When Orlena Brewer was born on 20 September 1824, in Fountain, Indiana, United States, her father, Robert Brewer, was 27 and her mother, Rebecca Prevo, was 19. She married James H. Hall on 19 November 1848, in Fountain, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Fulton Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 6 March 1877, at the age of 52, and was buried in Cates Cemetery, Cates, Fulton Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States.
English: occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale, from Middle English brewere ‘brewer’ (an agent derivative of Old English brēowan ‘to brew’). Compare Brewster .
English (of Norman origin): Anglicized form of French Bruyère (see Bruyere ), a habitational name from a place so called in Calvados, France, from Old French bruiere ‘heath’.
Americanized form (translation into English) of Dutch Brouwer , German Brauer or Breuer , etc., all occupational names meaning ‘brewer’.