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Monday, June 29, 2015

Three Brewer Records in Franklin County, Vermont, Probates

Links to digital images of estate records for three different persons named BREWER, found online in the Family Search collection, "Vermont Franklin County Probate Records, 1796-1921," have been added to this website's page titled, "Links to Image Pages at - Probate and Estate Records."

The records are regarding:

Calvin Brewer, and includes his will dated 24 July 1878. Calvin Brewer was born and lived most of his life in Tinmouth, Rutland Co., Vermont. He was a son of Jonathan Brewer and Lucy Royce. Details on this family can be found on the Brewer Families of New England website.

Joseph E. Brewer, of Berkshire, Vermont. There are two links here. One for the granting of administration on his estate, and the second his inventory. Joseph E. Brewer was born in 1834, son of John G. Brewer and Rhoda Heflon, and grandson of Jeremiah Brower/Brewer of Highgate, Vermont. Joseph E. Brewer died while a prisoner of war, during the Civil War, at Belle Isle Prison Camp in Virginia.

Samantha Brewer, of Swanton, Vermont. Administration on her estate was granted in 1861. Samantha Brewer was born about 1807, and was a daughter of Peter Brewer and Hannah Sanborn, of Highgate, Vermont and granddaughter of the above mentioned Jeremiah Brower/Brewer.

Both Joseph E. Brewer and Samantha Brewer can be found on the Brouwer Genealogy Database website.

Please use the above referenced page, Links to Images - Probate and Estate Record, to access the digital images at

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