Brewster

1829–
Sumter, Alabama, United States

The Life of Brewster

When Brewster was born in 1829, in Sumter, Alabama, United States, her father, Henry Washington Brewster Jr., was 39 and her mother, Mary Wilson, was 29.

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Family Time Line

Henry Washington Brewster Jr.
1790–1865
Mary Wilson
1800–1860
Hiram Brewster
1815–1884
James Alexander Brewster
1815–1903
Matilda Brewster
1839–1895
Mary Wilson Brewster
1847–
Nancy Brewster
1821–
Brewster
1824–1824
C. W. Brewster
1824–
Eliza Brewster
1825–
Joseph Washington Brewster
1827–1865
Brewster
1829–
Lowvina Brewster
1830–
C. W. Brewster
1834–
Mary Brewster
1835–
Sabastian Brewster
1836–1860
Woodman Wilson Brewster
1846–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 20

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale, from Old English brēowan ‘to brew’. Brewer is the usual term in southern England, while Brewster is mainly midland, northern, and Scottish.

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

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