Edward Brewer Sr.

19 October 1762–24 March 1845 (Age 82)
Orange, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Edward

When Edward Brewer Sr. was born on 19 October 1762, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, his father, Oliver Brewer, was 55 and his mother, Rebecca Ann Smith, was 48. He married Mary Strickland in 1785, in Brunswick, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 24 March 1845, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 82.

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Edward Brewer Sr.
Mary Strickland
Marriage: 1785
Edward Jr. Brewer

Spouse and Children

Brunswick, Virginia, United States


    Edward Jr. Brewer


Parents and Siblings




    William Brewer


    Christopher Brewer


    Frances Brewer



+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 14

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 14

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 24

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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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