William Brewer

10 December 1881–3 January 1964 (Age 82)
Reynolds, Missouri, United States

The Life of William

When William Brewer was born on 10 December 1881, in Reynolds, Missouri, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Brewer, was 42 and his mother, Mary Ann Johnson, was 39. He married Elizabeth Loyd on 25 August 1907, in Iron, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Iron, Missouri, United States for about 20 years and Lesterville Township, Reynolds, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 3 January 1964, in Ironton, Iron, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Sutton Cemetery, Vulcan, Iron, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Brewer
Elizabeth Loyd
Marriage: 25 August 1907
Nellie Brewer
Tearl Brewer
Ira Nay Brewer
Macy Brewer

Spouse and Children

25 August 1907
Iron, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Jackson Brewer


    Mary Ann Johnson




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

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.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 22

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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)

  • William Brewer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Brewer in household of Jackson Brewer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Brewer, "United States Census, 1920"

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