John Robert Tew

 John Robert Tew
October 4, 1834 – February 17, 1918

Alternate Spelling:  John R. Tew
1860 Residence:  Sampson County, NC

Military Record
April 8, 1862 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
51st North Carolina Regiment, Company I
Rank:  Private
March-April  1863 – Reported Absent Without Leave
May-June 1863 – Returned to Duty
June 1, 1864 – Captured at Cold Harbor, VA
June 11, 1864 – Confined at Point Lookout, MD
July 12, 1864 – Transferred to Elmira, NY
July 15, 1864 – Injured in a Train Wreck at Shohola, PA with broken left leg and mashed head
March 2, 1865 – Paroled & Transferred to James River, VA
March 6, 1865 – Hospitalized at Richmond, VA with debilitis
March 9, 1865 – Furloughed for 30 days

Parents

William B. Tew  1809-1851
Amy Godwin  1808-1872

Siblings
Margaret A. Tew  1832-1879
Anna Leah Tew  1832
Lewis Tew  1835-1862       46th NC Co I
Richard Tew  1839-1918      46th NC Co I
Osborn Tew  1842

Wife
Eleanor McIntyre  1830-1908

Children
Alice Lenora Tew  1860-1867
Laura A. Tew  1861-1921
John Curtis Tew  1866-1902
Julia F. Tew  1868-1874
Cornelia J. Tew  1870-1886

Wife
Mary Ellen Starling  1874-1929

No Children

Burial
Old Bluff Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Old Bluff Road
Godwin, NC

John Robert Tew Grave

John Robert Tew Grave