Daniel A. Brewer and Nancy Smith

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Daniel A. Brewer Courtesy Nancy Benton Daniel A. BREWER was born 31 Aug 1784 in KY and died 9 April 1881 in Coatesville, Hendricks, IN. Daniel married Nancy SMITH. The family history on Daniel A. BREWER SR. (at least in our branch) had him born August 31 1784 in Germany or Holland, and that he’d […]

Obituaries of Delana Louise Fowler Brewer

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Delana Louise Fowler was the wife of David Nathaniel Brewer. Her daughter, Elizabeth Jane “Bettie” Brewer was of the line of the blog’s author. Mrs. Dave Brewer 9 Nov 1939 Mrs. Dave Brewer, 85, a pioneer citizen of the Shady Grove community east of this city, died on Saturday at the home of her son, […]

Family of David Nathaniel Brewer and Delana Louise Jane Fowler

Courtesy of Nancy Benton is the below image of the family of David Nathaniel Brewer and Delana Louise Jane Fowler. Here, I’ve tried to add a little more body to it. Rarely do I have a photo showing a full family and am lucky to have this as it has enabled me to make possible […]

Five Generations of Brewers

This picture shows five generations of one family–and the infant who is the fifth generation perhaps has more living grandparents than any other child in the Ozarks; certainly more than most for she has 11. In the center of the picture is Mrs. D. L. Brewer, 87, of Arcola, the baby’s great-greatgrandmother. At the left […]

Photo of Dan Brewer, son of David Nathaniel and Delana Brewer

This photo of Dan Brewer is courtesy of Dieanna and Jim Swearngin. Daniel Brewer was the third child of eleven, born Jan 13 1874 in Barton county, Missouri. He died Jan 1 in Greenfield, Dade county, Missouri. He was married to Rose E. Trent. To learn more about Daniel Brewer, click on his name in […]

Photo of Bettie Brewer Noyes and Dora Fowler taken at Fritts Studio in Liberal

I’ve touched it up a little below. Dora Nancy Fowler Trent is shown here with her niece, Bettie Brewer (married Ray Noyes). Dora Nancy Fowler was born abt 1869 at Osage Mission, Neosho, Kansas, the daughter of John B. Fowler and Mary Jane Johnson. She died at the age of 37, July 1906, and is […]

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 […]