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Oliver Wadsworth Brewster
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Birth: Oct. 25, 1791
Blandford
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 1872
Freeport
Stephenson County
Illinois, USA

He attended Union College in Schenectady, New York.

He was a college professor and the founder of Cortland Seminary. He also held the office of president of Cortland Seminary.

He was elected sheriff of Stephenson County, Illinois serving three terms; he was also elected County Collector and Deputy Assessor of Stephenson County.

He served as a lieutenant in a cavalry company in the War of 1812.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Wadsworth Brewster (1764 - 1849)
  Lovisa Badger Brewster (1761 - 1822)
 
 Spouse:
  Statira Stow Brewster (1787 - 1854)*
 
 Children:
  John Kinney Brewster (1816 - 1904)*
  Daniel Stow Brewster (1819 - 1901)*
  Oliver Mills Brewster (1827 - 1865)*
 
 Siblings:
  Laura Brewster Kinney (1788 - 1882)*
  Oliver Wadsworth Brewster (1791 - 1872)
  Betsey Brewster Woolworth (1794 - 1876)*
  Flavia Brewster (1796 - 1895)*
  Joseph M Brewster (1801 - 1802)*
  Sabra Brewster (1809 - 1879)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Freeport City Cemetery
Freeport
Stephenson County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: dran
Record added: Mar 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66773378
Oliver Wadsworth Brewster
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Oliver Wadsworth Brewster
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