William M. Brewer

William M. Brewer

Male 1793 - 1881  (87 years)

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  • Name William M. Brewer 
    Born 3 Nov 1793 
    Gender Male 
    Military War of 1812 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 7 Jun 1881 
    Buried Moore County, NC at Brown's Chapel Christian Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Harmon Brewer,   b. Between 1765 and 1774  (Father) 
    Janie Grubbs,   b. Between 1765 and 1774,   d. Between 1810 and 1820  (Age ~ 45 years)  (Mother) 
    Notes 
    • 1812-1815 -- North Carolina Militia Muster Roll
      William Brewer Jun. was listed in the 2nd Regiment from Moore County

      1815, Oct 24 -- Land Grant #2256, Moore County, NC
      John Dunlap Junr. received 80 acres located south of Bear Creek adjoining his own line (formerly Bullock), Thomas Williams (formerly Francis Bullock) and Brown. William Brewer and Isaac Cagle were chain carriers.

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      William Brewor listed 100 acres valued at $100

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 304
      Wm. Brewer
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 3M

      /and/or/

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 312
      William Brewer
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 4M

      1821, Jun 10 -- Land Grant #2644, Moore County, NC
      Neil McLeod received 100 acres located on Yadkin Road and south prong of Bear Creek adjoining Bullock and Allison. Wm. Brewer and Wm. Williamson were chain carriers.

      1823, Jan 1 -- Land Grant #2646, Moore County, NC
      Neil McLeod received 100 acres located southwest of Bear Creek adjoining Jerry Autery, Bullock, Jeremiah Williams, William Brewer, and his own line. Wm. Brewer and Jeremiah Williams were chain carriers.

      1824, Feb 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 25
      Ordered that John Kennedy overseer of the road from Bear Creek to William Williamsons have the following additional hands to work: William Waddell's hands, Thomas Person and hands, Tabitha Person's hands, Major Johnson, Archd. McDonald, William Brewer and Robert Kennedy's hands.

      1825, May 18 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 79
      Deed from Henry Freeman to Everet Sheffield was proven by Wm. Brewer

      1825, Nov 22 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 99
      Ordered that Archd. McNeill, John Shamburger and William Brewer be appointed to settle with Peter Hair admstr. of John Hair Dec'd.

      1825, Nov 23 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 101
      Deed from Solomon Barrett to Wm. Williamson proven by Wm. Brewer
      Deed from Francis Bullock to Thomas Williams was proven by Wm. Brewer

      1826, Feb 22 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 108
      Hiram Kennedy, Jesse Brown, William Brewer appointed to settle with Peter Hair, Administrator of John Hair, Dec'd.

      1826, Apr 5 -- Land Grant #2724, Moore County, NC
      Medford Owen received 100 acres located south of Wolf Creek adjoining his own line, James Dunlap and Neil McLeod. Wm. Williamson and William Brewer were chain carriers.

      1826, Aug 21 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 129
      Ordered that William Brewer be appointed overseer in place of Everet Sheffield of the road from Spivays to McNeill's store and have the same hands to work.

      1826, Oct 12 -- Land Grant #2735, Moore County, NC
      William Brewer received 50 acres located between Bear Creek and Wolf Creek adjoining McAulay, John Sheffield Senr., James Dunlap and William Williamson. Medford Owen and Everet Sheffield were chain carriers.

      1827, May 23 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 173-174
      Deed from Medford Owen to Everet Shuffield proven by Wm. Brewer
      Deed from William Freeman to Reuben Freeman was proven by Wm. Brewer
      Deed from Reuben Freeman to William Freeman was proven by Wm. Brewer

      1827, Nov 19 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 191
      Jesse Brown, Wm. Brewer, Burwell Deaton appointed to settle with Edward Holland, Administrator of Estate of Richd. Holland, Dec'd.

      1827, Nov 21 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 194
      Deed from Baley Williamson to John M. Hodgin was proven by Wm. Brewer

      1829, Feb 20 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 257
      Deed from Bradley Garner to Wm. Brewer was proven by Jesse Brown Sr.
      Deed from Everet Shuffield to Daniel McCrumon proven by Wm. Brewer

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 455
      Wm. Brewer, Esq.
      (30-40) 1M 1F
      (20-30) 1M
      (10-15) 1M 1F
      (5-10) 1F
      (0-5) 1M 1F

      1830, May 19 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 311
      Deed from Everet Sheffield to Edmond Holland proven by Wm. Brewer

      1830, Nov 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 329
      Deed from John Sheffield and wife to Peter Shamburger proven by Wm. Brewer

      1830, Nov 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 330
      Ordered that a road be laid off from the Randolph County Line near John Shamburgers, as the marks to John Shuffield's Mill, with marks to James Morgan's on Cabin Creek, with marks to Neill Morrison's, as the road opposite to the corner of Francis Munroe's field where Morrison's school path to Dunn's old field, left to the old houseplace, left of Autray's Church, as the road to Hunsucker's place and work the following hands: John Shuffield, James Morgan, N. Morison, John Keys, Danl. McKenzie, John McNeill, Daniel McDaniel, John McCaskill, Wm. Brewer, Edmond Holland, Daniel Murchison and Everit Shuffield.

      1831, May 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 355
      Ordered that William Brewer be appointed overseer of the road from John Shamburgers to Shuffield's Mill and work the following hands: John Shamburger's hands, Daniel McCrimon's hands, Anderson S. Moody, Wm. Owen, Wm. Shuffield, Enoch Shuffield, Leonard Hair, Lewis Freeman and Robert Milton.

      1844, Oct 14 -- Land Grant #3315, Moore County, NC
      William Brewer received 50 acres located on the waters of Little Creek adjoining John Kennedy and John McLeod. Robert Melton and Sampson Brewer were chain carriers.

      1845, Aug 13 -- Land Grant #3493, Moore County, NC
      William Cagle received 50 acres located on the head of Little Creek adjoining his own line, Leonard Hare and Wm. Freeman. William Brewer and Henry Cagle were chain carriers.

      1845, Aug 14 -- Land Grant #3384, Moore County, NC
      Henry Cagle received 50 acres located on Little Creek adjoining Neil McLeod, John McNeill and Wm. Cagle. William Brewer and Harman Cagle were chain carriers.

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 233-B
      William Brewer 57 M, Carpenter, Born in NC
      Elizabeth Brewer 56 F, Born in NC
      Sampson Brewer 27 M, Farmer, $104 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Wincy Brewer 24 F, Born in NC
      Celia Brewer 20 F, Born in NC
      Martin Brewer 15 M, Born in NC

      1860 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 212-B
      1870 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 597
      1880 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 354-B

      1878, May 9 -- War of 1812 Pension, File 32707, William Brewer
      William Brewer [age 85], resident of Carters Mills Post Office and Moore County, NC, applied for a pension in Moore County, NC. Brewer stated that he served under Captain William Dowd and was drafted in Aug 1814 and discharged in March 1815. He was born Mar 3, 1793 and married Elizabeth Stutts January 1811 in Moore County, NC. His wife died Jan 19, 1876. A.R. McDonald and Angus Currie witnessed his application.
    Person ID I01636  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 

    DNA Tests  61 DNA tests are associated with William M. Brewer 

    Father Harmon Brewer,   b. Between 1765 and 1774 
    Mother Janie Grubbs,   b. Between 1765 and 1774,   d. Between 1810 and 1820  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    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.
    Street Brewer Genealogy
    Street Brewer Genealogy
    Genealogical Sketch by Street Brewer, March 31, 1910, Roseboro, Sampson Co., NC
    The writer, Street Brewer, was born at Gold Region, Moore Co. NC, then a little "gold mine" village.
    Family ID F1085  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Jennet Stutts,   b. 14 Feb 1793,   d. 29 Jan 1876  (Age 82 years)  [1
    Married 1810 
    Children 
    +  1. Male John Brewer,   b. 10 Nov 1811,   d. 5 Jun 1896  (Age 84 years)
    Susannah Comer  (Age 59 years)   
    Eliza Catherine Owen  (Age 74 years)
       2. Male Isom Brewer,   b. 4 Dec 1813
       3. Male Ransom Brewer,   b. 20 May 1816
    +  4. Male Sampson Brewer,   b. 14 Dec 1818,   d. 31 Mar 1906  (Age 87 years)
    Bethany Brewer  (Age ~ 76 years)  m. 1 Apr 1866
    +  5. Female Jennet "Jane" Brewer,   b. 21 Jan 1820,   d. 23 Jan 1908  (Age 88 years)
    Archibald McNeill  (Age 62 years)
       6. Female Wincy Brewer,   b. 16 Feb 1822,   d. 3 May 1908  (Age 86 years)
    +  7. Male Henry Brewer,   b. 10 Nov 1825,   d. 27 Mar 1902  (Age 76 years)
    Delitha\Telitha A. Cole  (Age 79 years)  m. Abt 1852
    +  8. Female Celia Brewer,   b. 4 Jan 1828,   d. Dec 1886  (Age 58 years)
    +  9. Male Harmon Brewer,   b. 9 Jan 1832, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
    Mary Wallace  (Age < 48 years)  m. Bef 10 Sep 1850   
    Bessie
    +10. Male Martin Brewer,   b. 19 Jun 1834,   d. 12 Oct 1932  (Age 98 years)
    Jennet Smith  (Age 38 years)   
    Lydia Frances Moore  (Age 65 years)  m. Abt 1877
    Documents
    William and Elizabeth Brewer Bible
    William and Elizabeth Brewer Bible
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2010 
    Family ID F0579  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Moore County, NC at Brown's Chapel Christian Church Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1815 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2256 - John Dunlap Jr.
    1815 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2256 - John Dunlap Jr.
    Joseph Britt Family Bible
    Joseph Britt Family Bible

    Headstones
    William M. Brewer
    William M. Brewer
    Husband of Elizabeth Jennet Stutts and son of Harmon Brewer and Janie Grubbs

    Histories
    1843 Petition, Moore County, NC
    1843 Petition, Moore County, NC
    1843, Jan 20 -- Petition, Nov 1842-Jan 1843 General Assembly Session Records
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly for relief from debts due to economic hardship. They requested the General Assembly pass a law preventing creditors from buying defaulted property unless the debtors was allowed 2/3 the value of the land: J.J. Alston, Carroll Brady, Bradley Brady, Jesse Hedgepeth, W.D. Tyson, John Warner, Pitate Ivey, N.S. Marley, Neill Peterson, John Oats, Duncan McIver, William Underwood, E.Q. Sowell, Thos. Fry, John D. McDonald, John Patterson, D.M.R. McIntosh (Cpt.), John McIver (Cpt.), Eli R. Sowe;l, Jesse Stafford, Aaron A.F. Sowell, Lewis Lawhon, George Hunsucker, Hugh McKenzie, Jacob Stutts, Daniel Muse, Alexd. Camerson, Wm. Wadsworth, Peter Black, George D. Ritter, J.H. Muse, Mathew Williams, Jesse Sanders, Jno. McDonald, W.K. Benjamin, J. Thomas, D.M. McIntosh, Joab Cheek, Corn, Shields, Fannin Moore, Bryan Boroughs, George Stutts, Henry Stutts, William Sears, Robt. L. Purvis, Stephen Beryman, Benj. Shields, Neill McNeill, Danl. McRae, Hugh Mathis, A. Munroe, A. Stutts, Neill Mathis, Brinkly Phillips, Thomas Muse, Thomas J. Pervis, Daniel McNeill, John Tyson, Balaam Stewart, Henry Stutts Jr., Levi Wright, John Ritter, John Dunlap, J.J. Phillips, Dempsey Sowell, Joseph Upton, John Oliver, Neill McQueen, Angus McCaskill, William B. Williamson, A. Harper, Jesse B. Caddell, Angus McCaskill, James B. Muse, M. McLeod, Green B. Fields, Martin Hunsucker, Newton R. Bryan, Peter Cornelison, Benjamin Phillips, Charles Brady, Elijah Y. Rice [?], Norman D. McDuffie, Wm. Brewer, Martin Shefield, Patrick Shields, William Dannelly, Eli Phillips and L.W. Lawhon. [Editor's Note: Petition rejected by the NC House]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1112] Moore County Bible Project, Volume III, James Vann Comer, (1995, Moore County Genealogical Society, PO Box 1183, Pinehurst NC 28370), 7-8.
      Bible of William Brewer and Elizabeth Stutts, Henry Brewer and Delitha Cole, and Eli Brewer and Mary Colister Bailey
      In possession of William R. Burkholder, St. Petersburg, FL