JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK


PIONEER GODFREY SHEW Jr FAMILY


GODFREY SHEW Jr.

Birth: 9 Mar 1771 Northampton Twp., Fishhouse, Albany Co., NY; Godfrey Jr was the first white person born in the village.

Marriage: circa __ ___ 1792

Census: __ ___ 1810 Northampton Twp., Montgomery Co., NY; He was living with his wife, 5 sons, & 1 dau; Next door to his brother Jacob Shew Sr.

Census: __ ___ 1820 Northampton Twp., Montgomery Co., NY; Over age 45, working in agriculture, living with first wife Catherine (over 45) & 4 sons; Near his oldest son John G. Shew & his older brother Stephen Shew.

Marriage: circa __ ___ 1822 Sarah Sally HOGEBOOM (3 Apr 1779-23 Oct 1863); Montgomery Co., NY; This was the 2nd marraige for both Godfrey Shew Jr & Sally Hogeboom.

Real estate: 29 Dec 1823 Montgomery Co., NY; Godfrey Jr. & 2nd wife wife Sally deeded land to Henry Wadsworth.

Real estate: 17 Jul 1824 Montgomery Co., NY; Godfrey Jr. & 2nd wife Sally deeded land to Joseph D. Gifford. It is possible that this was the husband of Bathsheba Morris Shew's sister.

Religion: 28 Aug 1824 Evans Mills, LeRay Twp., Jefferson Co., NY; He was received into the Evans Mills Congregational Church.

Census: __ ___ 1825 Champion Twp., Jefferson Co., NY; He was living with his 2nd wife Sally Hogeboom (over 45), & 2 sons (probably Alonzo & Lyman), & 1 unmarried female (16-45) - probably not his daughter Susannah.

Census: __ ___ 1830 Champion Twp., Jefferson Co., NY; He was living with wife & 2 youngest sons.

Census: __ ___ 1840 Champion Twp., Jefferson Co., NY; Aged 70-80, living with his wife (60-70), son Lyman (20-30), 1 unknown male (15-20), & 2 unknown females(10-15, 20-30); These may be Clark grandchildren of Sarah Hogeboom after the 1835 death of their mother. Godfrey is living next to grandson Philo Shew (20-30) on one side, and next to Thomas & Sally Youngs Shew Francis on the other side, & down the road from his son Alonzo Shew (30-40). The census shows all these households engaged in farming. This is also near several Babcock families & the Nathan Francis family.

Census: 4 Oct 1850 Champion Twp., Jefferson Co., NY; Indexed as "Godfrey Shire". Listed as a farmer living with wife Sarah, grandson Albion, & Sally Hogeboom's grandaughter Mary E. Shew (Clark) age 18. They are 10 farms down the road from his son Alonzo's son Albion, & Sally Hogeboom's grandaughter Mary E. Shew (Clark) age 18. They are 10 farms down the road from his son Alonzo's farm. Also neighbor to Christopher & Sarah (Shew) Babcock family.

Death: 17 Apr 1853 Great Bend; Champion Twp, Jefferson Co., NY; At the Family Homestead.

Father: Godfrey SHEW Sr (circa 1734-Oct 1805)

Mother: Katherine Catharina Phillippina FREY (circa 1732-1804)

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Spouse: Catherine ROGERS

Birth: circa __ ___ 1773 Northampton Twp., Tryon Co., NY.

Death: circa __ ___ 1821 Northampton Twp., Montgomery Co., NY.

Father: Francis ROGERS

Mother:

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Six Known Children

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3/M John G. SHEW

Birth: __ ___ 1795 Ulster Co., NY.

Marriage: circa __ ___ 1814 Sally YOUNGS (5 Jul 1794-9 Feb 1871); NY; This was the 1st marriage for Sally.

Son: 14 Sep 1815 John Philo SHEW Sr.; NY.

Daughter: __ Sep 1820 Abigail Jane SHEW; Montgomery Co., NY; (1850, 1860 census).

Daughter: __ ___ 1824 Sally Ann SHEW

Death: 7 Dec 1834 Champion Twp., Great Bend, Jefferson Co., NY; "39 yrs."

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?/M Jacob G SHEW

Birth: __ ___ 1799 NY.

Marriage: 12 Dec 1819 Phoebe BAKER (16 Sep 1800-26 Oct 1833); Married by Alexander St. John Esq.

Daughter: __ ___ 1820 Dau 1 SHEW

Daughter: __ ___ 1826 Dau 2 SHEW

Son: 20 Aug 1831 Charles A. SHEW; Jefferson Co., NY; or 1830 according to obit.

Death: __ ___ ____

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?/F Susannah SHEW

Birth: __ ___ 1800 She was the only daughter of Godfrey Shew Jr.

Marriage: before __ ___ 1820 Joseph B. YOUNGS

Death: __ ___ ____

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?/M Daniel SHEW Sr.

Birth: 28 Dec 1802 Montgomery Co., NY.

Marriage: 3 May 1827 Bathsheba MORRIS (1 Jul 1804-16 Aug 1864); NY.

Daughter: 19 May 1828 Harriet Allen SHEW; Albany, Albany Co., NY.

Daughter: 16 Nov 1829 Susan Susannah SHEW; NY; (1860, 1880 census).

Son: 15 Nov 1831 Daniel SHEW Jr.; Otto Twp., Cattaraugus Co., NY.

Son: 12 Feb 1835 John Godfrey SHEW; Ohio.

Son: 5 Nov 1837 Alonzo SHEW; Roscoe, Ohio.

Son: 19 Jan 1840 Lyman SHEW; Jefferson Twp., Muskingum Co., Ohio.

Daughter: 22 Sep 1841 Bethany SHEW; Jefferson Twp., Muskingum Co., Ohio.

Son: 20 Sep 1843 Charles Morris SHEW

Daughter: 22 Sep 1846 Emma Ruth SHEW

Death: 12 Dec 1872 Newton, Harvey Co., Kansas; While living with his daughter Susannah & Amos Chambers.

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?/M Alonzo SHEW

Birth: 12 Mar 1807 Northampton Twp., Montgomery Co., NY.

Marriage: 3 Apr 1838 Sarah Ann WILEY (10 Mar 1815-26 Jul 1874); NY.

Daughter: __ ___ 1843 Catherine SHEW; Champion Twp., Jefferson Co., NY; (1850 census) (Adopted ?).

Daughter: __ Nov 1857 Alice Casper SHEW; Illinois; Adopted ?

Marriage: __ ___ 1881 Sarah Augusta HAMLIN (14 May 1839-14 Dec 1900); Manchester, Delaware Co., Iowa; This was the 2nd marraige for both Sarah Hamlin & Alonzo Shew.

Death: 21 Apr 1890 Delaware Twp., Manchester, Delaware Co., Iowa; Or Aurelia, Cherokee County, Iowa.

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?/M Lyman SHEW

Birth: 11 Feb 1809 Montgomery Co., NY.

Marriage: 20 May 1840 Sylvia WOODWARD (20 May 1820-12 Aug 1886); Champion Twp., Jefferson Co., NY; (Rootsweb) Or Oct 20.

Son: 27 May 1842 Albion J. SHEW; Great Bend, Champion Twp., Jefferson Co., NY; (1850, 1900, 1910 census, Child's Gazetteer, Sophie Moore 1933 Book, obit).

Son: 26 Aug 1848 Eugene A. SHEW; Champion Twp., Jefferson Co., NY.

Daughter: 11 Jul 1852 Ida A. SHEW; Champion Twp., Jefferson Co., NY; (Sopie Moore 1933 Book).

Daughter: 9 Nov 1857 Eva E. SHEW; Champion Twp., Jefferson Co., NY; (Sopie Moore 1933 Book).

Death: 12 Oct 1859 Great Bend; Champion Twp., Jefferson Co., NY; (Child's Gazetteer; Sophie Moore 1933 Book) died on his father Godfrey Shew Jr's homestead.

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Printed on: 24 Apr 2009 Prepared by: Pete Shew 3915 S. Elliott Rd Stockport, Ohio 43787 shewpm@gmail,com 740 557-3032 WWW.GodfreyShew.com

Subject: Godfrey SHEW Jr.

Birth: 9 Mar 1771 Northampton Twp., Fishhouse, Albany Co., NY; Godfrey Jr was the first white person born in the village.

Marriage: circa __ ___ 1792 Catherine ROGERS (circa 1773-circa 1821)

Census: __ ___ 1810 Northampton Twp., Montgomery Co., NY; He was living with his wife, 5 sons, & 1 dau; Next door to his brother Jacob Shew Sr.

Census: __ ___ 1820 Northampton Twp., Montgomery Co., NY; Over age 45, working in agriculture, living with first wife Catherine (over 45) & 4 sons; Near his oldest son John G. Shew & his older brother Stephen Shew.

Marriage: circa __ ___ 1822 Montgomery Co., NY; This was the 2nd marraige for both Godfrey Shew Jr & Sally Hogeboom.

Real estate: 29 Dec 1823 Montgomery Co., NY; Godfrey Jr. & 2nd wife wife Sally deeded land to Henry Wadsworth.

Real estate: 17 Jul 1824 Montgomery Co., NY; Godfrey Jr. & 2nd wife Sally deeded land to Joseph D. Gifford. It is possible that this was the husband of Bathsheba Morris Shew's sister.

Religion: 28 Aug 1824 Evans Mills, LeRay Twp., Jefferson Co., NY; He was received into the Evans Mills Congregational Church.

Census: __ ___ 1825 Champion Twp., Jefferson Co., NY; He was living with his 2nd wife Sally Hogeboom (over 45), & 2 sons (probably Alonzo & Lyman), & 1 unmarried female (16-45) - probably not his daughter Susannah.

Census: __ ___ 1830 Champion Twp., Jefferson Co., NY; He was living with wife & 2 youngest sons.

Census: __ ___ 1840 Champion Twp., Jefferson Co., NY; Aged 70-80, living with his wife (60-70), son Lyman (20-30), 1 unknown male (15-20), & 2 unknown females(10-15, 20-30); These may be Clark grandchildren of Sarah Hogeboom after the 1835 death of their mother. Godfrey is living next to grandson Philo Shew (20-30) on one side, and next to Thomas & Sally Youngs Shew Francis on the other side, & down the road from his son Alonzo Shew (30-40). The census shows all these households engaged in farming. This is also near several Babcock families & the Nathan Francis family.

Census: 4 Oct 1850 Champion Twp., Jefferson Co., NY; Indexed as "Godfrey Shire". Listed as a farmer living with wife Sarah, grandson Albion, & Sally Hogeboom's grandaughter Mary E. Shew (Clark) age 18. They are 10 farms down the road from his son Alonzo's farm. Also neighbor to Christopher & Sarah (Shew) Babcock family.

Death: 17 Apr 1853 Great Bend; Champion Twp, Jefferson Co., NY; At the Family Homestead.

Father: Godfrey SHEW Sr (circa 1734-Oct 1805)

Mother: Katherine Catharina Phillippina FREY (circa 1732-1804)

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Spouse: Sarah Sally HOGEBOOM; (photocopy of will);

Birth: 3 Apr 1779 Columbia Co., NY.

Marriage: __ ___ ____ (--?--) UNKNOWN

Death: 23 Oct 1863 age 84 yrs, 6 months, 20 days.

Father: Jacobus HOGEBOOM ( -1848)

Mother: Elbertje VAN ALEN

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No Known Children

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For further information, contact: Pete Shew


Printed on: 24 Apr 2009
Prepared by:
Pete Shew
3915 S. Elliott Rd
Stockport, Ohio 43787
shewpm@gmail,com
740 557-3032
WWW.GodfreyShew.com



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