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Benjamin Brewster
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Birth: Jun. 30, 1828
Norwich
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 1897
Cazenovia
Madison County
New York, USA

He was an American industrialist, financier, and one of the original trustees of Standard Oil.

He purchased land and built a summer home on the estate of L.W. Ledyard and named the home "Scrooby," the name of the house Elder Brewster relinquished to move to the New World more than 250 years before. "Scrooby" is now the Brewster Inn in Cazenovia.

The pallbearers were: John D. Rockefeller, Ransom Reed Cable, Charles S. Fairchild, Roswell P. Flower, Clement Griscom, Walter Jennings, Charles A. Peabody, Henry H. Rogers, Henry W. Curtis, William M. Burr, and Henry H. Porter.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Patrick Brewster (1793 - 1873)
  Catherine Fanny Roath Brewster (1793 - 1875)
 
 Spouse:
  Elmina Hearsey Dows Brewster (1841 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  James Dows Brewster (1864 - 1864)*
  Catherine Elmina Brewster (1865 - 1866)*
  William Brewster (1867 - 1867)*
  George Stephenson Brewster (1868 - 1936)*
  Mary Dows Brewster Jennings (1871 - 1964)*
  Frederick Foster Brewster (1872 - 1958)*
 
 Siblings:
  Catherine Mary Brewster (1825 - 1849)*
  James Patrick Brewster (1826 - 1905)*
  Benjamin Brewster (1828 - 1897)
  Hannah Maria Brewster Fitch (1831 - 1859)*
  Sarah Jane Brewster Tibbals (1833 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Cazenovia
Madison County
New York, USA
Plot: I 413
 
Created by: dran
Record added: Feb 21, 2012
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- Lance
 Added: Jul. 31, 2012
 
 
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