George G. Brewer, Sr.

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George G. Brewer, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Brunswick, Isle of Wight, Virginia, USA
Death: Died in Brunswick, Isle of Wight, Virginia, USA
Place of Burial: Rattlesnake Cemetry, Va
Immediate Family:

Son of John Brewer III (of VA); John Brewer, III; Elizabeth Jeanna Brewer and Elizabeth J Brewer
Husband of Sarah Brewer; Sarah Brewer and Alice Brewer
Father of John Brewer, V; William Brewer; Oliver Brewer; Howell Brewer; Henry Brewer and 13 others
Brother of Peter Brewer; William Brewer; James Brewer; John Brewer, IV; Henry Brewer and 2 others

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About George G. Brewer, Sr.

Spouse: Sarah Lanier (1st wife)

                Alice Burwell  (2nd wife)

Sources: http://mjgen.com/brewer/brewer.html

http://crossedbrushstudio.com/windowsintoourpast/Vol8/brewer.htm

http://crossedbrushstudio.com/windowsintoourpast/Vol1/brewer.htm

George Brewer was born ca 1670 - 1680 in Brunswick, Isle of Wight County, Virginia and died ca 1741 - 1744 in Brunswick County Virginia. He married (1) in 1705 in Surry County, Virginia to Sarah Lanier, daughter of John Lanier and Sarah -, and (2) to alice Vurnwell. Sarah had ten children and died before 1730. All of George's children were born in Surry Co., Virginia. Sarah's father, John Lanier and George's father were involved in Bacon's Rebellion. In 1741, there were young children in the household by Alice. In Prince George County: 13 July 1714, George was a witness of a deed, 28 February 1723 survey of property, 100 acres, on lower side of Reedy Branch, and 30 March 1725 survey of property on south side of Stony Creek. At a Court held at Merchants Hope for Prince George County, 14 Feb 1720, George Brewer made oath he attended 10 days as evidence for Joshua Irby who was to pay Brewer 400 lbs, tobacco. he was a Mason. His will was dated 13 July 1741 and was proved in August 1744. George Brewer and Sarah Lanier are probably buried in the family cemetry at Rattlesnake Creek.

Reference: "IN the House of Brewer" by Edward Denton Brewer, "In the Ambrose Brewer Family" by James F. Bowman & Dr. Clinton Congleton, "Lanier by Louise Ingersoll, "Prince George County, Virginia Willis and Deeds 1713-1728 by Benjamin B. Weisiger III, "Magazine of Virginia Genealogy" Volume 24, May 1988, Number 2 Prince George Co, Virginia Court Orders & Returns of Executions 1714-1720. "Magazine of Virginia Genealogy" Volume 24, November 1986, Number 4, "Brunswick Co, Virginia Court Order Books, 1737-1749; an Every-Name Index copyright by T.L.C., Genealogy, "Brunswick Co., Virginia Wills, 1739 -1750" Copyright by T.L.C. Genealogy, "Brunswick Co, Virginia Will Book no. 2 with inventories & Accounts 1739 -1750

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Birth: ABT. 1685 in Isle of Wight County, VA or Brunswick Cou. VA

Death: 2 AUG 1744 in Surry County, VA or Brunswick Cou., VA

Burial: Rattlesnake Cemetery, Brunswick, Virginia

Note: According to his will dated Aug 2, 1744, He and his 1st wife Sarah had 10 children. He left a Masonic will in which he gave a cow and a calf to his son Nicholas.

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George G. Brewer, Sr.'s Timeline

1685
1685
Brunswick, Isle of Wight, Virginia, USA
1705
1705
Age 20
Surry, Virginia, USA
1706
1706
Age 21
Surry, Virginia, USA
1708
1708
Age 23
Colony, Laurel, Kentucky, USA
1710
1710
Age 25
1710
Age 25
Colony, Laurel, Kentucky, USA
1712
December 12, 1712
Age 27
Surry County, VA, USA
1714
1714
Age 29
Surry, Virginia, United States
1716
1716
Age 31
Surrey, Virginia, United States
1718
1718
Age 33
Surry, VA, United States