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  • Brewster (deceased)
  • a child of William Brewster (c.1609 - bef.1609)
    Descendant of Mayflower passengers Elder William Brewster and Mary Brewster Pilgrim Elder William Brewster married by 1593 Mary _____, and she & two of their sons accompanied him on the MAYFLOWER. She ...
  • Abigail Stetson (1683 - 1761)
  • Abigail Burr (1647 - bef.1678)
    Mother of Daniel Burr II and Abigail (Burr) Sherman Daniel Burr Find A Grave Memorial# 86661868 Spouses: Abigail Glover Burr Find A Grave Memorial# 86661954 Abigail Brewster Burr Find A G...
  • Abigail Brewster (1621 - c.1659)

About the Brewster surname

origin

The surname Brewster 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, Brewer

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