Ernest Gordan Brewer

Male24 January 1921–24 April 1942

Brief Life History of Ernest Gordan

When Ernest Gordan Brewer was born on 24 January 1921, in Fremont, Dodge, Nebraska, United States, his father, Edward Gordon Brewer, was 21 and his mother, Opal Delilah Cole, was 17. He lived in Platte Township, Dodge, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Fairmount Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 24 April 1942, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Gordon Brewer
Opal Delilah Cole
Margaret Neoma Brewer
Ernest Gordan Brewer
Donald Ellsworth Brewer
Dorothy Ethelyn Brewer
Emmitt Gene Brewer
Alva Lee "Abe" Brewer
Lila Ann Brewer
Orpha Odelle Brewer
Charles Orville Brewer

Sources (6)

  • Ernest G Brewer in household of Edward G Brewer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ernest Gordon Brewer, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Ernie in entry for Mrs Lila Ann Brewer Stuart, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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Siblings (9)

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1924 · The Egyptian Theater is Constructed

Age 3

After the Arlington Hotel burnt down in 1923, Harman and Louis Peery devised a plan to build a grand theater like the Grand Opera House but with moving pictures. It was constructed after the manner of other famous theaters that were Egyptian-themed. The first feature played there was a silent film titled, "Wanderer of the Wasteland" and was accompanied by the famous pipe organ named, "The Mighty Wurlitzer". In 1951 the theater was renovated so that more people would be able to enjoy the films shown there. The theater exists today but only as a community theater and performing arts house.

1928 · Bryce Canyon National Park

Age 7

Bryce Canyon, being named after Ebenezer Bryce, was designated first as a national monument by President Warren G. Harding in 1923 but was re-designated as a nation park in 1928 by Congress.

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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