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Re: Brewer Family of Presque Isle, Maine
Posted by: Deborah Holbrook Conley Date: February 29, 2000 at 15:20:28
In Reply to: Brewer Family of Presque Isle, Maine by Gail Patrick Welch of 8985

Minnie Florence BREWER & Elias Tarlton HOLBROOK are my grandparents. Minnie Florence BREWER was NOT from Presque Isle ME. She was b 18 Oct 1883 in West Southport, Lincoln, ME dau of William R Brewer & Lydia Maria PIERCE. She was one of 13 children. She was m 7 Dec 1905 in West Southport, Lincoln, ME to Elias Tarlton HOLBROOK son of William Tarlton HOLBROOK & Evelyn Louise CLARKE. Elias T HOLBROOK was NOT a lighthouse Keeper. His father William Tarlton HOLBROOK was the keeper of several lighthouses in Maine. Minnie Florence, Elias & their children lived on the lighthouses with William & Evelyn. My father & uncle were born on one of those lighthouses. They left us many memories of those days. Minnie Florence d 22 Feb 1965 in Augusta, Kennebec, ME. She & Elias are buried at Brooklawn Cem in Portland ME along with your Grandparents Grace Florence HOLBROOK & Isaac Thurlow SCHULTZ. This BREWER family goes back to James BREWER b ca1772 & d 27 Apr 1856 in Boothbay, Lincoln, ME & m Margaret WALL on 20 Aug 1794 in Boothbay, Lincoln, ME. My sister & I have done extensive research on this family. If you are interested in this line, please contact me as it is too extensive to put on this forum.


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