Alonzo E. Brewer

25 October 1881–
Marion, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Alonzo E.

When Alonzo E. Brewer was born on 25 October 1881, in Marion, West Virginia, United States, his father, Jonas Brewer, was 24 and his mother, Martha E. Rice, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Jonas Brewer
1857–1908
Martha E. Rice
1857–1896
Brewer
1879–1879
Alonzo E. Brewer
1881–
Clyde A. Brewer
1885–1921
Claude W. Brewer
1885–1958
Stella Pearl Brewer
1888–1890
Delia Blanche Brewer
1891–1958

Parents and Siblings

    Jonas Brewer

    Male1857–1908Male

    Female1857–1896Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1886

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 5

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

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 (2)

  • Alonzo E. Brewer, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"
  • Alonzo E. Brewer, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"

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