Mary Ann Brewer


Brief Life History of Mary Ann

Mary Ann Brewer was born in 1817, in Wayne, Tennessee, United States. She married Timothy Matthew Wallis about 1835. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died in 1878, in Big Flat, Baxter, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Brewer Cemetery, Fern, Franklin, Arkansas, United States.

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Timothy Matthew Wallis
1817–about 1864
Mary Ann Brewer
Marriage: about 1835
James Wiley Wallis
Jonas Wallis
Allen Wallis

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1835
  • Children (3)

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 2

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


    Age 3

    Historical Boundaries 1820: Lawrence, Arkansas Territory, United States 1820: Arkansas Territory, United States 1828: Izard, Arkansas Territory, United States 1836: Izard, Arkansas, United States 1836: Searcy, Arkansas, United States 1836: Marion, Arkansas, United States 1839: Searcy, Arkansas, United States 1873: Baxter, Arkansas, United States. [Spreads across Baxter and Searcy counties]

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    Age 18

    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale, from Middle English brewere ‘brewer’ (an agent derivative of Old English brēowan ‘to brew’). Compare Brewster .

    English (of Norman origin): Anglicized form of French Bruyère (see Bruyere ), a habitational name from a place so called in Calvados, France, from Old French bruiere ‘heath’.

    Americanized form (translation into English) 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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