Ice or Isa Frances Brewer

16 July 1890–19 May 1961 (Age 70)
Howardstown, Nelson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ice or Isa Frances

When Ice or Isa Frances Brewer was born on 16 July 1890, in Howardstown, Nelson, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Moore Brewer, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Ellen HOBACK, was 30. She married Edward Lewis Despain on 18 October 1906, in Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 1, Nelson, Kentucky, United States for about 40 years. She died on 19 May 1961, in LaRue, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Nelson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Lewis Despain
Ice or Isa Frances Brewer
Marriage: 18 October 1906
Rebecca A Despain
Lillian DeSpain
Lucena Despain
Floyd Despain
Edward Lewis Despain
Edith De Spain

Spouse and Children

18 October 1906
Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky, United States


    Rebecca A Despain


    Lillian DeSpain


    Lucena Despain


    Floyd Despain


    Edward Lewis Despain


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William Moore Brewer


    Sarah Ellen HOBACK




    Lillie May Brewer



    Leoda Brewer



    Marthia E Brewer


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 2

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 19

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Francis Despain in household of Ed Despain, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Francis Despain in household of Edward Despain, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Francis Despain in household of Ed Despain, "United States Census, 1930"

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