Daniel Brewer, Sr. (c.1596 - c.1646) MP

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Birthplace: London, Middlesex, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Roxbury (within present Boston), Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
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About Daniel Brewer, Sr.

Came over in the "lion" with wife, arriving in Boston SEpt. 16th, 1632. Settled in Roxbury. Freeman, may 14th 1634. Will dated Jan. 12th, 1645/5 From Sussex, England

The ancestry in the paternal line is traced back to Daniel Brewer,

who came from England on the 16th of September, 1632, and located at Roxbury, Massachusetts,

bringing with him his family of seven and two servants. He had been a resident of

Somersetshire, England, and he embarked at London on the ship Lion. Daniel Brewer,

the progenitor of the family in the new world, was the grandfather of Daniel Brewer III, wlio

became the pastor of the First Congregational church at Springfield, Massachusetts. The line

from him is traced down through Nathaniel, Solomon and Erastus Brewer to Edwin Brewer,

who became a mechanic and removed from his native town of West Springfield to Westfield,

Massachusetts, where he became a prominent manufacturer, and in 1848 he established his

home at Granby, Connecticut. In 1851, attracted by the gold discoveries in California, he

made his way to the Pacific coast, where he remained for two years. He afterward returned

to New England and was engaged in the foundry business in Springfield. Subsequently he

was employed by the firm of Bemis & Call, engine builders of Springfield, and eventually, in

1857, he became master of motive power in the Isle Royal copper mine of Houghton, Michigan,

there remaining until 1863, when he returned to Springfield. The following year he

purchased a farm at East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, but afterward resumed connection

with machine shop work, becoming an employe of; the George Dwight Manufacturing Company

of Springfield, which made the Earle Steam Pump. The farm- was sold in the spring oi

1867, the family returning to Springfield. In November, 1867, he removed with the company

to South Norwalk and about 1875 returned to Springfield and later went to Chicopee, Massachusetts

where he passed away on the -31st of March, 1881, his remains being interred in

Westfield, where eight of the family now lie buried. One of his sons, Charles E. Brewer, was

a member of Company A, First Michigan Cavalry, during the Civil war and was killed in

action at the second battle of Bull Run on the 29th of August, 1862.

Duane E. Brewer went with the family to Michigan in 1859 when a little lad of ten

years and there attended the public schools. He afterward learned the printer's trade while

working on the Houghton Mining Gazette. Following the return of the family to Springfield,

Massachusetts, in 1863 he became a pupil in the schools there and he also attended school

at East Longmeadow during three winters, and afterward continued his education in a business

college in Springfield. In the winter of 1867 he attended the South Norwalk public schools.

On the 20th of April, 1868, he arrived in Bridgeport and for nearly twenty-three years was

employed in the Standard job printing office. In 1890 he engaged in business with Frank S.

Buckingham and organized the business of which he is now the president. The firm of Buckingham

& Brewer established their plant at the corner of Water and Wall streets in 1890

and later became Buckingham, Brewer & Platt, which firm in 1910 was succeeded by The

Brewer-Colgan Company, Inc. (exerpt fromthe History of Bridgeport)

He " Daniel Brewer1 came in the ship Lyon from England in 1632. Governor John Winthrop recorded the arrival in Boston of the vessel Lyon piloted by its celebrated master William Peirce: "1632 Sept. 16 being the Lord's day. In the evening Mr. Peirce, in the ship Lyon, arrived and came to an anchor before Boston. He brought one hundred and twenty-three passengers whereof fifty children, all in health; and lost not one person by the way, save his carpenter, who fell over board as he was caulking a post. They had been twelve weeks aboard and eight weeks from Land's End. He had five days east wind and thick fog, so as he was forced to come, all that time, by the lead; and the first land he made was Cape Ann."

From S6:

Daniel Brewer took the oath of allegiance before leaving England and brought to America with him his wife Joanna and three older children. They soon joined the Roxbury church and May 14, 1634, Daniel was sworn a freeman. He had a home lot, an orchard and some 95 acres. Roxbury was described as a "faire and handsome countrey town, the inhabitants of it being all very rich." Later, "they have goodly fruit trees, fruitful fields and gardens, their heard of cows, oxen and other young cattell....their streets are large and some fayre houses yet they have built their house for church assembly destitute and unbeautiful.." Daniel did jury duty in December 1640, each jury member receiving one shilling. He was one of about sixty citizens who subscribed annually to the support of the Free Schools in Roxbury; the annual payment in 1645 was five shillings. A husbandman, Daniel, in his will dated January 12, 1646, named his wife executor and arranged that she have during her life "the use of the house, half of the barn and other outhouses, timber for repairs, firewood, a red steer, all the swine, three Cowes, sufficient hay, fresh and salt, for the keeping of three Cowes, and the plowing and soweing of the said home lott, etc." On March 28, 1646, "Brother Brewer dyed of an Ulcer in his longes which pced through into his bowels & emptyed thither to his great swelling and torment." His widow died February 7, 1689, aet 87

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Came over in the "lion" with wife, arriving in Boston SEpt. 16th, 1632. Settled in Roxbury. Freeman, may 14th 1634. Will dated Jan. 12th, 1645/5 From Sussex, England

The ancestry in the paternal line is traced back to Daniel Brewer,

who came from England on the 16th of September, 1632, and located at Roxbury, Massachusetts,

bringing with him his family of seven and two servants. He had been a resident of

Somersetshire, England, and he embarked at London on the ship Lion. Daniel Brewer,

the progenitor of the family in the new world, was the grandfather of Daniel Brewer III, wlio

became the pastor of the First Congregational church at Springfield, Massachusetts. The line

from him is traced down through Nathaniel, Solomon and Erastus Brewer to Edwin Brewer,

who became a mechanic and removed from his native town of West Springfield to Westfield,

Massachusetts, where he became a prominent manufacturer, and in 1848 he established his

home at Granby, Connecticut. In 1851, attracted by the gold discoveries in California, he

made his way to the Pacific coast, where he remained for two years. He afterward returned

to New England and was engaged in the foundry business in Springfield. Subsequently he

was employed by the firm of Bemis & Call, engine builders of Springfield, and eventually, in

1857, he became master of motive power in the Isle Royal copper mine of Houghton, Michigan,

there remaining until 1863, when he returned to Springfield. The following year he

purchased a farm at East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, but afterward resumed connection

with machine shop work, becoming an employe of; the George Dwight Manufacturing Company

of Springfield, which made the Earle Steam Pump. The farm- was sold in the spring oi

1867, the family returning to Springfield. In November, 1867, he removed with the company

to South Norwalk and about 1875 returned to Springfield and later went to Chicopee, Massachusetts

where he passed away on the -31st of March, 1881, his remains being interred in

Westfield, where eight of the family now lie buried. One of his sons, Charles E. Brewer, was

a member of Company A, First Michigan Cavalry, during the Civil war and was killed in

action at the second battle of Bull Run on the 29th of August, 1862.

Duane E. Brewer went with the family to Michigan in 1859 when a little lad of ten

years and there attended the public schools. He afterward learned the printer's trade while

working on the Houghton Mining Gazette. Following the return of the family to Springfield,

Massachusetts, in 1863 he became a pupil in the schools there and he also attended school

at East Longmeadow during three winters, and afterward continued his education in a business

college in Springfield. In the winter of 1867 he attended the South Norwalk public schools.

On the 20th of April, 1868, he arrived in Bridgeport and for nearly twenty-three years was

employed in the Standard job printing office. In 1890 he engaged in business with Frank S.

Buckingham and organized the business of which he is now the president. The firm of Buckingham

& Brewer established their plant at the corner of Water and Wall streets in 1890

and later became Buckingham, Brewer & Platt, which firm in 1910 was succeeded by The

Brewer-Colgan Company, Inc. (exerpt fromthe History of Bridgeport)

He " Daniel Brewer1 came in the ship Lyon from England in 1632. Governor John Winthrop recorded the arrival in Boston of the vessel Lyon piloted by its celebrated master William Peirce: "1632 Sept. 16 being the Lord's day. In the evening Mr. Peirce, in the ship Lyon, arrived and came to an anchor before Boston. He brought one hundred and twenty-three passengers whereof fifty children, all in health; and lost not one person by the way, save his carpenter, who fell over board as he was caulking a post. They had been twelve weeks aboard and eight weeks from Land's End. He had five days east wind and thick fog, so as he was forced to come, all that time, by the lead; and the first land he made was Cape Ann."

From S6:

Daniel Brewer took the oath of allegiance before leaving England and brought to America with him his wife Joanna and three older children. They soon joined the Roxbury church and May 14, 1634, Daniel was sworn a freeman. He had a home lot, an orchard and some 95 acres. Roxbury was described as a "faire and handsome countrey town, the inhabitants of it being all very rich." Later, "they have goodly fruit trees, fruitful fields and gardens, their heard of cows, oxen and other young cattell....their streets are large and some fayre houses yet they have built their house for church assembly destitute and unbeautiful.." Daniel did jury duty in December 1640, each jury member receiving one shilling. He was one of about sixty citizens who subscribed annually to the support of the Free Schools in Roxbury; the annual payment in 1645 was five shillings. A husbandman, Daniel, in his will dated January 12, 1646, named his wife executor and arranged that she have during her life "the use of the house, half of the barn and other outhouses, timber for repairs, firewood, a red steer, all the swine, three Cowes, sufficient hay, fresh and salt, for the keeping of three Cowes, and the plowing and soweing of the said home lott, etc." On March 28, 1646, "Brother Brewer dyed of an Ulcer in his longes which pced through into his bowels & emptyed thither to his great swelling and torment." His widow died February 7, 1689, aet 87 -------------------- NEHGS Register V.2 p.53 27.5 acres in Roxbury

NEHGS Register v.3 p. 92: Freeman May 14, 1634 Boston Genl Court

Register v.7 p. 171 Will of Daniel Brewer "to my dau Sarah, a fflock bed furnished, my new kettle, a pewter dish" March 20 1647 -------------------- Daniel Brewer was born in 1596 in England. He married Joanna Morrill before 1624. Daniel Brewer died on 28 March 1646 in Roxbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony. Daniel Brewer and Joanna Morrill immigrated on the Lyon, departing from London, England September, 1632, arriving circa November 1632 in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony. Their children Hannah, Daniel and Anne traveled with them.

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Daniel Brewer, Sr.'s Timeline

1596
1596
London, Middlesex, England, (Present UK)
1623
1623
Age 27
England, (Present UK)
1624
1624
Age 28
Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire, England
1626
1626
Age 30
Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, (Present UK)
1628
1628
Age 32
Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, (Present UK)
1630
October 25, 1630
Age 34
England, (Present UK)
1632
1632
Age 36
England, (Present UK)
1635
May 1, 1635
Age 39
Roxbury (within present Boston), Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1638
October 1, 1638
Age 42
England, (Present UK)
1646
March 28, 1646
Age 50
Roxbury (within present Boston), Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)