William Brouwer

Brief Life History of William

When William Brouwer was born in 1727, in Kings, New York, United States, his father, Juriaen Abraham Brouwer, was 26 and his mother, Elisabeth Hilten, was 24. He married Magteltie Van Duyn on 22 December 1752, in New Utrecht, Kings, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died about 1782, in Fishkill, Dutchess, New York, United States, at the age of 56.

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William Brouwer
Magteltie Van Duyn
Marriage: 22 December 1752
Jeremiah Brower
Garret Brower
Aeltje Brouwer
Cornelius W. Brower
William Brower

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  • Legacy NFS Source: William Brouwer - Individual or family possessions: death: 1783; Fishkill, Dutchess, New York, United States
  • Will, Abstracts of wills on file in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York, 1666-1801

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Dutch Gerrit, Frans, Harm, Dirk, Egbert, Hendrick, Herm, Jacobus, Mieke, Onno, Pim, Wim. German Kurt, Hans, Eldor, Wilfried, Wilhelm, Wilhelmina.

Dutch: occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale, Middle Dutch brouwere. This surname is also found in Germany.

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

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