Ambrose Brewer

Male 1753 - 1855  (102 years)


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  • Name Ambrose Brewer 
    Born 1753  Brunswick County VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1790-1810  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1830  Hawkins County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1840  Claiborne County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _MILT Revolutionary War Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1855  Hancock County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hancock County, TN at Ambrose Brewer Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 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
      Ambrose Brewer
      (16+) 2M
      (0-16) 3M
      4F

      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
      Ambrus Brewer
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (16-25) 2M
      (10-16) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 3M 1F

      1807/1808 -- Tax List [partial], Moore County, NC
      List of person who failed to report their taxable property in 1808: Ambrose Brewer (stud horses)

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 610
      Ambrose Brewer
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (16-25) 1M 1F
      (10-16) 2M 1F
      (0-10) 2M 2F
      1 Slave

      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

      1830 -- Census, Hawkins County, TN Page 71
      Ambrose Brewer
      (60-70) 1M [note - likely mistake; should read 70-80]
      (30-40) 1F
      (10-15) 1M 1F
      (5-10) 1M 1F
      (0-5) 1M

      1840 -- Census, Claiborne County, TN Page 218
      Joab Brewer
      (80-90) 1M [likely father Ambrose]
      (50-60) 1M 1F
      (15-20) 1M
      (10-15) 1M 2F
      (5-10) 1M

      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.
    Person ID I04504  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2020 

    DNA Tests  3 DNA tests are associated with Ambrose Brewer 

    Family Oma Richardson  [2
    Children 
     1. Lucinda Brewer
     2. Oma Brewer
     3. George Brewer
    +4. Frederick Brewer,   b. c1784, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Joab Brewer,   b. 1780-1790
    +6. Howell Cobb Brewer,   b. 20 Oct 1790, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1886, Owsley County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     7. Ambrose Brewer,   b. 1798
     8. Prettyman Brewer,   b. 1790-1800
     9. Millenton Brewer,   b. 1800
     10. Pleasant Brewer,   b. c1800
    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 11 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F1536  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1753 - Brunswick County VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1790-1810 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1830 - Hawkins County, TN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840 - Claiborne County, TN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1855 - Hancock County, TN Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Moore County, NC Y-DNA Project
    Moore County, NC Y-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, Lawrence, Maness, McIntosh, McNeill, Melton, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Muse, Nall, Phillips, Richardson, Riddle, Ritter, Sanders, Seawell, Sheffield, Smith, Stewart, Stutts, Sullivan, Wallace, Williams, Williamson and Wright
    1815 Petition Moore County NC Taxation.pdf
    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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1089] Find A Grave [www.findagrave.com].

    2. [S1312] Joy Hughes [jhughes3829@gmail.com].
      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