Minnie Brewer

8 April 1879–28 September 1954 (Age 75)
Laurel Creek, Clay, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Minnie

When Minnie Brewer was born on 8 April 1879, in Laurel Creek, Clay, Kentucky, United States, her father, Larkin Brewer, was 19 and her mother, Nancy Elizabeth Watkins, was 22. She married Marcus D Pennington on 24 November 1908, in Laurel, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in North Bend, Miami Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Miami Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1920. She died on 28 September 1954, in Cleves, Miami Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75.

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Marcus D Pennington
Minnie Brewer
Marriage: 24 November 1908
Russel C Pennington

Spouse and Children

24 November 1908
Laurel, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Larkin Brewer


    Nancy Elizabeth Watkins





    William Austin Brewer



    Lula Brewer



World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1881 · Hamilton County History

Age 2

History of Hamilton County Ohio, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches ~~~~~ Compiled by: Henry A. Ford, A. M. and Mrs. Kate B. Ford ~~~~~ L. A. Williams & Co. Publishers 1881
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Minnie Pennington in household of Marcus Pennington, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minnie Pennington in household of Marcus Pennington, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Minnie B Pennington in household of Marcus D Pennington, "United States Census, 1920"

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