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Lee Brewer
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Birth: Apr. 23, 1862
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 1946
Moline
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

Ref; D/cer; Notes from obit; He lived in Buda Illinois since 1877. He is buried at Hopeland cemetery in Buda Illinois. Lee never had any children by either marriage. He came to Buda when he was 15 years of age and has lived here since. He had worked in the railroad shops and followed the carpenter trade and late had a shoe and harness repair shop. He belonged to I.O.O.F. lodge for 55 years. Above was taken from a Buda newspaper. My uncle Donald Brewer remembers Lee and his sister Elizabeth he said that he used to go to Buda and visit them with his father. Lee wanted Don to live there and he would teach him the shoe and harness trade but his dad wouldn't let him.

"Buda" book, p 223, says: He came to Buda when he was 15 years of age and has lived here since. He married Maggie Kinnick, January 1891 and she died in February 1920. He married Ellen Dillman, November 15, 1921 and she died in 1936. He had worked in the railroad shops - followed the carpenter trade and later had a shoe and harness repair shop. He belonged to the I.O.O.F. lodge for 55 years. He was buried in Hopeland Cemetery. No mention of any children from either marriage.
See also, in Bureau Co Report # 4, "Fifth Generation" on Brewer family. It says he was born in Rock Island, IL!
Listed in 1910 census as Baggageman for the Railroad.

1900 Concord Township, Bureau County, IL;
Lee Brewer 38 born IL;
Margaret wife 31 born IL;

1910 Concord Township, Bureau County, Illinois, census taken 19 April 1910;
Lee Brewer 47 born IL, father born IN, mother born IL married 19 years;
Margaret A. wife 41 born IL, father born OH, mother born IL;

1920 Concord Township, Bureau County, Illinois;
Lee Brewer 57 born IL;
Margaret wife 51 born IL;
Armilda Phillips aunt 76 widow;
This Armilda was Stephen Brewer sister.

1930 Buda, Bureau County, IL;
Lee Brewer 67 born IL;
Ellen wife 72 born PA; 
 
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 Parents:
  Stephen Brewer (1839 - 1902)
  Sarah Augusta Ellis Wilkerson (1844 - 1914)
 
 Spouses:
  Margaret Ann Kinnick Brewer (1868 - 1920)
  Ellen Dillman Brewer (____ - 1936)
 
 Siblings:
  Lee Brewer (1862 - 1946)
  Edward E. Brewer (1865 - 1927)*
  Elizabeth Matilda Brewer Teagarden (1867 - 1930)*
  Eva May Brewer Hartley (1868 - 1936)*
  Freeman Brewer (1872 - 1949)**
  Glen Brewer (1882 - 1951)**
  Minnie Brewer Bird (1883 - 1970)**
  Agnes Brewer Reeves (1889 - 1915)**
  Nuffie Brewer Creamer (1890 - 1977)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Hopeland Cemetery
Buda
Bureau County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: June Welsch
Record added: Oct 08, 2009
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Lee Brewer
Added by: June Welsch
 
Lee Brewer
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Lee Brewer
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- June Welsch
 Added: Oct. 8, 2009
 
 
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