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Sarah Bent1

F

Family: Bezaleel Rice b. 19 May 1721, d. 13 Mar 1806

Citations

  1. [S2329] Christopher Challender Child, "Sally Rice, NEHGR 163 (2009): 98-99."

Rene Benton1,2

F, b. 1 October 1766, d. 28 December 1841
  • Rene Benton was born on 1 October 1766 Guilford, New Haven Co., Connecticut.1,3
  • She married Solomon Brewer, son of Dea. Nathaniel Brewer and Eunice Strong, Guilford, Connecticut, on 4 April 1786; (Josephine Frost states that they had ten children, but names only five).1,4
  • Her will was dated on 10 July 1840 Rene Brewer of the City, County and State of New York, considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and being of sound mind and judgement...
    To youngest son James Brewer, the one half of all that usage and piece of land formerly owned by said James lying and being in Greensburg, County of Westchester...lands bounded by Dr. Vanderhoof, dec'd, formerly the property of Joseph H. Hall, and the highway that leads from Tarrytown to White Plains.
    To daughter Sally the wife of John W. Purdy, the use of the other half of said tenament and lot of land during her life and then to be equally divided between her children.
    To daughter Clarissa wife of Simon McGowen, all that lot and piece and parcel of land adjoining said lot (describes boundaries).
    To daughter Polly Brewer, the use of the remainder of my property on the north side of the road leading from Tarrytown to White Plains, bounded by lands of said Vanderhoof, dec'd, lands of Daniel Ackerman, on the west lands of Stephen McGowan, on south by the highway.
    To daughter Patty the wife of Jacob Shaffer, the equal third part and parcel of that land lying on the south side of said highway (bounded by lands of William Van Wart and Elisha Purdy).
    To grandchildren Rene Brewer and Bela Brewer, the next one third of said lot.
    To daughter Lucinda the wife of Clark Williams, the other third of said lot.
    To son Horace Brewer and his children, a lot adjoining the western part of the property and adjoining the lands of Elisha Purdy.
    Directs that her personal property be desposed of and all moneys due me by note or otherwise collected and added into one sum, including a note for ninety nine dollars given to my late husband Solomon Brewer...to be divided, after funeral expenses and other necessary charges, into seven equal sums or shares. The seven shares to be given, one each to, daughter Sally wife of John W. Purdy, then to her children; to son Horace Brewer, then to his children; to son James Brewer; to daughter Patty wife of Jacob Schaffer; to Clarissa wife of Simon McGown; to daughter Lucinda wife of Clark Williams, then to her children; all instructed to pay to daughter Polly Brewer, 3% in quarterly payments during her life. Executors instructed to use the seventh share to build a house upon the lot set apart for grandchildren Rene, Maria and Bela Brewer (Bela stated to be under age 21).
    Appoints as sole executor, Clark Williams. Witnessed by Enoch Morgan, John Niles, William Byley.
    Proved 10 June 1842 by Enoch Morgan and 15 Nov 1842 by William Byley who in a deposition states that John Niles "is a lunatic and incompetent to testify...and he is informed that he is now residing in Poughkeepsie in the County of Dutchess."5
  • Bela Brewer was named in her grandmother Rene Benton's will on 10 July 1840; (under age 21).5
  • Rene Brewer was named in her grandmother Rene Benton's will on 10 July 1840.5
  • Maria Brewer was named in her grandmother Rene Benton's will on 10 July 1840.5
  • She died on 28 December 1841; "aged 77 years 2 months 3 days."6
  • She was buried Old Dutch Burying Ground of Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Westchester Co., New York.6
  • On 15 November 1842 Appearing before the Surrogate's Court, New York City, concerning the matter of the will of Rene Brewer, deceased, are James Brewer, Clarissa McGown wife of Simon R. McGown and Rene Brewer and Isaac Fitz the special guardian of Bela Brewer a minor, all residing in the City of New York; Patty Schaffer wife of Jacob Schaffer and Polly Brewer, residing in the City of Brooklyn; Sally Purdy wife of John W. Purdy and Horace Brewer, residing in Greensburgh in the County of Westchester; and Lucinda Williams wife of Clark Williams of New London in the County of Oneida.5

Family: Solomon Brewer b. 25 May 1746, d. 18 Mar 1824

Citations

  1. [S1861] Josephine C. Frost, Anc. of Jacob Shaffer, p.23.
  2. [S816] SFAA Homepage, online http://www.geocities.com/sfaapage/index.html, Family group data of Abigail Strong, daughter of Elder John Strong and Abigail Ford.
  3. [S2033] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, Ricker Compliation, Guilford VR.
  4. [S2931] Solomon Brewer, Revolutionary War Pension File, W15826, Married by Rev. Fowler at Guilford, Connecticut, 4 Apr 1786.
  5. [S3064] New York Co. Wills v. 86, 1842-1843;, Microfilm of original records in the Surrogate's Court, New York County, N. Y., 87:30-36 (new), 35-42 (old).
  6. [S1765] William Graves Perry, Old Dutch Burying Ground of Sleepy Hollow, p.72. Ref. no. K8-1526.
  7. [S1765] William Graves Perry, Old Dutch Burying Ground of Sleepy Hollow, p.82. Ref. no. J8-1523.
  8. [S2931] Solomon Brewer, Revolutionary War Pension File, W15826.
  9. [S1861] Josephine C. Frost, Anc. of Jacob Shaffer, p.24.

Lawson Bennett Bidwell1

M, b. 30 March 1833, d. 19 November 1922
  • Lawson Bennett Bidwell was born on 30 March 1833 Lee, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts.1
  • He married Henrietta Whitney Brewer, daughter of Rev. Josiah Brewer and Emilia Ann Field, Stockbridge, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, on 18 November 1857.1
  • Lawson Bennett Bidwell died on 19 November 1922 Hyde Park, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.1
  • He was buried Stockbridge Cemetery, Stockbridge, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts.1

Family: Henrietta Whitney Brewer b. 20 Jan 1831, d. 14 Mar 1901

Citations

  1. [S951] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Retrieved March 2011. "Lawson Bennett Bidwell" Mem #39586273, Jul 18, 2009. Photo of gravestone.

Theodosia Bidwell1

F, b. 29 November 1766, d. 5 April 1841
  • Theodosia Bidwell was born on 29 November 1766.2
  • She married Eliab Brewer, son of Josiah Brewer and Mary Hall, in 1793.1
  • Theodosia Bidwell died on 5 April 1841 Tyringham, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts; "widow," age 74.3

Family: Eliab Brewer b. 9 Jan 1770, d. 8 Apr 1804

Citations

  1. [S2228] Mrs. Walter Hall Wheeler, "Family Records - Brewer."
  2. [S1739] George Norbury Mackenzie, Colonial Families of the United States, pages 73-77.
  3. [S612] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, online www.newenglandancestors.org, VR of Tyringham, Mass. to the Year 1850, page 92.
  4. [S612] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, online www.newenglandancestors.org, VR of Tyringham, Mass. to the Year 1850, page 15.
  5. [S1739] George Norbury Mackenzie, Colonial Families of the United States, page 77.

Velina Bidwell1

F, b. 31 July 1789, d. 18 November 1848
  • Velina Bidwell was born on 31 July 1789 East Hartford, Connecticut.1
  • She married Allen Brewer, son of Daniel Brewer and Abigail Risley.1
  • Velina Bidwell died on 18 November 1848 East Hartford, Connecticut.1
  • Allen Brewer and Velina Bidwell, had eight children as listed in the Family Bible and baptized at the First Church, East Hartford (Brewer): Ashbel, Emeline/Emily, Julia Ann, Sherman Allen, Francis Sylvester, Ellery Lee, Henrietta, Prudence Calista. For more details on the family and a continuation of the descendants see Dorothy Brewer Erikson, Descendants of Thomas Brewer Connecticut to Maine, 1683-1996 (Boston: NEHGS, 1996), pp.81-84.2

Family: Allen Brewer b. 23 Mar 1789, d. 14 Nov 1853

Citations

  1. [S2192] Dorothy Brewer Erikson, Descendants of Thomas Brewer, page 84.
  2. [S2192] Dorothy Brewer Erikson, Descendants of Thomas Brewer, page 85-86.

Ann Bird1

F, b. 10 August 1724, d. 9 April 1767
  • Ann Bird was born on 10 August 1724 Dorchester, Massachusetts.2
  • She married John Williams, son of John Williams and Dorothy Brewer, Dorchester, Massachusetts, on 25 May 1749 (Ann Bird of Dorchester).3
  • Ann Bird died on 9 April 1767 Roxbury, Massachusetts; "Ann, w. John, of Dorchester Brook, in her 43rd y."4

Family: John Williams b. 27 Dec 1719, d. 8 Feb 1794

Citations

  1. [S443] Thomas W. Seward, "NEHGR 36:277", Descendants of Stephen Williams and Sarah, daughter of Joseph Wise through their son John Williams.
  2. [S612] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, online www.newenglandancestors.org, Dorchester Births, page 73.
  3. [S612] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, online www.newenglandancestors.org, Roxbury Marriages, page 435.
  4. [S612] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, online www.newenglandancestors.org, Roxbury Deaths, page 668.

Daniel William Birdsall1

M, b. 27 October 1767, d. 11 May 1850
  • Also known as David Birdsall.2
  • Daniel William Birdsall was born on 27 October 1767 Peekskill, Westchester Co., New York.3
  • He married first Eunice Deforest.3
  • Daniel William Birdsall married second Hepsa Deforest.4
  • Daniel William Birdsall married third before October 1809 Phebe Brewer, daughter of James Brewer and Hannah Lee.2
  • Daniel William Birdsall married fourth Aletta.3
  • Daniel William Birdsall died on 11 May 1850.3

Family 1: Eunice Deforest b. 14 Mar 1772, d. 9 Feb 1792

Family 2: Hepsa Deforest b. 1769

Family 3: Phebe Brewer b. 9 May 1777, d. 7 Jul 1815

Family 4: Aletta b. 22 Feb 1786, d. 26 Feb 1858

  • Daniel William Birdsall married fourth Aletta.3

Citations

  1. [S3758] Emily Warren Roebling, Journal of Reverand Silas Constant, page 63-64 fn 133.
  2. [S1602] NY Wills v.52 1814-15;, p.205 (original p.240).
  3. [S3758] Emily Warren Roebling, Journal of Reverand Silas Constant, page 258 fn 295.
  4. [S3758] Emily Warren Roebling, Journal of Reverand Silas Constant, page 257.

Jesse Bishop1

M
  • Jesse Bishop married Mariah Brewer Rockingham, Windham Co., Vermont, on 4 January 1830 (Mariah of Rockingham).1

Family: Mariah Brewer

Citations

  1. [S579] Vermont. Secretary of State, Vermont Vital Recs. to 1870: Film #0027487.

Daniel Bixby1

M, b. circa 1651, d. 7 May 1717
  • Also known as Daniel Baxbe Baxby.2
  • Also known as Daniel Bigsbie Bigsby.3
  • Daniel Bixby was born circa 1651.
  • He married Hannah Chandler, daughter of Thomas Chandler and Hannah Brewer, Andover, Massachusetts, on 2 December 1674.3
  • Daniel Bixby died on 7 May 1717 Andover, Massachusetts; age about 66y.2

Family: Hannah Chandler b. s 1654, d. 20 Nov 1730

Citations

  1. [S3462] George Chandler, The Chandler Family, page 11.
  2. [S612] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, online www.newenglandancestors.org, VR of Andover, Mass. to the Year 1850, page 390.
  3. [S612] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, online www.newenglandancestors.org, VR of Andover, Mass. to the Year 1850, page 53.

Achsah Bliss1

F, b. 13 March 1760, d. June 1837
  • Achsah Bliss was born on 13 March 1760 Wilbraham, Massachusetts.1
  • She died in June 1837.1

Citations

  1. [S2249] Moses S. Beach and Rev. William Ely, The Ely Ancestry, page 186.

Anne Bliss1

F, b. 27 July 1714, d. 25 March 1798

Family: Charles Brewer b. 14 Dec 1717, d. 12 Mar 1793

Citations

  1. [S803] Aaron Tyler Bliss, Bliss Family in America, p.51.
  2. [S5578] Clifford L. Stott Springfield MA VR to 1850 v.1, Retrieved Dec. 2008.
  3. [S816] SFAA Homepage, online http://www.geocities.com/sfaapage/index.html, Family group data of Abigail Strong, daughter of Elder John Strong and Abigail Ford.

Catherine Bliss1

F, b. 24 April 1764
  • Catherine Bliss was born on 24 April 1764 Wilbraham, Massachusetts.1

Citations

  1. [S2249] Moses S. Beach and Rev. William Ely, The Ely Ancestry, page 186.

Eunice Bliss1

F, b. 5 February 1769, d. 16 April 1851
  • Eunice Bliss was born on 5 February 1769 Wilbraham, Massachusetts.1
  • She married Dr. Richard Ely on 4 September 1791.1
  • Eunice Bliss died on 16 April 1851.1

Family: Dr. Richard Ely b. 28 Jun 1765

Citations

  1. [S2249] Moses S. Beach and Rev. William Ely, The Ely Ancestry, page 186.

Jemima Bliss1

F, b. 9 July 1766
  • Jemima Bliss was born on 9 July 1766 Wilbraham, Massachusetts.1

Citations

  1. [S2249] Moses S. Beach and Rev. William Ely, The Ely Ancestry, page 186.

John Bliss1

M, b. 9 August 1779
  • John Bliss was born on 9 August 1779 Wilbraham, Massachusetts.1
  • He married Harriet B. Merrick on 13 April 1817.1

Citations

  1. [S2249] Moses S. Beach and Rev. William Ely, The Ely Ancestry, page 186.

Lois Bliss1

F, b. 20 March 1771, d. 30 August 1786
  • Lois Bliss was born on 20 March 1771 Wilbraham, Massachusetts.1
  • She died on 30 August 1786.1

Citations

  1. [S2249] Moses S. Beach and Rev. William Ely, The Ely Ancestry, page 186.

Mary Bliss1

F, b. 14 March 1716, d. 20 May 1759
  • Mary Bliss was born on 14 March 1716.1
  • She married Isaac Brewer, son of Rev. Daniel Brewer and Catherine Chauncey, Springfield, Massachusetts, on 22 April 1736; (int. dated 20 March 1735/36).2
  • Mary Bliss died on 20 May 1759 Springfield, Massachusetts.2
  • She was buried Adams Cemetery, Springfield, Massachusetts; "Here lies the Body of Mrs Mary Brewer Late wife of Mr Isaac Brewer who Died May the 20th A:D 1759 Aged 43 years & 2 months. They were Maried April 22 1736 & Lived together 23 years & 1 month."2

Family: Isaac Brewer b. 25 Nov 1713, d. 9 May 1788

Citations

  1. [S803] Aaron Tyler Bliss, Bliss Family in America, p.51.
  2. [S5578] Clifford L. Stott Springfield MA VR to 1850 v.1, Retrieved Dec. 2008.
  3. [S816] SFAA Homepage, online http://www.geocities.com/sfaapage/index.html, Family group data of Abigail Strong, daughter of Elder John Strong and Abigail Ford.

Mary Bliss1

F, b. 4 February 1762, d. 22 July 1825
  • Mary Bliss was born on 4 February 1762 Wilbraham, Massachusetts.1
  • She married Joel Hayes on 25 July 1782.1
  • Mary Bliss died on 22 July 1825.1

Family: Joel Hayes

Citations

  1. [S2249] Moses S. Beach and Rev. William Ely, The Ely Ancestry, page 186.

Oliver Bliss1,2

M, b. 1 December 1736, d. 6 April 1805
  • Oliver Bliss was born on 1 December 1736 Wilbraham, Massachusetts.2
  • He married Catherine Brewer, daughter of Isaac Brewer and Mary Bliss, Springfield, Massachusetts, on 8 March 1759 (Int. dated 26 Jan 1759, posted 2 Feb 1759).3,4
  • Oliver Bliss and Catherine Brewer resided Wilbrahm, Massachusetts.
  • Oliver Bliss died on 6 April 1805.2

Family: Catherine Brewer b. 27 Jun 1738, d. 3 Aug 1823

Citations

  1. [S803] Aaron Tyler Bliss, Bliss Family in America, p.51.
  2. [S2249] Moses S. Beach and Rev. William Ely, The Ely Ancestry, page 186.
  3. [S5578] Clifford L. Stott Springfield MA VR to 1850 v.1, page 382.
  4. [S612] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, online www.newenglandancestors.org, Wilbraham 1:136.

Oliver Bliss1

M, b. 11 November 1773, d. 19 September 1824
  • Oliver Bliss was born on 11 November 1773 Wilbraham, Massachusetts.1
  • He died on 19 September 1824.1

Citations

  1. [S2249] Moses S. Beach and Rev. William Ely, The Ely Ancestry, page 186.

Pliny Bliss1

M, b. 16 November 1776
  • Pliny Bliss was born on 16 November 1776 Wilbraham, Massachusetts.1
  • He married Rhoda Dennison in 1812.1

Citations

  1. [S2249] Moses S. Beach and Rev. William Ely, The Ely Ancestry, page 186.

Jemima Boltwood1

F

Family: William Brewer b. 8 Nov 1744, d. 11 Jun 1830

Citations

  1. [S816] SFAA Homepage, online http://www.geocities.com/sfaapage/index.html, Family group data of Abigail Strong, daughter of Elder John Strong and Abigail Ford.
  2. [S4107] Massachusetts Marriages 1695-1910, online www.familysearch.org, accessed 15 Jul 2014), William Brewer and Jimima Bottwood, 07 Oct 1805; citing reference p 5; FHL microfilm 186126.
  3. [S612] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, online www.newenglandancestors.org, Wilbraham 1:137. Intention dated May 21, 1805, married after Oct. 16, 1805.

Elizabeth Booth1

F, b. 3 October 1833, d. 9 January 1890

Family: Moses Ambler Brewer b. 5 Jun 1828

Citations

  1. [S1898] Dawn D. Hance, "Jonathan Brewer Fam., TC 7 (2006)", p.22.

Michael Booth1

M

Family: Hannah Brewer b. 5 Jul 1665, d. a 1706

Citations

  1. [S612] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, online www.newenglandancestors.org, VR of Roxbury, Mass. To the End of the Year 1849, page 39, "Brewer, Martha, d. Michael Booth and Hannah."

Myra J. Bosworth1

F

Family: Almond Algernon Brewer Jr. b. Mar 1840, d. 12 Nov 1902

Citations

  1. [S1088] Brewer DNA Project, online http://www.familytreedna.com/public/BrewerDNA/, Pedigree of participant, received via e-mail, September 2013 (#303947).

Eliza Bottom(?)1

F, b. circa 1806
  • Also known as Elizabeth M.2
  • Eliza Bottom(?) was born circa 1806 Vermont.2
  • She married Samuel Brewer, son of Archibald Brewer and Miriam Grant.1
  • Eliza Bottom(?) appeared on the census on 28 September 1850 Orwell, Addison Co., Vermont, as Eliza Brewer, age 43, born in Vermont.3
  • She appeared on the census on 9 July 1860 Orwell, Addison Co., Vermont, as Elizabeth M. Brewer, age 54, born in Vermont.2
  • A Miriam Bottom, age 85, is living with the family in 1860. She may be Elizabeth's mother.
  • She appeared on the census on 3 August 1870 Orwell, Addison Co., Vermont, as Eliza M. Brewer, age 64, born in Vermont. She is living alone, with real estate valued at $7000, personal estate at $18,000.4

Family: Samuel Brewer b. 15 Feb 1799, d. 23 Mar 1869

Citations

  1. [S579] Vermont. Secretary of State, Vermont Vital Recs. to 1870: Film #0027487. Named as "Eliza" in the death record of her husband, Samuel Brewer.
  2. [S212] 1860 US Census,Roll M653 1315, p.395, image 404.
  3. [S195] 1850 US Census,Roll M432 920, p.44, image 87.
  4. [S215] 1870 US Census,Roll M593 1614, p.212, image 425.
  5. [S579] Vermont. Secretary of State, Vermont Vital Recs. to 1870: Film #0027487.

Abigail Bowen1

F, b. 5 July 1700, d. 16 September 1775
  • Abigail Bowen was born on 5 July 1700 Roxbury, Massachusetts.2
  • She married Caleb Kendrick on 14 September 1721 or 15 September 1721.2
  • Abigail Bowen died on 16 September 1775 Groton, Massachusetts.2

Family: Caleb Kendrick b. 8 Nov 1694, d. 31 Mar 1771

Citations

  1. [S257] Marcus Cunliffe, Leslie Hume Cunliffe and David Williamson, Burke's Presidential Families.
  2. [S2277] Gary Boyd Roberts, Ancestors of American Presidents, page 43.

John Bowen1

M, b. 1 September 1662, d. before 24 November 1718
  • John Bowen was born on 1 September 1662 Roxbury, Massachusetts.2
  • He married Hannah Brewer, daughter of Daniel Brewer and Hannah Morrill, before 1696.2
  • John Bowen died before 24 November 1718.
  • Will proved on 24 November 1718.2

Family: Hannah Brewer b. 5 Jul 1665, d. a 1706

Citations

  1. [S257] Marcus Cunliffe, Leslie Hume Cunliffe and David Williamson, Burke's Presidential Families.
  2. [S2277] Gary Boyd Roberts, Ancestors of American Presidents, page 44.

John Bowen1

M

Family: Mehetibal May b. 27 Feb 1703

Citations

  1. [S259] Massachusetts, Roxbury, Mass. Vital Records, page 275.

Mary Bowers1

F, b. circa 1729, d. 2 March 1819

Family: Simeon Penfield b. 2 Aug 1715, d. 25 Aug 1794

Citations

  1. [S3625] Joseph Wilson Emerson, "Penfield Family of Old Chatham, Conn.", 155:34.
  2. [S3626] Florence Bentz Penfield, Genealogy of the Descendants of Samuel Penfield, page 6.
  3. [S3625] Joseph Wilson Emerson, "Penfield Family of Old Chatham, Conn.", 155:35.
  4. [S3626] Florence Bentz Penfield, Genealogy of the Descendants of Samuel Penfield, page 14. Chatham Church Recs. v.5, p. 37.
  5. [S3626] Florence Bentz Penfield, Genealogy of the Descendants of Samuel Penfield, page 14.