Ellen Brewer

about 1840–
United States

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Brewer was born about 1840, in United States, her father, Bryant Brewer, was 42 and her mother, Eliza Briggs, was 42.

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Family Time Line

Bryant Brewer
1798–1845
Eliza Briggs
1798–1851
Luiza Brewer
1821–1830
Amanda Brewer
1821–1885
Eric Brewer
1839–
Ellen Brewer
1840–
Lorenzo D Brewer
1822–1908
Lorenzo Brewer
1822–1909
Minerva Brewer
1823–
William Irvin Brewer
1827–1913
Caroline Brewer
1829–1907
Bryant Brewer
1831–1912
Isaac Brewer
1833–1863
Mary Brewer
1835–
Eliza Ellen Brewer
1837–
Eria Brewer
1839–

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 6

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

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 23

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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’.

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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