Brewster

Name origin: A brewer of malt liquor.

William Brewster

b.1510 Scrooby, Nottingham, England; s/o parents ukn
d.1558 England
m.at Bently Arksey, England; Maude Mann
b.1510 Scrooby; d/o parents ukn
d.aft.Oct. 11, 1558

CHILDREN included:

  1. William Brewster b.1535/6

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William Brewster

b.1535-45 Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England; s/o William Brewster and Maude Mann
d.Aug. 10, 1608
m.(1)bef.1560 Scrooby; Prudence Peck
b.1538 Scrooby
d.July 1590 Scrooby

CHILDREN included:

  1. William Brewster b.Jan. 24, 1560

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William Brewster

b.Jan. 24, 1560 Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England; s/o William Brewster and Prudence Peck
d.April 10/ 16, 1644 Plymouth, MA
m.1588 at Scrooby, Mary Wentworth
b.1568 Scrooby; d/o Thomas Wentworth and Grace (Gascoigne) Wentworth
d.April 17, or July 4, 1627 Plymouth, MA

CHILDREN included:

  1. Jonathan Brewster b.Aug. 12, 1593 d.Aug.97, 1624 m.Apr 10, 1624 Plymouth, MA Lucretia Oldham
  2. Ann Cam Brewster
  3. Fear Brewster d.December 12, 1634 Plymouth, MA m.Isaac Allerton
  4. Patience Brewster b.1590-1600 Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England d.Dec. 12, 1634 Plymouth, MA m.Aug. 5, 1624 Thomas Prence
  5. Love Brewster b.1601
  6. Wrestling Brewster d.bet.1627-1643

NOTE: William immigrated in 1620 on the Mayflower. Founder of Plymouth Colony and Ruling Elder of Plymouth Plantation. He was a Deputy to General Court 1636 and Captain to a Military Company. He served under Capt. Myles Standish against the Indians.

Patience and Fear came on the Anne and Little James in July 1623.

Patience and Fear Brewster, immigrated on the Anne, July 10, 1623.

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Some Sources: The Mother of Elder William Brewster, NEHGR 125:250 (1970)
The American Genealogist 41:1-5, 63, Jan. 1965.
NEHGR 111:319-20. Oct.1957

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