Davis Brewer's Family Tree

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This site details my SACKFIELD BREWER line and Helen Speer Brewer's ANDREW SPEER line. For some other southwest Mississippi families see ANDREW BOYD at http://home.comcast.net/~dbrewer1838.

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  • ID: I0671
  • Name: William Fletcher BREWER
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 10 NOV 1801 in Elbert County, GA 1 2
  • Death: 25 SEP 1874 in Black Hawk, MS 3
  • Burial: Black Hawk cemetery, Black Hawk, MS
  • Burial: Black Hawk Cemetry, Carroll county, MS
  • Reference Number: 671
  • Note:
    William was named in his father's will. See abstract in John Brewer notes.
    Brewer GenForum #3898 gives alternate birth: 10 Nov 1801 and death: 25 Sep 1874.

    1860 Census Carroll County, MS, Page 13, 3rd Police Dist, H86/F90:
    W S[sic] Brewer 58, Male, GA, Real Estate $10K, Personal Estate $40K
    W W Brewer 28, Male, GA




    Father: John G BREWER b: ABT 1762 in Louisa or Charlotte County, VA
    Mother: Betty BREWER b: ABT 1764

    Marriage 1 Miss TERRELL
    • Married: in Black Hawk, MS

    Marriage 2 Martha FORTSON b: in Elbert County, GA
    • Married: 10 JUN 1827 in Elbert County, GA 4 5
    Children
    1. Has No Children William Hundley BREWER
    2. Has Children William White BREWER b: 6 JUL 1832 in Elbert County, GA

    Marriage 3 Jane \?\ b: 1832 in TN
    • Event: Partners ABT 1850 in Fulton, TN
    Children
    1. Has No Children Ella BREWER b: 1858 in MS
    2. Has No Children Madora BREWER b: 1860
    3. Has No Children John BREWER b: 1864 in MS
    4. Has No Children Illinois BREWER b: 1866 in MS
    5. Has No Children Amanda BREWER b: 1867 in MS
    6. Has No Children Lonnie BREWER b: 1872 in MS
    7. Has No Children Eula L COX b: 1876 in MS

    Sources:
    1. Title: Long Brewer Line, The
      Author: Ben R. Brewer
      Note: This book has excellent info on John Brewer of Elbert County GA, but postulates him to be in line of George I of VA. I disagree, believing that John is son of Edmond in line of Sackfield.
      Repository:
      Note: Library of Virginia. (I have chapters 1 and 10 plus selected pages)
      Media: Book
      Page: p219
      Text: William Fletcher Brewer, b. 1802 d. 1860s, Blackhawk, MS, m. 10 Jun 1827, Elbert Co., GA, Martha Fortson b. 1805, dau. of Thomas Fortson and Rachel Winn., m. 1775 Caroline Co., VA
    2. Title: Blackhawk [MS] Cemetery, older records
      Author: Copied 15-16 April 2000 by Dudley Rinicker
      Note: Older cemetery records indicate the following are also buried in this cemetery, but the markers are unreadable or/are missing. [Follows 10 Brewers, 5 Howells]
      Repository:
      Note: http://us-gen.com/ms/carroll/cemeteries/blackhawkcem.htm
      Media: Book
      Text: BREWER, W F b. Nov 10, 1801 d. sep 25, 1874
    3. Title: Blackhawk [MS] Cemetery, older records
      Author: Copied 15-16 April 2000 by Dudley Rinicker
      Note: Older cemetery records indicate the following are also buried in this cemetery, but the markers are unreadable or/are missing. [Follows 10 Brewers, 5 Howells]
      Repository:
      Note: http://us-gen.com/ms/carroll/cemeteries/blackhawkcem.htm
      Media: Book
      Text: BREWER, W F b. NOV 100, 1801 d. sep 25, 1874
    4. Title: Poss, Faye
      Author: Faye Poss
      Publication: Not published
      Note: Consists of 28 pages of research data compiled by Faye Poss.
      Transmitted on Gloria Jones "Brewer List" 13 Jan 1997.
      Also includes update provided by email from Faye dated16 July 2001.
      Repository:
      Note: My file named POSSDAT.DOC in Brewer Archives
      Media: Electronic
      Text: 6/10/1827 William F Brewer m. Martha Fortson June 10, 1827, p412, Elbert co., GA
    5. Title: Georgia Marriages to 1850
      Publication: Database oniine. Ancestry.com
      Note: Dodd, Jordan. Georgia Marriages to 1850. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1997. Electronic transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in Georgia.
      Repository:
      Media: Electronic

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