No primary sources yet. However secondary sources support this theory. Especially 1783 Tax assessment which lists an Andrew Dew living next door to her Josinah's suspected brothers. And 1800 census which list an Andrew Dew living in same county as from Josinah's husband. - - - County histories say that Dews came from Cumberland, Allegany County, MD (was Frederick, than Washington Co.) to Athens & Perry Counties in OH. - - - Thomas, Josinah & descendents went to Muskingum County, OH after leaving MD (between 1801-1806).
Son James Crabtree Dew (1st son of Josinah after James Crabtree's death) went to Athens County (1814) then on to Perry Co (1815).
Son Thomas stayed in Muskingum until after death of his parents then went to Athens County (1819).Parents buried at Dew Cemetery in Perry County.
Son John remained in Muskingum County.
Info form tax, land, birth, death, & marriages records. Aslo from biographies in county histories. - - - Thomas Duley age 36 & Thomas Duley age 1 on Frederick Co, MD 1776 Census (possibly Thomas Dew & eldest son) - - - Crabtree, JamesMD ALLEGANY CO. 5 180021110-1111000 Crabtree, LewisMD ALLEGANY CO. 5 180000310-3301000 Crabtree, Thomas MD ALLEGANY CO. 5 180031010-2101000 Dew, AndrewMD ALLEGANY CO. 7 180000001-0000100 Dew, ThomasMD ALLEGANY CO. 15 180030010-2101000 (info on Thomas fits Thomas wife of Josinah) (Andrew believed to be father of Thomas & Andrew foundlater in Athens & Perry Counties in Ohio)
- - - Maryland State Archives MARYLAND INDEXES (Assessment of 1783, Index) 1783MSA S 1437 Andrew Dew. Good Luck, 50 acres. WA Murleys Run p. 21. MSA S1161-11-4. 1/4/5/54 James Dew. WA Skipton and Murleys Run p. 64. MSA S1161-10-9. 1/4/5/53 James Crabtree. WA Murleys Run p. 22. MSA S1161-11-4. 1/4/5/54 James Crabtree. Crabtrees Folly, 375 acres. WA Murleys Run p. 20. MSA S1161-11-4. 1/4/5/54 James Crabtree. Hay Bottom, 50 acres. WA Murleys Run p. 20. MSA S1161-11-4. 1/4/5/54 Lewis Crabtree. WA Murleys Run p. 22. MSA S1161-11-4. 1/4/5/54 William Crabtree. WA Murleys Run p. 22. MSA S1161-11-4. 1/4/5/54