Susan Delia Brower

1 August 1820–12 June 1898 (Age 77)
Hempstead, Queens, New York, United States

The Life of Susan Delia

When Susan Delia Brower was born on 1 August 1820, in Hempstead, Queens, New York, United States, her father, Jacob Brower, was 50 and her mother, Phebe Pearsall Brower, was 38. She married Elias Harmer on 28 October 1872, in Springville, Utah, Utah Territory, United States. She died on 12 June 1898, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States.

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Elias Harmer
Susan Delia Brower
Marriage: 28 October 1872

Spouse and Children

28 October 1872
Springville, Utah, Utah Territory, United States

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World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 7

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Age 26

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Brewer .2 Respelling of Brauer or Brouwer .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Susan Brower in household of Smith Sopers, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susan Brower in household of Jacob Brower, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susan D Harmer in household of Richard Brower, "United States Census, 1880"

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