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: Gasburg, Brunswick County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Brewer III (of VA) and Elizabeth Brewer
Husband of Sarah Brewer and Alice Brewer
Father of Howell Brewer, Sr.; George Brewer, Jr.; Nicholas Brewer, Sr.; William Brewer; Sarah Vick and 7 others
Half 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


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.


Feel free to check out: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~reldavis/gen/g071.html#I00712 "George and Sarah are buried in Meherrin Parish Graveyard," (Brewer, Ben. The Long Brewer Line, p. 38, 1993).

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George G. Brewer, Sr.'s Timeline

1670
1670
Brunswick, Isle of Wight, Virginia, USA
1700
1700
Age 30
Surry, VA, United States
1700
Age 30
Surry Co, Virginia, United States
1705
1705
Age 35
Colony, Laurel, Kentucky, USA
1706
1706
Age 36
Surry, Virginia, USA
1710
1710
Age 40
Colony, Laurel, Kentucky, USA
1714
1714
Age 44
Surry, Virginia, United States
1716
1716
Age 46
Surry, Virginia, United States
1721
1721
Age 51
Surry County, VA, USA