Jacob Brewer

21 June 1833–24 May 1909 (Age 75)
Neversink, Sullivan, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Jacob Brewer was born on 21 June 1833, in Neversink, Sullivan, New York, United States, his father, Lewis Brewer, was 28 and his mother, Bethenia Wheaton, was 24. He married Sabra Ann Follett in 1863, in North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Glendale, Kane, Utah, United States in 1880 and Pinedale, Navajo, Arizona, United States in 1900. He died on 24 May 1909, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Safford Cemetery, Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Brewer
Sabra Ann Follett
Marriage: 1863
Jacob Albert Brewer
Joseph Lewis Brewer
Frederick Charles Brewer
Harriett Louisa Brewer
Adam Rufus Brewer
George Franklin Brewer
John Hyrum Brewer
Emma Ann Brewer
William Henry Brewer
Cynthia Jane Brewer
Alice May Brewer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1863North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 13
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 30
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Life History of Jacob Brewer

    Life History of Jacob Brewer Jacob Brewer’s ancestor, Thomas Brewer, embarked at London, England, for the New world on the ship Lion. They settled in Rhode Island. They were Baptists. These two …

    Sources (18)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Jacob Brewer - birth: 21 June 1833; Neversink, Sullivan, New York, United States
    • Jacob Brewer in household of Louis Brewer, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Jacob Brewer in entry for Joseph Lewis Brewer, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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