Lanier Brewer, Jr.[1]

Male Abt 1746 - Abt 1824  (~ 78 years)


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  • Name Lanier Brewer 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born Abt 1746  Brunswick County VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1824  NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1767 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Lenierer Brewer 3 white polls

      1777 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC, Captain Jacob Duckworth's District [selected residents]
      Name and amount of taxable property: Near Brewer $100

      1779, Jan 29 -- 1778-1779 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      Insolvents allowed by the court in Jacob Duckworth's district: [selected names] John Harden, Jesse Collins, Benja. Elkins, Lennear Brewer, James Harden, Peter Graves, John Womble, Danl. Muse and Wm. Davis.

      1787, Feb 23 -- Land Grant #193, Moore County, NC
      William Davis received 255 acres located on Fall Creek adjoining Lanear Brewer and including the improvement where James Elkins formerly lived. Samuel Person and Lanear Brewer were chain carriers.

      1787, Feb 23 -- Land Grant #200, Moore County, NC
      Robert Cobb received 316 acres located on Fall Creek north of Deep River on the [Chatham] County line adjoining Leanear Brewer. Samuel Person and Leanear Brewer were chain carriers.

      1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 162
      Lanier Brewer
      (16+) 2M
      (0-16) 4M
      4F

      1791, Feb 21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 299
      Ordered that a road be laid out from the Widow Muses to the nearest course near Joseph Duckworths and son to the Island Ford and from thence to Chatham County line leading on a direct course towards Conner settlement and the following work on the road: Joseph Duckworth, Joseph McGee Senr., Joseph McGee Junr., Drury Richerson, Wm. Harden, John Blanchet, James Brady, Benj. Elkins, Saml. Perry, Wm. Cook, Near Brewer, Saml. Person, Benj. Cooper, Wm. Richerson, Wm. Teague, Robert Davis, Benj. Shields and John Goldston. [Editor's Note: this entire entry was stuck through in the original records]

      1791, Aug 18 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 315
      Ordered that Near Brewer be appointed overseer of the road on the other side of the River to the Chatham line and have the following hands to work: Benjn. Shields, Wm. Davis, Sarah Davis, James Brady, Eial Johnston, Wm. Cook, Benjn. Elkins, Isaac Teague, Drury Brewer and Micajah Brewer.

      1793, Feb 19-21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 386-390
      [Deeds] William Stroud to Leinear Brewer was proven by Edmond Waddell
      William Stroud to Edmond Waddill proven by Leinear Brewer

      1794, Aug 18,21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 470
      [Deeds] Lanear Brewer to John Lawler proven by Isaac Teague

      1797, Nov 27 -- Land Grant #1324, Moore County, NC
      Samuel Parsons received 100 acres located north of Deep River on the drains of Fall Creek and the [Chatham] County line adjoining Isaac Teague, Martindale, Lenier Brewer and his own line. Edward Beason and Ely Lawler were chain carriers.

      1798, Apr 17 -- Land Grant #1411, Moore County, NC
      John Ritter received 100 acres located on both sides of Buffalo Creek adjoining Bryant Boroughs, David Lawson, his own line and Nier Brewer. Lanier Brewer and Donald McDonald were chain carriers.

      1799, Jul 2 -- Land Grant #1582, Moore County, NC
      John Ritter [assignee of John Dunn] received 100 acres adjoining Isaac Pennington, his own line and Robert Davis. Nearer Brewer and Michjah Brewer were chain carriers.

      1804, Jul 6 -- Land Grant #1878, Moore County, NC
      Neil McLeod received 80 acres located north of Cabin Creek adjoining Jeffreys, Allison, his own line and Betty Carpenter. Nier Brewer and Wm. Smith were chain carriers.

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 312
      Lanier Brewer
      (45+) 1M
      (26-45) 1F
      (16-25) 1F
      (10-16) 2M 2F
      (0-10) 3F
    Person ID I03551  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2018 

    Family Rebecca,   b. 1740  [2
    Married Abt 1768  VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. John Brewer, VII,   b. Abt 1770
    +2. George Brewer, III,   b. Abt 1775,   d. TN Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Henry M. Brewer,   b. Abt 1780, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1855, Wayne County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
    +4. Solomon Brewer, II,   b. 1785, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1863, Wayne County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +5. Cornelius Brewer,   b. Abt 1789, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Wiley Brewer,   b. 1790, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1868, Wayne County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +7. Julius Brewer,   b. Abt 1794, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
    Histories
    Brewer Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Brewer Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Brewer references in Moore County and Cumberland County.
    Last Modified 19 May 2015 
    Family ID F1145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1746 - Brunswick County VA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Histories
    1777 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    1777 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    Captain Cox and Captain Duckworth's Military District encompass present day upper Moore County [see attached map]. Courtesy of the NC Archives. Map courtesy of the Cumberland County Genealogical Society.

  • Sources 
    1. [S111] Danny Brewer [dbbrewer619@gmail.com].
      Lanier John Brewer Jr was the son of Lanier Brewer Sr and Joanna Brewer. Senior was born in 1716 in Surrey, VA and died in 1795 in Moore County, NC.
      His mother was: Joanna Edmunds
      Born: c1720, Brunswick, Glynn, GA
      Died: 1795 in VA

    2. [S111] Danny Brewer [dbbrewer619@gmail.com].
      Family records show that Lanier's wife was Narcises / Rebecca (Cherokee Indian)
      Born: 1740, Brunswick, VA
      Died: 1834, Franklin, GA
      Daughter of Oconostota Stalking Turkey Cherokee Indian and Ooloosta Paint Clan Cherokee Indian

      Lanier John Brewer Jr had two wives. A Mary (Mantooth)Brewer (but she didn't have kids, perhaps dying young). He then married a full blood Cherokee named Narcises Rebecca (I will send some additional info on Narcises) and they had 10 children.
      John 1770-1850
      George Washington 1775-1855
      Solomon 1786-1866
      Hester 1800-????
      Royal 1775-????
      Henry 1780-1855
      Wiley 1785-1868
      Cornelius 1790-1872
      Julius 1794-1850
      George 1788-?????