James Brewer

25 October 1780–13 August 1843 (Age 62)
Grove, Allegany, New York, United States

The Life of James

When James Brewer was born on 25 October 1780, his father, Peter Brewer, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Stone, was 31. He married Hapasbeth Grimes on 8 September 1805, in Hunter, Hunter, Greene, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 13 August 1843, in Grove, Allegany, New York, United States, at the age of 62.

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James Brewer
Hapasbeth Grimes
Marriage: 8 September 1805
Asenath Brewer
Daniel Grimes Brewer
Amy Brewer
James Brewer
Elizabeth Brewer
Melissa Brewer
Jesse Brewer
Joel Brewer
Nelson Brewer

Spouse and Children

8 September 1805
Hunter, Hunter, Greene, New York, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Peter Brewer


    Elizabeth Stone






    Mariam Brewer


    John brewer


    Hester Brewer


    Hannah brewer


+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 3

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 17

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale, from an agent derivative of Old English brēowan ‘to brew’. Compare Brewster .2 English (of Norman origin): anglicized form of French Bruyère ( see Bruyere ), habitational name from a place so called in Calvados, France.3 Translation of Dutch Brouwer , German Brauer or Breuer , etc., all occupational names meaning ‘brewer’.

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

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