Virgil Ralph Brewer

Brief Life History of Virgil Ralph

When Virgil Ralph Brewer was born on 31 July 1909, in Hunt, Texas, United States, his father, Charles Edgar Brewer Sr., was 28 and his mother, Linnie Nancy Drum, was 28. He married Lura Shellenberger in 1932, in Marietta, Love, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Gainesville, Cooke, Texas, United States in 1930 and Greer, Oklahoma, United States in 1950. He died on 22 April 1963, in Texas, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Gainesville, Cooke, Texas, United States.

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Virgil Ralph Brewer
Lura Shellenberger
Marriage: 1932
Jo Ann Brewer
David Ralph Brewer

Sources (10)

  • Virgil R Brewer, "United States Census, 1950"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Virgil Brewer - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Virgil Brewer
  • Ralph Brewer, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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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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