1753 - 1855 (102 years)
||Ambrose Brewer |
||Brunswick County VA
||Moore County, NC
||Hawkins County, TN
||Claiborne County, TN
||Hancock County, TN
||Hancock County, TN at Ambrose Brewer Cemetery 
- 1779, Aug 11 -- Land Grant #521, Chatham County, NC
Peter Reynolds received 300 acres located North of Flat Creek near mouth of Big Lick Branch including Widow Irving's improvement formerly belonging to Ambrose Smith Brewer. Nicholas Nall and Richard Nall were chain carriers. Surveyed 24 Feb 1780 and issued 23 Oct 1782. [Editor's Note: Given Ambrose Brewer's YDNA shows a paternal connection with the Smith family, this is likely Ambrose Brewer or possibly his father.].
1787, Jan 22 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
#70 Ambrose Brewer entered 100 acres on Bear Creek adjoining Edwards and including his own improvement.
1787, Sep 22 -- Land Grant #208, Moore County, NC
Ambrus Bruer received 100 acres located on Bear Creek including his own improvement. William Barret and William Cox were chain carriers.
1789, Nov 17 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 248
Ordered that Ambrose Brewer pay only his single tax for 1789 - 1 poll and 100 acres.
1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 162
1793, Aug 21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 408
Ordered that a road be laid from John Garner's to Nall's Mill and work the following hands: John Garner, Alexander Kennedy, George Carriner, Christopher Yew, Owen Carpenter, Edward Moore, William Cook, Ambrose Brewer, Benjamin Cooper, Ambrose Mainus, Hardy Davis, Samuel Perry, Bryan Boroughs, Benjamin Elkins, Kial Johnston and Samuel Martindale.
1798, Nov 24 -- Land Grant #1649a, Moore County, NC
Heirs of Phillip Alston received 50 acres located west of Bear Creek south of Deep River adjoining Ambrose Brewer and McNeill. Ambrose Brewer and Peter Garner were chain carriers.
1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 46
(45+) 1M 1F
(10-16) 1M 1F
(0-10) 3M 1F
1808 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
List of persons who failed to give in their taxable property in 1807: Ambrose Brewer (15 stud horses)
1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 610
(45+) 1M 1F
(16-25) 1M 1F
(10-16) 2M 1F
(0-10) 2M 2F
1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
Ambrous Brewer listed 178 acres valued at $280, 100 acres valued at $100 and 148 acres valued at $150
1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
Ambrous Brewor listed 366 acres valued at $530
1830 -- Census, Hawkins County, TN Page 71
(60-70) 1M [note - likely mistake; should read 70-80]
(10-15) 1M 1F
(5-10) 1M 1F
1840 -- Census, Claiborne County, TN Page 218
(80-90) 1M [likely father Ambrose]
(50-60) 1M 1F
(10-15) 1M 2F
1855, Jan 15 -- Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty, File R1182 Ambrose Brewer
Ambrose Brewer [age 101], resident of Hancock County, TN, applied for a pension. Brewer was born in VA, lived in NC when he volunteered for service, was stationed in Moore County, NC and later moved in TN. James Murrell and Joshua Odom attested to his service. On Jan 15, 1855 in Hancock County, TN resident John R. Smith [age 90] testified that he was acquainted with Brewer in Moore County, NC during the war.
||Moore County Wallaces
||16 Apr 2023 |
|| 3 DNA tests are associated with Ambrose Brewer |
||Oma Richardson  |
| || 1. Lucinda Brewer|
| || 2. Oma Brewer|
| || 3. George Brewer|
|+|| 4. Frederick Brewer, b. c1784, Moore County, NC |
| || 5. Joab Brewer, b. 1780-1790|
|+|| 6. Howell Cobb Brewer, b. 20 Oct 1790, Moore County, NC d. 19 Apr 1886, Owsley County, KY (Age 95 years)|
| || 7. Ambrose Brewer, b. 1798|
| || 8. Prettyman Brewer, b. 1790-1800|
| || 9. Millenton Brewer, b. 1800|
| ||10. Pleasant Brewer, b. c1800|
||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.
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||11 Feb 2013 |
||Moore County, NC DNA Project|
DNA Results and Analysis for Moore County families including Allen, Barrett, Bean, Brewer, Britt, Brown, Burns, Caddell, Cagle, Carpenter, Caviness, Chriscoe, Cockman, Cole, Comer, Davis, Deaton, Dunn, Furr, Garner, Hancock, Hardin, Hare, Horner, Hunsucker, Hussey, Jackson, Kennedy, Key, Kidd, Lawrence, Maness, McIntosh, McLendon, McNeill, Melton, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Muse, Nall, Phillips, Richardson, Riddle, Ritter, Sanders, Seawell, Sheffield, Smith, Stewart, Stutts, Sullivan, Wallace, Welch, Williams, Williamson and Wright
||1815 Petition Moore County NC Taxation.pdf|
1815 -- Petition, Nov-Dec 1815 General Assembly Session Records, Box 2 - Petitions
The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly regarding taxation and the valuation of property: [selected signers] John McAulay Junr., Robt, Graham, Ambrose Mainess, Leonard Furr, Jesse Ritter Senr., Allan McLane, Thos. Ritter, Jno, Ritter, Everet Ritter, Benajmin Dunn, William Wright, Alexander McIntosh, Neil McIntosh, Hector McNeill, Martin Martin, William Williamson, William Lewis, Amus Dowdy, Henry Stutts, Jams. Manes, James Morgan, Nord. Matheson, Malcolm Morison, Christopher Bethune, Norman McDuffey, Allan Morison, Alexanr. Morison, William Dunn (wet), Bartholomew Dunn Sr., Wm. Dunn, Saml. Dunn, Bartholomew Dunn Junr., John Newton, Normand McKinnon, Murdoch McAulay, Benjamin Britt, Christopher Stuts, Donald McLeod, Niel Matheson, David Richardson, Bartholo. Dun, Lewis Sowel, Melony Newton, William Sowel, Alexr. Morison, Stephen Davis, Burl Deaton, John McKinnon, Robert Melton, John Upton, John Smith, Jesse Brown, Jess Lankford, Niel McLeod, Norman McKinnon, Ansel Melton, Arington Sowel, Willis Dickinson, Thos. Dickinson, Jesse Carroll, Robert Cheek, James Cheek, Phillip Cheek, Joseph Farr, Matthais Teague, Benjn. Shields, Jno. Upton, Joseph Duckworth, John Carrel, Francis Myrick, James Harding, Willis Davis, Nathaniel Vick, Ansel Melton, John Martin, David Richardson, Harmon Brewer, Cornelius Kees, Jesse Brewer, Ambrose Brewer, Drewry Brewer, Abednego Maynor, Joseph Morgan, Alexr. Kennedy, William Hunsucker, George Kannedy, Levy Smith, George Hunsucker, Lennerd Stuts, David Caringer, James Williamson, Charles Brady, George Carringer, Jacob Carringer, Willis Brewer, Bradley Garner, Lewis Garner, John Garner, James Sowell, Georg Moore, David Kennedy, Benjamin Elkins, Adam Carpenter, Jonathan Bullock, Robert Burd, Nicholas Nall, Mikel Dickinson, Aaron Tyson, Thomas Graham (Capt.), John Overton, Ruben Shields, John Martin, George Fry, John McNeill, John Wadsworth, Wm. Feagin, Ignatious Wadsworth, Samuel Feagen, Thomas Feagen, John Carrell Junr., Benjin. Gilbert, David Overton, John Record, John Carrell Senr., Alexr. Carrell, John Gilbert, John Cheek, Joab Cheek, William Barrett JP, Wm. Cox, John Dunn, Eleazer Birckhead, Absalom Fry, John Daniely, Jesse Sowell, William Caddell, James Fry, Niel McLeod (Surveyor), Robert Graham Sen., Jason Wadsworth, Geo. Cox, John Sowell, James Holcomb, James Dowd, Jacob White, William Hardin, James Muse, Jason Muse, Benjn. Gilbert, Zachariah Smith, Thos. Muse, Kindred Muse, John Graham, Samuel Womble, James Elkins, Jas. Collins, Andrew White, Randal Cheek, Lewis Phillips, James Smith, James Handcock, Willis Elkins, Samuel Elkins, Solimon Phillips, Brother Carrell and Sterling Carrell.
||1807-1808 Tax List, Moore County, NC|
Listing of Insolvent Taxes for 1807 and 1808. Courtesy of the NC Archives. [Located in Treasurer and Comptroller Papers, County Settlements, Box 64, Moore County]
- [S1089] Find A Grave [www.findagrave.com].
- [S1312] Joy Hughes [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Children of Oma Richardson and Ambrose Brewer:
i. Joab Brewer, b. 1780-90 m. in TN
ii. Frederick Brewer,b. abt 1784 Moore Co, NC
iii. Howell Cobb Brewer,
iv. Prettyman Brewer, b. 1790's
v. Ambrose Brewer, b. 1798
vi. Millenton Brewer b. ca. 1800
vii. Pleasant Brewer b. ca. 1800
viii. Lucinda Brewer
ix. Oma Brewer
x. George Brewer
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