Minnie C. Goldsmith

6 July 1865–14 July 1929 (Age 64)
Canada

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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Family Time Line

Delbert Warren Brewster
1863–1935
Minnie C. Goldsmith
1865–1929
Marriage: 1 October 1888
Elaine M Brewster
1891–
Lloyd K Brewster
1893–1923
Gordon Delbert Brewster
1896–1918
Dorotha Brewster
1897–
Frances Dorothy Brewster
1898–1926
Jessica Mary Brewster
1901–1921
Ruth M Brewster
1907–

Spouse and Children

    Delbert Warren Brewster

    Male1863–1935Male

    Female1865–1929Female

MARRIAGE
1 October 1888
Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States
children

(7)

    Elaine M Brewster

    Female1891–Female

    Lloyd K Brewster

    Male1893–1923Male

    Gordon Delbert Brewster

    Male1896–1918Male

    Dorotha Brewster

    Female1897–Female

    Frances Dorothy Brewster

    Female1898–1926Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

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.
1869

Age 4

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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.

Possible Related Names

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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