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, […]

Possible photo of Elmer Brewer and Rosa Bell Jones

When Dieanna and Jim Swearngin sent me this photo, I was unable to make a positive identification, but my thoughts are now that it is possibly Elmer Brewer and Rosa Bell Jones. I did a little touch-up of it below. The photo is fuzzy on Elmer’s left side of his face (our right). I am […]

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 […]

Photo of Russel (Russell) Dean Jones

Russell Dean Jones b. 1918 Feb 25 in Missouri, died 1920 Feb 5 in Dade county, Missouri, was the son of Elbert Jones and Blanche Griffith. Elbert was the son of William C. Jones and Luttie Steeley. And William C. Jones was the son of Fleming Jones and Mary Funk. This and related families were […]

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 […]