Lucy Brewer

1839–1923 (Age 83)
Utica, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Brewer was born on 3 October 1839, in Utica, Oneida, New York, United States, her father, Benjamin Brewer, was 41 and her mother, Sarah Brown, was 38. She married Charles Henry Brown in 1858. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Grant Township, Union, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Hastings, Adams, Nebraska, United States in 1920. She died on 13 May 1923, in Shannon City, Union, Iowa, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Shannon City, Union, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lucy Brewer
Charles Henry Brown
Marriage: 1858
Benjamin Charles Brown
Truman Willis Brown
George Wesley Brown
Otis Almeron Brown
Clara Brown
Walter H Brown
Myron Willard Brown
Mary Gertrude Brown
Cara Mabel Brown

Spouse & Children



  • Benjamin Charles Brown


  • Truman Willis Brown


  • Male1863–1959Male

  • Male1865–1954Male

  • Clara Brown


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 7

Iowa is the 29th state.
1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Age 22

Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

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’.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Lucy Brown in household of Charles H Brown, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lucy Brown in household of Charles Brown, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lucy Brown in household of Charles Brown, "United States Census, 1880"

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