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Henry Brewster, Sr
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Birth: Jan., 1722
Brookhaven
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Death: May 1, 1795
Blooming Grove
Orange County
New York, USA

Henry Brewster, Sr. moved to Orange County New York in 1747, with his soon to be father-in-law David Smith, where he built a log house at the base of Storm King Mountain (then called Butter Hill) in Cornwall Township.
Henry Brewster, Sr., married Mary Smith (daughter of David Smith) about 1750 at the Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, New Windsor, Orange County, New York.
Henry Brewster, Sr. enlisted as a private soldier during 1777 in the company of his son, (then) Captain Henry Brewster,Jr., in the First Orange County Militia Regiment. His regimental officers were Colonel Jesse Woodhull, Lieutenant Colonel Elihu Marvin and Major Zachariah DuBois. Henry, and four of his sons: Major Henry Brewster, Jr., Sargeant Jesse Brewster, Captain John Brewster and Lieutenant James Brewster, fought for our freedom in the Continental Army during the American Revolution.
Source: MANY OF THE DESCENDANTS OF THE REV. NATHANIEL BREWSTER: EIGHT GENERATIONS, 1999, Jeanne E. Brown Killick, Privately Printed, Plainwell, Michigan, Pages 24-28 and 53-69. 
 
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 Parents:
  Nathaniel Brewster (1689 - 1732)
  Phebe Smith Brewster
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Smith Brewster (1735 - 1801)
 
 Children:
  Henry Brewster (1751 - 1830)*
  Jesse Brewster (1754 - 1838)*
  Nathan Brewster (1755 - 1815)*
  John Brewster (1756 - 1817)*
  William Brewster (1760 - 1820)*
  Matthew Brewster (1767 - 1844)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nathaniel Brewster (1713 - 1772)*
  Samuel Brewster (1718 - 1802)*
  Henry Brewster (1722 - 1795)
  Phebe Brewster (1723 - 1732)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Members Of The Old School Baptist Church, Warwick, New York 1765-1830 Copied by Mrs. Frank (Grace Pelton) Holbert http://albertwisnerlibrary.org/Factsandhistory/History/OSBMembers1765_1830Alpha.htm
 
Burial:
Old School Baptist Church Cemetery
Warwick
Orange County
New York, USA
 
Created by: J. Robert Schmidt
Record added: Jun 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71528419
Henry Brewster, Sr
Added by: J. Robert Schmidt
 
 
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- Barbara LeClaire
 Added: Mar. 31, 2014
Henry, rest in peace. Your 2nd cousin 8x removed.
- KD. Herring
 Added: Mar. 6, 2014
Thank you, Sir, for your service to our Country!
- rhondajo
 Added: Jun. 28, 2012
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