Of Captain Thomas Tew

Tew Coat of Arms

Origin Displayed: Welsh

Spelling variations include: Tew, Tews, Tewell, Tewel, Tuel, Tuell and others.

First found in Cardiganshire where they were seated anciently.

Some of the [US] first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Richard Tew, who settled in Newport R.I. in 1641; John Tew, who came to Virginia in 1650; Charles Tew, who came to Maryland in 1760; William Tewell was on record in St. Mary’s County, Maryland in 1714.

(Above is a small excerpt from our 1800 word history)

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