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  • Brewster (deceased)
  • Abigail Brewster (1621 - c.1659)
    References Daniel Brewster in “The Family of Rev. Nathaniel Brewster” by D.L. Jacobus. The American Genealogist. New Haven, CT: D. L. Jacobus, 1937-. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New Engl...
  • Abigail Stetson (1683 - 1761)
  • Abigail Strong (1742 - 1773)
    Family The History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong, of ..., Volume 1 By Benjamin Woodbridge Dwight. Page 671. 12149-51. v. MAJOR SAMUEL STRONG (son of Selah Strong, Jr., and Hanuah Woodhull) ...
  • Abigail Burr (1647 - bef.1678)
    Mother of Daniel Burr II and Abigail (Burr) Sherman Daniel Burr Find A Grave Memorial# 86661868 Spouses: Abigail Glover Burr Find A Grave Memorial# 86661954 Abigail Brewster Burr Find A G...

About the Brewster surname

origin

The surname Brewster is an occupational surname for a brewer of beer or ale, and is of Anglo-Saxon origin. The name derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century verb 'breowan', to brew, and was in Middle English 'brewere', a brewer. Until the 13th Century, the name 'Brewster' was the feminine equivalent of 'Brewer', although after that date the term was used equally for male and female brewers.

Variations: Breustere, Briwerra, Brewer

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