Given Ankeny Brewer

Brief Life History of Given Ankeny

When Given Ankeny Brewer was born on 8 December 1913, in Ohio, United States, his mother, Mary Minot Caswell, was 18 and his father, Basil Brewer, was 30. He lived in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States in 1940 and Marion, South Australia, Australia in 1975. He died on 26 April 1987, in Marion, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Orleans, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

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Mary Minot Caswell
1895–1984
Basil Brewer
1883–1975

Sources (9)

  • Given A Brever in household of Bleria M Ankeny, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gwen Ankeny Brewer, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Given A Brewer, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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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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