Mary Brewer

18 November 1837–1 March 1913 (Age 75)
Wayne Township, Allen, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Brewer was born on 18 November 1837, in Wayne Township, Allen, Indiana, United States, her father, John Cadwallader Brewer, was 41 and her mother, Sarah Morris, was 33. She married George W Leonard on 4 November 1856, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Center Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died on 1 March 1913, in Grant, Indiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

George W Leonard
1836–1870
Mary Brewer
1837–1913
Marriage: 4 November 1856
John Calvin Leonard
1857–1945
Sarah Rosa Leonard
1860–1886
Susan Ora Leonard
1866–1940

Spouse and Children

    George W Leonard

    Male1836–1870Male

    Female1837–1913Female

MARRIAGE
4 November 1856
Wayne, Indiana, United States
children

(3)

    Male1857–1945Male

    Sarah Rosa Leonard

    Female1860–1886Female

    Susan Ora Leonard

    Female1866–1940Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Female1837–1913Female

    Morris W Brewer

    Male1839–1914Male

    Jason W Brewer

    Male1841–1931Male

    Susannah Brewer

    Female1843–1930Female

    John Wilson Brewer

    Male1844–1847Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 4

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Griffith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Slean, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Griffith in household of John Griffith, "United States Census, 1900"

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