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.
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’.