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Wadsworth Brewster
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Birth: Apr. 14, 1737
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Mar. 30, 1812

aged 75

[He was born on April 14, 1737 at Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut, the only son of Oliver Brewster and Martha Wadsworth. He died on March 30, 1812 at Columbia, Tolland County, Connecticut

His mother, Martha, was a notable 18th-century American poet and writer. She is one of only four colonial women who published volumes of their verse before the American Revolution

Wadsworth's father was the great great grandson of Elder William Brewster, the Pilgrim colonist leader and spiritual elder of the Plymouth Colony, and passenger aboard the Mayflower.

He married on May 24, 1759 at Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut, Jerusha Newcomb, born January 06, 1740/41 at Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut and died on February 09, 1813 at Chatham, New York. She was the daughter of Silas Newcomb and Submit Pinneo and a Great-Great Granddaughter of Governor William Bradford (1590-1657) of the Plymouth Colony and a passenger on the Mayflower.

Wadsworth served as a corporal in Capt. John Skinner's company, Col. Jonathan Latimer's regiment, Connecticut troops. This regiment served in Gen. Poor's brigade. He was at the Battle of Saratoga when Burgoyne surrendered, October 17, 1777.

Wadsworth lived at Lebanon, CT, served as a selectman in 1792 and was a deacon of the Lebanon Church.

He and Jerusha were the parents of 10 children
-courtesy of Don A] 
Family links: 
  Oliver Brewster (1708 - 1776)
  Martha Wadsworth Brewster (1710 - 1757)
  Jerusha Newcomb Brewster (1740 - 1813)*
  Oliver Brewster (1760 - 1812)*
  Sabra Brewster (1761 - 1842)*
  Joseph Wadsworth Brewster (1764 - 1849)*
  Silas Brewster (1767 - 1808)*
  Jasper Brewster (1769 - 1824)*
  Lydia Martha Brewster Lyman (1772 - 1864)*
  Ruby Brewster Ladd (1776 - 1824)*
  Jerusha Brewster Loomis (1779 - 1864)*
  Elias Brewster (1782 - 1858)*
  Sardius Brewster (1785 - 1866)*
  Rubie Brewster Bliss (1733 - ____)*
  Wadsworth Brewster (1737 - 1812)
*Calculated relationship
Old Yard Cemetery
Tolland County
Connecticut, USA
Created by: Jan Franco
Record added: Sep 24, 2005
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Wadsworth Brewster
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In memory of Wadsworth Brewster fourth cousin seven times removed. Thank you for your service
- Jerry and Jadean Hopper
 Added: Apr. 14, 2014
Thank you for your service.
- dran
 Added: Aug. 23, 2013
In Memory of my husband's 6th great grandfather.
 Added: Jun. 16, 2012
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