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William Andrew Jackson Brewster

William Andrew Jackson Brewster

Male 1836 - 1903  (66 years)

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  • Name William Andrew Jackson Brewster 
    Born 13 Nov 1836  Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1850  Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1854  Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Working as a foremen for Great Western Railway.
    Residence 1881  Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He's a public school teacher.
    Residence 1901  Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 4 Mar 1903  Ayr, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried New Hope Hespeler Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2503  Brydon family tree
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2019 

    Mother Sarah,   b. 1797,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F2964  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Brydon,   b. 26 Apr 1843, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1936, Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 22 Feb 1865  Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Clare Lillian Brewster,   b. 25 Mar 1866, Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1901, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     2. David Stanley Brewster,   b. 19 Apr 1869, Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1932, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. Violet Jessie Brewster,   b. 9 Dec 1871, Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Sarah Belle Brewster,   b. 13 Jul 1873, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age 76 years)
     5. Willis Brewster,   b. 5 Nov 1877, Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1943  (Age 65 years)
     6. Winfield Brewster,   b. 27 Oct 1879, Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1962  (Age 83 years)
     7. Leonora Brewster,   b. 1 May 1882, Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Melville Brewster,   b. 7 Dec 1883, Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1884  (Age 0 years)
     9. Hilda Brewster,   b. 18 Nov 1885, Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1886, Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     10. Maude Leslie Brewster,   b. 11 Jan 1887, Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1887, Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    The Floodgate
    The Floodgate
    From the Floodgate by Winfield Brewster this exerpt describes his grandfather David Bryden's settlement in Ontario.
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F837  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Nov 1836 - Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1854 - Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Feb 1865 - Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Mar 1903 - Ayr, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Hope Hespeler Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William Andrew Jackson Brewster
    William Andrew Jackson Brewster

    He married Margaret Bryden, daughter of David Brydon and Janet Glendinning.

    Headstones
    Brewster - Brydon
    Brewster - Brydon
    Andrew and Margaret

    photo by Gary Schumacher, CanadaGenWeb cemetery Project

  • Notes 
    • He was a teacher in Waterloo Twp. then principal of the Hespeler Public School.
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      Margaret Brydon is his second wife:

      Dumfries Reformer Death Notices 1860-1865
      Brewster, Maggie 30 Jun 1863 At Hespeler. Wife of A J Brewster, teacher. Age 22. Paper dated 15 Jul 1863
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