Minnie C. Goldsmith

6 July 1865–14 July 1929 (Age 64)

The Life of Minnie C.

When Minnie C. Goldsmith was born on 6 July 1865, in Canada, her father, Augustus LeRoy Goldsmith, was 31 and her mother, Cordelia Hutchins, was 30. She married Delbert Warren Brewster on 1 October 1888, in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 July 1929, at the age of 64, and was buried in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Delbert Warren Brewster
Minnie C. Goldsmith
Marriage: 1 October 1888
Elaine M Brewster
Lloyd K Brewster
Gordon Delbert Brewster
Dorotha Brewster
Frances Dorothy Brewster
Jessica Mary Brewster
Ruth M Brewster

Spouse and Children

    Delbert Warren Brewster



1 October 1888
Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States


    Elaine M Brewster


    Lloyd K Brewster


    Gordon Delbert Brewster


    Dorotha Brewster


    Frances Dorothy Brewster


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Age 4

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a worker in gold, a compound of Old English gold ‘gold’ + smið ‘smith’. In North America it is very often an English translation of German or Jewish Goldschmidt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie Goldsmith Brewster in entry for Gordon D. Brewster, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Minnie C Brewster in household of Delbert Brewster, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Minnie C Brewster in household of Delbert W Brewster, "United States Census, 1910"

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