Lewis Brewer

11 July 1804–24 June 1880 (Age 75)
Rochester, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Lewis

When Lewis Brewer was born on 11 July 1804, in Rochester, Ulster, New York, United States, his father, Daniel Brewer, was 39 and his mother, Lydia Penfield, was 37. He married Bethenia Wheaton in 1827, in Neversink, Sullivan, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Elmira, Chemung, New York, United States in 1850 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 24 June 1880, in Glendale, Kane, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Glendale, Kane, Utah, United States.

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Lewis Brewer
Bethenia Wheaton
Marriage: 1827
Daniel Brewer
William Wheaton Brewer
Jacob Brewer
Lydia Ann Brewer
Richard Brewer
Oliver Lewis Brewer
Orpha Jane Brewer
Emma Bethenia Brewer
Joseph Smith Brewer
Charles Raymond Brewer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1827Neversink, Sullivan, New York, United States
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    World Events (7)

    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 8
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 21
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale, from Middle English brewere ‘brewer’ (an agent derivative of Old English brēowan ‘to brew’). Compare Brewster .English (of Norman origin): Anglicized form of French Bruyère (see Bruyere ), a habitational name from a place so called in Calvados, France, from Old French bruiere ‘heath’.Americanized form (translation into English) of Dutch Brouwer , German Brauer or Breuer , etc., all occupational names meaning ‘brewer’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Jacob Edward Brewer

    Jacob Edward Brewer was born at Pinedale, Arizona 8 Nov 1885. Just a short time after his parents, Joseph Smith Brewer and Betsy Crandall had come from Harrisburg, Utah. And just six weeks before hi …

    Sources (13)

    • Family Data Collection - Births
    • Lewis Brewer, "United States Census, 1850"
    • G. Lewis Brewer in entry for Charles Raymond Brewer, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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