Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Brewer

Male 1684 - 1730  (46 years)


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  • Name John Brewer 
    Birth 31 Mar 1684  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 13 May 1730  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I31264  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father John Brewer,   b. 1666, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 5 Apr 1690, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - admin Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 24 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Ridgely,   b. Abt 1667, Wardridge, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 Jun 1727, Prince George's County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 1683  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8093  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dinah Battee,   b. 31 Dec 1690, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Jul 1726, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 35 years) 
    Marriage 14 Feb 1705  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • John Brewer and Dinah Battee m. 14 Feb 1704.
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Brewer,   b. 12 Sep 1707  [Father: natural]
     2. John Brewer,   b. 7 May 1709, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Nov 1754, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 45 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Sarah Brewer,   b. 22 Feb 1712, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 13 Feb 1737, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 24 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Joseph Brewer,   b. 17 Dec 1713, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 24 Sep 1771, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 57 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Fardinando Brewer,   b. 6 Jun 1716, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     6. Dinah Brewer,   b. 17 Nov 1719, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 Dec 1732, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 13 years)  [Father: natural]
     7. Henry Brewer,   b. 24 Apr 1722, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     8. Nicholas Brewer,   b. 9 Feb 1724, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     9. Deborah Brewer,   b. 4 Feb 1726, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F20459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Brewer, John, A. A. County, 5th April, 1730; 13th May, 1730.
      To son John and hrs., 300 A. "Larkinton"; and personalty.
      To sons Joseph and Ferdinando and their hrs., "Brewerton" equally.
      To son Joseph and hrs., 152 A. "Brewer's Chance"; and personalty.
      To son Nicholas and hrs., 100 A. "Jacob's Hope," formerly pt, of "Cheney's Adventure," Prince George's Co.; and personalty.
      To dau. Sarah, 150 A. dwell, plan. "Collierby" during life; at her decease to pass to son Henry and hrs.; also personalty on condition sd. dau. pay to son Henry at age of 21 £27.
      To dau. Elizabeth Sanders, son Ferdinando, daus. Dinah and Deborah, personalty.
      To child, afsd., personal estate equally.
      Exs.: James Movat and dau. Sarah.
      Test: John Wilmott, Steven Stewart, Thomas Gassaway, Jr.
      Note: F. 910-915. Interrogatories to above will show that John Wilmott wrote sd. will, and that Anna Wilmott, his wife, was present. 19,908.
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      Mr. John Brewer 16.332 AA £678.4.3 Jun 25 1730 May 5 1731
      Servants mentioned: Crispin Stanning (boy).
      Appraisers: Thomas Stockett, Jr., William Sellman.
      Creditors: Richard Hill, Samuell Peele.
      Next of kin: William Brewer, John Brewer (eldest son).
      Administrators/Executors: Christian Geist and his wife Sarah Geist.
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      John Brewer 11.261 A AA £676.14.3 £112.16.2 Dec 22 1731
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of £1.10.0.
      Payments to: Mr. Samuel Peele, James Nichollson, Benjamin Harris, William Mitchel, John Sappington, James Mouat, Ebenezar Cook, Anne Chambers, William Ducker, Elisabeth Barton, John Watkins, Stephen Higgins, Mary Lucas, Natha Palmer, George Watson, Stephen West, Elisabeth Harrison, Peter Overard, Mr, Samuel Jacob, Elisabeth Jacob, James Disney, Elianor Sympson, William Chapman, William Jordan, William Sellman, Sarnuell Ward, William Hood, Zachariah Maccubin, Thomas Stocket, Jr., James Sanders.
      Executrix: Mrs. Sarah Geist (widow).
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      John Brewer 12.126 A AA £575.15.9 Dec 19 1733
      Received from: Samuel Peele, William Hood, Jacob Jones, James Disney, William Ducker, William Chapman, William Newcomb.
      Payments to: Philip Smith (merchant in London) paid by Sarah (accountant) with her late husband Christian Geist, William Black (merchant in London) paid by Christian Geist, Benjamin Mooreshaw, Thomas Cowley, Ferdinando Bathe, Dr. Richard Hill, Charles Calvert, Esq., Mr. Philip Smith (merchant in London) paid by Christian Geist.
      Legatees: John Brewer (son), Nicholas Brewer (son) & Ferdinando Brewer & Dinah Brewer (daughter) paid to their guardian John Brewer, Elisabeth Sanders (daughter) wife of James Sanders, Joseph Brewer (son) paid to his guardian James Sanders, Sarah Gassaway (daughter, accountant), John Brewer as guardian to Ferdinando & Dinah & Henry & Nicholas Brewer.
      Distribution to: accountant (1/7).
      Residue to: allowed out of estate of Christian Geist.
      Executrix: Mrs. Sarah Gassaway, wife of Thomas Gassaway, Jr.
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      John Brewer 15.268 A AA £81.4.11 Mar 8 1736
      Received from: John Peele.
      Payments to: Joseph Brewer (son), John Brewer guardian to Ferdinando & Henry & Nicholas Brewer, John Boyd, Nicholas Maccubbin, Mr. John Brice, Capt. William Rogers, accountant in right of his wife Sarah Gassaway (daughter, 1/7th), Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Administrator: Thomas Gassaway, Jr. Unadministered by Sarah Gassaway (late Sarah Brewer, now dead).

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