An American Family History

The Larew Family


LaRue or Larew is also spelled as La Rue, Le Roux, Lerrew, Larrew, La Rew, Lerrue, Laroux, and La Roue.

Indiana became a state in 1819. The north was settled by people from New England and New York, the center by people from the Mid-Atlantic states and Ohio, and the south by people from Southern states, particularly Kentucky and Tennessee.

Abraham Larew was born on January 20, 1755 in Hunterdon, New Jersey.

He married Abigail Rittenhouse about 1781 in Hunterdon.

Rebecca Larew Adkinson (1782, married Joseph Adkinson)
William Larew (1783),
Sarah Larew (1785, married Benjamin Stone, Jr.),
Elizabeth Larew (1788, married Samuel Thomas)
Benjamin Larew (1791, married Clarinda Tower),
Anne Larew Ricketts (1794, Robert Ricketts, Jr.),
Garret Larew (1796 , married Elizabeth Ricketts),
Abraham Larew (1799)
Mary Larew (1807),
Asenath Larew (1804),
Esther Larew (1808, married Lodge Barton).

Abigail died about. 1809 Hamilton County, Ohio.

Abraham died in 1840 in Henry County, Indiana.

Information from Garret Larew, Civil War Soldier by Karl G. Larew



Garret Larew married Elizabeth Ricketts

Hunterdon County was originally part of Burlington County, West Jersey. It was set off from Burlington County on March 11, 1714. It included Amwell, Hopewell, and Maidenhead Townships.