Etta lost her father when she was 1 year old, her Mother when she was about 7 years old. She had 4 half-brothers, 2 half-sisters, and 4 brothers. She was raised by her half-brother Robert Henry Taylor and his wife Malinda. By the 1890's there was a migration of several families from Franklin Co to Hill Co TX including the Brewer's. On July 25, 1895 Etta married John W. Brewer in Hillsboro, TX To this union came 5 boys and 2 daughters and many, many descendents. Etta spent most of her life surrounded by the close and loving families of Taylor's and Brewer's. Reunions were annual affairs, well attended for many, many years.