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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Jonas Brewer
Martha E. Rice
Alonzo E. Brewer
Clyde A. Brewer
Claude W. Brewer
Stella Pearl Brewer
Delia Blanche Brewer

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    Jonas Brewer





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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.

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

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