Sunset at Gowanus Bay

Sunset at Gowanus Bay
Sunset at Gowanus Bay, Henry Gritten, 1851

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Elias Brewer's Will, 1809

Digital images of Elias Brewer's 1809 will can now be found at a new location. The images were taken from FHL film #0832859 Delaware County, N.Y. Wills v. A-C 1797-1825, and were originally published on the old Brouwer Genealogy website.
Elias was baptized on 25 Dec 1740 at Readington, Hunterdon Co., New Jersey, the son of Elias Brouwer and Helena Willemse, and a great-grandson of Jan Brouwer of Flatlands. He was married to Phebe Lucas, and lived his adult life at Cambridge, Washington Co., New York and later at Kortright in Delaware Co., New York. Elias Brewer served during the Revolutionary War and is buried at Riverside Cemetery, Oneonta, Otsego Co., New York.
Details and sources can be found at the Brouwer Genealogy Database website.

January 24, 2017: The original images housed on Google have been removed. The current link will take you directly to the images as provided by the Family History Library at Elias Brewer's will is found in Delaware County Wills, Vol. B, pp. 130-131 (image no. 253 of New York Probate Records, 1629-1971, Delaware Wills 1797-1825 vol A-C).

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