When Robert Van Buren Brewer was born on 14 September 1837, in Wabash Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States, his father, Robert Brewer, was 40 and his mother, Rebecca Prevo, was 32. He married Sarah Ellen Cook on 11 June 1857, in Wabash Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Highland Township, Vermillion, Indiana, United States in 1920. He died in 1934, at the age of 97.
Dutch: patronymic from a short form of any of the ancient Germanic personal names beginning with the element Boro.
Dutch: variant of Van Buren and, in North America, (also) a shortened form of this.
German (Büren): from Old High German bür ‘small house, chamber’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived ‘near the houses’ or a habitational name from any of various places throughout Germany and in parts of Switzerland named with this word.
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