Albert James Brewster Sr

Brief Life History of Albert James

When Albert James Brewster Sr was born on 6 March 1871, in Springfield Township, Summit, Ohio, United States, his father, James Geer Brewster Jr., was 37 and his mother, Mary Martha Minnie Davies, was 24. He married Jane Evelyn Barder on 18 October 1898, in Summit, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Thomastown, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Middlebury, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 28 December 1946, in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in East Akron Cemetery, Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert James Brewster Sr
1871–1946
Jane Evelyn Barder
1872–1948
Marriage: 18 October 1898
Albert James Brewster Jr.
1902–1981
Evan Barder Brewster
1904–1982
Jane Elizabeth Brewster
1906–1981
Marthena Brewster
1907–1982

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  • Albert J Bruster, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Albert J. Breuster, "Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"
  • Albert J Brewster, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale, from Middle English brewestere, browestere ‘(female) brewer’ (from Old English brēowan ‘to brew’). Brewer is the usual term in southern England, while Brewster is mainly midland, northern, and Scottish.

History: The Mayflower Pilgrim William Brewster (1567–1644) was the son of the bailiff of the manor of Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, home of one of the earliest Puritan congregations. He was a prominent leader in Plymouth Colony from the 1620s until his death.

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

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