Chew (1849 - 1943)
Oak Hill Cemetery
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Van Ness, Lot 256 East.
Maintained by: Sue Patterson Miller Smi...
Originally Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: Nov 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44327902
May you rest in peace.|
Added: May. 22, 2016
Added: Dec. 4, 2013