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  • Abigail Parmenter (1682 - 1758)
    'Historic homes and places and genealogical and personal memoirs ..., Volume 2 edited by William Richard Cutter Pg. 623 John Brewer, the immigrant ancestor, was born in England about 1620. He set...
  • Abigail Nason (c.1608 - d.)
  • Alice Brewer (1700 - 1744)
    Parents: unknown Spouse: George G. Brewer, Sr. Children: Burwell Brewer (b. 1730)
  • Amanda Brewer (Rogers) (1884 - 1965)
    Life of Amanda Rogers Brewer By Laurena Brewer: Back in the year of 1884, there stood a log cabin in the little town of Snowflake; which was then an early pioneer settlement. This log cabin stood on ...
  • Ambrose Brewer, Sr. (1753 - 1855)
    Ambrose Brewer, born ca 1753, Brunswick co., VA. died after 1855, in Hancock Co. TN. He applied for Revolutionary War Pension in 1855. He was in Hawkins Co. TN, 1816, in Claiborne Co. TN. in 1840 wit...

About the Brewer surname

The surname Brewer is an occupational surname for a brewer of beer or ale, and is of Anglo-Saxon origin. The name derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century verb 'breowan', to brew, and was in Middle English 'brewere', a brewer. Until the 13th Century, the name 'Brewster' was the feminine equivalent of 'Brewer', although after that date the term was used equally for male and female brewers.

Variations: Breustere, Briwerra, Brewster