Alfred Brewer

1797–6 June 1855 (Age 58)
Greene, Georgia, United States

The Life of Alfred

When Alfred Brewer was born in 1797, in Greene, Georgia, United States, his father, Drury Medlock Brewer, was 18 and his mother, Aribellah Vincent, was 29. He married Nancy Jackson on 18 July 1822, in Morgan, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Newton, Georgia, United States for about 10 years and Henry, Georgia, United States in 1850. He died on 6 June 1855, in Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States, at the age of 58.

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Alfred Brewer
Nancy Jackson
Marriage: 18 July 1822
Martha Brewer
Elizabeth B Brewer
William Jefferson Brewer
S Brewer
A Brewer
Emily Brewer
F Brewer
Sarah A Brewer
William Cullen Brewer
Andrew Jackson Brewer

Spouse and Children

18 July 1822
Morgan, Georgia, United States


    Martha Brewer


    Elizabeth B Brewer


    Emily Brewer


    F Brewer


    Sarah A Brewer


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery

Age 6

Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 22

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. 

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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Sources (3)

  • Alford Brewer, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Alfred Brewer, "United States Census, 1840"
  • A Brewer, "United States Census, 1850"

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