Thomas Brewster

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Brewster was born on 4 September 1814, in Brewood, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Brewster, was 26 and his mother, Margaret Rogers, was 23. He had at least 1 daughter. He died in September 1850, at the age of 36.

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Thomas Brewster
Emma Brewster

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  • Thomas Brewster, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Thomas Brewster in entry for Emma Brewster and Samuel Barker, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Thomas Brewster in entry for Samuel Barker and Emma Brewster, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale, from Middle English brewestere, browestere ‘(female) brewer’ (from Old English brēowan ‘to brew’). Brewer is the usual term in southern England, while Brewster is mainly midland, northern, and Scottish.

History: The Mayflower Pilgrim William Brewster (1567–1644) was the son of the bailiff of the manor of Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, home of one of the earliest Puritan congregations. He was a prominent leader in Plymouth Colony from the 1620s until his death.

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

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