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Jan. 17, 1822 Gloucester County New Jersey, USA
Aug. 27, 1888 St. Joseph County Indiana, USA
Ezekiel Cooper CHEW was born January 17, 1822 in Gloucester Co., New Jersey, the son of Nathaniel & Mary (WEST) CHEW.
Ezekiel married December 29, 1842 to Caroline Bishop WOOLSTON, daughter of Abel B. & Rachel (WOOLSTON) WOOLSTON. Caroline was born February 6, 1826 in Vincentown, Burlington Co., New Jersey, and died February 27, 1879 in Rossburg, Starke Co., Ohio.
Ezekiel married secondly to Laura [________]. Ezekiel married thirdly to Mary Jane (RIDDLE) ADAMS, widow of Jonathan ADAMS.
Ezekiel graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. He practiced medicine in Ohio and Indiana, primarily in Darke Co., OH and in Jay Co., Indiana.
Ezekiel and family are enumerated in the 1850 U.S. Census in Jackson Twp., Montgomery Co., Ohio. In 1860 they are in Neave Twp., Darke Co., Ohio, and in 1870 they are in New Madison, Darke Co., Ohio. By approximately 1879, Dr. Chew had removed to St. Joseph's Co., Indiana, where he died.
From: South Bend Weekly Tribune, September 1, 1888 Mr. Chew, west of town, died on the 27th ins., of dropsy, with which he had suffered for a long time. The funeral was held at the Christian church on the 29th, Rev. B. McDermott officiating. The remains were buried in the cemetery north of town.