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Walter S. Brower1

b. May 1881
  • Walter S. Brower was born in May 1881 at Schuylkill Co., Pennsylvania.1
  • He appeared on the census on 4 June 1900 at Pottsville, Schuylkill Co., Pennsylvania, as Walter S. Brower, age 19, born May 1881 in Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S58] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T623, Roll 1485, page 4B, ED 189. Calvin W. Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.

Walter U. Brower1

b. circa 1871
  • Walter U. Brower was born circa 1871 at Monmouth Co., New Jersey.1
  • He appeared on the census on 23 June 1880 at Freehold, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, as Walter U. Brower, age 9, born in New Jersey.1

Citations

  1. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T9, Roll 791, FHL film #1254791, page 87.1000, ED 107, image 0301. Charles A. Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

Walter William Brower1

b. 6 December 1898
  • Walter William Brower was born on 6 December 1898 at Passaic Co., New Jersey.1
  • He appeared on the census on 5 June 1900 at 8th Ward, Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, as Walter Brower, age 1, born Dec 1898 in New Jersey.2
  • He appeared on the census in May 1910 at Saddle River, Bergen Co., New Jersey, as Walter W. Brower, age 11, born in New Jersey.3

Citations

  1. [S2074] Alfred Henry Brower, Brower Family, Photocopy of typescript, 1985, Rutgers University Special Collections, New Brunswick, Middlesex Co., New Jersey. Obtained in July 2008. There are numerous errors regarding the early generations of Adam Brouwer's family in the manuscript, and it should be used with caution.. p.34.
  2. [S58] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Roll T623 993, p.6A, Enumeration District 159. Family no.103. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.
  3. [S38] MyFamily.com, 1910 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Roll T624 870, p.31A, Enumeration District 51, image 342.. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Census.

Warren Brower1,2

b. December 1826, d. 1905
  • Warren Brower was born in December 1826 at Rockville Center, Hempstead, Queens Co., New York.3,2
  • He married Mary A. Valentine at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, on 19 August 1849 by Rev. Timothy Youngs of Rockville Center.2,4
  • Warren Brower died in 1905.5
  • Also known as Warren Brewer.6
  • He appeared on the census on 24 August 1850 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, as Warren Brower, age 23, born in New York. A farmer. Real estate valued at $1200. In the household are his wife Mary A., and daughter Ann A. He is enumerated between Elizabeth Brower and Singleton Brower.7
  • He appeared on the census on 27 July 1860 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, as Warren Brewer, age 33, born in New York. A farmer, with real estate valued at $1500, personal estate at $1000. In the hosehold are his wife, Mary Ann, and children Catherine, Maria and Warren. He is enumerated next to Valentine Brower.6
  • He appeared on the census on 22 July 1870 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, as Warren Brower, age 43, born in New York. A farmer, with real estate valued at $3500, personal estate at $2500. In the household are his wife Mary A., and children, Catherine, Maria, and James S.8
  • He appeared on the census on 14 June 1880 at Village of Woodsburgh & Hewletts, Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, as Warren Brower, age 53, born in New York. Both parents born in New York. A farmer. In the household are his wife Mary A; daughter Maria Brower; son-in-law Washington Brower; son Seaman Brower.9
  • He appeared on the census on 13 June 1900 at District 704 (Woodmere), Hempstead, Nassau Co., New York, as Warren Brower, age 73, born Dec 1826 in New York. Both parents born in New York. No occupation. In the household are his wife Mary; son Seaman Brower, and his wife Hettie.3

Family: Mary A. Valentine b. Mar 1830, d. 20 Aug 1907

Citations

  1. [S2270] Letter from Herbert E. Murray (Swansboro, North Carolina) to William B. Bogardus, 25 Nov 1991; William B. Bogardus Collection (Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio). Box 2, File 33A, 129-M. The charts and data accompanying the letter appear to have been compiled by Herbert E. Murray. Sources were not included or mentioned. The families outlined in the charts BR-2 thru BR8 need further verification. CHART BR-1 IS INCORRECT. Herbert E. Murray is a descendant of Jan Brower and Hannah Adams. The families charted have continuously lived in the Woodmere, Hempstead, Queens-Nassau Cos., Long Island area since the early 1700's. Chart BR-4.
  2. [S1822] George D.A. Combes, "Births, Marriages and Deaths, Hempstead, Long Island, N.Y., 1847, 1848, 1849", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.55,56 (1924,1925): 56:21. Hereinafter cited as "BMD Hempstead, LI, NYGBR 55,56 (1924,25)."
  3. [S58] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T623, Roll 1079, page 7A, ED 704. Warren Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.
  4. [S2270] Letter from Herbert E. Murray (Swansboro, North Carolina) to William B. Bogardus, 25 Nov 1991; William B. Bogardus Collection (Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio). Box 2, File 33A, 129-M. The charts and data accompanying the letter appear to have been compiled by Herbert E. Murray. Sources were not included or mentioned. The families outlined in the charts BR-2 thru BR8 need further verification. CHART BR-1 IS INCORRECT. Herbert E. Murray is a descendant of Jan Brower and Hannah Adams. The families charted have continuously lived in the Woodmere, Hempstead, Queens-Nassau Cos., Long Island area since the early 1700's. Chart BR-4, and additonal note.
  5. [S2637] William B. Bogardus Collection of Brouwer, Brower and Brewer Family Material and Correspondence, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Box 3, File B, Jan Brouwer of Flatlands. File 78-L. No source given. Hereafter cited as William B. Bogardus Collection.
  6. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 844, page 0, image 532. Warren Brewer household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  7. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 583, page 208, image 315. Warren Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  8. [S230] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. M593, Roll 1078, page 473, image 184. Warren Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  9. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T9, Roll 918, FHL film #1254918, page 466.1000. Warren Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

Warren Brower1

b. circa 1857
  • Warren Brower was born circa 1857 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York.1
  • Also known as Warren Brewer.1
  • He appeared on the census on 27 July 1860 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, as Warren Brewer, age 3, born in New York.1

Citations

  1. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 844, page 0, image 532. Warren Brewer household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.

Warren Brower1

b. circa 1834
  • Warren Brower was born circa 1834.
  • He appeared on the census on 14 October 1850 at Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, as Warren R. Brower, age 16.2

Citations

  1. [S2637] William B. Bogardus Collection of Brouwer, Brower and Brewer Family Material and Correspondence, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Box 3, File B, Jan Brouwer of Flatlands. Correspondent File 29-F. No sources cited. Hereafter cited as William B. Bogardus Collection.
  2. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 44, page 488B, image 660. Thomas J. Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

Warren Hamilton Brower1

b. 7 August 1863, d. 16 May 1866
  • Warren Hamilton Brower was born on 7 August 1863.1
  • He died on 16 May 1866.1
  • He was buried at Methodist Cemetery, Pleasantville, Westchester Co., New York.1

Citations

  1. [S5331] William B. Bogardus Collection of Brouwer, Brower and Brewer Family Material and Correspondence, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Box 5, CEM PP-38, Inscriptions from Methodist Cemetery at Pleasantville, Westchester Co., New York. "Copied Dec. 1907" (by whom and location of source not stated). . Hereafter cited as William B. Bogardus Collection.

Warren R. Brower1

b. circa 1835
  • Warren R. Brower was born circa 1835.1
  • He married Charlotte T. Canimoss at Methodist Episcopal Church, New York City, New York, on 25 September 1864.1

Citations

  1. [S5052] Methodist Episcopal Church, New York, New York, 1785-1893 Marriages, Manuscript (extractions), from FHL film #0017782, Box 7, Uncataloged Items, No. 21, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Brower, Warren, 29; Canimoss(?), Charlotte T.

Washington Brower1

b. circa 1854
  • Washington Brower appeared on the census on 14 June 1880 at Village of Woodsburgh & Hewletts, Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, as Washington Brower, age 26, born in New York. A bayman. Living, with his wife Maria, in the household of her parents, Warren and Mary Brower.1

Citations

  1. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T9, Roll 918, FHL film #1254918, page 466.1000. Warren Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

Wesley Brower1

b. March 1896
  • Wesley Brower was born in March 1896 at North Hempstead, (then Queens Co.), New York.1

Citations

  1. [S58] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Roll T623-1079, p.4A, ED 716. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.

Wesley Dugan Brower1

b. 13 November 1839, d. 10 July 1913
  • Wesley Dugan Brower was born on 13 November 1839 at Randolph Co., North Carolina, (gravemarker says 18 Nov 1836).1
  • He married Rebecca Luciney Staley, daughter of William M. Staley and Annie Margaret Fox, at Randolph Co., North Carolina, on 13 December 1858 (Bond).1
  • Wesley Dugan Brower died on 10 July 1913.1
  • He was buried at Randolph Church Cemetery, Randolph Co., North Carolina.2

Family: Rebecca Luciney Staley b. 30 Jun 1836, d. 11 Apr 1898

Citations

  1. [S5047] J. M. Butler, Some Descendants of Christian Brower, Manuscript, 1984, Box 7, Catalog Items, No. 164, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, page 12.
  2. [S5047] J. M. Butler, Some Descendants of Christian Brower, Manuscript, 1984, Box 7, Catalog Items, No. 164, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, page 140.

Wilber Brower

b. circa 1851
  • Wilber Brower was born circa 1851 at Fulton Co., New York.
  • He appeared on the census on 16 August 1860 at Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, as Wilber Brower, age 9, born in New York.1

Citations

  1. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 755, page 377, image 380. Alonzo Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.

Wilbert E. Brower1

b. 22 November 1888
  • Wilbert E. Brower was born on 22 November 1888 at Canada age 12.1,2
  • He appeared on the census on 15 April 1910 at 14th Ward, Seattle, Kings Co., Washington, as Wilbert E. Brower, age 21, born in "Canada-Eng." He is single, living with his parents and employed as a laborer.1

Citations

  1. [S38] MyFamily.com, 1910 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Roll T624-1661, p.2A, ED 223, image 1057. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Census.
  2. [S1394] "1901 Census of Canada."At Automated Genealogy. Images from the National Archives Website. Transcribed by Lesley O'Neil. Online http://automatedgenealogy.com:80/census/index.html., Schedule 1, Microfilm T-6494, subdistrict Richard & Burns, Renfrew (South/Sud) Ontario; Dist. no. 111; subdistrict no. n.. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Census of Canada online.

Wilbur F. Brower1

b. 24 March 1836, d. 7 July 1855
  • Wilbur F. Brower was born on 24 March 1836.1
  • He died on 7 July 1855; "was drowned at Richmond, Virginia."1
  • He was buried at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York.1

Citations

  1. [S5281] Minnie Cohen, Gravestone Inscriptions of Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York (n.p.: the author, 1932), II:39. Also WBC 5 CEM/O BB-247. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…. Hereinafter cited as Greenwood Cem. G.S. Ins.

Wilbur Fisk Brower1

b. 2 November 1862
  • Wilbur Fisk Brower was born on 2 November 1862 at Oyster Bay, Queens Co., New York.2
  • He married Lois G. Bryant.1,2

Family: Lois G. Bryant

Citations

  1. [S4783] William B. Bogardus Collection of Brouwer, Brower and Brewer Family Material and Correspondence, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Box 5, BIO-BB106, Holland Society Yearbooks and "de Halve Maen" Biographies and Memoriams. DHM, Jan 1973, p.16. Hereafter cited as William B. Bogardus Collection. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…
  2. [S5485] Lewis Hist. Pub. A History of the City of Newark, New Jersey, Embracing Practically Two and a Half Centuries, 1666-1913, Vol. 3 (New York, Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co., 1913), page 53. Hereinafter cited as Hist of Newark NJ. http://books.google.com/books,+New+Jersey,+Volume+3&hl=en&sa=X&ei=CTLMUq7oB_KwsQSU7ICIDg&ved=0CEYQ6AEwBA.

Wilfred Brower1,2

b. 13 August 1860, d. 25 January 1926
  • Wilfred Brower was born on 13 August 1860 at Ashaway, Washington Co., Rhode Island.4
  • Another source says Wilfred Brower was born in August 1866 at Rhode Island (likely an error).5
  • He married Mary E. Bramble, daughter of John Bramble and Laura Banning, at Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, on 3 July 1878.6
  • Wilfred Brower married Isabell Stone, daughter of James Frederick Stone and Jane Denniston, before June 1900.1
  • Wilfred Brower married Elizabeth McCormack before January 1920.7,8
  • Wilfred Brower died on 25 January 1926 at Killingly, Windham Co., Connecticut.9,4
  • He was possibly buried at Holy Cross Cemetery, Danielson, Windham Co., Connecticut.9
  • Also known as Wilfred B. Brower.6
  • Also known as William Brower.3
  • Also known as Frederick Brewer.5
  • Also known as Wilfred Burros Brower.10
  • He appeared on the census on 11 June 1870 at North Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut, as Wm. Brower, Jr., age 8, born in Connecticut.11
  • He appeared on the census on 2 June 1880 at Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, William Brower, age 20, born in Rhode Island. Father born in New Jersey, mother in Connecticut. Weaver, woolen mill. In the household is his wife, Mary.3
  • He appeared on the census on 11 June 1900 at Ward 23, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, Frederick Brewer, age 33, born Aug 1866 in Rhode Island. Father born in New Jersey, mother in Rhode Island. Married for two years. Occupation: Loom boss. In the household are his wife Isabella, daughter Irene Brewer, son David Brewer, son (sic) Almora Brewer.5
  • He appeared on the census on 20 April 1910 at Arcadia, Wayne Co., New York, Wilfred Brower, age 44, born in Rhode Island. Both parents born in New York. Single. Lodger in the household of John E. Lindstrom. Wilfred's occupation is machinist in a motor factory.12
  • He appeared on the census on 25 April 1910 at Waterloo, Seneca Co., New York, as Wilfred Brower, age 47, born in Connecticut. Both parents born in Pennsylvania. Second marriage, 11 years. A machinist in an automobile factory. In the household are his wife Isabell, step-daughter Irene Brower, step-son David Brower, daughter Elmora Brower, daughter Mabelle Brower, son Wilfred E. Brower.2
  • Wilfred Brower is enumerated at two different locations on the 1910 census.
  • A Wilfred Brower appeared on the census on 10 January 1920 at Killingly, Windham Co., Connecticut, Age 54 (b. ca. 1866), born in Rhode Island. Father born in New York, mother in Rhode Island. Not employed. In the household is his wife, Elizabeth Brower.7

Family 1: Mary E. Bramble b. 1860

Family 2: Isabell Stone b. 30 Jun 1871, d. 12 May 1962

Citations

  1. [S1005] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved May 2011. "Elmora Brower Whiting," Mem #29963113, Sep 21, 2008. Photo of gravestone. Photo of Elmora Whiting. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  2. [S38] MyFamily.com, 1910 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T624, Roll 1081, page 7B, ED 89. Wilfred Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Census.
  3. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T9, Roll 1211, page 449A, ED 161, FHL film #1255211. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.
  4. [S4563] Linda Johnson, "Brouwer Genealogy Database (Isabelle Stone McKay Brower Edwards)," e-mail message from Linda Johnson to Chris Chester, March 22, 2012, (Descendants of James Brower report). Hereinafter cited as "Isabelle Stone."
  5. [S58] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T623, Roll 1464, page 11A, ED 517, Frederick Brewer household. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.
  6. [S618] IGI Individual Records, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah: Family Search (www.familysearch.org), 1999-2002). (The IGI records often do not cite sources, must be used with caution and should be verified by more reliable documentation).Retrieved May 2011, searching for Wilfred Brower.
  7. [S7] MyFamily.com, 1920 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census , NARA Ser. T625, Roll 199, page 21A, ED 335. Wilfred Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1920 US Census.
  8. [S4563] Linda Johnson, "Brouwer Genealogy Database (Isabelle Stone McKay Brower Edwards)," e-mail message from Linda Johnson to Chris Chester, March 22, 2012, Third wife of Wilfred B. Brower was Elizabeth McCormick (Descendants of James Brower report). Hereinafter cited as "Isabelle Stone."
  9. [S1005] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved May 2011. "Wilfred Brower," Mem #40493849, Aug 10, 2009. "Sp.: Eliza McCormack". Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  10. [S618] IGI Individual Records, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah: Family Search (www.familysearch.org), 1999-2002). (The IGI records often do not cite sources, must be used with caution and should be verified by more reliable documentation).Retrieved May 2011, searching for Wilfred Brower. Disc #138, Pin #4345942.
  11. [S230] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M593, Roll 113, page 421A, FHL film #545612. Wm. Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  12. [S38] MyFamily.com, 1910 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T624, Roll 1094, page 10A, ED 125, FHL film #1375107. John E. Lindstrom household. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Census.
  13. [S1005] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved March 2012. Ida M. Brower, Mem #84276827, Jan 31, 2012. Age 8 mos., child of Wilford & Mary. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  14. [S1005] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved March 2012. Edgar Brower, Mem #84276791, Jan 31, 2012. Age 6 mos., child of Wilford & Mary. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  15. [S3964] "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1878-1914", online www.familysearch.org. Retrieved May 2011. Frederick Brower; parents: Wilfred Brower, Mary Bramble. FHL film #1822781. Hereinafter cited as Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1878-1914.

Wilfred E. Brower1

b. 10 September 1903, d. July 1967
  • Wilfred E. Brower was born on 10 September 1903 at Pennsylvania.2,3
  • He married Ruth Sincebaugh.4
  • Wilfred E. Brower died in July 1967 at Ithaca, Tompkins Co., New York.2,3
  • He was buried at Lakeview Cemetery, Ithaca, Tompkins Co., New York.2
  • He appeared on the census in 1905 at Waterloo, Seneca Co., New York, Wilfred Brower, age given as 11 (should be 1), born in the U.S., "school."5
  • He appeared on the census on 25 April 1910 at Waterloo, Seneca Co., New York, Wilfred E. Brower, age 6, born in Pennsylvania. Father born in Rhode Island, mother in New York.1
  • He appeared on the census on 12 January 1920 at Ward 2, Geneva, Ontario Co., New York, Wilford Brower, age 16, born in Pennsylvania. Father born in Rhode Island, mother in New York. Attending school.6
  • He appeared on the census on 10 April 1930 at Ithaca, Tompkins Co., New York, Wilfred E. Brower, age 26, born in Pennsylvania. Father born in Rhode Island, mother in New York. Single. Head of household. A deskman for N. Y. Telephone Co. In the household are his sister Maebelle and mother, Isabelle Edwards.7

Citations

  1. [S38] MyFamily.com, 1910 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T624, Roll 1081, page 7B, ED 89. Wilfred Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Census.
  2. [S1005] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved May 2011. "Wilfred 'Bill' Brower" Mem #20141732, June 28, 2007. Photos of gravestone and of Wilfred Brower. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  3. [S25] Social Security Administration,"Social Security Death Index", Digital database from the Social Security Administration's Master File accesable online at various locations including www.americanancestors.org and www.ancestry.com. Wilfred Brower 060-03-3763. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  4. [S1005] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved May 2011. "Ruth Sincebaugh Brower" Mem #20141785, Jun 28, 2007. Photos of gravestone and of Ruth. "No children". Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  5. [S3915] "1905 New York State Census", online www.familysearch.org. FHL film #0501963, page 2, family no. 6. Belle I. Edwards, head of household. Hereinafter cited as 1905 New York State Census.
  6. [S7] MyFamily.com, 1920 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census , NARA Ser. T625, Roll 1251, page 12B, ED 75. Belle Edwards household. Hereinafter cited as 1920 US Census.
  7. [S8] MyFamily.com, 1930 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census , NARA Ser. T626, Roll 1654, page 9A, ED 26. Wilfred Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1930 US Census.

Wilhelmus Brower1

b. 6 September 1796, d. 1821
  • Wilhelmus Brower was born on 6 September 1796.1
  • He was baptized at Reformed Church, Caughnawaga (now Fonda), Montgomery Co., New York.1
  • He died in 1821.2
  • He was buried at Pine Grove Cemetery, Tribes Hill, Montgomery Co., New York; (on family stone).2
  • Also known as William Brower.2

Citations

  1. [S1819] Arthur C.M. Kelly, Baptism Record of Caughnawaga Reformed Church, Fonda, New York (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1985), p.89, no.1990. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms, Caughnawaga Reformed Church.
  2. [S4716] Brower Research and Correspondence of Chester A. Brower, Typed and handwritten notes, Box 5, UNP BB-68, 88, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, (pages scanned by Karen B. Sims in 2009, PDFs in possession of Chris Chester, 2012), 68 part XI. From "The Brower Papers" a typescript made by our department from original Brower papers loaned in the 1930s (Montgomery County, New York).

Willa May Brower1

b. circa 1900
  • Also known as Lilla Mae Brower.4
  • Willa May Brower appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 in the household of Mitchel Brower at Woodmere, Town of Hempstead, Nassau Co., New York; as Mitchell Brower, age 67, born in New York. Both parents born in New York. Lives off his own income. In the household are his wife Elizabeth Ann, daughter Phoebe (age 24) and granddaughter Willa May, (age 10). They reside on Combs Ave.1
  • Willa May Brower appeared on the census on 15 January 1920 at Rockville Center, Town of Hempstead, Nassau Co., New York, as Willa M. Brower, age 21, born in New York. Both parents born in New York.5
  • She appeared on the census in 1930 at Woodmere, Town of Hempstead, Nassau Co., New York, as Willa M. Brower, age 30, born in New York. Both parents born in New York. Married at age 18.3

Family: Walter Kimball Brower b. Oct 1897

  • John Robert Brower6
  • Walter Monroe Brower6
  • Lois Brower6
  • Forest Allen Brower6

Citations

  1. [S38] MyFamily.com, 1910 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T624, Roll 995, page 1B, ED 1116, image 71. Mitchel Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Census.
  2. [S2637] William B. Bogardus Collection of Brouwer, Brower and Brewer Family Material and Correspondence, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Box 3, File B, Jan Brouwer of Flatlands. File 78-L. Hereafter cited as William B. Bogardus Collection.
  3. [S8] MyFamily.com, 1930 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census , Ser. T626, Roll 1450, page 33A, ED 116, image 626.0. Walter Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1930 US Census.
  4. [S2270] Letter from Herbert E. Murray (Swansboro, North Carolina) to William B. Bogardus, 25 Nov 1991; William B. Bogardus Collection (Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio). Box 2, File 33A, 129-M. The charts and data accompanying the letter appear to have been compiled by Herbert E. Murray. Sources were not included or mentioned. The families outlined in the charts BR-2 thru BR8 need further verification. CHART BR-1 IS INCORRECT. Herbert E. Murray is a descendant of Jan Brower and Hannah Adams. The families charted have continuously lived in the Woodmere, Hempstead, Queens-Nassau Cos., Long Island area since the early 1700's. Chart BR-4.
  5. [S7] MyFamily.com, 1920 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census , Ser. T625, Roll 1127, page 9A, ED 24, image 872. Walter K. Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1920 US Census.
  6. [S2270] Letter from Herbert E. Murray (Swansboro, North Carolina) to William B. Bogardus, 25 Nov 1991; William B. Bogardus Collection (Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio). Box 2, File 33A, 129-M. The charts and data accompanying the letter appear to have been compiled by Herbert E. Murray. Sources were not included or mentioned. The families outlined in the charts BR-2 thru BR8 need further verification. CHART BR-1 IS INCORRECT. Herbert E. Murray is a descendant of Jan Brower and Hannah Adams. The families charted have continuously lived in the Woodmere, Hempstead, Queens-Nassau Cos., Long Island area since the early 1700's. Chart BR-5.

Willard Brower1

b. circa 1867
  • Willard Brower was born circa 1867 at East Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New York.1
  • He appeared on the census on 29 August 1870 at East Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New York, as Willard Brower, age 3, born in New York.2
  • He appeared on the census on 12 June 1880 at East Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New York, as Willard Brower, age 13, born in New York.1

Citations

  1. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T9, Roll 824, FHL film #1254824, page 103.2000, ED 34, image 0209. Benjamin Brewer household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.
  2. [S230] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M593, Roll 925, page 107A, image 218, FHL film #552424. Benjamin Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.

Willard T. Brower1

b. October 1887
  • Willard T. Brower was born in October 1887 at Dutchess Co., New York.1
  • He married Beatrice J. circa 1911.2
  • Willard T. Brower appeared on the census on 29 June 1900 at La Grange, Dutchess Co., New York, as Willard T. Brower, age 13, born Oct 1887 in New York.1
  • He appeared on the census on 9 January 1920 at La Grange, Dutchess Co., New York, Willard T. Brower, age 33, born in New York. Both parents born in New York. A farmer. In the household are his wife Beatrice, and daughters Dorothy E., and Beatrice M.2

Family: Beatrice J. b. c 1892

  • Dorothy E. Brower2
  • Beatrice M. Brower2

Citations

  1. [S58] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T623, Roll 1022, page 13A, ED 13. William H. Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.
  2. [S7] MyFamily.com, 1920 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census , NARA Ser. T625, Roll 1097, page 3B, ED 24, image 845. Willard T. Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1920 US Census.

William Brower1

b. 1743, d. 1784
  • William Brower was born in 1743 at New York.1
  • He married Elizabeth Rendell.1
  • William Brower died in 1784 at New York.1
  • In 1782, William Brower served during the Revolution as a private in the 2nd Regt., New York Infantry, under Col. Philip Van Cortland.1
  • Note: This family and the descendants are from a D.A.R. lineage application. They have not been confirmed with other, more reliable, sources.

Citations

  1. [S481] National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, compiler, D.A.R. Lineage Book (Washington D.C.: Nat. Soc. of D.A.R.), 86:320, #85834 Mrs. Mai Morgan Templeton. Hereinafter cited as D.A.R. Linaeage Book.

William Brower

b. circa 1843, d. before 1850
  • William Brower was born circa 1843.1
  • He possibly died before 1850 as he is not recorded with his family on the 1850 census.

Citations

  1. [S2164] Lilly Martin, Descendants of Adam Brouwer, Descendants Report, May 2008. A report compiled by Lilly Martin. Information found here is focused on the descendants of Jacob Brouwer (no.65 in the report). Received from Lilly Martin by Chris Chester, Kent, New York.

William Brower1,2

b. circa 21 February 1753, d. 10 September 1841
  • William Brower was born circa 21 February 1753.
  • He married Susannah Green at Dutch Reformed Church, Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New York, on 14 January 1800.4
  • William Brower died on 10 September 1841; "age 88y 6m 20d."1
  • He was buried at Presbyterian Churchyard, New Hamburgh, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co., New York.1
  • Also known as William Brouwer.3
  • He was a member of the at Dutch Reformed Church, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York, on 5 November 1778 (seat owner).5
  • Named in the will of his father 4 Sep 1782. He is made one of the executors along with his brother Garret and Abraham Hoagland.2
  • , In a conveyance dated 18 Nov 1785 "Between Adolphus Brouwer of Brookland, Kings Co., yeoman and one of the sons of Jeremiah Brower of same place, yeoman deceased, and his (Adolph's) wife Aeltie (first party) and Abraham Brower, Jeremiah Brower and Antie his wife, William Brower and Mattya Brower, widow of William Brower deceased (second party), and the said Mattya Brower and William Brower, Garret Brower and Abraham Hoagland executors of the will of William Brower formerly of Brooklyn and afterwards of Rumbout Precinct, Dutchess Co., yeoman and now deceased (third party). Above parties agreed to divide Real Estate of Jeremiah Brower deceased situate in Brooklyn, in agreement with the will of Jeremiah Brower." £831was paid by Adolph Brower to the other heirs for the right to the property that consisted of a "farm piece or parcel of ground commonly called Mill Hook situate lying and being in Brooklyn aforesaid and which now part of the estate of the aforesaid Jeremiah Brower deceased together with the mill pond and all streams runs of water mill dams creeks ponds springs meadows (a certain piece of meadow called the big meadows being always intended to be excepted out of the lands intended hereby to be granted and conveyed to the said Adolphus Brower land and marshes thereunto belonging or in anywise appurtaning and all houses outhouses buildings old mill work mill stones, and all the wood and timber that already is collected for the purpose of erecting a mill on the aforesaid stream and all orchards gardens lands common pastures feedings woods underwoods ways paths passages water water courses fishings fowlings easements profits commodities advantages endowments and hereditaments whatsoever to the said Mill Hook and Mill Pond belonging or in any way pertaining or which now are or formerly have been excepted..."The second and third parties were to retain docking and landing rights at the mill property as well as fishing and oyster harvesting rights. Also conveyed were the rights to "that certain tract farm piece or parcel of land also part of the estate of the said Jeremiah Brower deceased and lying and being at Gowanus in Brooklyn Township aforesaid at joining the road that leads to Brooklyn aforesaid bounded northeasterly easterly and southeasterly by lands belonging to the estate of Jacobus Vanderhoven deceased and the estate of Jacobus Degrave deceased and the road that leads from Brooklyn to Flatbush southerly southwesterly and westerly by the mill road so called that leads from Flatbush to the mill aforesaid and northwesterly by the aforesaid road that goes to Brooklyn," containing about 124 acres. In addition, Adolphus is to acquire former woodland purchased from the estate of Wilhelmus Bennet at Gowanus containing ten acres. The conveyance was signed by Jeremiah Brower; Antie, wife of Jeremiah Brower; Abraham Hoagland; Adolphus Brower; Aaltie Brower; Mattya Brower; Abraham Brower; Garrett Brower; William Brower."6
  • He appeared on the census in 1790 at Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York, as William Brower, with a household of one male over 16, two males under 16, and one female. On the census sheet, the Browers enumerated in succession are: Abraham Brower, Jeremiah Brower, William Brower, Jeremiah Brower, Court Johnston, Abraham Brower, Jr., Adolphus Brower.7
  • He witnessed the baptism of William Brower Hoagland , son of Capt. Abraham Hoagland and Aeltje Brouwer, on 24 August 1797 at Reformed Dutch Church, New Hackensack, Dutchess Co., New York, (sponsor Wm. Brower).8
  • William Brower appeared on the census in 1800 at Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New York, as William Brower, with a household of 1 male age 26-44, 1 female age 16-25 (no children).9
  • A William Brower appeared on the census in 1810 at Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New York, with a household of 3 males under 10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male over 45, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 16-25, 1 female over 45.10
  • He appeared on the census in 1820 at Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New York, as William Brower, with a household of 2 males 10-16, 1 male 16-18, 2 males 16-25, 1 male over 45, 1 female under 10, 2 females 16-25, 1 female over 45, 3 persons engaged in agriculture.11
  • He appeared on the census in 1840 at Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New York, with a household of 3 males under 5, 1 male 5-10, 1 male 15-20, 2 males 30-40, 1 male 80-90, 1 female under 5, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 15-20, 1 female 20-30, 2 females 50-60. He is enumerated next to Joseph Brower.12

Family: Susannah Green b. c 7 Aug 1775, d. 2 Jun 1850

Citations

  1. [S1387] William L. Huffman, "Dutchess County, N.Y., Tombstone Readings", Yesteryears vol.17 no.67 (Spring 1974): p.154. Hereinafter cited as "Dutchess Co. Tombstone Readings."
  2. [S624] Berthold Fernow, compiler, Calender of Wills 1626-1836 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1967), p.43. Hereinafter cited as Calender of Wills 1626-1836.
  3. [S1741] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York.
  4. [S1823] "Marriages of the Dutch Reformed Church of Fishkill, Dutchess County, New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol. 83, no. 2 (1952): 83:161. Hereinafter cited as "Marriages RDC Fishkill, NYGBR 83 (1952)."
  5. [S3745] Frank Ernest Hagemeyer and John Blythe Dobson, "Seat Owners, Brooklyn Dutch Reformed Church, 1769/1778", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 141, page 129 (2010): 141:132. Hereinafter cited as "Seat Owners, Brooklyn Dutch Reformed Church, 1769/1778."
  6. [S1537] Kings County (New York) Conveyances, Deeds v. 5-7; film #1413190 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957, 1958, 1990), Microfilm of the original records at the New York Registers Office, New York City, lib.6, pp.343-352. Hereinafter cited as Kings Co., NY Deeds v.5-7.
  7. [S472] Ancestry.com, 1790 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2000), Federal census, Roll M637-6, image 0372. Hereinafter cited as 1790 US Census.
  8. [S1655] Maria Bockee Carpenter Tower, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of New Hackensack, Dutchess County, New York (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc., 2000 (org.1932)), p.58. Hereinafter cited as RDC New Hackensack, NY.
  9. [S202] MyFamily.com, 1800 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2003), Federal Census, Ser. M32, Roll 21, page 38, image 43, FHL film #193709. Hereinafter cited as 1800 US Census.
  10. [S135] MyFamily.com, 1810 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com Inc., 2003), Federal Census, Ser. M252, Roll 30, page 98, FHL film #0181384, image 00079. Hereinafter cited as 1810 US Census.
  11. [S136] Ancestry.com, 1820 United States Federal Census., Digital image of original census records (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal Census, Ser. M33, Roll 71, page 69, image 78. Hereinafter cited as 1820 US Census.
  12. [S390] Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems Jackson, compiler1840 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M704, Roll 278, page 44. Hereinafter cited as 1840 US Census.

William Brower

b. 3 June 1792, d. circa 1834
  • William Brower was born on 3 June 1792 at Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York.1
  • He was baptized on 8 July 1792 at Old First Dutch Reformed Church, Breuckelen (Brooklyn), Kings Co., Long Island, New York; sponsor Magdalena Halm (parents William Brower and Maria Halm of Brooklyn).1,2
  • He married Mary circa 1808.3
  • William Brower died circa 1834 at Newark, Essex Co., New Jersey.3
  • He was buried at Fairmont Cemetery, Newark, Essex Co., New Jersey.3
  • According to Alfred H. Brower's manuscript, William Brower, age 78 on 26 June 1871 filed Pension and Bounty Grant papers for his service in the War of 1812. "#16134 New York Militia. Ninth Regt. Detached Militia, State of New York. Cap. Pliny Miller, Jr., Co. 9 (Vesburgh's) at Troy, New York. Enlisted at Troy, September 8, 1812 and Honorably Discharged at Plattsburg, New York, 5 March 1813. Land Bounty of 160 acres from G.S.A., Washington, D.C. A resident of Parson Creek Township, Linn County, Missouri." Name is spelled Brewer.
    It is probable that this referrenced pension claim belongs to another William Brouwer.4

Family: Mary b. b 1790

Citations

  1. [S1707] Record of Baptisms of the Reformed Dutch Church of the Town of Brooklyn (original in Dutch); FHL film #0017529, item 1 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1939), Tranlated by Teunis G. Bergen; copied from his book and the original records by A.J. Beekman. Microfilm of original records at the Holland Society, New York. Hereinafter cited as Brooklyn Bapt. (Beekman).
  2. [S1708] Church Records, 1654-1892, Reformed Dutch Church of Brooklyn; FHL film #0017529 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1939), Microfilm of original records in the Holland Society of New York in New York City. Includes baptisms, 1792-1865, 1881-1892, marriages, 1833-1873, 1881- 1892, deaths, 1881-1892, and members, 1785-1873, 1881- 1892.. Hereinafter cited as Ref. Dutch Church Brooklyn records.
  3. [S1471] William Bogardus, "E-mail correspondence from William Bogardus," e-mail message from Bogardus, William to Chris Chester and et al, April 23, 2007, to Chris Chester, Lilly Martin, Paul Brewer, et al; Ancestors and Descendants of William Brower who married Mariah Helm. Hereinafter cited as "Wm. Bogardus e-mail."
  4. [S2074] Alfred Henry Brower, Brower Family, Photocopy of typescript, 1985, Rutgers University Special Collections, New Brunswick, Middlesex Co., New Jersey. Obtained in July 2008. There are numerous errors regarding the early generations of Adam Brouwer's family in the manuscript, and it should be used with caution.. p.27.
  5. [S2074] Alfred Henry Brower, Brower Family, Photocopy of typescript, 1985, Rutgers University Special Collections, New Brunswick, Middlesex Co., New Jersey. Obtained in July 2008. There are numerous errors regarding the early generations of Adam Brouwer's family in the manuscript, and it should be used with caution.

William Brower

b. 13 July 1810, d. 1 January 1883
  • William Brower was born on 13 July 1810 at Dutchess Co., New York.1
  • He married Louisa Elizabeth Halleck, daughter of George Halleck and Charlotte, at New York in 1833.1
  • William Brower died on 1 January 1883 at Victor Twp., Clinton Co., Michigan.
  • Also known as William Brewer.2
  • He appeared on the census in 1840 at Hurley, Ulster Co., New York, with a family of 1 male under 5, 1 male 20-30, 1 female under 5, 1 female 20-30.3
  • , On the 1840 U.S. census, David Brower, David Brower Jr., Jacob Brower, William Brower, and John D. Brower are all enumerated on the same page in Hurly, Ulster Co., New York.3
  • He was named in his father's will dated on 24 January 1850.4
  • He appeared on the census on 14 October 1850 at Hurley, Ulster Co., New York, enumerated as William "Brown" age 40, a farmer, born in New York, with wife Louisa, and children, Eliphalet, Ann, George, Caroline, and Gideon. He is found next to John D. Brower, age 68, who is followed by Eliza Brower, age 38.5
  • He appeared on the census on 24 August 1860 at Hurley, Ulster Co., New York, William Brower, age 48, born in New York. A farmer, real estate valued at $2000, personal estate at $625. In the household are his wife Louisa and children Gideon, Jane, Henrietta, William, and Solomon Sickles, age 70, a laborer.6
  • He appeared on the census of 19 June 1880 in the household of Lewis Neil at Victor, Clinton Co., Michigan; Lewis Neil, age 36, born in New York. Both parents born in New York. A farmer. In the household are his wife Caroline, daughters Elmira and Lizzie, and father-in-law William Brower, age 71, born in New York, both parents born in New York.7

Family: Louisa Elizabeth Halleck b. 6 Sep 1816, d. b Jun 1880

Citations

  1. [S618] IGI Individual Records, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah: Family Search (www.familysearch.org), 1999-2002). (The IGI records often do not cite sources, must be used with caution and should be verified by more reliable documentation).Retrieved Sept. 2009. Source not provided.
  2. [S2760] Arthur C.M. Kelly, New York Births & Baptisms I, Southeast Region, New York State, 1660-1916., CD-ROM (Rhinebeck,N.Y.: Kinship), New York Births & Baptisms, New Hamburg First Prebyterian Church (Wappingers Creek): 1811-1862. Hereinafter cited as New York Births & Baptisms I, Southeast Region, New York State.
  3. [S390] Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems Jackson, compiler1840 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Roll 346, p.107. Hereinafter cited as 1840 US Census.
  4. [S2804] New York Surrogate's Court (Ulster County), Wills Vol. M, 1848-1853; FHL film #0842594 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1970), Microreproduction of manuscript and typescript, M:508-10. Hereinafter cited as Ulster Co., NY Wills v. M 1848-1853.
  5. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Roll M432-608, p.234, image 472. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  6. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 870, page 0, image 542. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  7. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T9, Roll 577, FHL film #1254577, page 516.3000, ED 56, image 0213. Lewis Neil household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

William Brower

b. circa 1774
  • William Brower was born circa 1774 at New York.1
  • He married Margaret Hoban circa 1796.1

Family: Margaret Hoban b. Apr 1776, d. 1839

Citations

  1. [S1817] Joan Wood, "E-mail Correspondence with Joan Wood," e-mail message from Joan Wood (e-mail address) to Chris Chester, Received thru Lilly Martin, Oct. 9, 2007, original message dated April 9, 2007, "Every so often I post this name in the hopes that someone has stumbled across someone who is associated with this William Brower. The only thing that I know for sure is that he was married to Margaret Hoban b. 1776 in Nova Scotia. I believe that William was born in NY around 1774. The only known child born to them was Catherine Brower b. 1797 in NY and married Alexander Marshall in 1819. I believe that there were several other children, at least one dau and prob. 3 boys but don't know their names. William dies sometime between 1820 and 1830 (I find his wife Margaret living with her dau. Catherine on Broome St in NYC). I find no record of him in the death registers of NYC.. Hereinafter cited as "E-mail Corr."

William Brower1

b. 19 December 1801
  • William Brower was born on 19 December 1801 at Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York.1
  • He was baptized on 24 January 1802 at Old First Dutch Reformed Church, Breuckelen (Brooklyn), Kings Co., Long Island, New York; no sponsors (parents George Brower and Hannah Bennet of Brooklyn).1

Citations

  1. [S1707] Record of Baptisms of the Reformed Dutch Church of the Town of Brooklyn (original in Dutch); FHL film #0017529, item 1 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1939), Tranlated by Teunis G. Bergen; copied from his book and the original records by A.J. Beekman. Microfilm of original records at the Holland Society, New York. Hereinafter cited as Brooklyn Bapt. (Beekman).

William Brower1

Family: Susan Van Deusen

Citations

  1. [S1819] Arthur C.M. Kelly, Baptism Record of Caughnawaga Reformed Church, Fonda, New York (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1985), p.271, no.6126. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms, Caughnawaga Reformed Church.

William Brower1

b. circa 1821, d. before 1867
  • William Brower was born circa 1821 at New York.2
  • He married first a wife (name unknown).
  • William Brower married Mary before 1859.1,2
  • William Brower died before 1867.1
  • He appeared on the census on 17 July 1860 at Mohawk, Montgomery Co., New York, William Brower, age 39, born in New York. Farmer. Real estate valued at $20,000, personal estate at $2000. In the household are Mary Brower, age 18; Anna Brower, 11; Henry T.E. Brower, 1; Mary Dunn, 30, servant. He is enumerated next to David Brower, age 52.2

Family 1: a wife (name unknown)

Family 2: Mary b. Apr 1842

Citations

  1. [S1819] Arthur C.M. Kelly, Baptism Record of Caughnawaga Reformed Church, Fonda, New York (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1985), p.276, no.6233, 6234. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms, Caughnawaga Reformed Church.
  2. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, NARA Ser. M653, Roll 787, page 133, image 137, FHL film #803787. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  3. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. T9, Roll 865, FHL film #1254865, page 314.4000, ED 56, image 0631. Henry T.E. Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  4. [S1819] Arthur C.M. Kelly, Baptism Record of Caughnawaga Reformed Church, Fonda, New York (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1985), p.276, no.6235, 6236. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms, Caughnawaga Reformed Church.

William Brower1

b. 23 September 1860
  • William Brower was born on 23 September 1860 at Montgomery Co., New York.1
  • He was baptized in 1867 at Reformed Church, Caughnawaga (now Fonda), Montgomery Co., New York; child of "Wm. Brower, deceased and wife, widow."1
  • He appeared on the census on 22 July 1870 at Mohawk, Montgomery Co., New York, as William Brower, age 9, born in New York. At school.2
  • He appeared on the census on 7 June 1880 at District 56, Mohawk, Montgomery Co., New York, as Wm. H. Brower, age 19, born in New York. Both parents born in New York. Single. A farmer. In the household of Henry T. E. Brower. Relationship is not stated.3
  • He appeared on the census on 21 June 1900 at District 98, Mohawk, Montgomery Co., New York, William Brower, age 39, born Sep 1860 in New York. A farmer. Single. Lives in his mother's household.4

Citations

  1. [S1819] Arthur C.M. Kelly, Baptism Record of Caughnawaga Reformed Church, Fonda, New York (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1985), p.276, no.6233, 6234. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms, Caughnawaga Reformed Church.
  2. [S230] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M593, Roll 974, page 343A, image 694, FHL film #552473. Mary Brower household (original is faint, Ancestry.com has the surname transcribed as "Brinn". Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  3. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. T9, Roll 865, FHL film #1254865, page 314.4000, ED 56, image 0631. Henry T.E. Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  4. [S58] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T623, Roll 1078, page 15B, ED 98. Mary Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.

William Brower1

Family: Charity

Citations

  1. [S1822] George D.A. Combes, "Births, Marriages and Deaths, Hempstead, Long Island, N.Y., 1847, 1848, 1849", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.55,56 (1924,1925): 55:370. Hereinafter cited as "BMD Hempstead, LI, NYGBR 55,56 (1924,25)."

William Brower1,2

b. 1785, d. 7 January 1862
  • William Brower was born in 1785.2
  • He was baptized on 29 July 1795 at St. George Episcopal Church, Hempstead, Queens Co., New York.2
  • He married Mary Frost at Christ's Presbyterian Church, South Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, on 3 November 1807.1
  • William Brower died on 7 January 1862.2
  • Also known as William Brewer.3
  • He appeared on the census in 1810 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, as William Brewer, with a household of 1 male 16-25, 2 females under 10, 1 female 16-25. He is enumerated between James Brewer and William Brewer.3
  • He appeared on the census in 1820 at Queens Co., New York, as William Brewer, with a household of 1 male 26-44, 4 females under 10, 1 female 10-16, 1 female 26-44.4
  • He appeared on the census in 1830 at South Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, as William Brewer, with a household of 2 male 5-10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 40-50, 2 females under 5, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 15-20, 1 female 40-50. He is enumerated between Sylvanus Langdon and Samuel Pearsall.5
  • He appeared on the census in June 1860 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, William Brower Sr., age 70, born in New York. A gentleman. Real estate valued at $5000, personal estate at $1000. In the household are William Brower, Jr., age 40, Charlotte Brower, age 40, and their children.6

Family: Mary Frost b. bt 1780 - 1790

Citations

  1. [S1944] William P. Kuypers, "Christ's Presbyterian Church at South Hempstead, L.I., N.Y., Marriages", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.53 (1922): 53:240. Hereinafter cited as "Christ's Presb. Ch., S. Hemp. Marr., NYGBR 53 (1922)."
  2. [S2632] William Applebie Daniel Eardeley, Brower Genealogy 1615-1884 and Langdon Genealogy 1625-1876, Unpublished Manuscript, 1923, Box 7, Catalog Item no.165, William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Original at Queens Borough Public Library. (Note: There are serious flaws and errors with this manuscript, particularly with the earlier generations. Eardeley claims Jan Brouwer (m. Aege Sprong) as a son of Jacob Brouwer and Annatje Bogardus, which is in error. There are numerous other errors as well. This document must be used with caution). page 51, https://docs.google.com/leaf
  3. [S135] MyFamily.com, 1810 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com Inc., 2003), Federal Census, Ser M252, Roll 34, page 405, FHL film #0181388, image 00243. Hereinafter cited as 1810 US Census.
  4. [S136] Ancestry.com, 1820 United States Federal Census., Digital image of original census records (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal Census, Ser M33, Roll 78, page 22-A, image 234. Hereinafter cited as 1820 US Census.
  5. [S389] Ancestry.com, 1830 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. M19, roll 104, page 68. Hereinafter cited as 1830 US Census.
  6. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 844, page 0, image 330. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.

William Brower1

b. 27 October 1813
  • William Brower was born on 27 October 1813.1
  • He did not have children.1

Citations

  1. [S1741] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York.

William Brower1

  • William Brower married Polly Green at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, on 20 December 1801.1

Citations

  1. [S1990] "Marriages from 1801 to 1866 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York City", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.70-72, 89 (1939-41, 1958): 70:35. Hereinafter cited as "RDC NYC Marr. 1801-1866, NYGBR 70-72, 89."

William Brower1

b. circa 1803
  • William Brower was born circa 1803 (age 27 in Oct 1830).1
  • He married Miriam Ferguson at Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New York, on 14 October 1830.1
  • William Brower was a carpenter.1

Citations

  1. [S1659] "Record of Marriages of the Presbyterian Churches in Rumbout and Poughkeepsie", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 69 (1938): 70:78. Hereinafter cited as "Rumbout & Poughkeepsie Prebyterian Marriages."

William Brower1,2,3

b. 9 July 1819, d. 11 April 1856
  • William Brower was born on 9 July 1819 at Phelps, Ontario Co., New York.1
  • He married Eliza Ann Byrum, daughter of Jeptha Byrum and Hannah Beardsley, on 20 October 1841.3
  • William Brower died on 11 April 1856 at probably Jo Daviess Co., Illinois.1
  • He appeared on the census on 17 October 1850 at Wards Grove, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, as William "Brown," age 27, born in New York. A farmer. In the household are his wife, Eliza, sons Almon and Byron, and Mary E. Leper, age 1. He is enumerated next to the family of his father-in-law, Jeptha Byrum.4

Family: Eliza Ann Byrum b. 20 Oct 1823

Citations

  1. [S2025] Ariah Coats Brower Family; FHL fiche #6206691 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 2006), Compiled by Oradell Brower Triplett. Manuscript (typescript) loaned by Lorraine Simkins of Salt Lake City., p.75. Family data written in the back of Ariah Brower's Book of Rememberances.. Hereinafter cited as Ariah Coats Brower Family.
  2. [S4205] William B. Bogardus Collection of Brouwer, Brower and Brewer Family Material and Correspondence, William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Box 1 File 30, Uldrick Brouwer - DeVoe, Pieters. Correspondent 408-B. Hereafter cited as William B. Bogardus Collection.
  3. [S4205] William B. Bogardus Collection of Brouwer, Brower and Brewer Family Material and Correspondence, William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Box 1 File 30, Uldrick Brouwer - DeVoe, Pieters. Correspondent 116-S (1984). Hereafter cited as William B. Bogardus Collection.
  4. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 111, page 160, image 321. William Brown household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  5. [S2459] "Welcome to the Byrum-L Web Page", online http://www.pacifier.com/~dcaallen/byrum-l.htm. Designed to accompany the Byrum-L Mailing List on RootsWeb. Retrieved April 20, 2009. "Family of Jeptha Byrum and Hannah Beardsley of Jo Daviess Co., Illinois," submitted by Ray Justus. No source documentation is given. Hereinafter cited as Byrum-L Web Page.
  6. [S2457] Letter from Doris Brower (Kennewick, Wa.) to Chris Chester, April 13, 2009; Chris Chester (Kent, New York). Also see Bogardus Collection Box 1, File 30, 408-B. Direct lineage as passed down as family knowledge.

William Brower1

b. between 1770 and 1780
  • William Brower was born between 1770 and 1780.1
  • He appeared on the census in 1830 at Harsimus, Bergen Twp., Bergen Co., New Jersey, as William Brower, with a household of 1 male under 5, 1 male 5-10, 1 male 50-60, 1 female under 5, 1 female 30-40, 1 female 50-60.2

Citations

  1. [S389] Ancestry.com, 1830 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. M19, Roll 79, p.75. Hereinafter cited as 1830 US Census.
  2. [S389] Ancestry.com, 1830 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. M19, Roll 79, p.70. Hereinafter cited as 1830 US Census.

William Brower1

b. between 1800 and 1810
  • William Brower was born between 1800 and 1810.1
  • He appeared on the census in 1830 at New Providence, Essex Co., New Jersey, as William Brower, with a household of 1 male 20-30, 2 females under 5, 1 female 15-20.1

Citations

  1. [S389] Ancestry.com, 1830 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. M19, Roll 79, p.172. Hereinafter cited as 1830 US Census.

William Brower1

b. circa 1833
  • William Brower was born circa 1833 at New York.1
  • He appeared on the census on 13 August 1850 at Southampton, Suffolk Co., New York, age 17.1

Citations

  1. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432 Roll 602, p.395, image 299. Clarissa Brower household.. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

William Brower1

b. circa 1807
  • William Brower was born circa 1807 at New York.1
  • He appeared on the census on 13 August 1850 at Southampton, Suffolk Co., New York, age 43, born in New York, a laborer. He is recorded in the household of Catherine Holland, age 35, from Ireland, although directly below William is enumerated a Clarissa Brower, age 40, as head of household which includes a son William, age 17.1

Citations

  1. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432 Roll 602, p.395, image 299. Catherine Holland household.. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

William Brower1

b. 10 June 1875, d. 24 July 1924
  • William Brower was born on 10 June 1875 at North West Street, Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey.1
  • He was baptized on 23 June 1876 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey.2
  • He married Emma Wenzel, daughter of Henry Wenzel and Mary Koch, at Second Presbyterian Church, Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, on 25 December 1897.3
  • William Brower died on 24 July 1924 at Barnett Memorial Hospital, Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey; from stomach cancer, age 49.3
  • He was buried at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey.3,4
  • He was a master mechanic. He and his wife lived in Paterson, New Jersey; Wallington, Dundee Lake, Saddle River Twp., Bergen Co., New Jersey; and East Paterson, Bergen Co., New Jersey.3
  • He appeared on the census on 1 June 1880 at Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, age 4, born in New Jersey.5
  • He appeared on the census on 5 June 1900 at 8th Ward, Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, residing at 14 Park Street, as William Brower, age 24, born June 1875 in New Jersey. His father born in New Jersey, mother born in England. Married for 2 years. Working as a machinist. With wife Emma and son Walter.6
  • He appeared on the census in May 1910 at Saddle River, Bergen Co., New Jersey, as William Brower, age 35, born in New Jersey, married for 12 years, a mill wright for a machinist. With wife Emma, and sons Walter W. and Alfred H.7
  • William Brower was a member of Defender Company #1, and Exempt Fireman, Badge #1, Dundee Lake and East Paterson, Saddle River Twp., Bergen Co., New Jersey. Originally a member of Kearney Council #261, Paterson, New Jersey, of Jr. Order United American Mechanics and Charter Member of Jr. Order United American Mechanics, Council #317, Saddle River, New Jersey.8

Family: Emma Wenzel b. 8 Apr 1877, d. 27 Jan 1961

Citations

  1. [S2074] Alfred Henry Brower, Brower Family, Photocopy of typescript, 1985, Rutgers University Special Collections, New Brunswick, Middlesex Co., New Jersey. Obtained in July 2008. There are numerous errors regarding the early generations of Adam Brouwer's family in the manuscript, and it should be used with caution.. p.33.
  2. [S2074] Alfred Henry Brower, Brower Family, Photocopy of typescript, 1985, Rutgers University Special Collections, New Brunswick, Middlesex Co., New Jersey. Obtained in July 2008. There are numerous errors regarding the early generations of Adam Brouwer's family in the manuscript, and it should be used with caution.. p.33, 34.
  3. [S2074] Alfred Henry Brower, Brower Family, Photocopy of typescript, 1985, Rutgers University Special Collections, New Brunswick, Middlesex Co., New Jersey. Obtained in July 2008. There are numerous errors regarding the early generations of Adam Brouwer's family in the manuscript, and it should be used with caution.. p.34.
  4. [S1005] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved August 9, 2008. Searched using "William Brower" and "New Jersey." A photo of the gravestone is included with the entry. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  5. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Roll T9 796, FHL film #1254796, p.340.2000, ED 166, image 0464. Family no.12. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.
  6. [S58] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Roll T623 993, p.6A, Enumeration District 159. Family no.103. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.
  7. [S38] MyFamily.com, 1910 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Roll T624 870, p.31A, Enumeration District 51, image 342.. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Census.
  8. [S2074] Alfred Henry Brower, Brower Family, Photocopy of typescript, 1985, Rutgers University Special Collections, New Brunswick, Middlesex Co., New Jersey. Obtained in July 2008. There are numerous errors regarding the early generations of Adam Brouwer's family in the manuscript, and it should be used with caution.. p.36.

William Brower1

Family: Annie O'Neal

Citations

  1. [S2079] Claud Brower, Certificate of Death file no. 44 (26 Oct 1928), Commonwealth of Kentucky, Bureau of Vital Records, Obtained from the Allen Co. Pub. Library Foundation (PERSI) in 2008.

William Brower

b. December 1859 or January 1860
  • William Brower was born in December 1859 or January 1860 at Passaic Co., New Jersey.
  • He appeared on the census on 20 June 1860 at East Ward, Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, age 6 months, born in New Jersey.1
  • He appeared on the census on 16 June 1870 at 2nd Ward, Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, age 10, born in New Jersey, attending school.2
  • He appeared on the census on 2 June 1880 at District 150, Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, age 19, born in New Jersey, employed as a weaver.3

Citations

  1. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Roll M653 706, p.325, image 30. Jno. Brower household. Dwelling no.150, family no.232. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  2. [S230] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Roll M593 885, p.317, image 108. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  3. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Roll T9 795, FHL film #1254795, p.3.2000, ED 150, image 0009. Family no.61.. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

William Brower1

b. say 1807
  • William Brower was born say 1807 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York.2

Citations

  1. [S2270] Letter from Herbert E. Murray (Swansboro, North Carolina) to William B. Bogardus, 25 Nov 1991; William B. Bogardus Collection (Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio). Box 2, File 33A, 129-M. The charts and data accompanying the letter appear to have been compiled by Herbert E. Murray. Sources were not included or mentioned. The families outlined in the charts BR-2 thru BR8 need further verification. CHART BR-1 IS INCORRECT. Herbert E. Murray is a descendant of Jan Brower and Hannah Adams. The families charted have continuously lived in the Woodmere, Hempstead, Queens-Nassau Cos., Long Island area since the early 1700's. Chart BR-3.
  2. [S2632] William Applebie Daniel Eardeley, Brower Genealogy 1615-1884 and Langdon Genealogy 1625-1876, Unpublished Manuscript, 1923, Box 7, Catalog Item no.165, William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Original at Queens Borough Public Library. (Note: There are serious flaws and errors with this manuscript, particularly with the earlier generations. Eardeley claims Jan Brouwer (m. Aege Sprong) as a son of Jacob Brouwer and Annatje Bogardus, which is in error. There are numerous other errors as well. This document must be used with caution). page 44, https://docs.google.com/leaf

William Brower1

b. 2 November 1898
  • William Brower was born on 2 November 1898 at Alaska.1
  • He married Viola F. Hanson at Port Townsend, Washington, on 17 June 1943.2
  • William Brower appeared on the census in April 1900 at Browerville, Northern Supervisor's District, Alaska, as William Brower, age 1, born Nov 1898 in Alaska.3

Citations

  1. [S2362] Jennie Brower Clarke, The Brower Genealogy and Allied Families, Unpublished Manuscript, 1910, Box 5, BB-411 (GEP), William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio. The early generations are in error, and the manuscript is used here for generations six (Samuel Brower and Charlotte De Wolf) to the present (1910). Additional descendants were later added by someone other than the author (to about 1944). Because of the binding (heavy staples covered by duct tape) it was not possible to scan or copy the manuscript. page 6.
  2. [S2362] Jennie Brower Clarke, The Brower Genealogy and Allied Families, Unpublished Manuscript, 1910, Box 5, BB-411 (GEP), William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio. The early generations are in error, and the manuscript is used here for generations six (Samuel Brower and Charlotte De Wolf) to the present (1910). Additional descendants were later added by someone other than the author (to about 1944). Because of the binding (heavy staples covered by duct tape) it was not possible to scan or copy the manuscript. page 10.
  3. [S58] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T623, Roll 1828, page 59A, ED 1. Charles D. Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.

William Brower1

b. 23 December 1807, d. 27 February 1884
  • William Brower was born on 23 December 1807 at probably Hempstead, Queens Co., New York.3
  • He married Jane Seaman at probably Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, before 1835.2
  • William Brower died on 27 February 1884 at Woodsburgh, Town of Hempstead, Queens Co., New York.4
  • Also known as William Brewer.5
  • He was named in his father's will dated on 28 March 1834.1
  • He was named in the will of Daniel Abrams dated on 4 December 1838 proved 4 May 1839. No wife named. Names sister Nelly, the use of the residue. To the children of sister Hannah $200. To the children of sister Betty, $100. To sister Sally, $75. To the children of my brother Thomas Abrams, $12.50. Also names William Wood Hatfield. Executors Daniel Mott and nephew Joseph Hall. Witnesses: Abraham Wood of Hempstead, Edward Hewlett, Thomas Mott. At probate his date of death is given as 29 April 1839. The list of heirs-at-law: Nelly Valentine, Nelly Doxsey, Margaret E. Abrams, Samuel Abrams, Daniel Abrams, David Abrams, Sarah Baldwin, Nelly Brewer, Julia Ann Brewer, Hallet Brewer, Israel Brewer, William Brewer, all of Hempstead; Letty Smith of North Hempstead; Peggy Montross of New York City.6
  • William Brower appeared on the census on 24 August 1850 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, as William Brower, age 41, born in New York. A farmer, with real estate valued at $1000. In the household are his wife Jane, and children Elizabeth, Sarah J., Sidney, and Micajah. William is enumerated between Israel Brower and John Brower.7
  • He appeared on the census on 27 July 1860 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, as William Brewer, age given as 50, born in New York. A farmer, etc. Real estate valued at $1600, personal estate at $1000. In the household are his wife, Jane, and children Sidney (20), Mitchell (18), Sarah (23), and William Brower (age 16).5
  • He appeared on the census on 22 July 1870 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, William Brower, age given as 61, born in New York. A farmer. Real estate valued at $2500, personal estate at $1500. In the household are his wife Jane, son Sidney, daughter Sarah J., and Marietta Montross, age 15. They are enumerated next to the family of John Montross (age 47) which includes Charles Brower (age 9).8
  • He appeared on the census on 12 June 1880 at Village of Woodsburgh & Hewletts, Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, William Brower, age 71, born in New York. Both parents born in New York. A bayman. In the household are his wife Jane, and daughter Sarah J. Brower.9

Family: Jane Seaman b. c 1805, d. 29 Mar 1886

Citations

  1. [S2419] Ray C. Sawyer, Abstracts of Wills for Queens County, New York, 1787-1850; FHL film #0860322 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), Microfilm of typescript. 3:57. Hereinafter cited as Abstracts of Wills for Queens Co., N.Y., 1787-1850.
  2. [S2075] Richard Brewer,"Brewer Descendants of Johannes (Jan) Brouwer."This site posts pedigrees of Brewers shown to be descendants of Johannes Brouwer. Online https://sites.google.com/site/janbrouwerdna/descendants., August 2008. See "Derck's Line". Hereinafter cited as Brewer Descendants of Johannes (Jan) Brouwer.
  3. [S2612] Chester Collection of Unpublished Genealogy Related Material and Correspondence, Chris Chester, Kent, New York, TMG Source Folder, E-Folder no. 2735, Richard Brewer, d. 1890, Florence, Erie Co., Ohio, . ,E-mail dated August 20, 2009, Richard Brewer to Chris Chester, "Re: Richard Brewer (1792?)."
  4. [S2778] William Brower, Certificate of Death no. 02945 (3 Mar 1884), State of New York, Dept. of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Albany, New York, Copy received Dec 2009. William Brower, age 75 years, 2 months. Marital status and names of parents not recorded. Died at Woodsburgh, 27 Feb 1884. Buried at Woodsburgh, 29 Feb 1884. Certificate signed by Robert B. Baiseley, M.D.. Hereinafter cited as William Brower, Death Cert.
  5. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 844, page 0, image 533. William Brewer household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  6. [S2632] William Applebie Daniel Eardeley, Brower Genealogy 1615-1884 and Langdon Genealogy 1625-1876, Unpublished Manuscript, 1923, Box 7, Catalog Item no.165, William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Original at Queens Borough Public Library. (Note: There are serious flaws and errors with this manuscript, particularly with the earlier generations. Eardeley claims Jan Brouwer (m. Aege Sprong) as a son of Jacob Brouwer and Annatje Bogardus, which is in error. There are numerous other errors as well. This document must be used with caution). page 48, https://docs.google.com/leaf
  7. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 583, page 209, image 316. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  8. [S230] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. M593, Roll 1078, page 474, image 186. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  9. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T9, Roll 918, FHL film #1254918, page 465.3000, ED 272, image 0143. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

William Brower1

b. 1869
  • William Brower was born in 1869 at New York.1
  • He appeared on the census on 19 August 1870 at Ward 8, Syracuse, Onondaga Co., New York, as William Brower, age 1.2
  • He appeared on the census on 2 June 1880 at 1st Election District, Southfield, Richmond Co., New York, as Willie Brower, age 11, born in New York, at school.3

Citations

  1. [S2448] Georg Joutras, "Family Group Sheets: Joseph G. Brower, Herbert H. Brower", March 10, 2009 (Lincoln, Nebraska). Received from Georg Joutras via e-mail, March 10, 2009. Georg Joutras is a direct descendant of Joseph G. Brower and Herbert H. Brower. His sources include the hand written notes of Herbert H. Brower which have remained with his descendants.. Hereinafter cited as "Family Group Sheets."
  2. [S230] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. M593, Roll 1063, page 524, image 358. Herbert H. Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  3. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T9, Roll 923, FHL film 1254923, page 306.4000, ED 307, image 0620. Herbert H. Brower household. (The description of the location as found on Ancestry.com is "Richmond (Staten Island), New York City-Greater, New York).. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

William Brower1

b. circa 1871
  • William Brower was born circa 1871 at Schuylkill Co., Pennsylvania.1
  • He appeared on the census on 14 June 1880 at Tremont, Schuylkill Co., Pennsylvania, as William Brower, age 9, born in Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T9, Roll 1194, FHL film #1255194, page 184.2000, ED 238, image 0388. Calvin Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

William Brower1

b. circa 1855
  • William Brower was born circa 1855 at Surry Co., North Carolina.1
  • He appeared on the census on 15 June 1870 at Mt. Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina, as William Brower, age 15, born in North Carolina, Black.1

Citations

  1. [S230] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. M593, Roll 1161, page 310, image 133. Nelson Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.

William Brower1

b. 9 November 1837
  • William Brower was born on 9 November 1837 at Monmouth Co., New Jersey.2
  • He was baptized in July 1839 at Reformed Dutch Congregations, Freehold and Middletown, Monmouth Co., New Jersey.2
  • Also known as William H. Brower.3
  • He appeared on the census on 9 October 1850 at Atlantic, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, as Wm. Brower, age 11, born in New Jersey.1
  • He appeared on the census on 26 July 1860 at Marlboro, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, William H. Brower, age 23, born in New Jersey. A tailor. In the household are Amelia Brower (age given as 33, born in New Jersey, but possibly his mother); Charles W. Brower (age 20, a laborer); Amelia Brower (age 18); Christina Brower (age 14); Alonzo Brower (age 8); DeWitt Brower (age 6).3

Citations

  1. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 456, page 91, image 187. Gilbert F. Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  2. [S2611] The Church Register of the Reformed Church of Freehold and Middletown, Monmouth County, N.J., 1709-1851; FHL film #1016879 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1977), Microfilm of handwritten transcripts (350, 145 p.) in the possession of the Holland Society of New York, New York City, page 234. William, child of Gilbert Brewer and Anna Maria Hesketh, born Nov 9, 1837. Hereinafter cited as Reformed Church of Freehold and Middletown.
  3. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 702, page 49, image 307. William H. Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.

William Brower1

b. between 1830 and 1840
  • William Brower was possibly born between 1830 and 1840.
  • He was buried at Old Tennent Church, Monmouth Co., New Jersey.1

Citations

  1. [S2593] Frank Rosebrook Symmes, History of the Old Tennent Church (n.p.: G.W. Burroughs printer, 1904), page 281. William Brower son of Daniel. Hereinafter cited as History of the Old Tennent Church.

William Brower1

  • Father*: Willem Brouwer1 b. 14 Mar 1766, d. bt 26 Jun 1849 - 1850
  • Mother*: Sarah b. bt 1760 - 1770, d. b Jun 1849
  • William Brower was named in his father's will dated on 26 June 1849.1

Citations

  1. [S2534] Castro Collection of Original Family Documents, Inherited documents and family letters. Originals in the possession of Kathleen Castro. Transcribed copies made by Kathleen Castro from the original documents. Copies in possession of Chris Chester, Kent, New York acquired from Kathleen Castro, Documents relating to the descendants of Nicholas Brouwer, B-3, Letter (undated) from Robert Pitcairn to Sarah Longbottom, grandaughter of William Brower. With the letter, Robert Pitcairn includes a copy of the will of William Brower. Hereinafter cited as Castro Collection of Original Family Documents.

William Brower

b. January 1837
  • William Brower was born in January 1837 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York.1
  • He married Alice McNeil circa 1859.
  • William Brower appeared on the census on 24 August 1850 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, as William Brower, age 14, born in New York.2
  • He appeared on the census on 27 July 1860 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, William Brower, age 24, born in New York. A fisherman. With his wife, Alice.3
  • He appeared on the census on 22 July 1870 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, William Brower, age 33, born in New York. A bayman. Personal estate valued at $1000. In the household are his wife Alice, children Charles, Ellen A., Evelyn, and Mary L., Maria Doxey, age 59, no occupation, and Benjamin Brower, age 28, a bayman.4
  • He appeared on the census on 14 June 1880 at Village of Woodsburgh & Hewletts, Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, William Brower, age 42, born in New York. Both parents born in New York. A marketman. In the household are his wife Alice, children Charles, Ella, Mary L., Carrie and Edith, and Maria McNeal, age 80 (no relationship recorded).5
  • He appeared on the census on 18 June 1900 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, William Brower, age 63, born Jan 1837 in New York. Both parents born in New York. Married for 40 years. An oyster planter. In the household are his wife Alice, son Charles, and daughters Carrie and Edith.1

Family: Alice McNeil b. Apr 1837

Citations

  1. [S58] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T623, Roll 1079, page 8A, ED 704. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.
  2. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 583, page 210, image 318. Charles Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  3. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 844, page 0, image 536. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  4. [S230] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. M593, Roll 1078, page 473, image 184. William Brower. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  5. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T9, Roll 918, FHL film #1254918, page 467.3000, ED 272, image 0147. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

William Brower1

b. 10 June 1800, d. 26 April 1873
  • William Brower was born on 10 June 1800 at probably Queens Co., New York.1,2
  • He married Hannah.1
  • William Brower died on 26 April 1873.2
  • He was buried at Rockville Cemetery, Lynbrook, Nassau Co., New York.2
  • Also known as William Brewer.3
  • He appeared on the census in 1840 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, as William Brower, with a household of 1 male under 5, 1 male 30-40, 1 female under 5, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 30-40, and 1 female 80-90.4
  • He appeared on the census on 25 July 1850 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, William Brower, age 50, born in New York. A farmer. In he household are his wife Hannah, and children Phebe, Alfred, Sarahett, Martha A. and Hannah.1
  • William Brower and William Ackley, are enumerated next to each other on the 1850 Federal census at Hempstead, New York.5
  • William Brower appeared on the census on 7 July 1860 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, as William Brewer, age 60, born in New York. A farmer. Real estate valued at $1800, personal estate at $300. In the household are his wife Hannah; children Catherine Brewer, age 36, Sarah E., Martha and Alfred.3
  • He appeared on the census on 15 July 1870 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, William Brower, age 70, born in New York. A farmer. Real estate valued at $5000, personal estate at $2000. In the household are his wife Hannah, age 66; daughter Catherine Brower, age 44; and Sarah E. Brower, age 1.6
  • On 10 February 1885 at Queens Co., New York, Surrogate's Court, in the matter of the Judicial settlement of the account of Alfred Brower, executor of the estate of William Brower, deceased. Alfred Brower was sole executor of the will of William Brower, probated 12 June 1873. Appearing are Catharine Brower, Lucinda Fowler, Phebe Jane Wright, Martha A Raynor, Frances E. Carman, Hannah M. Crossman, Laura S. Bowker, Mary G. Abrams, Florence W. Carman, Sarah Etta Magge, and Alfred Brower, said executor. Augustus J. Weller appointed guardian of Sarah Etta Magee, a minor. Amount received from the sale of the homestead and farm of William Brower, by the executor to Mrs. Purdy, $3000. Sale of a small piece of land by the executor to Harry Brower, $50.
    Executor ordered to make the following payments:
    to Catharine Brower a legatee under said will, $500
    to Alfred Brower a legatee under said will, $100, the said Alfred and Catharine being children of the deceased
    to Phebe Jane Wright, daughter of William Brower, $551.45
    to Martha A. Raynor, daughter of William Brower, $551.45
    to Lucinda Fowler, daughter of William Brower, $551.45
    to Frances E. Carman, a grandchild of William Brower, $110.29
    to Hannah M. Crossman, a grandchild of William Brower, $110.29
    to Laura L. Bowker, a grandchild of William Brower, $110.29
    to Mary E. Abrams, a grandchild of William Brower, $110.29
    to Florence W. Carman, a grandchild of William Brower, $110.29
    to Sarah Etta Magee, a grandchild of William Brower, $110.29
    Recorded:
    Hannah Brower, widow of William Brower, died 4 Aug 1884
    Catharine Brower, dau., resides at Rockville Centre
    Lucinda Fowler, dau., resides at Rockville Centre
    Alfred Brower, son, resides at Rockville Centre
    Phebe Jane Wright, dau., resides in Brooklyn, L.I.
    Martha Raynor, dau., resides at Freeport
    Frances Edwin Carman resides at Brooklyn
    Florence W. Carman resides at Woodsburgh
    Hannah Matilda Crossman resides at Rockville Centre
    Laura L. Bowker, formerly Carman, resides at Far Rockaway
    Mary E. Abrams, formerly Carman, resides at Far Rockaway
    Sarah Etta Magee resides at Roslyn, N. Hempstead.7

Family: Hannah b. c 1802, d. 4 Aug 1884

Citations

  1. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 583, page 148, image 194. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  2. [S1005] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved Sept. 2009. "William Brower," New York, Nassau Co. Created Feb 19, 2008 by Judy Viewig. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  3. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 844, page 0, image 426. William Brewer. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  4. [S390] Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems Jackson, compiler1840 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M704, Roll 330, page 160. Hereinafter cited as 1840 US Census.
  5. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 583, page 148, image 194. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  6. [S230] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. M593, Roll 1078, page 459, image 157. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  7. [S2831] New York Surrogate's Court (Queens County), Accounts 1885 Feb-Mar; FHL film #0941560 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1973), Microfilm of original records in the Queens County courthouse, File: Alfred Brower, Feb 10, 1885. Hereinafter cited as Queens Co. Surr. Ct. Accounts 1885 Feb-Mar.
  8. [S1005] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved Sept. 2009. "Catherine Brower," New York, Nassau Co. "Daughter of William and Hannah Brower." Created Feb 19, 2008 by Judy Viewig. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.

William Brower

b. circa 1816
  • William Brower was born circa 1816 at probably Queens Co., New York.
  • He married Elmira.
  • William Brower appeared on the census on 23 August 1850 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, William Brower, age 34, born in New York. A miller. In the household are his wife Elmira, children Elijah and Anna, Elizabeth Brower, age 32; Charles Dean, age 18, a laborer; and Edy Rummell, age 50.1

Family: Elmira b. c 1815

Citations

  1. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 583, page 206, image 310. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

William Brower

b. circa 1857
  • William Brower was born circa 1857 at Hurley, Ulster Co., New York.
  • He appeared on the census on 24 August 1860 at Hurley, Ulster Co., New York, as William Brower, age 3, born in New York.1

Citations

  1. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 870, page 0, image 542. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.

William Brower1

b. circa 1846
  • William Brower was born circa 1846 at New York.1
  • He appeared on the census on 3 September 1850 at Marbletown, Ulster Co., New York, as William Brower, age 4, born in New York.1

Citations

  1. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 605, page 193, image 388. Almiron Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

William Brower

b. 16 July 1821, d. 18 April 1876
  • William Brower was born on 16 July 1821 at probably Hempstead, Queens Co., New York.1
  • He married Charity Jarvis on 1 August 1840.1
  • William Brower died on 18 April 1876.1
  • He appeared on the census in 1840 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, as William Brower, Jr., with a household of 1 male under 5, 1 male 20-30, and 1 female 20-30. He is enumerated between Timothy Doxsey and Eddy Brower.2
  • He appeared on the census in June 1860 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, William Brower, age 40, born in New York. A fisherman. Personal estate valued at $500. With him are his wife Charlotte and children Thaddeus, Sarah A., Mary E., Adalade, and William H. The head of household is William Brower, Sr., age 70.3
  • He appeared on the census on 13 June 1870 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, William Brower, age 48, born in New York. A farmer. Real estate valued at $15000, personal estate at $1500. In the household are his wife Charity, and children Sarah, Marietta, Adalaide and William W.4

Family: Charity Jarvis b. 4 Jul 1819, d. 16 Jun 1871

Citations

  1. [S2686] Michael R. Ritter, "Family Bibles Transcribed From E-Bay Postings", Ancestry.com,.2009 Transcriptions by Michael R. Ritter made from Bibles for sale at E-bay. "Information is based either purely on my transcription of photos posted by the seller, or the seller's transcription." Then posted as a World Tree Database on Ancestry.comRetrievd October 2009. Enties are according to the seller.
  2. [S390] Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems Jackson, compiler1840 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M704, Roll 330, page 164. Hereinafter cited as 1840 US Census.
  3. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 844, page 0, image 330. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  4. [S230] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. M593, Roll 1078, page 401, image 41. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.

William Brower

b. March 1844
  • William Brower was born in March 1844 at Fulton Co., New York.1
  • He married Martha circa 1866.2
  • William Brower appeared on the census on 24 July 1850 at Mayfield, Fulton Co., New York, as William Brower, age 7, born in New York.3
  • He appeared on the census on 4 September 1860 at Mayfield, Fulton Co., New York, as William Brower, age 17, born in New York. A farmer. Living with his parents.4
  • He appeared on the census on 27 June 1870 at Mayfield, Fulton Co., New York, William Brower, age 26, born in New York. A laborer. Real estate valued at $300, personal estate at $200. In the household are his wife Martha, son Andrew, and Sarah Bloss, age 14.2
  • He appeared on the census on 7 June 1880 at Mayfield, Fulton Co., New York, William Brower, age 36, born in New York. Both parents born in New York. In the household are his wife Martha, and children Andrew, Jennie, William Jr., and Jacob.5
  • He appeared on the census on 27 June 1900 at Mayfield, Fulton Co., New York, William Brower, age 56, born Mar 1844 in New York. Both parents born in New York. A farmer. Married for 34 years. In the household are his wife Martha, and children Jacob, Clara, and Flora.1

Family: Martha b. Oct 1847

Citations

  1. [S58] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T623, Roll 1037, page 14B, ED 26. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.
  2. [S230] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. M593, Roll 938, page 248, image 498. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  3. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 506, page 24, image 49. Jacob Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  4. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 755, page 590, image 595. Jacob Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  5. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T9, Roll 834, FHL film #1254834, page 244.3000, ED 11, image 0899. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

William Brower

b. circa 1831
  • William Brower was born circa 1831 at New York.
  • He appeared on the census of 8 August 1850 in the household of David Brouwer at Broadalbin, Fulton Co., New York; David Brower, age 51, born in New York. A farmer. Real estate valued at $2500. In the household are his wife Betsy, and children Angaline (19), Abram (16) and William Brower, age 19, born in New York.1

Citations

  1. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 506, page 55, image 110. David Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

William Brower1

b. circa 1819
  • William Brower was born circa 1819 at New York.1
  • He married Mary Ann before 1840.1
  • William Brower appeared on the census on 9 July 1850 at Mayfield, Fulton Co., New York, William Brower, age 31, born in New York. A laborer. In the household are his wife Maryann, and children, Andrew, Almira, Adaline, Abram, and David.1
  • He appeared on the census on 24 July 1860 at Broadalbin, Fulton Co., New York, William Brower, age 41, born in New York. A laborer. In the household are his wife Mary A., and children Almira, Adaline, Abram, David, Matilda A., and Mary.2

Family: Mary Ann b. c 1813

Citations

  1. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 506, page 1, image 2. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  2. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 755, page 504, image 507. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.

William Brower1

b. circa 1843
  • William Brower was born circa 1843 at New York.2
  • Also known as William Broer.2
  • He appeared on the census on 13 August 1850 at Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, as Wm. Broer, age 7, born in New York.2
  • He appeared on the census on 1 April 1860 at Mayfield, Fulton Co., New York, as William Brower, age 17, born in New York.1

Citations

  1. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 755, page 579, image 584. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  2. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 506, page 66, image 130. Wm. Broer household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

William Brower

b. circa 1837
  • William Brower was born circa 1837 at probably Fulton Co., New York.
  • He appeared on the census of 10 August 1860 in the household of Norman Belding at Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York; Norman Belden, age 49, born in New York. A manufacturer. Real estate valued at $1200. In the household are his wife Mary A., children Milton R., James E., Emma A., and Mattie. Also Peter Ballentine (age 42, glove cutter), Sarah Ballentine (24, glove maker), Phebe Andrews (46, glove cutter), Ann Belden (46, glove cutter), Catherine Vanvorst (35, glove cutter), Daniel Vincent (32, glove cutter), Charles Like (26, glove cutter), William Easterly (36, glove cutter), William Brower (23, glove cutter), Richard Shaver (21, ??), Margaret Hamilton (18, no occupation recorded), Dorcas Verburdt (24, glove maker).1

Citations

  1. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 755, page 362, image 365. Norman Belden household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.

William Brower1

b. between 1755 and 1774
  • William Brower was born between 1755 and 1774.2
  • He married Rebecca Sprague at Dutch Reformed Church, Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New York, on 3 February 1794.3
  • Also known as William Brouwer.3
  • Also known as William I. Brower.2
  • William Brower appeared on the census in 1800 at Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New York, as William I. Brower, with a household of 2 males under 10, 1 male 26-44, 1 female under 10, 1 female 26-44.2
  • He appeared on the census in 1810 at Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New York, as William I. Brower, with a household of 3 males under 10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 16-25, 1 male 25-44, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 16-25, 1 female over 45.4
  • He appeared on the census in 1820 at Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New York, as William I. Brower, with a household of 1 male under 10, 1 male 10-16, 1 male 16-18, 3 males 16-25, 1 male over 45, 1 female 10-16, 1 female over 45, 2 persons engaged in agriculture.5
  • William Brower is claimed as a son of Jacob Brouwer.6

Family: Rebecca Sprague b. b 1780

Citations

  1. [S2712] Elias Brower, Certificate of Death no. 24094 (16 Oct 1885), State of New York, Dept. of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Albany, New York, Copy obtained October, 2009. Elias Brower, age 85, died 15 Oct. 1885, at New Hamburgh, lived there for 60 years. Marital status not recorded. Occupation: gentleman. Born in Dutchess County. Parents: William Brower and Rebecca Sprague. Reported by Caroline Brower (relationship not stated). Hereinafter cited as Elias Brower, Death Cert.
  2. [S1987] "Federal Census, 1800, Dutchess County, New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.65,66,67 (1934,1935,1936): 65:362. Hereinafter cited as "1800 Census, Dutchess Co., NY, NYGBR 65,66."
  3. [S1823] "Marriages of the Dutch Reformed Church of Fishkill, Dutchess County, New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol. 83, no. 2 (1952): 83:156. Hereinafter cited as "Marriages RDC Fishkill, NYGBR 83 (1952)."
  4. [S135] MyFamily.com, 1810 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com Inc., 2003), Federal Census, Ser. M252, Roll 30, page 108, FHL film #0181384, image 00084. Hereinafter cited as 1810 US Census.
  5. [S136] Ancestry.com, 1820 United States Federal Census., Digital image of original census records (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal Census, Ser. M33, Roll 71, page 69, image 78. Hereinafter cited as 1820 US Census.
  6. [S4716] Brower Research and Correspondence of Chester A. Brower, Typed and handwritten notes, Box 5, UNP BB-68, 88, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, (pages scanned by Karen B. Sims in 2009, PDFs in possession of Chris Chester, 2012), 68 part V. Correspondence from Mrs. Ann Crew, 1971, who cites "a book in our State Library in Lansing, Michigan." What follows is long list of family groups, many of which are incorrect, that attempt to show a descent from Anneke Jans. On page 6 is the family of Wm. Brower, "1st child of Jacob Brower & Elsie Hitchcock," m. Rebecca Sprague. Birth dates for the children of William and Rebecca are stated, but no source is given.

William Brower1

b. circa 1874
  • William Brower was born circa 1874 at Mayfield, Fulton Co., New York.1
  • He appeared on the census on 7 June 1880 at Mayfield, Fulton Co., New York, as William Brower, age 6, born in New York.1

Citations

  1. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T9, Roll 834, FHL film #1254834, page 244.3000, ED 11, image 0899. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

William Brower1

b. March 1870
  • William Brower was born in March 1870 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York.2
  • He married Caroline in 1899.2
  • William Brower appeared on the census on 23 July 1870 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, as William C. Brower, age 3 months, born in New York.3
  • He appeared on the census on 14 June 1880 at Village of Woodsburgh & Hewletts, Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, as William Brower, age 10, born in New York.1
  • He appeared on the census on 13 June 1900 at Ward 5, Queens, Queens Co., New York, William Brower, age 30, born March 1870 in New York. Father born in New York, mother born in Germany. Employed with the "U.S. Life Saving Service." In the household are his wife, Carrie, and son, William M.2
  • He appeared on the census on 16 April 1910 at Ward 5, Queens, Queens Co., New York, residing at 54 Maple Place. William Brower, age 41, born in New York. Both parents born in New York. A motorman for the railroad. In the household are his wife Caroline, son William, Jr. and daughter Marion.4

Family: Caroline b. Oct 1878

Citations

  1. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T9, Roll 918, FHL film #1254918, page 466.2000, ED 272, image 0146. Mitchell Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.
  2. [S58] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T623, Roll 1150, page 16A, ED 687. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.
  3. [S230] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. M593, Roll 1078, page 473, image 184. Mitchell Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  4. [S38] MyFamily.com, 1910 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T624, Roll 1068, page 7A, ED 1247, FHL film #1375081. William Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Census.
  5. [S3776] Deborah Lynch, "Descendant of William C. Brower, b.1870," e-mail message from Deborah Lynch to Chris Chester, February 16, 2011, A descendant of William C. Brower and Caroline/Carrie. Hereinafter cited as "William C. Brower, b. 1870."

William Brower

b. circa 1844
  • William Brower was born circa 1844 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York.
  • He appeared on the census of 27 July 1860 in the household of William Brower at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York; as William Brewer, age given as 50, born in New York. A farmer, etc. Real estate valued at $1600, personal estate at $1000. In the household are his wife, Jane, and children Sidney (20), Mitchell (18), Sarah (23), and William Brower (age 16).1
  • William is not found in his supposed father's household on the 1850 census, when he would have been about six years old (and would expected to be there), or on the 1870 census.

Citations

  1. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 844, page 0, image 533. William Brewer household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.

William Brower

b. circa 1851
  • William Brower was born circa 1851 at New York.
  • He appeared on the census on 9 June 1880 at Manhattan, New York Co., New York, as William Brower, age 29, born in New York. Single. A cartman. Living with his parents.1

Citations

  1. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T9, Roll 875, FHL film #1254875, page 236.1000, ED 185, image 0115. Samuel Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

William Brower1

b. circa 1873
  • William Brower was born circa 1873 at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York.1
  • He appeared on the census on 1 June 1880 at Baldwins, Town of Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, as William Brower, age 7, born in New York.1

Citations

  1. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T9, Roll 918, FHL film #1254918, page 420.2000, ED 271, image 0055. Jeremiah Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.