Before 1939 Brewer, Spurling and Jones Family Gathering

This photo of a family gathering, supplied by Nancy Benton, is of an event which would have occurred before 1939 as Delana Fowler Brewer is shown and she died November 4, 1939 at Oscaloosa in Dade County, Missouri. The first photo is the original. Just wanted to show that because I needed to mock up […]

Possible Photo of Robert Walter Brewer and Edith S. Gilmore

Dieanna and Jim Swearingen sent me the below photo, which came down through the Jessie Brewer Jones and Levy Jones family, hoping for a possible ID. I was unable to make one at the time but I’m now of the opinion it is possibly a photo of Robert Walter Brewer and Edith S. Gilmore. I […]

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 […]

John David Brewer and Eva Hall

Below is the original image file from Shirley Cooper Castle. I tried to tidy it up a bit. David Brewer, son of David Nathaniel, with wife Eva and daughter Addie. Starting front left going right: Wilma, John’s mom (Delana Fowler), Monte, John, Eva holding John. Behind them from left to right: Daisie, Flora. Behind them […]

Walter and Edith Brewer

Robert Walter Brewer was the youngest son of David Nathaniel Brewer (b. 1850 Oct 31, Pleasant, Steuben, Indiana, died 1921 Aug 29 at Greenfield, Dade, Missouri) and Delana Jane Fowler (b. 1854 Sep 12 Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, died 1939 Nov 4, Oscaloosa, Dade, Missouri). Nancy Benton wrote, “Walter and his family lived near Oscaloosa, Missouri, […]

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 […]