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Love Brewster
Birth: 1611
Leiden
Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Death: Jan. 31, 1651
Duxbury
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

He came to Plymouth, MA from England aboard "The Mayflower". Love became a freeman (able to vote & hold land) and was a volunteer to fight in the Pequot War of 1637, but at that time, volunteers from his county were not needed. He raised his family in Duxbury, MA, volunteered for the milita under Captain Myles Standish and lived out his life in that town.

Will of Love Brewster, Oct. 6, 1650:

"The last will and Testament of Love Brewster Deseassed exhibited at the general Court holden at New Plym: the 4th of March 1650 upon th e oath of Captaine Miles Standish

Witnesseth these psents that I Love Brewster of Duxburrow in New England and in the goverment of New Plym: being in pfect memory doe ordeaine & appoint this to bee my last will and Testamente And first my will is that if the lord shall please to take mee out of this life that my body bee buried in a decent mannor and that my funerall expences bee taken out of my whole estate; Next my will is; That all my Just and lawfull debts bee paied out of the Remainder of my said estate allso I give unto my Children that is to say Nathaniell, William, Wrasteling and Sara each of them a kettle and further my will is that my three sonns shall have each of them a peece that is to say a gun; allso I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Sara Brewster all the Residue of my whole estate both goods and Chattles and land at Duxburrow for her bringing up of her and my Children the time of her life and after her decease I doe give the aforsaid lands to my eldest sonn and heire apparent Nathaniell Brewster and in Case god should take him away out of this life without Issew I give and bequeath the said lands to Duxburrow to my second sonn William Brewster and in like case to my youngest sonn Wresteling Brewster; And for those books I have that my wife would destribute them to herselfe and Children at her discresion allso my will is and I doe by the same give unto my three sonns equally to be devided amongst them all such land as of Right due to mee by Purchase and first coming into the land Which was in the yeare 1620 allso I doe make Constitute and appoint my beloved wife Sara Brewster sole executrix of this my last will and Testament in Witnes Whereof I have put to my hand and Seale this sixt of october 1650

Winess heerunto
Love Brewster
Myles Standish"



 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Brewster (1566 - 1644)
  Mary Brewster (1570 - 1627)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Collier Brewster Park (1616 - 1691)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Brewster Bartlett (1635 - 1668)*
  William Brewster (1646 - 1723)*
 
 Siblings:
  Patience Brewster Prence (____ - 1634)*
  Elizabeth Brewster Emerson (1584 - 1638)*
  Jonathan Brewster (1593 - 1659)*
  Fear Brewster Allerton (1606 - 1634)*
  Love Brewster (1611 - 1651)
  Wrestling Brewster (1614 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Maintained by: Bradley Moody
Originally Created by: Sue Williams
Record added: Sep 11, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6769443
 

My 9th great grandfather. Looking forward to meeting you in eternity.
- d leone
 Added: Apr. 10, 2014
My 10th great-grandfather.
- J B Schwab
 Added: Mar. 12, 2014
In Memory of my very great grandfather, Love Brewster.
- Cathy Porter-Maynard
 Added: Feb. 7, 2014
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