Nancy Brewer

1847–
Indiana, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Brewer was born in 1847, in Indiana, United States, her father, Martin Brewer, was 41 and her mother, Jane McConnal, was 40. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Johnson Township, Clark, Illinois, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Martin Brewer
1806–1859
Jane McConnal
1807–1900
William Brewer
1828–
Rebecca Brewer
1829–
Eliza Jane Brewer
1831–1871
Mary E. Brewer
1841–
Jonathan Brewer
1841–1919
Nancy Brewer
1847–

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World Events (8)

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 1

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 34

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Brown in household of Jane Brown, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy A Brewer in household of Jornathan Brewer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ann Brewer in household of Jonathan Brewer, "United States Census, 1860"

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