Buford Brewer

7 March 1905–28 October 1989 (Age 84)
Morgan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Buford

When Buford Brewer was born on 7 March 1905, in Morgan, Kentucky, United States, his father, Isom Millard Brewer, was 32 and his mother, Mary Alice Nickell, was 30. He married Luzine Roberts on 24 December 1927, in Newport, Campbell, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Stillwater, Wolfe, Kentucky, United States in 1920. He died on 28 October 1989, at the age of 84.

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Buford Brewer
Luzine Roberts
Marriage: 24 December 1927

Spouse and Children

24 December 1927
Newport, Campbell, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings



    William Forest Brewer




    Annie Brewer



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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 7

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Buford Brower in household of Willard Brower, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Buford Brewer in household of Millerd Brewer, "United States Census, 1910"

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