Person:William Brewster (5)

m. 15 May 1634
  1. Nathaniel Brewster1634-1637 - 1676
  2. Sarah Brewsterabt 1635 - aft 1668
  3. Deacon William Brewsterabt 1639 - 1723
  4. Wrestling Brewster1644 - 1696/7
m. 2 Jan 1671/72
  1. Nathaniel Brewster1679 - 1755
  2. William Brewster1683 - 1768
  3. Mercy Brewster1685 -
  4. Benjamin Brewster1688 - 1752
Facts and Events
Name Deacon William Brewster
Gender Male
Birth? abt 1639 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 2 Jan 1671/72 Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United Statesto Lydia Partridge
Burial? Nov 1723 South Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United StatesOld Cemetery
Ancestral File Number 23K4-D6V
Ancestral File Number 8J0Z-VT
Death? 3 Nov 1723 Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States


References
  1.   Jones, Emma C Brewster. The Brewster Genealogy (1566 - 1907), 1:39.

    Deacon William Brewster (Love 2, William 1), married January 2, 1672, Lydia, daughter of George and Sarah (Tracy) Partridge, who died February 2, 1742-3. The inscription on his gravestone in the old cemetery at South Duxbury, Mass., says: “Here lyes ye body of Deacon William Brewster - who departed this life Nov. ye 3rd 1723 - aged near 78 year.”

    William Brewster lived at Duxbury and was “a worthy man, who was often employed to good advantage in the civil affairs of the town.” He was made a freeman in 1689. For many years he was a deacon of the church at Duxbury. He was an extensive land owner and he distributed the land by deeds “for love to his sons.”

  2.   Jones, Emma C Brewster. The Brewster Genealogy (1566 - 1907), 1:40.

    The inscription on William Brewster's Tombstone at the Old Cemetery at South Duxbury, Mass.

    “Here lyes ye body of Deacon William Brewster

    who departed this life Nov ye 3rd 1723

    aged near 78 year.”