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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Brewer Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Brewer Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Brewer family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Brewer

Wikipedia John Sherren Brewer (1810 ? February 1879) was an English clergyman, historian and scholar.
Wikipedia Teresa Brewer (7 May 1931 ? 17 October 2007) was an American pop singer, incorporating country, jazz, R&B, musicals, and novelty songs.
Wikipedia Albert Preston Brewer (born October 26, 1928) is an American politician who was the governor of Alabama from May, 1968 until January, 1971.
Wikipedia Gene Brewer (born 1937) is the author of the "K-PAX" series of novels: K-PAX, K-PAX II, K-PAX III, K-PAX IV and "Prot's Report", a brief natural history of the Earth, which appears in the K-PAX trilogy, an omnibus edition of the first three K-PAX books.
Wikipedia Eric Charles Brewer (born April 17, 1979) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who has served as captain for the St.
Wikipedia Mark Spencer Brewer (October 22, 1837 ? March 18, 1901) was a politician from the U.
Wikipedia Contessa Brewer (born March 16, 1974 in Parsonsfield, Maine) is an American news anchor, and currently working for MSNBC.
Wikipedia Allison Brewer is a Canadian social activist and politician, and the former leader of the New Brunswick New Democratic Party.
Wikipedia Michael Brewer (born Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1944) with Tom Shipley were the popular music duo Brewer & Shipley.
Wikipedia Don Brewer (born September 3 1948 in Flint, Michigan) is the drummer for American rock band Grand Funk Railroad.
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Wikipedia Ronald (Ron) Charles Brewer (born September 16 1955, in Fort Smith, Arkansas) is a retired American professional basketball player.
Wikipedia Jamison Rudy Van Brewer (born November 19 1980, in East Point, Georgia) is an American professional basketball player, formerly in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Wikipedia Rev Dr Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (10 May 1810, Norwich ? 6 March 1897, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire), was the compiler of "Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable", and "The Reader's Handbook", Victorian reference works.
Wikipedia Jack Brewer (born January 8, 1979 in Fort Worth, Texas) is a former American football safety in the National Football League for the Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles, and the Arizona Cardinals.
Wikipedia Kenneth Wayne Brewer (November 28, 1941?March 15, 2006) was an American poet and longtime scholar who resided in Utah, where he served as Poet Laureate.
Wikipedia Graeme Brewer (born 1 December 1958) was an Australian freestyle swimmer of the late 1970s and early 1980s, who won a bronze medal in the 200?m freestyle at the 1980 Moscow Olympics.
Wikipedia Nicole Brewer (born April 15, 1983) is a former Miss Pennsylvania from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who now works as a news reporter.
Wikipedia Johnny Lee Brewer (born March 8, 1937 in Vicksburg, Mississippi) was an American football tight end and linebacker in the NFL for the Cleveland Browns and New Orleans Saints.
Wikipedia Robert Lee Brewer (born March 1, 1939 in Alhambra, California) was an American figure skater.
Wikipedia Corey Wayne Brewer (born March 5, 1986, in Portland, Tennessee) is an American professional basketball player for the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves.
Wikipedia Gay Robert Brewer, Jr.
Wikipedia Sir Arthur Herbert Brewer (21 June 1865 ? 1 March 1928) was an English composer and organist.
Wikipedia Jim Brewer (October 3, 1920 ? June 3, 1988)aka Blind Jim Brewer'", although Brewer did not like this additive ("My mother didn't name me "Blind", she named me "Jim"), was an African-American blues singer and guitarist.
Wikipedia Ronnie Brewer (born March 20, 1985, in Portland, Oregon) is an American professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association.
Wikipedia Grady Brewer, (born December 22, 1970 in Lawton, Oklahoma), is a professional boxer.
Wikipedia Carl Thomas Brewer (October 21, 1938 in Toronto, Ontario ? August 25, 2001 in Toronto, Ontario) was a Canadian ice hockey defenceman.
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Wikipedia James Turner Brewer (born December 3 1951, in Maywood, Illinois) is a retired American National Basketball Association player.
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Wikipedia John Brewer (born April 6, 1906 in Griffith, Georgia) was an American Professional Football Association player for the Dayton Triangles.
Wikipedia Homer Ervin "Billy" Brewer (born November 8, 1934 in Columbus, Mississippi) is a former American football safety in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins.
Wikipedia Jay Brewer (Born 1971 in Presque Isle, Maine, United States) is a designer.
Wikipedia John Hart Brewer (March 29, 1844 ? December 21, 1900) was an American Republican Party politician who represented New Jersey's 2nd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1881 to 1885.
Wikipedia Corey Lavelle Brewer (born January 2, 1975 in West Memphis, Arkansas) is an American professional basketball player, currently a point guard in Spain for CB Estudiantes.
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Wikipedia Larry Clinton Brewer (November 22, 1948 - May 23, 2003) was the offensive end for the Louisiana Tech University Bulldogs during the 1966, 1967, 1968, and 1969 football seasons.
Wikipedia John David Brewer is a sociologist.
Wikipedia Kidd Brewer was the fourth head football coach for the Appalachian State Mountaineers located in the town of Boone in Watauga County, North Carolina from 1935?38.
Wikipedia Robert Brewer is a former American football player.
Wikipedia Charley Brewer is a former American football player.
Wikipedia Mark Brewer is the Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party, chair of the Democratic Party's Association of State Party Chairs and a superdelegate.
Wikipedia Alan West Brewer (1915 ? 21 November 2007) was a Canadian-English physicist and climatologist.
Wikipedia Gage Kelso Brewer (1904 Gage, Oklahoma- 1985 Wichita, Kansas) was an American musician.
Wikipedia Earl LeRoy Brewer (August 11, 1869 - March 10, 1942) was the Governor of Mississippi from 1912 to 1916.
Wikipedia Carson Brewer (February 2, 1920 ? January 15, 2003) was an American journalist and conservationist, best known for his work documenting the folk life of Knoxville and the surrounding Appalachian communities in East Tennessee.
Wikipedia Edward "Untz" Brooke Brewer (1894?1970) was an American athlete.
Wikipedia Natalie Brewer (born 20 February 1984) is an English female football central defender.