Nancy Brewer at Mt. Carmel Cemetery


Courtesy of Nancy Benton, this is a map of the location of Nancy Smith Brewer’s headstone at the Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Nancy, born Dec 4 1785, died Nov 9 1859 in Fillmore, Putnam, Indiana. She was married to Daniel Brewer and is in the blog author’s direct line.

David Nathaniel Brewer and Delana Louise Fowler

I don’t recollect seeing very often early images clearly showing a woman as pregnant. The photo , courtesy of Nancy Benton, would have likely been taken in Barton County, Missouri. David Nathaniel Brewer arrived in Barton County, Missouri before the establishment of Liberal in the early 1880s. Nancy Benton writes of David and Delana: David […]

Will of David Nathaniel Brewer

The will of David Nathaniel Brewer divided his land between children, Mary Katherine Spurling, Jessie Jones, Walter Brewer, Elizabeth Jane Noyes, Lewis Brewer, John David Brewer. His son Walter was administrator and turned in a sale bill totaling $341.33. I don’t see Daniel Brewer listed. Perhaps a part of the document is cut off? I […]