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Re: Wm. Brewer/Leatha McCoy--VA/WV
Posted by: Sam Brewer Date: February 06, 2002 at 20:15:06
In Reply to: Re: Wm. Brewer/Leatha McCoy--VA/WV by Dee McNees of 8988


Here is some information on the ancestry of Elizabeth Ann Brewer, also listed as Ann Elizabeth Brewer.

Generation No. 1

Henry1 (Heinrich Brauer) Brewer was born ca 1735 in Germany and died 2/18/1799 in Warfordsburg, Fulton County, Pennsylvania. He married (1) Barbara and (2) Christina Flick.

Notes for Henry Brewer
HENRY BREWER was born Heinrich Brauer ca 1735 in Germany. He is first listed in 1762 in Pennsylvania. It is believed that census takers had trouble spelling his name so they Anglicized the name. In 1773, Henry and his family were living in Ayr Township, Bedford Co., PA. They moved to Bethel Township, Bedford Co., PA, the next year where he obtained land situated on the east slope of Sidelinghill Mountain a few miles south of the present town of Needmore, PA. Bedford County later became Fulton County. Henry's neighbors were the Pecks and Leverings. The three family were close and many of Henry's children married many of the two neighbors' children. Henry died 2/18/1799 and his will was probated on March 5, 1799.

Note for Barbara
BARBARA was born ca 1738 and died 6/30/1795 in Warfordsburg, Fulton County, PA. Henry and Barbara are both buried in Bethel Cemetery, Bethel Township, Fulton County, PA.

Children of Henry Brewer and Barbara
1. Maria Elizabeth Brewer, b. 12/26/1760 York, PA, d. 12/23/1783
Wartsfordsburg, PA, m William Welsh
2. Catharina Brewer, b. 1762 North Codorus, PA
3. John Brewer, b. 2/28/1764 York, PA m Mary Levering
4. Anna Margaretha Brewer, b. 1766 North Codorus, PA d. ca 1822 Fairmont, KY m
Elias Graham
5. Barbara (Bearbre) Brewer, b. ca 1768 Warfordburg, PA
6. Henry Brewer, b. 7/7/1773 Warfordburg, PA d. 3/30/1849 Handcock, MD m Catherine
7. Anna Brewer, b. 4/4/1775 Warfordburg, PA m George W. Waltz
8. CHRISTOPHER BREWER, b. 4/4/1775 Warfordburg, PA d. 12/24/1845 Osage, WV
m Anna Levering
9. Peter Brewer, b. 10/31/1776 Warfordburg, PA d. 9/1/1855 Drake, OH m Aholabama

Notes for Christiana Flick
CHRISTIANA FLICK was born ca 1769 in Fulton County, PA. She married Herny Brewer ca 1797 and they had one child. After Henry's death in 1799, Christiana remarried and had many children with her second husband.

Child of Henry Brewer and Christiana Flick
1. George Brewer, b. ca 1799 Warfordburg, PA m Anna Mann
Descendants of Henry (Brauer) Brewer

Generation No. 2

Christopher2 Brewer (Henry1) was born 4/4/1775 in Warfordburg, Bethel Township, Fulton (formerly Bedford) County, Pennsylvania, and died 12/24/1845 in Osage, Monongalia County, West Virginia. He married Anna Levering.

Notes for Christopher Brewer
CHRISTOPHER BREWER was born 4/4/1775 in Warfordburg, Bethel Township, Fulton County, PA. Christopher grew up around and married Anna Levering around the 1790's in Fulton County, PA. Around 1810 after Anna's father died several of the Brewers and Leverings moved westward. Anna and Christopher moved to Green County, PA. On March 25, 1815, Christopher bought 93 acres of land from Christian Fast for $500. The land was called "Einsworth and was situated in Dunkard Township about 2 miles south of the present town of Davistown and bordering the south bank of Dunkard Creek. He and Anna lived and reared their 14 children there for 22 years. On March 29, 1837, Christopher sold his land to Hiram Stephens for $1,000, moved to Scotts Mill Run in Monongalia County, WV, and bought a 158 acre farm from Sam Smythe for $1,200. Later, two of his son's Enoch and Christopher Jr. bought farms nearby on Scotts Mill Run. Christopher died 12/24/1845.

Notes for Anna Levering
ANNA LEVERING, daughter of Henry Levering and Ann Wynn, was born 6/7/1778 in New Jersey. In 1785, she and her family moved to Bedford County, PA and settled on a farm near Christopher's father. She married Christopher ca 1795 and they had fourteen children.

Children of Christopher Brewer and Anna Levering
1. Mary Brewer, b. ca 1797 Fulton Co., PA
2. Elizabeth Brewer, b. ca 1799 Fulton Co., PA
3. Daniel Brewer, b. 2/16/1801 Fulton Co., PA d. 1874 Dunkard Township, PA m Mary Ann Provance
4. James Brewer, b. 1803 Fulton Co., PA d. 1866 m Sarah Hamilton
5. Enoch Brewer, b. 4/19/1808 Fulton Co., PA d. 1887 m (1) Margaret Woolford (2) Elizabeth
6. Rachel Brewer, b. 2/1/1810 Fulton Co., PA d. 1854
7. WILLIAM BREWER, b. 2/11/1812 Green Co., PA, d. 1/31/1892 Jakes Run, WV m Letha Ann McCoy
8. Nancy E. Brewer, b. 10/3/1814 Green Co., PA d. 1895 m John Mccoy
9. Barbara Brewer, b. 1820 Dunkard Township, PA
10. Christopher Brewer, b. 2/18/1820 Dunkard Township, PA d. 1873 m (1) Eleanor Moore (2) Christina Mundell
11. Barnaby Brewer, b. 1821 Dunkard Township, PA
12. Anna Brewer, b. 1822 Dunkard Township, PA
13. Mary Brewer, b. 1824 Dunkard Township, PA

Descendants of Henry (Brauer) Brewer

Generation No. 3

William3 Brewer (Christopher2, Henry1) was born 2/11/1812 in Green County, Pennsylvania and died 1/31/1892 in Jakes Run, West Virginia. He married Letha Ann McCoy.

Notes for William Brewer
WILLIAM BREWER was born 2/11/1812 in Green County, PA. It appears Christopher moved to Monongalia County, WV around the time of his marriage ca 1834. Christopher was a farmer in Clay District, Monogalia County, WV and died 1/31/1892 in Jakes Run, WV and is buried in Brewer Cemetery in Jakes Run, WV.

Notes for Letha Ann McCoy
LETHA ANN MCCOY, daughter of Zephinaer McCoy and Eleanor Tennant, was born 10/18/1814 in Maryland. Letha and her parents moved to Green County, PA while she was still a child. She married William ca 1834 and they had thirteen children. Letha died 7/17/1890 and is buried along with Christopher and her mother in Brewer Cemetery in Jakes Run, WVa.

Children for William Brewer and Letha Ann McCoy
1. John Brewer, b. 6/3/1834 Mooresville, WV d. 1890 m Elizabeth Williams
2. Ann Elizabeth Brewer, b. 4/21/1836 Mooresville, WV d. 9/18/1896 m Denny Tennant
3. Christopher Brewer, b. 12/15/1837 Mooresville, WV d. 2/22/1911 m Sarah L. Devine
4. Eleanor Brewer, b. 8/8/1839 Mooresville, WV d. 10/5/1865
5. Harriet Brewer b. 5/4/1842 Mooresville, WV d. 7/16/1858
6. Ezra Brewer, b. 1843 Mooresville, WV d. 2/1916 m Hannah McGill
7. ELI BREWER, b. 4/19/1844 Mooresville, WV d. 3/22/1914 m (1) Sarah C. Stewart, (2)Evelyn Wright (3) Martha Ellen Martin
8. Noah Brewer, b. 1845 Mooresville, WV d. 1/26/1916 m Delilah Jane Tennant
9. William Leroy Brewer, b. 8/30/1847 Mooresville, WV d. 2/26/1928 m Martina Higgins
10. Caroline Brewer, b. 2/10/1849 Mooresville, WV d. 11/21/1930 William Leonard Henderson
11. Emanuel Brewer, b. 4/4/1853 Mooresville, WV d. 7/4/1912 Arzilla Tennant
12. Infant Daughter Brewer, 4/16/1855 Mooresville, WV d. 4/16/1855
13. Catherine Brewer, b. 11/6/1857 Mooresville, WV d. 8/17/1942 m George Washington Brewer

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