Saturday, February 13, 2016

Surname Saturday - BREWER (England to colonial Massachusetts)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.  


I am in the 8th great-grandmothers and I'm up to Ancestor #1251, but I don't have her name. The next known female ancestor is #1253 who is Sarah BREWER (1659-1723) 
[Note: the earlier great-grandmothers and 8th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts].

My ancestral line back through twp generations of this BREWER family line is:


1. Randall J. Seaver

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

4. Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942)
5. Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962)

8. Frank Walton Seaver (1852-1922)
9. Hattie Louise Hildreth (1857-1920)


18.  Edward Hildreth (1831-1899)
19.  Sophia Newton (1834-1923)

38.  Thomas J. Newton (1800-????)
39.  Sophia Buck (1797-1882)

78.  Isaac Buck (1757-1846)
79.  Martha Phillips (1757-1820)

156.  Isaac Buck (1732-????)
157.  Mary Richards (1733-????)

312.  Isaac Buck (1706-1780)
313.  Ruth Graves (1711-????)

626.  Thomas Graves (1686-1756)
627.  Ruth Collins (1685-1714)

1252.  Samuel Graves, born 01 October 1655 in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States; died December 1723 in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.  He was the son of 2504. Thomas Graves and 2505. Hannah LNU.  He married 12 March 1678 in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.
1253.  Sarah Brewer, born before 13 November 1659 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; died December 1723 in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.  

Children of Samuel Graves and Sarah Brewer are:
*  Crispus Graves (1679-1758), married 1704 Rebecca Alley (1683-1765).
*  Hannah Graves (1681-????)
*  Samuel Graves (1684-1752), married (1) 1709 Elizabeth Lewis (1684-1740); (2) 1740 Mary Merrey.
*  Thomas Graves (1686-1756), married (1) 1710 Ruth Collins (1685-1714); (2) Ruth Taylor (1690-1756).
*  Mark Graves (1689-1729), married 1718 Ruth Phillips (1686-1760).
*  William Graves (1692-1756), married 1722 Hannah Todd (1686-????).
*  John Graves (1695-1765), married 1718 Eunice Collins (1697-????).
*  Rebecca Graves (1698-1739), married 1721 Ezekiel Collins (1698-1765).
*  Daniel Graves (1701-1765), married 1723 Martha Coats (1703-????).
*  Nathaniel Graves (1701-1????), married (1) 1727 Lydia Wallis (1706-????); (2) 1743 Elizabeth Nicholson (1723-????).

2506.  Crispus Brewer, born about 1626 in England; died before 10 February 1707 in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.  He married about 1652 in probably Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.
2507.  Mary LNU, born 1629 in England; died 03 May 1693 in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

Children of Crispus Brewer and Mary are:
*  Mary Brewer (1653-1706), married 1674 John Richards (1644-1713).
*  Hannah Brewer (1659-????), married 1681 Samuel Ingolls.
*  Thomas Brewer (1659-1709), married 1682 Elizabeth Graves (1662-????).
*  Sarah Brewer (1659-1723), married 1678 Samuel Graves (1655-1723).
*  Elizabeth Brewer (1660-????), married 1683 John Lewis.
*  Abigail Brewer (1664-1737), married 1693 John Liscom (1707-????).
*  Rebecca Brewer (1667-1701).

Information about this Brewer family was obtained from:

*  Winifred Lovering Holman, "Crispus Brewer of Boston and Lynn, The Essex Genealogist, Volume 19, number 2, May 1999, pages 77-80.

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1 comment:

Patty Roy said...

Thank you Randy for posting this. I am a descendant of Thomas Brewer and Elizabeth Graves. I never knew Thomas was the son of Crispus Brewer. I was able to obtain a copy of The Essex Genealogist article you mentioned at AmericanAncestors.org for my records.