Atwill Henderson and Rachel Jane Brewer and Family

Courtesy of Ed Henderson, this is a photo of Atwill Henderson, his wife Rachel Jane Brewer, and family. They lived in Chautauqua county, Kansas. Rachel Jane Brewer was sister of this blog’s David Natthaniel Brewer.

Rachel Jane Brewer and Atwill Henderson

Rachel Jane was a daughter of Daniel Levi BREWER and Catherine HEDDEN, and sister of this blog’s David Nathaniel Brewer. She was b. 6 Oct. 1852 in IN, d. 26 Sept. 1927 at Niotaze, Chautauqua Co. KS and is buried in Niotaze. Rachel Jane married, 29 August 1866, Atwill (Atwell) HENDERSON b. 28 August 1844 […]


Letter from DAVID NATHANIEL BREWER to JIM BREWER. David, born 1850 in Pleasant, Steuben, Indiana, married to Delana Jane Fowler, is a direct line ancestor, son of Daniel Levi Brewer and Catherine Hedden. More on the family can be read here. Jim, an elder brother by a year, was James Daniel Brewer. He married first […]

Photos of David Nathaniel Brewer, Rachel Jane Brewer Henderson and Lewis Brewer

The digital file of this photo came to me via Dieanna and Jim Swearngin. They were uncertain of who the woman in the photo was. Fortunately, I have a photo of Rachel Jane Brewer Henderson from this era and it matches her in appearance. David Nathaniel Brewer b. 1850 Oct 31 at Pleasant, Steuben, Indiana, […]

Catherine Hedden Brewer and Rachel Jane Brewer Henderson

Feeble attempt at retouching This photo of Catherine Hedden Brewer with daughter Rachel Jane Brewer Henderson was supplied by Everett Henderson Jr. and is believed to have been taken in the 1880s. Rachel Jane Brewer, bo. 1852 Oct 6 in Terra Haute, Vigo, Indiana, married Atwell Henderson August 29 1866 in Moultrie County, Illinois. About […]

Daniel Levi Brewer and Catherine Hedden

Daniel Levi BREWER was born 25 September 1823 in Mercer Co. KY, the 8th of 9 children, and the last of 4 sons born to Daniel A. BREWER Sr. of KY and Nancy SMITH. Nancy was 28 and Daniel Sr. was 29 when Daniel Levi was born. Daniel married Catherine HEDDEN on 30 March 1843 […]